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Andrea Ackerman is a 3D computer animation artist who specialises in subtle and emotionally compelling character design and animation as well as complex synthetic landscapes. Both the characters and the landscapes evoke a sense of a seamless transformation - virtual to living. Andrea Ackerman has been called the "Georgia O'Keefe of the computer graphics world". * She works primarily with Autodesk's (formerly Alias) Maya and Pixar's Renderman and Adobe Photoshop. In her projects, Ackerman performed every aspect of the creative and technical work including concept, modeling, rigging, animating, dynamics, rendering, soundtrack, video editing, and DVD building. Ackerman's background in physics and her training as a medical doctor give her particular insights into evocative character design.Ackerman is available for freelance and contract work. Her studio is located in the Chelsea area of Manhattan. She would be happy to speak to you about your project. aa@andreaackerman.com

* Beverly Reiser and Sonya Rapoport,  "Brides of Frankenstein", Leonardo Reviews, December 2005, http://mitpress2.mit.edu/e-journals/Leonardo/reviews/dec2005/brides_rapoport.htm

 
 
Synthetic Pond, 2D digital landscape, computer manipulated video images, inkjet print
Weeping Hemlock, 2D digital landscape, computer manipulated video images, inkjet print
Weeping Hemlock, 2D digital landscape, computer manipulated video images, inkjet print
Rose Breathing, 3D computer animation with stereo sound, Maya and Renderman
Yawn, 3D computer animaiton with stereo sound, Maya
Woman Waking Paper Dissolve, 3D computer animation with stereo sound, Maya

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