Lonnie Kraatz, creature technical director at Weta Digital presents a selection of his latest work.

Description

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes : Muscle and skin simulation setup for Koba and the bear. Helped push through a new hi res spine puppet setup for all chimps. Pushed Koba and bear through shots.

The Wolverine : Modeled muscles and fat on bear for simulation. Setup puppet and articulating skeleton for bear.

Rise of the Planet of the Apes : Muscle and skin simulations for koba. Leg muscle setups for chimp archetype.

Avatar : Navi/Avatar build pipeline for skin deformations. Neytiri/Jake builds and leg setups.

The Adventures of Tintin : Sailor Goon setup. PSD muscles, puppet.

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug : Modeled muscles and fat on beorn bear for simulation. Setup puppet and articulating

The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey : The orc build system for skin deformations. puppet, psd muscles. Muscle simulation tweaks and shot fixes on the troll.

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz

lonnie Kraatz