Musket Conservation

Client: Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, TX
Role: Concepting, storyboarding, modeling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting, rendering, post-production.
All work including the musket was done by me, minus a few stock models for the underwater scene.
Programs Used: Maya, Photoshop, After Effects
Credits: Produced by Beth Sternheimer, Edited by Mike Majoros

Animation showing the conservation process of a 17th-century French flintlock musket after being lost underwater for hundreds of years. The musket was discovered among the remnants of the La Belle, one of Robert La Salle’s four ships, which was wrecked in 1685.

September 2014