Making Of 'Unicron'

by Clinton Felker

I then started to implement value to help define the shapes more. I just used one of the standard soft brushes for this task (Fig.04).


Next I started to think about the surface texture. Based off the old Transformers movie he has a lot of moving parts, so I thought of old metal panels as a good texture solution. Since the line art was well defined it was easier for me to find points for my texture placement. Here’s a breakdown of the texture placement (Fig.05).



Here's what the layer stack looked like (Fig.06).


Here’s more of the same technique applied to different areas (Fig.07).


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