This was my entry for the "11 second club" April competition.
Animation done in Maya, with AnimSchool's Malcolm rig and rendered in Mental ray .

There's a nice contrast in the audio track between the characters, one more
contained and natural and the other more exaggerated, just went along with that
 and tried to animate them as such. The scene also called for camera movement,
following the characters down and off the stairs.

                 Baby Sitter Robots are programmed to interact and play with the child.

                                        Gangster Girl done for character design challenge.
I've been practicing drawing women's faces and some real people, this is one of my studies.

Mascot character created for Tecvidya (web TV company in Brazil) ,
The Character needed to convey work and Technology, that's why the Ant and the spacesuit,
With the designI wanted to simulate a bit of "Iron Man" and "Transformers", so turning the ant into a cyborg made perfect sense, possibilities are endless for animation this way,
Multiple and changing limbs would be an example, Hopefully I can show some animation in the near future.

Piece done for fun, TVPaint and Photoshop were used in this image.

Female Bust with space suit, 3D print, made for decoration and anatomy and spacesuit reference as well, piece done in ZBrush and Photoshop.

 T-Rex done for Lightning box games, all rights reserved.


In this project I animated most of the Rock Stars ghost characters.

Direção Igor - Machado
Direção de fotografia - Mariza Fonseca e Marcella Nunes
Direção de arte - Julia Murad
Produção de filmagem - Ana Luiza de Angelis
Making off - Michele Palotino
Direção de animação - Guilherme Cavalcanti
Produção de animação - Marcela Casarin
Edição - Guilherme Cavalcanti
Composição e efeitos - Estúdio PIRA
Design de personagens - Igor Machado, Meton Joffily e Guilherme Cavalcanti
Guilherme Cavalcanti
Siddhartha Ahearne
Daniela Fischer
Kevin Ryan
André Rodrigues
Cleanup - Royal Animation Studio

KFC Carnival 2014 Popcorn Chicken 45 sec w/Credits from Nicholas Maxwell on Vimeo.

KFC comercial done by Bigshinypixel, Congrats to all involved,
I was the 2D animator on the project.

A couple of render tests in Modo, bottom image is Zbrush Dynamesh.

KFC 40th Anniversary.2013 from Nicholas Maxwell on Vimeo.

KFC celebrates it's 40th Anniversary in 2013.
From the 1st KFC opening in ST James to the latest branch in El Dorado, The City of Gold!
AGENCY: CMB Advertising
Animation Studio: Bigshinypixel
Directors: Nicholas Maxwell, Adrian Nurse

I was one of the animators in the project.
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Sid Ahearne
Son of a Writer/Teacher and an Architect/Carpenter, lucky to have parents who encouraged art, at age 19 started out at "Walt Disney Animation Australia", always been passionate about character/creature art in general. Today I live in sunny Brazil and work as a freelance animator and illustrator.