Sam Vanderplank

Animation BDes (Hons)

Specialising in character animation and effects consisting of both 2D and 3D work.


My work consists of a variety of disciplines within animation, including background painting and concept art with my main focus in 3D animation and visual effects.

3D Animation Demo Reel

Featuring a selection of animation work demonstrating locomotion and acting.

Effects Demo Reel

Featuring a selection of effects animation.

Digital Painting

Including concept art produced for the graduate films 'The Supermarket' (images 1-2) and 'Knitman' (image 3) and backgrounds made for a team short film entry into the Animation Dingle Festival Sting competition (image 4-6).

Life Drawing

A collection of life drawing pieces in differing poses using various media

A collection of drawing poses. ranging from 30 seconds to 20 minutes.