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Dr. Patricia Beckmann Wells is a veteran computer graphics artist and media executive with multiple industry awards and publications to her merit. Patricia has a rare combination of artist and executive level industry production experience, and professional education experience.
Dr. Beckmann is the author of multiple textbooks on modeling and animation in Maya, and recently authored a text in a groundbreaking area of ethnicity and character design. “Face It! A visual reference for multi-ethnic modeling’ analyzes skulls form around the world for markers depicting regional identifiers which inform the modeling efforts of artists charged with creating regionally diverse characters. This book, created in partnership with forensic researchers and a senior character artist from ‘Call of Duty’ is the first of its kind. The authors were invited to present their findings at Pixar Animation studios in 2019.
Dr. Beckmann has created multiple films in animated form and is working on her first feature length hallucinogenic animated series "Propolis Queen". Prior films include "Family Tale" about open adoption and miscarriage, "Brand New Day" comparing never ending fractals to a mothers love, and the series "Propolis Queen" examining human mental health and its relationship to the environmental apolcolypse as an animated hallucinogenic series (premiering at Slamdance in Utah, 2019.)
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