5x5: Realistic Characters in Maya

By - - Maya
Duration
2 mins

 

This is not a tutorial – it's a demonstration of technique.

 

In this video series, 5 artists demonstrate their respective technique in creating realistic 3D characters. The artists featured in this series come from different industries and work in different versions of Autodesk Maya.

Each was given 5 minutes to showcase how they work to inspire others to try new approaches.

 


 

Cable

Lead 3D artist Yin Shiuan demonstrates a time-lapse of his hair grooming process for recreating Cable from Deadpool 2 (as played by Josh Brolin.)

  

Willem Dafoe

3D character artist Yeonjong Son demonstrates a time-lapse of his process for recreating the likeness of Willem Dafoe.

  

3D Head

3D character artist Seungnam Yang demonstrates a time-lapse of their process for creating a realistic 3D head with Maya and Arnold.

 

Deadshot 

Here, 3D artist Bilguun Vorshilov breaks down his process to create a render of Deadshot from Suicide Squad, as played by Will Smith. 

   

3D Female character

Finally, 3D character artist Boris Moskalenko breaks down his process for creating a 3D render of his original female character entitled 'Sold'.

  

 


 

Do you have a neat technique of your own that you'd like to share?
Want to be a part of our next round of 5x5?

Leave us a note in the comments!

 

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Tags
  • Maya
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Character
  • Character/People
  • Film & VFX
  • Games
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