It's the end of second term and on the schedule it states to have the production done so we have the last term to work on our book. We now have easter break and then back into the fray to work on our book. I haven't finished the film yet, but the work I have … Continue reading Third Year: Second Deadline.
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)
With my world slowly falling into place, I still had to finish up Sun. His rig was made and approved and now all that was left was to do was to bind his rig to his mesh and get to animating. However, I didn't like his appearance and went back into Zbrush to adjust him … Continue reading Third Year: Normal Maps and Sun. (Part 1)
In my last post I touched briefly on my rendering issues, which one to go for and what to prioritize. In this post I will go into Xgen and Paintable Textures, something I have been using for my scenes in my 3D part of my Thesis film. Xgen. XGen is a geometry instancer that lets … Continue reading Third Year: XGen and Paint Effects.
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.