jules - theonlykoala

jules - theonlykoala

is creating 3D Digital Art, Animation, Motion Graphics Loops

2

patrons

$13

per month

Ahoy ahoy, howdy, what ho and welcome!


I'm Jules and theonlykoala is my artwork aka (if you would like the explanation of the name I will gladly give it, bit of a long story for this part though)
I'm a digital artist, specializing in 3D animation and motion graphics, I have a degree in computer arts for proof if you need it... thinking on that, probably means Jack **** actually
I also dabble in projection mapping, not only do I shine pretty lights of moving images onto solid objects I am also experimenting with body projection, with the help of some very talented performer friends... and when they're not about I'm my own guinea pig
Along with the above, I have also been creating some mental health and art therapy video loops for meditation purposes.  The audio to the videos have been specially crafted by a good friend of mine, Paul.  We have some more experiments combining 3D motion graphic visuals, audio composition and cymatics planned, so stick around!

My story starts way back at school, not very academic but I was quite good at art and when not in art class I was doodling, drawing comics and playing about with Deluxe Paint on my Amiga 500 (yes, that's really how old I am).  On leaving school I took a year out to create miniature sets for stop-motion animation, which led me to create bigger sets for stage when I then went to study technical theatre.  I got hooked on lighting and especially sound design, which then took me down the road of audio engineering, the study of and the working of for radio.  A very brief stint in the RAF looking for a career in telecoms, I came out dazed and bewildered and stumbled into a factory job packing shortbread... for 4 and a half years.  I'd saved up some money but naturally I became bored and the choice was to either go to New Zealand for the New Year and see what I could find there or head to University and get myself a degree... if you read the top bit then you know which door I went through

So why am I on Patreon? I hear you cry - if not you will be later - warning: this is the sob story part - wheel on down for the upbeat stuff
Well, although I've had some good work in the past with The National Theatre of Scotland for their Commonwealth projects in Glasgow and a couple of DJ/VJ work here and there, creating prints and merchandise to sell to peeps who think my work looks cool on their wall, on their bodies or drinking they're favourite beverage from, it's very few and far between, especially after 8 years since graduating.  The job interviews for this kind of work are also rare and when I do manage to get an interview, things seem to go well, but they never call back, seriously, they can't even be bothered replying to an email to say yea or nay... (pause for tissue here)
My saved up money from the factory is running out and I'm scared to go back as the therapy will soon wear off and more sessions will soak up the minimum wage in minutes

I don't really want to work for the corporate man anyhoo, I want to work for YOU, for the people that like, dare I say love (oh so cheeky), my art.  I have had my work on stock video sites for a while but I feel uncomfortable with the price at which they're marked up at and again these sites are aimed at the big brand ends.  I want to be able to offer my patrons these videos instead, along with special offers, gifts, freebies of things I make, limited editions to give out.  I want my work to be seen and fondled by people that appreciate them the best

So, To the Plan.  Apart from being able to live if you become a patron of mine you can expect the rewards located to the right >>>
Once this is up and running and the more goals are reached I can start creating physical gifts, competitions and rewards to be sent direct to your door.  I am toying and dabbling with the ideas of

∞  3D printing special editions that won't be found anywhere else

∞  Discounts on prints and merchandise found at my pixel.com page

If you have ideas you would like to see on here as a patron, please let me know as this is for you as well

I intend to link my Instagram and Twitter into this mix by setting up polls and voting for which images and videos will be given out as rewards at the end of each month (by dropbox), so it will be you who decides on the goodies to be had (so don't blame me)
Just to be clear, updates on the Patreon feed/blog will be for you guys only, Instagram and Twitter will only get very compressed, squared off videos and images of what I produce and none of the behind the scenes, they'll have to put up with my other ramblings instead

Well, if you've got this far down the page, (well ****ing done, you got some stamina!) I'm just joshing.  Thanks for sticking around and hope to see you again when I'm posting those goody bags to yah

Ta ta for now and be safe out there ;)

Tiers
1 Cube
$1 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $1 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!
2 Cube
$3.50 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $3.50 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!
3 Cube
$7 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $7 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!
Goals
$10 – reached! per month
Full speed ahead!
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Ahoy ahoy, howdy, what ho and welcome!


