Forging a career in education: A tale of many hats

Forging a career in education: A tale of many hats

If you’re reading this from a linkedIn or related social media prompt then my cunning plan has worked.  Call me a sentimentalist, but I miss the days when websites were an ad-hoc affair parading animated mouse cursors and ‘under construction’ gifs. These days, social media platforms have become the prime means for us to stake […]

Biology Media Assets

Biology Media Assets

A selection of media assets produced for the School of Science and Technology at UNE. These were used for app, animation, and simulation applications.

Online Exams Explainer Animation

Online Exams Explainer Animation

I created this animation for the University of New England, to assist students with moving from paper-based to online exams.

Material Studies #2

Material Studies #2

Further explorations of materials, objects, light and shade. A few of these draw heavy inspiration from other artists and trainers, please contact me if you would like credit for your work.

Art competition

Art competition

Two paintings I entered into a fan art competition. I won first place! Tools used: Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator / Blender3d.

Material studies

Material studies

A series of round objects (texture studies and material studies). Each is digitally painted in Photoshop using a Wacom Cintiq Pro 16. Note: the image is quite large so may take a while to show.

Floating islands

Floating islands

Just a couple of islands floatin’ around.

Donald trump, Red bird, Marbles

Donald trump, Red bird, Marbles

A few recent paintings. The trump picture was drawn without looking at the page then painted, just a bit of fun 😛

Hype is the new Flash?

Hype is the new Flash?

What tools do you use to create interactive learning objects? Adobe Captivate is a useful tool which benefits from a shallow learning curve, however it tends to rely heavily on imported content for anything beyond basic interactions (drag and drop, slide navigation, media display). There are some promising cloud based solutions however these tend to […]

Noah Stop Motion

Noah Stop Motion

Poem, art & animation by my son Noah: