Some people say that I have too much energy, so much so that I am known as the "Energizer Patty". I am a strong believer in staying as active as possible, which has led me down many different paths and adventures. One of my biggest adventures I've experienced was when I moved to Los Angeles for a Texture Apprenticeship program at the visual effects studio Rhythm & Hue's . Since then I have been fortunate enough to be a credited texture artist for the movies R.I.P.D, The Seventh Son, and Into the Storm. My traditional work is on the walls of...
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Junior Texture Painter, Rhythm & Hues Studios, El Segundo, CA – 6/15/2012 - 2/08/2013
Created photo-real textures for hero, mid, and background level assets. Textured and sculpted hard surface models for the feature films RIPD, The Seventh Son and Black Sky. Researched real world reference images when needed, sharpened eye for extracting key features. Became proficient at
texturing surface details on a wide range of subject matter.
Texture Painter Apprentice, Rhythm & Hues, El Segundo, CA - 5/07/2012 - 5/25/2012
Chosen as one of ten to be immersed into the pipeline and programs of an industry professional Texture Artist. Became proficient in creating photo-realistic textures and sculpting. Textured an asset on a feature film currently in production, The Seventh Son. Adapted to new technologies and
Computer Animator, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL - 8/2008 - 5/2012
Senior Thesis: A collaborative three and a half-minute short film emphasizing Film Language, Character Animation, Emotion, Acting, Lighting and Texturing.
Produced 10-20 second animations focusing on textures, motion, weight, acting, and emotion. Designed, modeled, textured, rigged, and animated unique characters for animated shorts. Extensive use of reference and thumbnails used to create animations. Researched acting and physical mechanics to assist in creating believable motion and appealing acting. Researched textures, colors and lighting for believable...
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