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Previously a production blog for my final year project ( you can still find the old posts of WIP images) YOu have stumbled across a collection of knick knacks and tutorials for 3D CG...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Monday, October 18, 2010

What is a warrior?

Forge your warrior in the ultimate 3D sculpting and painting challenge. Stretch your imagination and show off your creativity. Warriors can be fantastic, futuristic, historical, ethnic or anything else you can dream up. Is your warrior organic or mechanical, male, female or creature, low or high tech, cute or fierce, cartoony or hyper realistic? The options are endless, the choice is yours, let the battle begin.

war · ri · or –noun1. engaged or experienced in warfare; soldier.2. shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness.

Rules:
http://cghub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4092

entries:
http://cghub.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=110

Strength Vs. Agile Warrior

Fantasy vs. Present Vs. Sci Fi

Hyper Real vs. Stylalised vs. Cartoon

Organic vs Mechanical

Undead, Alien, Monster, Humanoid

Male, Female, It

Oriental, SEAsian, China/Mongolia, European, Native America, Polynesian, Japanese,

Soldier (ordered and resolute)

Barbarian (Chaotic and wild)

Galdiator (Desperate and Bloodthirty)

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Awesome painters

http://www.thunig.com/
http://paulfedor.com
www.paulcampion.com/

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Reference Links from CG Feedback

 Cinematography

 http://evanerichards.com/

https://film-grab.com/movies-a-z/
http://www.badrobots.se/




Creature design

http://www.flickr.com/photos/yahooeditorspicks/galleries/72157623618461809

http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/201...00622cold.html

http://www.creaturespot.com/

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009...ost-out-of-it/

http://arrestedmotion.com/

http://illustrationart.blogspot.com/...1_archive.html

http://conceptrobots.blogspot.com/

http://conceptartworld.com/http://www.conceptart.org/forums/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/107963674@N07/with/15578830782/

Photos from the old time.

http://www.howtobearetronaut.com/

http://old-photos.blogspot.com/search/label/1940

Textures

http://www.cgtextures.com/

http://www.environment-textures.com/

PhotoBrowsers

http://www.morguefile.com/archive/

http://photo.net/

http://www.flickr.com/

http://www.sxc.hu/

Human Anatomy

http://www.kino-teatr.ru/day/y1936/

http://link.library.utoronto.ca/anat...tion/index.cfm

http://www.freedomofteach.com/

http://www.reybustos.com/03ra/ra.html

http://www.kino-teatr.ru/day/y1936/

http://wallpaper.skins.be/angelina-j...750/1920x1200/

http://www.scott-eaton.com/bodies-in-motion

http://www.interesno.dn.ua/interesti...eople/242-homo

http://www.veda3d.com/edu/anatomy_drawing_book.htm

http://freevideolectures.com/Anatomy...n_Anatomy.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Gray's_Anatomy_images_with_missing_articles

http://usemycomputer.com/

Eyes

http://www.photographyserved.com/Gallery/Your-beautiful-eyes/428809

old faces (wrinkles)

http://www.markstoryphotography.com/

X-ray analysis of speach

http://hundertmarkblog.de/christine-...ses-of-speech/

Animals

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1220161/Ready-close-Wild-animals-captured-stunning-studio-photographs.html

http://zims.isis.org/aark/Hi%20res%2.../AllItems.aspx

http://www.gapingmaws.com/GapingMaws.htm

http://img238.imageshack.us/img238/3...dchimp1ng5.jpg

http://img260.imageshack.us/img260/4...dchimp2tu4.jpg

http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/2...dchimp5bk6.jpg

http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/8...dchimp6km9.jpg

Safari photos and wild animals,

http://www.gregdutoit.com/index.php?page=gallery_launch

insects

http://www.flickr.com/photos/usgsbiml/sets/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/artour_a/sets/72157623477677107/page3/


http://melodymaker.posterous.com/amazing-electron-microscope-shots


http://www.flickr.com/photos/a_semenov/sets/72157610938575131/



 



http://www.dnr.sc.gov/marine/sertc/gallery.htm

http://www.flickr.com/photos/opoterser/

http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=768656

http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=516535

http://images.google.co.nz/images?q=...ed=0CBAQsAQwAA[U]

