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Do you want to learn how to create hyper detailed hard surfaced and organic 3d models ready for films, games, or illustrations?
This course shows you how to use subdivision surface modeling techniques to conquer any modeling challenge set before you. Once you have mastered this powerful workflow you will be able to use it as a cornerstone for all of your future 3d modeling projects.
Learn how to harness the power of Blender's subdivision surface modifier in conjunction with timeless procedural modeling skills to build realistic looking 3d models.
Each real world project demonstrated real-time with practical solutions.
The best way to learn is to do! Each project in this course is demonstrated real time as I walk you through my thinking process as I make decisions for how to solve problems and create practical solutions. All of the .blend files are provided for each lecture as I progress through the projects so you can pick up wherever you need to and follow along. Start at the beginning or pick up in the middle and learn how to develop your own skills with the hands on training inside this course.
After following the workflow outlined in this course you'll be able to take a proof or a concept and develop a plan for how to achieve the results you need using subdivision surface modeling.
Content and Overview
Starting with a brief overview of the subdivision surface workflow I'll then share my process for building out hi-res 3d models for a 3d illustration. Each project builds on the last providing stepping stones for learning more advanced techniques after mastering the basics.
Each project starts with an overview of the intended goals from the concept. Then I show you how to build each model starting with the creation of a base mesh and refining it with the sub-d process into a final model. Along the way I'll share my tips for success and how to avoid problems as you work on your own modeling projects.
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|Section 1: Welcome to the course!|
Welcome to my course!Preview
COURSE MATERIALS & RESOURCES -- Download Here!
Welcome and SetupPreview
Subidvision surface modeling overviewPreview
|Section 2: Project #1 - A Leather Bound Antique Journal|
1.1 - Creating the base mesh for the journal pages
1.2 - Bending the page with deform modifiers
1.3 - Smoothing out the pages
1.4 - Duplicating the pagesPreview
1.5 - Positioning the spine
1.6 - Curving the spine and cleanup
1.7 - Creating the cover base mesh
1.8 - Refining the cover details
1.9 - Adding final details to the coverPreview
1.10 - Adding cover pages
1.11 - Adding a bookmark and cleanup
|Section 3: Project #2 - Rolled Up Maps with an Amber Paperweight|
2.1 - Creating the base mesh for the maps
2.2 - Using empty objects and vertex groups
2.3 - A basic overview of weight painting
2.4 - Adding a basic curl to the map
2.5 - Adding a second curled corner
2.6 - Duplicating and positioning multiple maps
2.7 - Creating the base mesh for the fossil
2.8 - Using the cell fracture add-on to split the fossil (Optional)
2.9 - Adding some cracks to the fossil
|Section 4: Conclusion|
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I have a passion for inspiring independent creatives to push their skills to new heights. Over the past 10 years I've worked as a professional 2d / 3d artist in the entertainment industry. And I've had the pleasure of working on some incredible projects and meet some of the best minds in the business. Now I want to pass my knowledge on to you!
What would you like to learn?
Are you just starting out as a 3d artist and want to learn 3d fundamentals?
Would you like to take your 3d modeling skills to the next level and tackle advanced modeling while you build a concept car?
Would you like to learn how to improve you basic sketching skills in Adobe Photoshop?
If you want to learn how to do any of these things then grab one of my courses and pick up a new skill! All of my courses come with a risk free 30 day money back guarantee and I'm always available if you have any questions about the course or want to chat.
A BIT MORE ABOUT ME:
I have a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media with an emphasis in Computer Animation. As of the summer of 2016 I am now a Blender Foundation Certified Trainer with over 12 years of experience in the software. I love learning, experimenting with 3d art, and sharing my knowledge with people who love Blender as much as I do!
After graduating with a B.S. from John Brown University in Digital Medial Arts and a minor in Computer Science I went on to start my career in the visual effects and motion graphics industry in Tulsa, OK. There I cut my teeth working on intellectual properties such as Hasbro's GI Joe, New Balance television spots, and Bushnell outdoor gear. I also had the opportunity to rub shoulders with some amazing talent and hone my production skills in both the Adobe and Autodesk software platforms.
Taking my chance at a new opportunity I then began working as a production artist in the promotional products industry and have spent the past several years expanding into new areas of design through industrialized printing, CAD manufacturing, and large format digital printing. This work has opened my eyes to the multi-faceted impact creative endeavors have on numerous service industries throughout the world. And I'm still learning.
My experience has allowed me the privilege to focus on some lifelong aspirations by launching my own business and redefining the boundaries of my imagination and my art through new design projects and the amazing opportunity to reach out to the upcoming generation and inspire them to go for their dreams.
At the beginning of 2015 I quit my day job and founded my own company called Indie Stock. I enjoy occasionally doing freelance projects, but my real passion is for teaching Blender and learning with my fellow Blenderheads. During the summer of 2016 I started a website called Blender Unleashed and was granted the status of an official Blender Foundation Certified Trainer (BFCT).