Excited to see the new Lego Batman movie, so much so that I was inspired to model a lego man. It could be a fun exercise to try emulate the animation style of the movies too.
I tried making a matching game for LD 36 themed Ancient Technology, and what’s more ancient than hieroglyphs!
You can find the game on itch.io and a time-lapse below:
Trying my hand again at learning the PBR. Not totally happy with this yet, I need to fix some baking Issues and want to tweak roughness maps, specifically the pauldrons. I’m also getting light bleed into the eyeballs that I’m not sure how to get rid of yet, but Think a 2nd piece of geometry inside the head as a shadow caster might do the trick. Also in two minds of the style, it’s handpainted textures in PBR.
Iterating on it more I got it to here:
Trying to push a little bit away from the Princess feel. Also thanks to some crit at work for ideas about smaller details and taking weight off of the arms by changing material. I like the fur* as another material in the outfit, contrasts nicely against cloth and metal. I fear that having cloth metal leather and fur is too much but will see how it looks with a paintover. I also prefer the eyes having gone away from little girl to more badass. The hairstyle totally redone for more warrior braid, there some pretty interesting hairstyles out there, who knew the variety of braids! I find most of the reference on pinterest.com it seems to have much better quality image results than a regular google search for the same thing.
Inspired by all things Blizzard I’m trying to skill up and make more assets, specifically medieval knights swords and princesses. I’m not entirely happy with where this is at at the moment. She feels stuck in the middle of real and stylized and so stopping before the texturing phase to find more appealing shape design to push more towards the stylized zone.
I enjoy the middle ages themes like knights, princesses, swords and horses. I also enjoy renaissance paintings, so I tried to combine them. Also trying to mimic some techniques I’ve seen in paintings where the red underpainting starts bleeding through into the darkest darks. I may have gone overboard here as a the result making the guy feel slightly on the jelly side, specially in the hair.
It’s the bridge that connects places… to more different places, but that are actually places inside the same place.
I got some normal map fails on the rope so may need to try again there, but finally getting to grips with Xnormal. It’s really a great little program for baking maps.
And a dude that I made a couple days ago. I like his mouth, because he’s happy that he’s about to take down some bad guys.
I found an interesting way to make rope using the screw modifier on a ven diagram like circle layout coupled with the curve modifier. It makes for easy roping.
And for the character, my new favorite method of modeling is to use the shrink wrap modifier coupled with a solidify, really fast and easy to make changes.
Looking forward to animating this guy.