Whilst I have been working mainly on Sun, I have spend a lot of time on Moon's environment as well. Knowing only the very basics of environment creation, this has been somewhat of a struggle. This was the initial drawing that I made for Moon's intro scene, where Sun's first seen in her realm. I … Continue reading Third Year: Moon Environment
The previous post goes into why I chose certain maps for my projects and what my plan was for Sun. This post will be about Sun and the issues I was having whilst trying to add a normal map to him. Not being totally happy with how Sun turned out, I wanted to make him … Continue reading Third Year: Normal maps and Sun (Part 2)
It's been a while since I've last posted. I have been bumping into some real issues when it comes to my thesis film and now that all seems sorted, I'm ready to update my blog on the progress so far regarding the Thesis film for my final year in my animation course. With the deadline … Continue reading Third Year : Rendering through issues.
This was meant to be the weekend to animate Sun, but due to some severe issues I was having with his mesh, I couldn't work on him. The tutor who handles Zbrush in our course wasn't in, but thankfully is always available through mail. I emailed him with the hope that he could fix whatever … Continue reading A weekend without Sun.
I have created the concept art that was still pending. I am, however, not that happy with their designs. One of the things that I wanted above all was that eventhough they were from different astral bodies with a realm that embraces their appearance, I wanted Sun and Moon to still be recognizable as a … Continue reading Third year: Concept art finished.
Today was the day that we hit our first deadline. This post will be an evaluation post which goes into the work done so far, the ups and downs whilst working towards the first deadline of this year. For our first deadline we had to focus on the pre-production of our thesis film. It's pretty … Continue reading Third Year: Deadline.
The first week back in university we're thrown right away into the deep as we're preparing for our Thesis film. We received the actual brief of what's expected from us this year and touched upon the ideas that we currently have for our final project on this course. I'm happy I've managed to get a … Continue reading Third Year: Idea and feedback.