This is the website & Blog for Paul Carpenter, I am a freelance 3d & Motion Graphics artist and Illustrator based in London, here you find examples of my work, 3d, 2d, sketches & photographs and any inspirational images I find on the web.

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Birthday Invite.

Birthday Invite.

I made an invite for my son’s Birthday party…..he loves lego. Made in 3d using the new Corona renderer, which is really impressive.          
BBC FA Cup titles

BBC FA Cup titles

This is what I’ve been working on for the last 3 months. Part of BBC sports’ revamped FA Cup Broadcasts. Working with GeeFX I developed style frames and worked on the final animation sequence, animating characters, and building assets. A tough, but fun project     STYLEFRAMES
Simian Mobile Disco - Hachinoko Music Promo

Simian Mobile Disco – Hachinoko Music Promo

I recently helped Designstudio with their Promo for the dance outfit Simian Mobile Disco. Made using C4d and Nuke, there was a great deal of artistic freedom and the job was a lot of fun, experimenting with C4d’s softbody and physics capabilities.  Click on the image to watch on Vimeo, more info here  
Sellotape - Christmas campaign.

Sellotape – Christmas campaign.

Here’s some artwork I did for Brothers & Sisters, who asked me to create a partridge and and a pear tree wrapped up in christmas wrapping paper and a model of Sellotapes’s new ‘On-Hand Dispenser’. I created the tree model in 3d, sculpted it and rendered in C4D. The guys over at Brothers & Sisters...
Showreel 2013

Showreel 2013

Here’s my updated showreel for 2013, hope you like it.
Collider Conference

Collider Conference

Neon, was recently asked to create the introduction trailer for the Collider Conference in New York. I was tasked with contributing a broken down rusting Colossus. Here are some of the quick concepts/style frames I made up for the approval process. Here is the final piece. I used zbrush, 3ds Max and Photoshop to create...
Neon - Macro

Neon – Macro

Here’s a film I helped make whilst at Neon. It’s called Macro and takes the camera mapping technique a stage further.I did the texturing on the skateboard using Mari and Photoshop.
Viruses

Viruses

Here are some little virus characters I designed a while ago for a job. I came across them whilst sorting out my work folders. I was quite pleased with them, quite a lot of character, in a minimalist sort of way, they were supposed to look like little computer chips/transistor thingmabobs.        ...
Sky Better Effect - Rainforest

Sky Better Effect – Rainforest

Here’s another Sky  Better Effect Ad I did for Brothers & Sisters at Neon. I did the Jaguar and the Toucans, done in 3ds Max for the Jaguar animation then exported to C4d for the rendering.
Sky Better Effect 3d

Sky Better Effect 3d

Sky Better effect ad, for Brothers & Sisters, through Neon. I did the penguins and the landscape.  
SKY Better Effect 2.0

SKY Better Effect 2.0

Here’s another ad for Sky I helped work on with the guys at Neon. I did the Train station stuff.
National Geographic 9/11

National Geographic 9/11

Here’s a Promo I did with Neon, for National Geographic for their commorative season on the anniversay of 9/11 Mainly worked on particles and the paper animation in c4d.