First published on Youtube May 8, 2016
In 1536, Michelangelo was over sixty years old when he started to paint the Last Judgment in Rome. It took him 6 years to complete.
The famous fresco has been recreated in a 3D environment where the camera sweeps around the numerous characters. The atmosphere is as tense as on a sinking ship following the figures who grasp and climb over each other in desperation. Struggling to reach safety at the top where there is only space for the few.
Etchings in the background by Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720-1778
3D work in Blender and editing in Final Cut pro X.
Audio from Final Cut audio library and from Pond5
Skeleton rig by feelgoodcomics.
First published on Youtube August 12, 2015
My wife painting at home – and in a 3D landscape inspired by the Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978). The black and white silent film was filmed by the brothers Lumière in France 1895: “L’arrivée d’un train en gare de la Ciotat”.
AudioMusic: Valse no.1 from Valses oubliées, S.215 by Franz Liszt (1811-1886). Performed by Vadim Chaimovich Link: musopen.
Other music from Final Cut pro audio library.Sound effects from Pond5
First published on Youtube November 23, 2014
First painting: unknown artist. Engraving by Gustav Doré (1832-1883): The Confusion of Tongues. Second painting by Antonello da Messina (1430-1479): The Virgin Annunciate
First published on Youtube May 10, 2014
Etchings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi 1720-1778
First published on Youtube Mar 11, 2014
A tribute to my grandfather and two early filmmakers Georges Méliès and Robert W. Paul
Watch the entire films:
Voyage Impossible by Georges Méliès https://archive.org/details/The_Impos…
The Motorist by Robert W. Paul https://archive.org/details/EarlySile…