Goliath – Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil April 26, 2015

Some things we do for the money, for the happy cabbage, and some we do because of an itch. Jonathan’s long-time collaborator, Steve Taylor approached him to help promote a new record “Goliath,” and the itch immediately became evident. It had been a while since Richter had “fired up” the animation table, and this was the perfect opportunity to draw. A lot. Using his children as motion reference, Jonathan animated walk cycles traditionally, and then painted every frame of each…

Thieves In the Law promo March 26, 2015

Richter recorded time-lapse of the charcoal rendering for the beer packaging for Jailhouse Brewing Company’s latest Solitary Confinement Series beer, “Thieves In the Law.” This promo finishes off with a transition to a cg rendering of the bottle.

Scaling the Greenscreen January 21, 2015

Jonathan wore many hats for the production of the independent feature,”Blue Like Jazz,” one of which was tackling a sequence that would have been too cost-prohibitive to shoot practically, on location. The scene involved the 2 principle actors, Marshall Allman and Claire Holt, rappelling from the top of a billboard atop a building at night, preparing to deface the ad on the billboard. The filmmakers went to a green soundstage at NuMynd Studios in Nashville, Tennessee and rigged each actor…

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