I am a 3D artist from Cape Town, South Africa with an interest in the line between the technical and creative aspects of 3D.
Author Archives: shanemarksanim
I am sure we have all experienced this, Something dreaded happens, like a corruption in your file or some last minute change and you suddenly have to get your animation that you painstakingly created off your character and onto a … Continue reading
I thought I would upload something I have been busy with this weekend. I am trying to create an animatable human head as realistically as possible. Most likely it will chop and change over the next few weeks so I … Continue reading
I haven’t been posting lately because I have been super busy with college etc and focusing my spare time into setting up a wordpress.org Website/blog. Once thats up and running along with my demoreel I will have more time to … Continue reading
I was surfing the web for some mentalray shader ideas and i found this website http://www.mrmaterials.com. It doesn’t look like it gets updated too often but the idea is good and there are one or two nice shaders worth downloading.
I haven’t posted in a while so I thought I would make a quick post about a little problem I ran into and my solution. I wanted to parent a passive rigid body to a rigged character so that it … Continue reading
I decided to do a little practice in ear sculpting. I find that it is a serious pain to model an ear correctly so that it doesn’t fall into the uncanny valley / look really odd. I followed a couple … Continue reading