I am a 3D artist from Cape Town, South Africa with an interest in the line between the technical and creative aspects of 3D.
Tag Archives: Art
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 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
I needed to model a working involute gear to be used in a close up shot for a project I am working on. It proved it be a little more time consuming than I first envisioned. Anyways I managed to … Continue reading
I wrote a little python script to automate the process of parenting a shape node to an object as this feature currently isn’t available in the maya ui for some reason. It is very useful for cleaning up objects that … Continue reading
This week high-resolution texture comes from a book of music published around the 1920’s, perhaps earlier. The high-resolution file is already on a transparent background, and is true to the original document (I have done no colour tweaking etc) Part … Continue reading
If you are looking for a storyboard template here is a really simple one I made for a project I am currently working on. Its 2 up on a page, 16×9 cels. Has space for a shot code and a … Continue reading