3D Model + Render Passes and Composite

My first 3D model made in MODO, playing around with the curve extrude tool and learning the basics 🙂

Shading, lighting and rendering in Maya with V-Ray.

Render passes composited in NUKE.

Final Composite:

finalComposite

Lighting Pass:

renderPasses_lighting

Reflection Pass:

renderPasses_reflection

Specular Highlight Pass:

renderPasses_specular

Beauty Pass: (Used for reference while compositing)

renderPasses_beauty

Photography + 3D Lighting and Rendering Practice!!

Some photos from in and around the Auckland Sky Tower, check them out on Flickr!!

2017 August Sky Tower

Lighting, shading and V-Ray Physical Camera practice in Maya:

Lighting Practice 01

Lighting Practice 02

Render optimization testing:

V-Ray default settings:

renderOptimizationTest_1m25s_defaultSettings

Turn down max subdivs to 8:

renderOptimizationTest_1min10s_loweredMaxSubdivs

Final optimized render, optimized light subdivs.

renderOptimizationTest_45s_optimisedLights

I will soon be posting a compositing breakdown of my first MODO 3D model 🙂

Likeness study: Ewan Mcgregor

Finally finished my little study break project!!

Sculpted in Zbrush, re-topologised in Maya, rendered with V-ray.

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Maya + V-Ray Render)

Likeness study: Ewan McGregor (Zbrush screenshots)

 

Likeness study – Ewan McGregor (WIP)

My latest sculpt so far, check it out on ArtStation!!

https://www.artstation.com/artwork/LVyB0

3D Animation and Visual Effects Reel 2016

Made a quick video with some highlights from my first year of study at Media Design School. Live-action short film coming soon!! Enjoy!!

P.S. happy revenge of the 5th!! (;

Here’s a few screenshots of an abandoned city I’m working on in Sketchup :)

Sketchup city preview Sketchup city preview 2 Sketchup city preview 3