Category Archives: 3D Modeling

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

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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

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Back in Mudbox….

Back… ha ha… get it?

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About Ready to Unwrap…

Here we go… Its UV time…

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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…

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Modelling The LightHouse Anubis…

Decided to go with Reference but not construction drawings… i find that often moving the design to construction drawings knocks some of the life out of what you are trying to make and as asymmetry in posing adds more life … Continue reading

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Modelling a Dr Seuss style standard lamp in Maya for 3D Printing…

Just as it says in the title… Modelling a Dr Seuss style standard lamp in Maya for 3D Printing [vimeo vimeo.com/87759538]  

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Modelling in Maya: The UV Editor

Here are some new tutorials on unwrapping and a little Mudbox… [vimeo vimeo.com/76941964] [vimeo vimeo.com/76942135]  

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Making Harv: 2 More Maya Tutorials…

Two more Maya modelling tutorials these ones dealing with the head and neck [eyes & ears as well]… [vimeo vimeo.com/76505181] [vimeo vimeo.com/76505641]

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Lets start making Harv… 3 new Maya Tutorials…

Yup… starting the new academic year with some Maya tutorials, preparing the work space, evolving a tool-set and starting to model a character… [vimeo vimeo.com/75856607] [vimeo vimeo.com/75856751] [vimeo vimeo.com/75858056]

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