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Figure 1. The original cast of the Queen with mesh applied. Below Margret Thatcher and an iron lady rendering.

Statue of Liberty Statue of Liberty

Figure 2. Wireframe of the Statue of Liberty and rendered frame from the animated sequence.


Figure 3. Wireframe plotting of the Eiffel Tower animated squenence.

Working with Roger Law and Peter Fluck - the creators of Spitting Image - it was possible to create the first 3D animated models of two of their signature characters - the Queen and Margret Thatcher. The 3D models were created from a photogrammetric image pair and digitized by hand.

3D model and animation of the statue of Liberty. The model was created as a physical model then sliced into approximately 100 unique layers and digitized.

Created art work of a 3D model of the Eiffel Tower that was used by TF1 in France for an opening animated sequence.

Grand Prix Parigraph Research Category, France 1988

National Computer Graphics Association, Graduate 3rd, USA 1988

Supreme Award Winner, Computer Animation Film Festival, London 1986

Student Award Winner, Computer Animation Film Festival, London 1986

Thames Television Bursary to the USA 1985

First Place Calcomp International Art Award LA, USA 1985

Creative works: TV broadcasts, exhibits, press media and magazines

Broadcast: PBS, The future in 2025, the Learning Channel and Discovery Channel, October 2001

Magazine: Computer Graphics World, Facial animation head on, 1988

Broadcast: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) The Face Quantum, 1988

Broadcast: Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Synthespians, The Wild Wild Web, 1988

Press: Washington Post: User-Friendly? , June 1, 1998

Press: The New York Times: Science Section: Japanese Put a Human Face on Computers, June 28, 1994

Exhibit: The Human Body, Centre Georges Pompidou,France, 1993

Broadcast: BBC2, Antenna, UK, 1992

Broadcast: BBC2 The Human Face, UK, 1991

Exhibit, Les Chemins du Virtuel, Centre Georges Pompidou, France, 1988.

Broadcast: European television center, Ondes de Choc, Metropole, France, 1988

Broadcast: BBC2, Welcome to my world, UK, 1988

Broadcast: Belgian Television, Charbon Velliiers, 1987

Broadcast: BRTV Germany, Computertreff, 1987

Broadcast: BBC2, Micro-Live, UK, 1986/87

Exhibit: Art, Science, and Industry, Imperial College, London, 1986

Exhibit: Thames Television Bursary Exhibition,London, 1986

Exhibit: Electronic Paintbrush, Museum of Science and Industry, LA USA, 1985

Broadcast: BBC2 Debut, UK, 1984

Broadcast: TF1 Eiffel Tower France, 1984