MICYCLE

Michael Relth is an Illustrator and Animator working in Los Angeles, CA. This blog is a collection of side projects, works in progress, and professional work.

Unless otherwise stated, all artwork shown on this blog is © Michael Relth 2014

michaelrelth@mac.com

JUST THE GOOD STUFF (PORTFOLIO)

EVERYTHING (WIP, SKETCHES, ETC.)

Jul 03
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FX animation test

FX animation test

#gif #2d animation #animators on tumblr #purple



Jul 02
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One of my many half baked project ideas. My buddy and I wanted to make a pixel world filled with warriors and wizards and centaurs and stuff. We tried different scales for people, and some test animations, and even made a “typeface”! Fun stuff. 

#pixel art #animation #game dev



Jul 01
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Gramps

Gramps

#character #artists on tumblr #digital painting



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This is sort of what my neighborhood looks like.

This is sort of what my neighborhood looks like.

#artists on tumblr #illustration #digital painting



Jun 25
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From a photo of Audrey Hepburn. I wanted to try out a more “traditional” approach to digital painting. So I “squeezed out” 4 colors  similar to Anders Zorn palette, and went at it with the smudge brush. Fun!

#Illustration #digital painting #artists on tumblr #sketch



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Hrmph, This garden party is terribly boring, darling. 

Hrmph, This garden party is terribly boring, darling. 

#Illustration #sketch



Jun 24
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baby kitty baby

baby kitty baby

#kitty #illustration #sketch #omgimsorrytumblrivebeenbusy



May 16
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And this one! 

#character animation #character #commercial #portfolio



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I worked on these rad character animation spots for Brand New School last year, but they weren’t publicly released until a few days ago. Super fun project

#character animation #character #commercial #portfolio



Apr 23
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NESSIE the Loch Ness Monster! 

NESSIE the Loch Ness Monster! 

#sketch_dailies #sketch #artists on tumblr



Apr 19
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Saccharine sketch of my sleepy cat.

Saccharine sketch of my sleepy cat.

#artists on tumblr #sketch #painting #digital painting #cat



Mar 12
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falling down a hill forever

falling down a hill forever

#GIF #animation #Artists on Tumblr #falling #forever #portfolio



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I recently did character animation for this “Ice Cream Headache” project. The project was produced at Hue&Cry, working with The Martin Agency.

Hue&Cry produced 3 other spots, "Do Not Disturb,"   "Automatic Door," and "Boombox," which can be seen on Chips Ahoy’s Youtube Channel. These other 3 were animated by Richard DeForno.

#Character Animation #animation #youtube #commercial #cookies #yum #portfolio



Mar 10
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The old post for this animation was causing some issues. So I’m gonna repost it. This was for the 11 second club competition in November of 2013.

#Character Animation #vimeo #Artists on Tumblr #portfolio



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Done with my submission for the 11 Second Club competition for March.

Two oddly paired friends going on a surfing trip, and the driver attempts to enlighten the passenger.

Gotta wait a few days for the voting to go down. I’m hoping for top 11! 

Update. Got 7th! Woot!

#Animation #Character Animation #Artists on Tumblr #Surf Buds #portfolio #vimeo