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Snakeyes over South Vietnam

Snakeyes over South Vietnam

This animation shows two F-100 Super Sabre fighters dropping pairs of Snakeye bombs over the Central Highlands of South Vietnam in the Vietnam War. These bombs were designed to, upon release, open air brakes to allow low flying aircraft time to fly away from the blast zone, and thus prevent damage to the aircraft.

Snakeyes over South Vietnam

Snakeyes over South Vietnam

This animation shows two F-100 Super Sabre fighters dropping pairs of Snakeye bombs over the Central Highlands of South Vietnam in the Vietnam War. These bombs were designed to, upon release, open air brakes to allow low flying aircraft time to fly away from the blast zone, and thus prevent damage to the aircraft.

World War I Trench

World War I Trench

This piece is of a World War I trench scene. Originally, the 3D objects in the scene were published by DHS back in 1998. The models were recently re-worked with better textures and details were added such as the raindrops hitting the puddles on the trench floor, new barbed wire elements, communication cables and various ad-hoc weapons that they'd fashion while living in the trenches. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Black Day Over Namsi - Formation

Black Day Over Namsi - Formation

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Tuesday Over Namsi - Flyby

Black Tuesday Over Namsi - Flyby

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - MIG Cockpit

Black Day Over Namsi - MIG Cockpit

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - B-29

Black Day Over Namsi - B-29

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - Chasing MIG's

Black Day Over Namsi - Chasing MIG's

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - Chasing MIG's

Black Day Over Namsi - Chasing MIG's

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - MIG-15 Nose

Black Day Over Namsi - MIG-15 Nose

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Black Day Over Namsi - Early Render

Black Day Over Namsi - Early Render

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

Test Panoramic View

Test Panoramic View

On October 23rd, 1951, nine American B-29 Superfortress bombers of the 307th Bombardment Wing flew a daylight bombing mission to destroy the North Korean aerodrome at Namsi. This animation illustrates the aerial battle that ensued that changed the course of strategic bombing missions for the rest of the Korean War.

The Sinking of Force Z

The Sinking of Force Z

The animation depicted here of the event, which took place on December 10th, 1941 off Malaysia, has been researched in detail for historical accuracy. The sequence of events, ships, camouflage patterns, aircraft and even the position of the sun on the date and time of the battle illustrated are accurate. It was originally rendered in HD resolution with 19 separate rendered layers composited. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

The Sinking of Force Z

The Sinking of Force Z

In this frame of the animation, the HMS Prince of Wales is hit with an aerial torpedo while the HMS Repulse is burning in the background. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Zeppelin in Flames

Zeppelin in Flames

During WWI, the German airship SL11 became the first Zeppelin lost on raids over England. It was shot down by 2nd Lieutenant Leefe Robinson RFC, flying a BE2c fighter. The inferno of the burning airship lit up an area for miles around London and cheers went up through the city. Robinson was awarded the Victoria Cross and became a hero to the war weary British public.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Washington Crossing the Delaware

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Washington Crossing the Delaware

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

Washington Crossing the Delaware

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Barge Test Render

Barge Test Render

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Barge Test Render

Barge Test Render

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Durham Boat Test Render

Durham Boat Test Render

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

Durham Boat Test Render

Durham Boat Test Render

This piece depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26th, 1776. The Durham boats depicted in the animation are accurate to scale and capacity of men that were carried. The ferries carried artillery and horses across the river.

British Ships Bombard Ft McHenry

British Ships Bombard Ft McHenry

This is a compilation of 3D shots created for the documentary on Francis Scott Key, called Proof Through the Night. It depicts scenes of the British bombardment of Fort McHenry in 1814 and the burning of the White House.

Panorama Museum

Panorama Museum

Test render for a panoramic museum atrium concept.

B-17 Formation

B-17 Formation

All the relative distances and positions of the bombers in this scene reflect an accurate "box" formation that American bombers used to employ in 1942-43 for mutual protection from German fighters. The Germans had found that the greatest weakness of the B-17 bomber formation was its front, so they developed tactics to attack the bombers head-on with a high combined closing speed. Also, the faster they passed through, the harder it was for the bomber's gunners to hit them. ​

B-17 Formation

B-17 Formation

Some German pilots claimed they'd close their eyes when flying through a bomber formation head-on as it was rather intimidating to fly straight into a group of enemy planes at such speeds. Later versions of the B-17 bomber had added machine guns in the 'chin' position, just under the nose Plexiglas to counteract these tactics and offer the bomber more protection.​​

Charles Minard's 1869 Map

Charles Minard's 1869 Map

Charles Minard's 1869 chart shows the number of men in Napoleon’s 1812 Russian campaign army, their movements, as well as the temperature they encountered on the return path. This famous map showed, in particular, the horrendous losses Napoleon's army incurred on his retreat from Russia.

