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Making Of 'Ganesha - God Of Wisdom'

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Date Added: 10th January 2011
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Once I was happy with the model, I started experimenting with different materials in ZBrush to see which one was going to work well with the statue (Fig.17 - 18).

Fig. 17

Fig. 18

Finally I zeroed it down to an earthly-looking metacap. I chose that one because I felt that it gave me a calm and subtle look. I brought it back into Maya and started making a shader, which would resemble the one I'd chosen in ZBrush (Fig.19).

Fig. 19

The reason for doing the shader in Maya was that, in ZBrush, I was not getting much control over the lighting. For me, controlling the lights was much easier in Maya (Fig.20).

Fig. 20

Simultaneously I was working on the lights. I just used a basic three-point lighting setup (Fig.21).

Fig. 21

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Nitin Oza on Tue, 15 September 2015 11:30am
You have taken lot of pain. I do not find words...
Blargle Arp on Sun, 31 May 2015 10:20am
Ganesh is fresh! Nice sculpt indeed.
Karan Aggarwal on Sat, 20 December 2014 4:57am
nice work bro
Rajesh on Fri, 05 September 2014 5:52am
awesome fine finieshed
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Lavanya on Fri, 26 April 2013 10:14am
Awesomee. eee ... have no words to describe ... simply mindblowing work ... good keep going :)
Suresh on Wed, 09 January 2013 9:22am
hi Hemant chhaan ! Nice & Holistic work.
T.K.Ramachandran Iyer on Sat, 28 July 2012 1:30pm
DEAR HEMANT, It is really wonderful piece of work!I am sure that LORD GANESHA WILL GIVE TO YOU THE STRENGTH and comfort to do and achieve more good things. Your's Sincerely, T.K.Ramachandran Iyer and Mrs.Meera Ramachandran (Senior Citizens)
Janaki on Wed, 13 June 2012 4:24pm
Awesome ... unbelievable... Love the Ganesha!!! Good job!
Arun on Wed, 21 December 2011 2:40pm
Sagar on Sat, 22 October 2011 8:17am
great thank god
Manish on Fri, 22 April 2011 6:58am
Hemant..Good me in my cell.
Srinivas on Sun, 06 March 2011 4:30pm
fine model, i like it.....
Santosh on Tue, 01 February 2011 6:44pm
hi hemanth, Amazing work! no words.. iam the M.D of ARENA ANIMATION one of the center in india. really great work u have done. Lord ganesha may bless u give u a brightful future. i was very interesting when I went through this...where r u working now? all the best for future..bye.
Rakesh on Thu, 13 January 2011 1:12pm
Nice work Hemanth. Very good quality output. Would be eager to see more such work coming from your end. Cheers
Jayaram on Thu, 13 January 2011 5:37am
Paul on Wed, 12 January 2011 4:39pm
Incredible sculpt and detail, especially your low-res poly before zbrush - nice proportions and form!
Roopesh on Tue, 11 January 2011 5:22am
Thank you very much for this making of Ganesha.. Its.. amazing...once again thankyou very much.. I was very interesting when I went through this...
Anand on Mon, 10 January 2011 8:16pm
Excellent work dude.... carry on d process
Ganesh on Mon, 10 January 2011 12:26pm
hi ! thank`s for your work, it`s amazing, i`hope some day, i can modelize like you. I'm still a beginner but I will try . THANK YOU !!!
Julien on Mon, 10 January 2011 12:03pm
Hi Hermant, i'm just back from a trip in india, visiting my in-laws for a wedding, and i was amazed by all the wonderfull sculptures of divinities you can find in this wonderfull country. Now i'm quite obsessed by reproducing this kind of sculpture and your job is a great inspiration. Congratulation you did a great job! All the best. Julien
Amit on Mon, 10 January 2011 11:55am
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