Tonight’s progress. By this pace I should be done with the tutorials in a week or two.
Currently working through Redbeard’s tutorial series. He’s a 3D character artist for Disney Interactive and I’d really like to learn that style. Progress so far, his concept, my sculpting.
Recently finished another HMC competition. #41 : Heroes of Saturday Morning.
Here is the final result. I wasn’t able to finish everything I wanted before running out of time but I definitely liked the way Cheetara came out.
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I figured Halloween would be the best day to get this out. So Darius started a scheme quite a while ago. Unknown to me he started growing his hair out. After about a month I finally did notice and said … Continue reading
Getting down to the wire both in work and time. That July 1st deadline is approaching fast. Almost finished sculpting so I can start on the snakes after that. I’m hoping to have enough done so I can animate her this weekend.
Boy I really am bad at blogging. I frequently say to myself, “I should put that on my site” and then never do. Ah well, guess it just isn’t going to be my thing.
Anyway, I know it’s been a while but here is the latest progress on Medusa for this month’s challenge.
As always you can follow the latest progress on the main challenge page.
This months challenge is a tribute to Ray Harryhausen who passed away May 7th. I was considering skipping but not when it is a tribute to such a legendary FX artist.
When I was a kid my Dad had a Beta Max with 3 tapes that we watched over and over again until I had every line memorized, Star Wars, Caddy Shack and of course Clash of the Titans. Ray’s Medusa scared me so bad when I was a kid. What I love more than anything was not just that he created these creatures but that he took the time to inject real life into them instead of just moving them around.
My plan is to create a film accurate version Medusa, rig her and animate a little stop motion short of her. The deadline is July 1st so that is a lot to get done in a short amount of time.July 1st