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Making Of 'Lobit'

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My name is Andrea Lazzarotti and I've been working in the field of computer graphics for the past 10 years. I currently work at TAXFREE FILM of Parma in Italy, in the advertising industry. You can see some of my work here: http://farins.deviantart.com/gallery/

I took inspiration from my old Canon Super 8 camera to create this little robot. I really love the vintage look of that camera and the very solid materials that it's made from. I first took some reference photos to get an idea about the forms, materials and color combinations. Obviously I did not want to do an exact replica, but it helped to add a touch of vintage to my creation (Fig.01 - 02).

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With a new piece I usually start by making some sketches on paper to create the starting form, but in this case I went for a direct approach and started in 3D. I experimented with the body and arms until I found a good form.

I began with a sphere and built the initial chassis around it (Fig.03 - 04), trying to create a simple, but functional, design. I did the same for the arms, trying not to stray too far from the style that characterized the technology of the time of the Super 8 (Fig.05).

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Waves Of Light on Wed, 07 August 2013 4:26pm
Super little tutorial.
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Frankdefaria on Sun, 09 June 2013 11:38am
VERY NICE.THANK'S FOR SHARING.
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Wasim Attar on Fri, 10 August 2012 10:40am
How much time you had taken to make this image.
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Aldo on Wed, 04 July 2012 5:20pm
(es) gran modelado, render, composicion y correccion de color (en) great modeling, rendering, composition and color correction
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