http://vimeo.com/groups/1741/videos/1625437

Historical Reference

http://civilwarphotos.net/files/csos.htm

Artists

http://www.carloshuanteart.com/

http://www.donlanningstudio.com/film/film.htm

http://www.samjinks.com/

http://beinart.org/

http://www.ryanchurch.com/

http://www.nevillepage.com/

http://www.iainmccaig.com/

http://www.galleryhistoricalfigures.com/gallery.php

http://www.massiveblack.com/MBwebolu...ts/RideToHell/

http://www.goodbrush.com/

http://www.sparth.com/

http://www.artbyfeng.com/portfolio.html

http://www.supalette.com/coppermine/index.php

http://www.ghull.com/art/art_main.php

http://www.painterly.co.uk/galmenu.php

http://www.dylancolestudio.com/

http://www.sparth.com

http://www.keiththompsonart.com/index.html

Traditional:

http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/artist.php?artistid=132

http://www.beksinski.pl/

http://members.fortunecity.com/lioncourt77/berkey.html

http://www.christusrex.org/www2/art/caravaggio.htm

http://www.williamwhitaker.com/B_HTM...aits/INDEX.HTM

http://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Pi..._Photographs_1

http://www.claire-wendling.net/

Simon Lee:

http://www.bigbluetree.com/gallery.cfm

http://www.robertoferri.net/

http://www.artisticanatomyblog.com/

http://www.evanpenny.com/slide_figures.php?slide=3

http://www.joseismael.com/

http://www.henryyanart.com/paintings.php

Massimiliano Frezzato -

http://www.maser-universe.info/

Scott Kuebler

http://www.tskuebler.com/artist_bio.html

Sculptors:

http://popsculpturebook.blogspot.com/

http://blogs.myspace.com/stevewangfx

http://www.milesteves.com/

http://www.richardmacdonald.com/

http://www.schellstudio.com/gallery/

http://www.philippefaraut.com/portrait.html

http://www.pauldaysculpture.com/home.html

Hiroshi Katagiri -

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/inde...lbumId=2348785

Jamie Salmon and Jackie K. Seo

http://www.avatarsculptureworks.com/index.html

http://www.patriciapiccinini.net/http://www.davidsimonart.com/

Thomas Kuebler -

http://www.tskuebler.com/index.html

Beth cavener stichter-

http://www.followtheblackrabbit.com/index_main.htm

Ron Mueck (video)You Tube
You Tube


Ron Mueck (video)You Tube
You Tube


Jamie Salmon (video)You Tube
You Tube


Philippe Faraut (video)You Tube
You Tube


Pin-ups

http://www.thepinupfiles.com/vargas1.html

Drawing tips

http://www.autodestruct.com/thumbwar.htm

http://www.itchstudios.com/psg/art_tut.htm

old car design

http://www.flickr.com/photos/old_motors/

cars

http://www.worldcarfans.com/

http://www.the-blueprints.com/

http://www.finishlinewheels.com/

http://www.suurland.com/

military ref

http://www.primeportal.net/home.htm

https://www.flickr.com/photos/matt_hecht/sets/
Guns/tanks/etc...

http://www.pixagogo.com/DeicideNBF

http://www.theinfoexchange.net/showcategory.php?id=10#http://www.primeportal.net/home.htm

http://www.shipschematics.net/

http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/acatalog/index.html

http://www.securityarms.com/http://world.guns.ru/

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://igor113.livejournal.com/51213.html&prev=_t&twu=1#submit

http://www.airliners.net/

Damaged urban environments and Architectural plans

http://www.xs4all.nl/~kazil/http://www.opacity.us/

http://www.forbidden-places.net/explo1.php

http://www.architecturaldesigns.com/Home.aspx

http://cben.net/

mechanicals

http://www.mcmaster.com/#

http://www.conceptship.blogspot.com

SteamPunk

http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2008...rb-series.html

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Render_passes...

SpecCatcher = Blinn Material, black colour, Specular Shading -> Ecc + Spec Rolloff
ShadowCatcher = Usebackground reflectivity, reflection limit -> 0
Reflectivity = Usebackground do not cast shadow, spec colour white, reflect limit 2 and pump up reflectivity to 1

Self_shadowing--->Usebackground reflectivity:0 reflection limit = 0

environment reflections --> environment:renderstats:primary vis off, objects receiving reflections -> Reflectivity Catcher