Wednesday, 4 July 2012

time for a stretch

so i made a little tutorial for a friend of mine with my own way of rigging stretchy limbs. I hope it works for his project. So now im posting for everyone else why not share the little knowledge i have in the world.
its more for the advanced rigger in 3ds max but follow along and any one should be able to do this.

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

well here is a quick animation cycle for the troll. All rigged and animated in 1 day
Animation list in order is
1.walk cycle

Sunday, 1 July 2012

trolly wolly

well looks like i got away with my last update with no scraps or bruises XD. So i thought i add a update for ye on the rock troll :D end poly count 1300 im happy with that .
few touch ups on the texture left then he is ready for rigging and a few animations thrown on him.
ps. crystals my idea and they may be removed on final model meaning the poly count would be 1000 or sumthing like that

Friday, 29 June 2012

awwwww man :( i wanted to do alot more for this blog but am weighed down with free lance work and stuff at home. but now worries here is a little sneaky peak at sum of the freelance im doing on a new ipad game
he is only 1200 poly and is a rock troll :D more will follow.
ps. not even sure if im aloud to post this but my blog is empty and its a cool little model so what the hell XD

Friday, 1 June 2012

Update time is here again tralalalala.
 Not much to update on only that finally my web seems "fixed" i say as my connection probably dies again. but any whooooo's here is the steam punk assassin robot thing so far alot more detail to be put on him and the rest of him (im sorry i was busy :P ) so far im up to 1400 polies but that's cool plenty left to play with before i bring him in to zbrush and give him some awesome scratches, decals and all that jazz(hmmmm i think i will try fit the writing all that jazz on him some where ha ). 

But  a quick run through of what i have done so far. 
The main body Armour is made out of 2 separate planes and use the edge flow technique in 3ds max to form the main shape. the cogs are cylenders with extrudes on everyother poly on the out side edge. Each back bone is made from a box and a plane to make them ringy things. hydrolics are simply 2 cylinders one smaller than the other. Well looks like the render is done so i wont waste any more of ur time typing all this up and making u think its important when its not its just me wasting time while i render :P . 

P.s. I know what your thinking either i type super fast or my render is slow. its a little from column A and a little from column B 

P.P.S. This is the 3rd time i had to model this due to pc crashing 

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Another week without real web connection and to busy to go town to Internet cafe with building at home. So I scrambled through my magazines and books and priced this guy together today during a 2 hour period. Heavily influenced by a lot of concept art I was looking at but they were all in 2d so let's see how this stuff works for game models. My target poly count this time will be about 4000 so a lot more to play with :) more updates to follow
Edit..... Sorry about quality of picture I can only take photo of scree right now and upload from phone haha

Friday, 25 May 2012

Mobile update

Sorry about late update I have been rather busy with buying stuff for garden digging, meetings......o yeah texturing this guy :)
Just rigging left to go and he be ready to go
If this don't work right I'm sorry first time using this app :)

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Well there is the unwrap done phew :D all hand unwrapped for that home cooked taste. No fancy shmancy unwrapping programs. Personally i think people who are taught just to use a specific plug in way to unwrap is useless in the real world. Learning the basics you can easily transfer all your talents and knowledge from one program over to a new one that a client or a studio is using.

EDIT- Forgot to mention got him from that 1100 poly to 830 poly oooooooo yeah :D

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Low poly update on this little dude.  Making it a personal challenge to make him as low poly as possible so it will run on ipad. My limit for him is 900 so far he is 1000 hehehe so bit of clean up is needed but as its only a rough mock up so far for scale i can easily get finished model out for like 800(i hope)

Monday, 21 May 2012

This shall be my first weekly model. not much but i will be using this little guy in an upcoming project soon. He shoots paint from that large tank on his back. I will post updates as i do them.
Well look what it has come to. All the cool kids have blogs up so i just had to follow the crowd. This will be where i make few characters for games hope to post one up every week and keep this place pretty busy with stuff. So updates will mainly appear here on sundays but i will post mid week with WIP if i have time.
P.s - Updates will depend if i can remember the login to this place XD