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
Making Of 'Ready to Fly'

By Adrian Baluta
| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star nonerating star none
(2 Votes)
| 16785 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
Photoshop, Maya, mental ray

Step 3

The next step was to create the wing and make it look like a functional one (Fig.10). This was built using the extrude face of a cube and then I added some additional mechanical support, like some joins. The rest of the body was build using the same technique that I used to create the head and I combined all of the small mechanical parts with the large shapes (Fig.11). The texturing part was not so complicated because I used procedural textures.

422_tid_fig10.jpg
Fig. 10

422_tid_fig11.jpg
Fig. 11

Final Touches

For the lighting I use two directional lights and for the ground I used Paintfx for the grass (Fig.12). I rendered one layer in Maya, one layer in Mentalray and a different one for the grass (Fig.13). For the background I used a matte painting with clouds and some land.  Finally, the composition was made in Photoshop.

422_tid_fig12.jpg
Fig. 12

422_tid_fig13.jpg
Fig. 13


422_tid_final.jpg
Final Image

Thank you very much for reading this making of. I hope you will find it useful and learn from it.




< previous page

 
1 | 2
Related Tutorials

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: ZBrush, Photoshop, Project, Female, Character

Go to tutorial
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (1)
Comments 0 Views 3991

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: character, female, pin-up, olivia, andrew hickinbottom,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star halfrating star none
Comments 2 Views 32730

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: Making of, caterpillar, butterfly, ZBrush, Photoshop, 3ds Max,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half
Comments 0 Views 40296

Tutorial

Gallery Image.



Keywords: character, cartoon, balloon, fly, scene,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half
Comments 12 Views 81141
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment