JACK McKOWN

composer

Logo Video Intro

Motion graphic created with  Motion, blender, and Photoshop.

Splashing Cube

https://youtu.be/6DKPkekeotg A motion graphic created with blender, with 3D elements interacting with pre-recorded video images.

Splashing Planar Sphere

https://youtu.be/vIBkR3iSwCE A motion graphic created with blender, utilizing geometry nodes.

Embroidery Machine Model

This model was created in bender as part of a training video for new-hire employees, on how to thread and operate the machine. Perspectives and animation constraints required the sewing head to be detached from the main body. 

Screen Track/Replacement

http://jackmckown.com/storage/2024/05/alexa.mov The animation was created using Apple Motion and the audio-waveform analysis behavior modifier, and then screen replacement and motion tracking was done in blender. 

Angel Wings

http://jackmckown.com/storage/2024/05/wings.mov The wings were created and animated in blender, using a simple animation spine rig, attached to the plane of the wing image. Motion blur and contextual blurring was added in compositing.

Lemoncello Media Logo

http://jackmckown.com/storage/2024/05/LemonCello-Media.mov This motion graphic was created using blender. First the model was created, then procedural textures for the lemon peel, fret board, and metallic pieces were applied, as well as the woodgrain on “Lemoncello Media.” The animation was then timed out and recorded by a single camera position.

Lightsaber Effect

http://jackmckown.com/storage/2024/05/jedi.mov This effect was created using blender, the 3d Cylinder was given an emission shader, and then motion tracking was applied to the original plastic lightsaber. Once tracking was cleaned up, the top and bottom of the cylinder were attached to the trackers, and voilà! A little masking and motion blur, and here’s the final […]