Tag Archives: Art

Mentalray Materials

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. … Continue reading

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Ear Sculpting

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

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Involute Gear Model & Animation

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

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Parent Shape Script (Maya)

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

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Texture of the Week: Music Book Page (circa 1920) (part 1 of 2)

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

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Storyboard Template

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

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Some Lonehill Inspiration

I thought I would post these two music videos as inspiration. They are both by the same band but the styles are quite different both musically and visually, and definitely worth watching. Oh and the band is Lonehill Estate, and … Continue reading

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