NAME: Jacob "J.C." Thornton
BORN: October 8, 1996, Jacksonville, FL
OCCUPATION: Cartoonist, 3D, 2.5D and 2D artist, Animator, Character designer, and Voice Actor
EDUCATION: Florida State Community College of Jacksonville
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
AUTODESK MAYA: Over 5 years of modeling, texturing, and rigging character models.
BLENDER 3D: Over 4 years of porting character models to Game engines such as Unreal and Source.
ARNOLD RENDERER: Over 5 years experience of rendering preview images for characters.
ANIMATION: Over 5 years experience of animating characters using Autodesk Maya, Blender, and the Source Engine.
Adobe Photoshop, Animate and Illustrator: Over 10 years experience of making cartoons, illustrations, artwork and graphic designs.
Let There Be Toons!
Making cartoons and animations since he was 14 years old, J.C. has a huge love and passion for cartoons and animation and going strong to this very day. He'll be willing to do whatever it takes to achieve his goal by what he loves to do the most, which are cartoons and animation.
He started off making animation machinimas when he was a high school freshman using the application Garry's Mod for his YouTube channel under the alias JT90INTHEHOUSE. Originally side projects, it eventually led up to becoming his profession. He also started making artwork of cartoons as early around 2011, and cartoons and video games such as Animaniacs, Looney Tunes, Tiny Toon Adventures, Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Mario Bros. and Conker's Bad Fur Day are his main inspirations for the content he makes today.
He launched his own personal DeviantArt page around 2013 to showcase his artwork until he drastically changed into what became his main profession: 3D and 2.5D artwork cartoons and animations.
He makes animations using his models using applications such as Source Filmmaker and the Blender engine and is going at it to this day.
He is continuing to pursue his dream as becoming an animator, cartoonist, character designer, and voice actor and willing to achieve those possibilities by taking the hard hits and his courage allows him to continue the journey until the destination is reached! To help, inspire, and entertain hundreds of people in his general audience, and being motivated to continue producing the content he loves to do.