3DTotal have a new step-by-step guide on Maya written by 3D animator and trainer Jahirul Amin which includes in-depth chapters on anatomy to provide the reader with a solid foundation on which to develop 3D character skills. It actually comes out on the 13th of April but it’s available to preorder now. Get it here.
This is probably the first interview I have done for a piece of work that hasn’t yet been finished. Alf Martin Løvvold 3D generalist at Gimpville created this spectacular 28 second short piece which contains an insane amount of detail, everything from the debris to the foliage to the people running and climbing around in the scene look like something out of a feature film. Below is a short interview about the Helicopter Crash scene.(more…)
Very impressive car model, rendering and cinematorgaphy by Zach LaPlante on this advert for BMW.