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

This is a 3D representation of the famous Minard Map. This image, along with some of the following renders, help make the data of Napoleon's losses in his 1812 campaign in Russia seem more impressive by showing the data in three dimensions.

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

This view of the 3D Minard Map shows Napoleon's army beginning their retreat from Moscow. As the line advances, one can make out the dramatic losses due to the Russian winter.

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

In this shot of the 3D Mindard map, one can see how a separate column from the North linked back up with the army, but there were terrible losses as Napoleon's army attempted to cross the frozen Berezina River. Pontoon bridges collapsed due to panicked soldiers trying to get across and many drowned in the icy river.

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

3D Version of Charles Minard's Map

This is the last frame of the animated 3D Minard Map. The staggering losses of Napoleon's army is made more evident by applying a third dimension to the data. Interestingly, some of the numbers on Minard's map actually were slightly off when measuring the map at specific spots to make the 3D version.

British Hurricane in N. Africa WWII

British Hurricane in N. Africa WWII

This animation shows a British Hurricane fighter strafing a German armored column in North Africa during World War II.

Roman Colosseum

Roman Colosseum

This piece was made for Discovery Education. It discusses several aspects of the Roman Colosseum, it's design and the events that took place there over hundreds of years. It was designed to be one long shot from beginning to end. There are several layers to the animation, including a layer for the crowds with over 6,000 3D people in the stands, most of which were hand-placed. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Entrance Gate

Roman Colosseum Entrance Gate

This shot shows the detail of one of the two main entrances to the arena floor. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

Several sets of different textures were used in the crowds to show higher class Patricians seated in the lower levels and poorer classes sitting above. There are also several brightly colored figures to show Patrician women in the crowd. There are over 6000 low polygon characters in the Colosseum shots. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

Another crowd and lighting test render. The tarps over the Colosseum were extended to provide shade for the crowds. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

Roman Colosseum Crowd Test Render

This is an early test render of the crowds before variations on the crowd textures were applied. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Awning Test Render

Roman Colosseum Awning Test Render

This is an early render of the low poly figures that portray Roman sailors who used to manipulate the awnings of the Colosseum to provide shade for the crowds. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene. There are some 360 perspectives from this point of view.

Roman Colosseum Crowd Poses

Roman Colosseum Crowd Poses

This is an early test render of the various poses created for the low poly crowds. These is the basic set of character poses for all of the crowds in the Colosseum. The characters were mixed up in different groups to make a non-repetitive looking crowd. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Roman Colosseum Gladiators

Roman Colosseum Gladiators

These are the main gladiators created for the Colosseum animation. Check out the 360 Virtual Tour below of this scene.

Lancaster Bombers

Lancaster Bombers

This scene depicts a real Avro Lancaster bomber, called "S for Sugar" from WWII. It is currently on display at the RAF Museum in Hendon, UK. Visible below the cockpit are the words "No enemy plane will fly over the Reich territory" - a quote from the leader of the German Luftwaffe, Hermann Göring. Despite Göring's early war claims, it went on to survive the war, having flown 137 missions against Nazi Germany.

Lancaster Bombers

Lancaster Bombers

The animated segment of this scene is an unfinished project, but it is close to being done. See the Demo Clips section to see the latest version of the animation.

Civil War Ironclads Test Render

Civil War Ironclads Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is an early render to test water and atmosphere.

CSS Virginia Test Render

CSS Virginia Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. In this shot, you can see some of the superficial damage the CSS Virginia had after her fight with Union vessels the day before. Her boats are shot away, stack is holed and several features are bent and broken.

CSS Virginia Test Render

CSS Virginia Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is another test render of the CSS Virginia's armor. The plan is to make it look shinier from water splashed on her sides from shell splashes and from the grease spread on her armor prior to battle to help deflect shot.

CSS Virginia Test Render

CSS Virginia Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is an early test render of both the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia.

CSS Virginia Test Render

CSS Virginia Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. The terrain in the background is placeholder art, but the distances from shore are accurate.

