Welcome to Lake Erie Digital

Thank you for visiting Lake Erie Digital, the portfolio website of Visual Media Developer and Educational Technology Consultant, Thomas Hoffman. This site has been created to showcase the various aspects of my career, including my experience in visual media development, instruction in higher education, and the various instructional technology responsibilites I have endured with my educational and professional experience.

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Planning Modeling Animation

In my Visual Media section, you can view various digital media portfolios of work I have done both as an Assistant Professor of Digital Media and as a hobby. Work in this section includes various stages of the 3d production process, including modeling, texturing and animation. You may also view links to various video projects completed in After Effects and Premiere. I also have included a variety of digital graphics involving vector drawing and photo manipulations.

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Within my Educational Technology section, you can view my Instructional Designer Portfolio featuring examples of developed courses, media elements used within the training, and various writting examples of educational research I have completed in the field of Educational Technology and Instructional Design.

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My tutorial section is a quick link to various online videos I have created via screen capture that include the basic skills needed to complete a variety of visual media projects. Tutorials include a survey of the 3ds max and Maya software, as well as various videos for the Adobe Creative Suite.

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what's new at led?

Recently I have been working in Maya on two new projects. The first is a dragon and the second is a medusa . The modeling process has went very well for both, but the UVunwrapping has been a challenge due to the number of fins on the dragon and the snake heads on Medusa. Check back for future renderings as I make progress on these two projects.