Other’s Concept and Maya Work

Courtney’s Maya work I found awesome, I really liked the idea of a toy wind up bird. And she also had the same idea about putting some form of clothing onto the characters which make them seem slightly more human:

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Aisling’s crow I also found pretty cool especially the Maya version because of how the feathered areas stick out in a thorny manner:

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Shaping The Polygons

In this post I want to show the making of the lamp. Here is the reference:9741060870_2_large

Sculpting the polygon shape:

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First part finished… feeling slightly proud even though its very simple once you know how:

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The finished product:

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Lamp after  “Normals” — “soften edge” etc…

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Progression of Lamp

Peace and quite.. awesome.. along with some “Edward Scissorhands” and “A Nightmare on Elm Street as background noise whist doing work; that’s how I DO THINGS! 

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This is a progression of the MAYA project we were given in building a room and the objects in it. As a group we decided who was going to build what in our room. My task was to build the rooms lamp:
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These are my notes on how to make these shapes into an object. I also went through all the mistakes not to make again, and there was plenty!:

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