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Kent Oberheu

Semafore California, USA
Erato's Lyre
26" x 27"

Artist Statement: Erato's Lyre - A curious shape awaits it's muse. The shape was created using procedures on a rough polygonal model, then warping and using the resulting deformed mesh to define a subdivision surface. Modeling and rendering - Maxon, Cinema 4D :: Compositing Adobe, Photoshop.

Golgi Cisternae - Impressions of activity in the cycle of a golgi complex. The form was modeled as a low resolution metaball object. The resulting mesh used as a cage for a subdivision surface. The subdivision surface was rotated through a deformation field, in a loop of 1800 frames. The animation was then reviewed by overlapping different states of the model to try different composition options. 3 seperate state/frames of the deformation were chosen and rendered at high resolution to be used in compositing the final image. Modeling and animation - Maxon, Cinema 4D. Compositing - Adobe, After Effects and Adobe, Photoshop.
Golgi Cisternae
26" x 27"