HELLO

my name is Ruiqing (Rachel) Liu,

I'm from Entertainment Technology Center of Carnegie Mellon University.

Animations

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Game Animation and Effects

Short Animation Film Trailer

Character Animation

Environment Animation

ABOUT

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Who am I?

Hello, my name is Ruiqing (Rachel) Liu. I am the Lead User Interface Developer in Truelearn, implementing stylized ASP.NET web application with HTML front end. I am working with JavaScript, CSS, html and libraries like jQuery, angularJS, KendoUI.

I was a graduate student in the Master of Entertainment Technology program from the Entertainment Technology Center(ETC) in the Carnegie Mellon University(CMU).I learned art and able to work with Photoshop, Illustrator and Maya from the program. I can make 3D models, rigging and especially 3D animation.

I got Information System Bachelor's Degree from Arizona State University, which allow me to work with a good understanding of programming logic. I had experience using C#, Python and SQL.

MY SKILLS

Art Programs

Illustrator   Photoshop
Maya   Edge Animate
After Effects   Premiere

Coding Languages

HTML/HTML5   CSS
JavaScript   C#
Python/Django   PHP/SQL

PROJECTS

projects I worked on


project-name

3D Animation Film Project

project description

I was the only animator in this school project team. I was making block animation, camera animation and all the charactor animation for this 3D film. In the end of the semester, we successfully delivered a 4 mins 3D animation film.





project-name

SMALLab Project

project description
  • Platform Games
  • Educational Games
  • 2D & 3D Games

I was a producer and 3D animator in this school project team. In the end of the semester, we successfully delivered 3 educational games in the SMALLab (Situated Multimedia Arts Learning Lab) environment for the Elizabeth Forward School District.

 

Works

Recent works

  • All
  • 3D Animations
  • Media Tech
  • Progams
  • Game Prototyps

Charactor crossing rope animation. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

This is one set of 3D game charactor aniamtion I made, including walking, running, attack and die. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

This is a piece of Kongfu show 3D animation. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

Weight animation practice. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

Facial animation practice, including speach and expression. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

Miku running animation practice. (Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

Environment animation practice. Leaves Falling. I made the model, rig and animation.

Car racing animation practice. (Video referances are from Youtube. Model and Rig are from online free resources.)

Enverionment animation practice. I made the model, rig and the animation.

Flying, landing animation pieces. Made for Eagle King Game projct.

Modeling Practice. Models for BVW game prototypes.

Birds rigging. Rig for Eagle King Game prototype.

(Entertainment Technology Center in Carnegie Mellon University)
*Leap Motion game prototype.
*BVW Round 3 Project: Designed and developed by 5 CMU ETC students in 1 weeks.
*I was an artist in this team.

Hungry Donkey Game Project

(Entertainment Technology Center in Carnegie Mellon University)
*Selected for BVW Festival 2014, Graded A+(100/100)
*Cross-platform multiplayer racing game
*BVW Round 5 Project: Designed and developed by six CMU ETC students in 3 weeks. Racing to win the farm! Rock the donkey to run. Audiences can support by joining teams and throwing carrots to the other rider's donkey to slow them down. Cover your donkey’s eyes to keep it running when carrots appear in your way, otherwise the donkeys will stop and begin to eat.
*I was the producer and 3D animator in the team.

Eagle King Game Project

(Entertainment Technology Center in Carnegie Mellon University)
*Selected for BVW Festival 2014
*Kinect flying game
*BVW Round 2 Project: Designed and developed by 5 CMU ETC students in 2 weeks. Free fly! Attack with your wings!
*I was the rigger and 3D animator in the team.

Photoshop piece. This is a team photo I made in Photoshop. Replaced faces in paintings with our face and the environment.

Video Editing Pieces

Music video project by a team of 5 ETC students.

SMALLab Team project promotion video.

Pitney Bowes Entity Resolution Video Project

This is a project from summer internship 2015 for Pirney Bowes. I made a 2D animation video to explain Pitney Bowes solution for banks. Following are the art assets I drew for the video use.

This is one shot from the video.

I did all the animation and video editing. Please contect me to watch the video.

Sprace Game Demo

This is the first game form SMALLab project.

ScaleBot Game Demo

This is the second game form SMALLab project.

Seven Shells Game Demo

This is the third game form SMALLab project.

C# Program: DVD Management System

This is a C# program I made. It is a DVD Management system that you can view, add, edit, search and sort DVD and BluRay records. (Please contect me for program demo.)

Web Application Project

Coming Soon!

Pitney Bowes Web Interaction for 8 Data Issues

During my summer internship in Pitney Bowes, I created this web interaction from Eage Animate.

By having people play a small game to let them understand the big 8 data issue and how solution can help. (Please contect me for demo.)

Web Design Works

Here are 2 design syle that I made for a social website Grumblr. The 2D cartoon style is now in use and I already made a local server and database for it using Django. (Please contect me for demo.)







3D Modeling, Material, Rendering

I created this 3D model of an anime character. I also created texture, applied material and rendered the image with lighting and particle clouds.


Web UI/UX Design

This is a on-going web application design for BuldSimHub.net. I am re-designing their web application user interface and workflow. The main goal is to keep the application clean and simple matching with the theme of the application. Theme color of this design comes from their logo.



Character Animation and Effects

This is a showcase for a class I was taking in CMU. During this class, I have made more character animation and started exploring effects functions in Maya. I have used particle system, fur and hair, as well as different materials.

contact

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