Staying Organized — a Project Folder Structure

We can all agree that on projects, digital or otherwise organization is an essential part of working efficiently. 

A motion graphics project can very quickly amass a huge amount of assets — reference images, storyboards, client files, PSD's, AE projects, textures, footage, image sequences, audio, fonts, and then multiple incremental versions and revisions of each...

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Data Retention and Your Digital Past

If you're like me, then you've got got a box of hard drives in your closet.

My archive of past motion graphics projects has reached 4TB. Add a photo library of 60,000+ images, 400GB of MP3s, dozens of hours of HD footage and everything else I've accrued in 10 years as a digital artist, and I've got 12TB of data — as my mom would say — spread “from hell to breakfast”...

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Render Farming

What to do with a studio full of vacant computers

The process of creating motion graphics takes a lot of processing power, and as effects get more complex and output resolutions increase the result is often longer render times. Times where your workflow grinds to a halt and you've got nothing left to do but wait — or god forbid, sleep...

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Potential

adjective 1. having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the future.

I'm pretty sure my hairline has started receding...

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Prints on Society6

I spent two months in New Zealand living in a van, bathing in the ocean and shooting photos.

After I got home I wasn't really sure what do with this strange, grainy, body of work which I shot on thrift store found 35mm Camera. But I've decided to put some prints up for sale, which is something I've never done before...

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Fail More

"I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted."...

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