Category Archives: 3d Animation

Rowlocks… Pronounced Rollocks! …

OK… its a small update… but oars next:)

Posted in 3d Animation, 3D Modeling, Anubis, Lighthouse, Maya, Work in progress | Leave a comment

Pretty Much Finished Painting in Mudbox….

I Scribble on paper, scan, invert [and tweak] in Photoshop, transfer to the model surface in Mudbox… its a bit like adding transfers [decals?]to an airfix kit like I did when I was a kid… a little under painting, a final … Continue reading

Posted in 3d Animation, 3D Modeling, Anubis, Character Design, Documentation of activities, Mudbox, Work in progress | Leave a comment

UV’s Again…

Having already unwrapped and started to paint in Mudbox… I decided that I wanted to remodel the eyes… So then back in to doctor the UV layout and finally back to paint again… But I like the new eyes so its … Continue reading

Posted in 3d Animation, 3D Modeling, Anubis, Character Design, Documentation of activities, Lighthouse, Maya | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Anubis Unwrapped And Ready To Paint…

Now all I have to work out is how to get that spotty back texture in from the pencil drawings with out loosing the pencilness of them… [I am aware that pencilness is not a real word… I just think … Continue reading

Posted in 3d Animation, Character Design, Documentation of activities, Maya, Pencil, Work in progress | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lighthouse Anubis Has Fingers…

Most  of the drawings have wrists that tapper more into the hands… the particular drawing that I’m working from doesn’t… What to do? Compromise? Maybe just play with it a little to see what looks best…

Posted in 3d Animation, 3D Modeling, Character Design, Documentation of activities, Maya, Work in progress | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Another Caustic Gif…

Here is another quick play with caustics projecting pretty patterns… This is as small as I could get 100 frames…

Posted in 3d Animation, GIF, Maya, Random Tests | Leave a comment

Maya Mental Ray and Caustics…

Yet another episode in the process of preparing a simple character for animation using Autodesk’s Maya, this week we look at lighting effects Mental Ray and Caustics… [vimeo vimeo.com/86913263]  

Posted in 3d Animation, Animation image, Maya, Tutorial | Leave a comment