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.
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.)
3D character artist Yeonjong Son demonstrates a time-lapse of his process for recreating the likeness of Willem Dafoe.
3D character artist Seungnam Yang demonstrates a time-lapse of their process for creating a realistic 3D head with Maya and Arnold.
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'.
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