Archive for August, 2012

New renders – Fiat 500 Abarth turntable and poster

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on a new project during my downtime: Modeling a Fiat 500 Abarth. I’ve never actually modeled a car before, and after watching Digital Tutors’ series on car modeling I wanted to give it a shot. I really had a lot of fun with this and I’m amazed how well it came out. All the studying with Mental Ray helped a lot, too! I plan on animating a proper sequence of this, but for now I’ve got a turntable render and a poster image:

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Updates incoming

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Over the past few days I’ve been going around and making some edits to the site. Most of these are technical fixes that, hopefully, nobody noticed needed doing. On the plus side, all video players on the site have been updated and now work in more browsers (including mobile)! I’ve got a few other updates planned in the coming weeks, including (but not limited to) projects I’ve worked on over the past year, Maya techniques that’ve really helped with my workflow, a MEL script or two that I’ve developed, and some other learning resources I’ve found. Stay tuned!

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