Nicholas Schjaerff

3D Art Portfolio

Welcome to my portfolio

This is a portfolio showing the work that I have done during a Bachelor in 3D Art from the Truemax Academy in Copenhagen, finishing in 2023. It is spilt up in semesters but any work done outside of school can be find under the work menu point. It is a Portfolio of 3D work that is constantly develping as I continue with my studies and other projects on the side.

Movie mash-up
This was an exercise in paying attention to style and imitating it. We had three feature films to choose from. We were to use a shot from one film..
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Dogbo
This was an exercise in modelling within a set poly-count and then rigging texturing and posing the character.
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Long John Chillin'
This was our first exercise in hard surface modelling. It was also the first and only time we used 3Ds-Max.
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Gone in 45 seconds
This was the first group project. We built a small film, from the bottom up. All modelling, rigging, camera work and post was created by us.
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Missing a Nugget
This was a collaboration project with the Danish company Marionette, with was working on some new motion and facial capture software for the body and face.
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Chimp Bust
The goal of this project was to understand the anatomy and the skull, and use that to build of the bust of a chimp...
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Dragon Fun
I have modelled this dragon in Z-brush, optimized the topology, and painted it using Substance painter. It was an exercise in modelling from reference. See more...
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Pirate Island
This model was provided for us. The exercise was in substance painter, on the best presentation of texture painting. See more...
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Old Me
This was an exercise in modelling and hair/fur generation. This was a project in where we were introduced to X-gen in Maya for hair generation...
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Show Reel
A show-reel showcasing the work of the semester at Truemax Academy Copenhagen. The video is cut in DaVinci Resolve.
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Happy Faun
This was an exercise in organic modelling. The position of the model was set, but it was up to us to model it into a creature of our own choice...
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Box and Stone surprise
This was an exercise in animation. We had a month long work shop with a well known Danish 2D animator. We were guided to these two results.
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Spider Man Home Made
This 4th semester project was an exercise in motion capture. It was a 5 person project set up in Unreal Engine 4
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