Friday, March 1, 2013

Casis Academy


The fine folks at CASIS brought me on to work on some character designs for their new CASIS Academy website. I did NOT get to go aboard the space station, but that's cool. Next time, you guys. Anyway, I was tasked with designing a host character, along with a series of characters and assets for their animated, educational videos featured on the site.



Anyone else make robot noises when they draw robots? I can't help it.

The first order of business was to design a host robot character for their educational videos. Above shows some of the early drawings, with the finished design below. I then handed a plan view of the robot off to be 3D modeled into magic.

casis_03 copy

I should have drawn the guy character with elbows. Oops

These were the characters featured in the CASIS Academy videos. They were designed to be very quick to animate and re-illustrate. The space station waits for no one.


I could make a career drawing beat up clunkers.

These show a sample of some of the spot illustrations used in the videos. The entire series was a lot of fun to work on.


Lots of space stuff!

Check out CASIS Academy now!

Special thanks to Chris Trausch, Demetre Gionis, Jen Meier, and Bruce Nofsinger!