Motion Style Guides During my time at Pixel Power I would often ask clients to provide sample videos of their graphics along with  a motion and style guide. However not everyone was a designer and understood why a guide was needed, so I decided to put together a collection of assets showing an example and [...]


CGTools Promo - promotional marketing video to show some of the features of Pixel Power's CGTools software. The approach was to show the software as a designer's tool rather than a technical software as it had been shown in the past.

February Sculpting Practice

Just starting to sculpt following along with @YanSculpts course. First set are a planar skull, followed by normal skull. The last was an abstract skull based on the Dragon done for Sculpt January.

Sculpt January 2018

The challenge is to produce 1 sculpt a day for January, with each day given a theme. SculptJanuary 2018

Design for Production – Lesson 1 Investigation

Lesson 1 - Storyboards and Investigation Using one of my favorite paint applications "Krita", I was able to complete the next phase of the project which was to design initial storyboards. I hoped to convey in these the concepts and ideas gathered from the script and reference materials. The next part to this was to start [...]

Design for Production – Lesson 1 reference

Lesson 1 - Gathering reference material What's been really useful in this part of the lesson is actually designing and laying out the reference material that I've found and put together. Normally these are just a collection of images I gather for a given project to help generate ideas. However approaching this in a way [...]

Design for Production – Lesson 1

Lesson 1 of the "Design for Production: Workflow" has so far been really useful in seeing how Michael Rigley organizes projects and workflows.  The course is similar in flow to the UI and Data Design course on LearnSquared whereby the concept is to train and teach through the use of project based assignments. This helps [...]

IBCTV 2016

IBCTV 2016 - In 2016 IBC and IBCTV under went a brand change, Pixel Power were brought on board to do the live news graphics for the broadcast during the show event. As well as overseeing the design of the live graphic components, I also had the responsibility of designing the show opening sequence and [...]


SPORTS BRANDING - sample real time graphics to demonstrate how 3D models combined with images and text can be used in Pixel Power's real-time broadcast software. These were part of a bigger project, a "CGTools Cookbook" that I wrote. The cookbook is designed to show intermediate level users of CGTools (Pixel Power's authoring tool), how they [...]


NEWS BACKGROUND -  is used as a generic background for use with different live television production templates. The concept was to create a news style opening graphic sequence. Some of the style frames below show how this was used as a background to an in show programme rundown menu, in the form of a timeline with [...]