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)

 

Live Action Short Film!!!!

My team’s final short film for the 2nd Year Bachelor of Art & Design (3D Animation & VFX) film production module at Media Design School.

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!! (;