Animation Vs Illustration: Layer Tennis Match

August 20, 2010 - By 

UPDATE: I just finished the match and I had a blast! You can check out all the volleys here.

I will be battling awesome designer and illustrator, Aaron Scamihorn to start the new season of Layer Tennis. I played a match of Layer Tennis last year when I was at Digital Kitchen and had a blast. Hope to see you all there today. Talk trash or give my hi fives on twitter by adding the #lyt hash tag to your tweets.

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43 Comments
  • A legitimate “cross process” πŸ˜‰

  • can we watch it?

  • This sounds like the coolest thing ever, can’t wait!

  • does anybody knows how to watch this thing, i donΒ΄t get it at all!

  • Nick. Hands down you were the clear winner in my opinion. You played like a true boss.

  • great designs nick! LOL at your song “I am more than an accessory” hahahahah

  • A heavily politicized battle. πŸ˜‰ Saved the best for last Nick. Well played.

  • wtf that site has no live stream or videos at all or any links to one ?

  • nvm i read the comments above =)

  • haha, the digital kitchen gang sign at the end of your old one was amazing

  • Epic last punch Nick! Great work from each side, though I think the gorilla takes the win πŸ™‚ Loved it!

  • Great match.
    Close one but imo you’re the winner

  • i really liked that 8th layer πŸ™‚ “i’m more than an accessory”

  • Well played there nick! epic match!

  • Im all for new was of using new media in entertaining ways but guys come on seriously have we struck a whole new level of geekyness with this?… the commentary just had me getting embarrassed…im sure its fun and cool and I would love to attend… i just hope you know how much of geeks we really are… wow… good thing geek sheek is in LOL

  • Great session Nick. Did you model that button? I’d love to get my hands on it. Or a tutorial.

  • great match ,beautiful stuff

  • Zachary O'Connor August 23, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Seriously Nick, quit your job and become a singer, that was brilliant!

  • Hey Nick, awesome job on the last layer, would be great to have some tut’ on your process, nice job !

  • Nick, here you look like Gordon Freeman πŸ™‚

  • OFF TOPIC QUESTIONS:
    maybe someone can answer…

    is it possible to get a soundfile into mograph dynamics? can c4d play a sound at collision events?

    and: can a soundfile be modified by c4d while related to objects that have different distances? example: an explosion in the front is louder than an explosion in the back …

    are there any tutorials? would be great!

  • When is the results?

    • I guess you will have to use a spline mask on the sphere which is above an inside I dont know πŸ™‚ Just guessing.
      Good one though.

    • Looks like just wrapped up spheres for the first one. And some deformed spheres for the abstract looking stuff. I have an “abstract” tutorial from last year that might be helpful.

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