CSS Virginia Test Render

CSS Virginia Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is a test render to determine the accurate depth the CSS Virginia rode in the water. Sources claim that she rode higher in the water than on the engagement the previous day due to an expenditure of coal and shot in the previous 24 hours.

Civil War Ironlads Ocean Test Render

Civil War Ironlads Ocean Test Render

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is another test render for the water and the wave scale. Although the USS Monitor would eventually be swamped and sink in heavy seas at the end of 1862 off Cape Hatteras, the waves in Hampton Roads were not this high.

Civil War Ironclads Atmosphere Test

Civil War Ironclads Atmosphere Test

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862. This is an early atmosphere test render with Union ships in the background.

CSS Virginia Interior

CSS Virginia Interior

This is a work in progress of the Battle of Hampton Roads, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia on March 9th, 1862.

Preparing Hampton Roads Ship Models

Preparing Hampton Roads Ship Models

These are some of the ship models used for the Battle of Hampton Roads scene. They are placed side-by-side to see their relative scale to one another

Egyptian Pyramid for Civilization IV

Egyptian Pyramid for Civilization IV

This is a poster done for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV. It was also used for the Pyramid Wonder Movie within the game.

Temple of Artemis - Civilization IV

Temple of Artemis - Civilization IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Temple of Artemis - Civilization IV

Temple of Artemis - Civilization IV

Another view of the Temple of Artemis scene.

Christ the Redeemer Civilization IV

Christ the Redeemer Civilization IV

This statue, that stands above Rio de Janeiro, is shown in one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Apostolic Palace Civilization IV

Apostolic Palace Civilization IV

Saint Peter's in Vatican City is one of the Wonder Movies for the game expansion called Beyond the Sword for Sid Meier's Civilization IV. Can you see the detail in the letters on the buildings?

Great Wall of China Civilization IV

Great Wall of China Civilization IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Temple of Halicarnassus Civ IV

Temple of Halicarnassus Civ IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Shwedagon Paya Civilization IV

Shwedagon Paya Civilization IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Temple of Zeus Civilization IV

Temple of Zeus Civilization IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

University Of Sankore Civ IV

University Of Sankore Civ IV

This is one of the Wonder Movies for the game Sid Meier's Civilization IV.

Roman Bireme for Civ IV Intro

Roman Bireme for Civ IV Intro

This ship was created along with soldiers aboard for the Sid Meier Civilization IV Intro movie.

Roman Bireme for Civ IV Intro

Roman Bireme for Civ IV Intro

This ship was created along with soldiers aboard for the Sid Meier Civilization IV Intro movie.

Siege Tower for Civ IV Intro Movie

Siege Tower for Civ IV Intro Movie

This siege tower was created along with soldiers climbing on it for the Sid Meier Civilization IV Intro movie.

Siege Tower for Civ IV Intro Movie

Siege Tower for Civ IV Intro Movie

This siege tower was created along with soldiers climbing on it for the Sid Meier Civilization IV Intro movie.

Siege Tower on the Cover of PC Gamer

Siege Tower on the Cover of PC Gamer

PC Gamer Magazine used the Siege Tower render from the Civilization IV Intro movie to review the game.

MP M1 Tank Platoon III  - 2000

MP M1 Tank Platoon III - 2000

This is a concept image done in 2000 for the MicroProse game M1 Tank Platoon III, which was never finished.

MicroProse Gunship Cut Scene 1999

MicroProse Gunship Cut Scene 1999

This was from a Win/Loss cut scene animation from the game Gunship back in 1999.

MicroProse Gunship Intro Movie 1999

MicroProse Gunship Intro Movie 1999

This is a still from the Intro movie of the game Gunship, back in 1999.

MicroProse Gunship Cut Scene 1999

MicroProse Gunship Cut Scene 1999

This was from a Win/Loss cut scene animation from the game Gunship back in 1999.

MP European Air War Intro Movie 1998

MP European Air War Intro Movie 1998

This is a screen shot from the Intro Movie of the Award Winning MicroProse game, European Air War.

MP European Air War Intro Movie 1998

MP European Air War Intro Movie 1998

This is a screen shot from the Intro Movie of the Award Winning MicroProse game, European Air War.

MicroProse Ship Render 1998

MicroProse Ship Render 1998

This is a test render for a proposed game at MicroProse back in 1998.

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