Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2
Maing Of 'Corak the Hunter'

By Philip Herman
| Your Rating:
rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none
(0 Votes)
| 110183 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
3ds Max, Photoshop, mental ray, ZBrush
1119_tid_13.jpg

Introduction

Hi all, my name is Philip Herman, I was born in Jakarta, Indonesia but currently living in Singapore. I currently work for KOEI Entertainment, a Japanese video game company, as 3D Character Artist. I like to share with you guys how I created my image, Corak the Hunter.

Concept

I made this image for a freelance job that I got from Red Eye Studio, which I was asked to create a 3D Art asset for their game title "Dark Sovereign" which is currently in development. The concept and the designs of the character were made by them. They wanted the image to be like a Movie Poster, and I'm using references from Pirates of the Caribbean 3, Hellboy, Harry Porter etc....

So here is the concept behind my character:

1119_tid_02.jpg
1119_tid_03.jpg

Modelling

Since I'm planning to use ZBrush for my modeling, I just made a low poly model in 3D Max, un-wrapping the entire model first before taking it into ZBrush.

1119_tid_04.jpg
Once it has been un-wrapped, I take the model as mentioned above into ZBrush to add all the detail to the character.

1119_tid_06.jpg
1119_tid_07.jpg

After modelling all the parts in ZBrush, I then take each part, one by one into Maya, choosing to pose it manually, as I just want to produce a still image...

1119_tid_08.jpg

Texturing

Here is a sample of the texture that I made for this character...

1119_tid_09.jpg
I've mixed the textures in order to create the ideal looking one for my character. I have used, as a resource for my texture, textures from 3DTotal's Total Textures and www.3d.sk.

1119_tid_10a.jpg
1119_tid_10b.jpg
I use a skin material from Maya's mental ray for this character; I download the skin shader from http://www.highend3d.com/



next page >

 
1 | 2
Related Tutorials

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: character, creature, tao,

Go to tutorial
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (3)
Comments 0 Views 43498

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: scene, monster, streets, empty,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
Comments 0 Views 36922

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: tribal, hunter, character, video,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none
Comments 3 Views 18656

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: hunter, character, apocalypse, futuristic, sci-fi,

Go to galleries 1
rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none
Comments 0 Views 66528
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
avatar
(ID: 210928, pid: 0) Milad on Fri, 09 August 2013 11:00pm
nice work man,thanks for sharing
Add Your Comment