I'm Jules and theonlykoala is my artwork aka (if you would like the explanation of the name I will gladly give it, bit of a long story for this part though)
I'm a digital artist, specializing in 3D animation and motion graphics, I have a degree in computer arts for proof if you need it... thinking on that, probably means Jack **** actually
I also dabble in projection mapping, not only do I shine pretty lights of moving images onto solid objects I am also experimenting with body projection, with the help of some very talented performer friends... and when they're not about I'm my own guinea pig
Along with the above, I have also been creating some mental health and art therapy video loops for meditation purposes.  The audio to the videos have been specially crafted by a good friend of mine, Paul.  We have some more experiments combining 3D motion graphic visuals, audio composition and cymatics planned, so stick around!

My story starts way back at school, not very academic but I was quite good at art and when not in art class I was doodling, drawing comics and playing about with Deluxe Paint on my Amiga 500 (yes, that's really how old I am).  On leaving school I took a year out to create miniature sets for stop-motion animation, which led me to create bigger sets for stage when I then went to study technical theatre.  I got hooked on lighting and especially sound design, which then took me down the road of audio engineering, the study of and the working of for radio.  A very brief stint in the RAF looking for a career in telecoms, I came out dazed and bewildered and stumbled into a factory job packing shortbread... for 4 and a half years.  I'd saved up some money but naturally I became bored and the choice was to either go to New Zealand for the New Year and see what I could find there or head to University and get myself a degree... if you read the top bit then you know which door I went through

So why am I on Patreon? I hear you cry - if not you will be later - warning: this is the sob story part - wheel on down for the upbeat stuff
Well, although I've had some good work in the past with The National Theatre of Scotland for their Commonwealth projects in Glasgow and a couple of DJ/VJ work here and there, creating prints and merchandise to sell to peeps who think my work looks cool on their wall, on their bodies or drinking they're favourite beverage from, it's very few and far between, especially after 8 years since graduating.  The job interviews for this kind of work are also rare and when I do manage to get an interview, things seem to go well, but they never call back, seriously, they can't even be bothered replying to an email to say yea or nay... (pause for tissue here)
My saved up money from the factory is running out and I'm scared to go back as the therapy will soon wear off and more sessions will soak up the minimum wage in minutes

I don't really want to work for the corporate man anyhoo, I want to work for YOU, for the people that like, dare I say love (oh so cheeky), my art.  I have had my work on stock video sites for a while but I feel uncomfortable with the price at which they're marked up at and again these sites are aimed at the big brand ends.  I want to be able to offer my patrons these videos instead, along with special offers, gifts, freebies of things I make, limited editions to give out.  I want my work to be seen and fondled by people that appreciate them the best

So, To the Plan.  Apart from being able to live if you become a patron of mine you can expect the rewards located to the right >>>
Once this is up and running and the more goals are reached I can start creating physical gifts, competitions and rewards to be sent direct to your door.  I am toying and dabbling with the ideas of

∞  3D printing special editions that won't be found anywhere else

∞  Discounts on prints and merchandise found at my pixel.com page

If you have ideas you would like to see on here as a patron, please let me know as this is for you as well

I intend to link my Instagram and Twitter into this mix by setting up polls and voting for which images and videos will be given out as rewards at the end of each month (by dropbox), so it will be you who decides on the goodies to be had (so don't blame me)
Just to be clear, updates on the Patreon feed/blog will be for you guys only, Instagram and Twitter will only get very compressed, squared off videos and images of what I produce and none of the behind the scenes, they'll have to put up with my other ramblings instead

Well, if you've got this far down the page, (well ****ing done, you got some stamina!) I'm just joshing.  Thanks for sticking around and hope to see you again when I'm posting those goody bags to yah

Ta ta for now and be safe out there ;)

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Tiers
1 Cube
$1 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $1 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!
2 Cube
$3.50 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $3.50 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!
3 Cube
$7 or more per month
If you like my work, would like to see more and willing to pledge $7 to help me make this stuff, it's much appreciated!