Thursday, December 1, 2011

Hard Surface Practice

Some hardsurface sculpting. Used some techniques found all over the web :D.

Zbrush 4

(Zbrush 4R has some issues with custom menus.)

Monday, November 14, 2011

Boeing F_15E Strike Eagle: Revised

Revised the model. Challenges keep presenting themselves and I love it, frustrating but love it.

Maya 2012

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Boeing F_15E Strike Eagle

Modeling Boeing F_15E Strike Eagle is fun. Rather enjoying this. Granted haven't done this before, I like the challenge it's presenting. More to come! :D

Maya 2012


Monday, October 17, 2011

Character Modeling: Update 10_17_2011

He has hands everyone! He has hands! Now to do a once over, put in some internal objects, and do some of the small modeling details, then take some of him into Zbrush to add some minor touches.

Not much done really. Looking for work and doing things with family, but back into the fun! Added the neck, legs, shoes, and made some changes. I am going to start on the hands Monday, hmm that's today.

Maya 2012

Friday, October 14, 2011

Character Modeling: Update 10_14_2011

More updates. I added his arms, pelvic region, and shoes. Next finish off the neck and legs, and possibly start on the hand itself, which might be a challenge. Not a whole lot of information to go from, so some artistic license is needed.

Maya 2012

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Character Modeling: Update 10_12_2011

I modeled the head and surprisingly it was a tad difficult, but its getting there. Finish up the head and get the arms and legs started hopefully finished tomorrow.

Maya 2012

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Character Modeling: Hard Surface

Character modeling a cartoon concept found from James Koenig's Freelance Fridge. Nothing too fancy, nothing near complete. Mostly practicing hard surface / sub-D modeling.

Maya 2012

Thursday, August 4, 2011

FuturePoly: Hard Surface Modeling

Hard Surface Modeling of a concept piece from Guild of Wars 2. I may do the entire concept piece. This is for FuturePoly for those that are wondering.

Random Hard Surface Modeling for good practice.

3DS Max 2010 and 2012

Thursday, June 23, 2011

WIP: Bunny Plushie

Yeah, looks like my plushie days are not over *grin*.

Zbrush 4.0

Friday, June 17, 2011

WIP: Head_02 Update

An update of the second head I started as an exercise for FuturePoly: Zbrush for Games.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Painted Wood Planks: WIP

Moving right along....(above), added nails, that's pretty much it. I am going to call this done and do more texturing :D. Thanks for visiting!

Keep going and going and going and going....yep this is fun :D. Still has some work but couldn't keep the fun to myself had to share :D.


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

First Painted Tileable Texture

Fixes: (above)
Got rid of the darkness on the right side of the tile.
Fixed the continuous edge that was going straight down the bricks.
Darkened some bricks that were going horizontal which created a noticeable line across the texture.

First attempt at painted tileable textures. Needs some work, but its getting there. Going to do more of these, more practice the better.

Photoshop CS5

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

AoE Inspiration Modeling

Took a look at Age of Empires Online and figured I would model one of the buildings that was created. Blocked in the building. Will add more surrounding assets and then modify some details.

Autodesk 3DS Max 2012

Resources / Reference:
Age of Empires Online
Greek Stable Concept

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Friday, March 18, 2011

Show N Tell: Workflow

Here is a little something for those who keep asking me how I work. No complete model or textures, just a taste of what I do to model a skull.

Zbrush 4.0
TopoGun 1.0
Maya 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011

Rough Armor Piece: Detailed in Zbrush

Something I roughed in for our main character, "Alex". Changes will be made but for now this is a roughed in version for details. The diffuse textures are being done by Heather Gross, so do not mistaken the bronze to be the actual textures.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Dragon ReTop: Part II

Part II of the dragon retopology. The details you see on the dragon were done by Anna Hertel.

Dragon ReTop: Part I

Here is the first video of the Dragon being retopologized. I cut up this video some to make it a little shorter. Hope you enjoy.

Neck Armor Guard Retop

Third retop of the dragon, the Neck Armor Guard. The next retop is of the dragons body.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Using TopoGun

Here is my first TopoGun video...Enjoy! I did!