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Lau Lau of the Ucoravurakesh - by Jayel Draco

Lau-Lau Ucoravurakesh Priestess

January 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lau-Lau Ucoravurakesh Priestess by JayelDraco on deviantART Faethropology™ – FEYthrəˈpäləjē –Noun The study of Faekind, in particular. The comparative study of Fae societies and cultures and their development. ABOUT The Ucoravurakesh™ are a race of Fae similar enough in outward appearance to the average Elvereshaian™. Like the Phyrexians™, the Ucoravurakesh have had a [...Continue Reading...]
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Jayel Draco – Demo Reel 2012

January 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Demo Reel by Jayel Draco 2012. Featuring: Animation, Visual Effects, and Motion Graphics. Primarily focusing on my work as an After Effects Technician this reel includes work I’ve done for Music Videos, Short Films, Feature Films and Commercials. These clips from various projects are intended to show examples of techniques that I use including: Vector warp 2d animation, Cutout/Puppet 2d [...Continue Reading...]
Jayel Draco's Fall 2011 - Photomanipulation Model Contest Flyer

Fall 2011 Fae Photomanipulation Model Contest

September 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jayel Draco’s Fall 2011 – Fae Photomanipulation Model Contest Flyer Do you love the idea of being depicted as a fantasy character? Maybe you’ve done it several times and just can’t get enough. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to but haven’t had the chance? Jayel Draco is having a contest to see who will be his next photo-manipulation model for Fall 2011 at the [...Continue Reading...]
MORNING GLORIA - Element Photography, and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco

Morning Glory Fae – MorningGloria – by Jayel Draco

September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Morning Glory Fae Photomanipulation. MorningGloria – Morning Glory Fae – Element Photography, and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco MorningGloria by JayelDraco on deviantART “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” ~Walt Whitman~ I took a photo of a Morning Glory a couple weeks ago and thought “wow this looks like a beautiful [...Continue Reading...]
FROST NOX - Costume, Photography, Photomanipulation by jayel Draco

Frost Nox – a winter fae – Fantasy Photomanipulation

September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Frost Nox, a winter fae – fantasy photomanipulation. FROST NOX – Costume, Photography, Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco. For more information on this winter fae piece, visit: Frost Nox by JayelDraco on deviantART. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole [...Continue Reading...]
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Photomanipulation Gallery Update

August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Several New Pieces Posted Since My Last Photomanipulation Gallery update post . . . Enjoy!   VALHALLAKIN – Photography and Photomanipulation by Jayel Draco “In Norse mythology, Valhalla (from Old Norse Valhöll “hall of the slain”[1]) is a majestic, enormous hall located in Asgard, ruled over by the god Odin. Chosen by Odin, half of those that die in combat travel to [...Continue Reading...]

Updates – Been A while. . .

May 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hello, Thanks for reading my blog, I really do appreciate your interest in my updates. Without your interest, it would be meaningless. It’s been a while since I’ve posted an update. Things have been quite busy.   Teaser images for “History Lessons” by Dinosaur Feathers To start with, the music video for “History Lessons” by the band Dinosaur Feathers [...Continue Reading...]
History Lessons by Dinosaur Feathers - video thumbnail 2 - by Jayel Draco

Music Video for: History Lessons by Dinosaur Feathers – Part 02

March 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here’s a second update on a previously mentioned project I’ve been working on. The music video for the song “History Lessons” by Dinosaur Feathers directed by Christopher Piazza, featuring Animation, Pupeteering, and VFX by Jayel Draco. So the Studio shoot day on Jan.23 went really well. There where a couple of snags on production side that where quickly circumvented with [...Continue Reading...]
History Lessons by Dinosaur Feathers - video thumbnail - by Jayel Draco

Music Video for: History Lessons by Dinosaur Feathers – Part 01

January 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Here’s a little update on a project I’ve been working on. The music video for the song “History Lessons” by Dinosaur Feathers directed by Christopher Piazza, featuring Animation, Pupeteering, and VFX by Jayel Draco. So Corinne Alexis Hall and I have been working steadily for the past couple of weeks building our muppet-esque costumes for the music video  “History [...Continue Reading...]
The Astonishing X-Men: Rise Up - Motion Comic Music Video

The Astonishing X-Men – Rise Up – Marvel Music Video

October 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

X-Men Rise Up – Music Video from The Astonishing X-Men Motion Comic. Woah, so apparently someone from Marvel took clips from the “Motion Comic” we’ve been working on over at Neal Adams Continuity Studios and made a music video with them. It’s a good teaser for our yet-to-be released work (*as of 10/22/2009). The Motion comic is taken directly from the pages of The [...Continue Reading...]
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The Coney Island Film Festival playing “Cockroach Hotel”

October 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Coney Island Film Festival 2009 will be playing “Cockroach Hotel” as part of it’s lineup Full festival info is here. Something of a homecoming for the partially shot-in-Coney Island music video, “Cockroach Hotel” will be playing at the Coney Island Film Festival this weekend. It will be screening in the “made in Coney Island” program on Saturday, [...Continue Reading...]
Neil Halstead singing Elevenses

Neil Halstead’s – Elevenses – Premiere!

April 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Neil Halstead “Elevenses” video has premiered! Today (4/30/2009) Neil Halstead’ “Elevenses” video premiered on 99dollarmusicvideo.com. This video was made with a $99 budget, 24 hours, and a production team consisting of: Christopher Piazza, Sara Blake, and Jayel Draco. It’s my pleasure to show you the music video for “Elevenses” by Neil Halstead (Slowdive). [...Continue Reading...]
Panopticon NYC - Logo - by Jayel Draco

Showcasings of music video works.

April 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

Excerpt from Panopticon NYC’s Newsletter: NEIL HALSTEAD MUSIC VIDEO TO PREMIERE THIS THURSDAY The music video for Neil Halstead’s song “Elevenses,” directed by Christopher Piazza, will be premiering on Thursday, April 30th, courtesy of our friends at 99 Dollar Music Videos. Neil was the lead singer of shoegaze pioneers Slowdive and indie-rock favorites Mojave 3. He is currently [...Continue Reading...]
The Making of Neil Halsteads' Elevenses - Jayel Draco fitting Ghost Costume on Actor

Making of Elevenses

April 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

The latest music video that I worked on with Director Christopher Piazza for Neil Halstead’s “Elevenses” was a fun down and dirty job. My job was threefold. My first task was collaborating with Chris to figure out how to make the special effects in his video idea work using less than $100. My second task was to make the costume fast and cheap then stand by on set as Wardrobe, [...Continue Reading...]
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