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 🙂

Rigging, 3D Sculpting & Digital Painting

A few of my latest projects, including some screenshots from a Maya rigging practice project,  a couple of ZBrush sculpts for the 3D Modelling module I’m doing currently and a Photoshop digital speed-painting 🙂

Spiderpus Rig Breakdown

Hugh Jackman Likeness Sculpt Render & Reference

Hugh Jackman Likeness Sculpt

Volcano Photoshop Painting

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!! (;