Merry Facial Rigging

Another rig from a class, this video is focused on the face rigging. The model is used with permission from merryproject.com.

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Traveler

This is my project for a lighting and rendering class, using Maya and Mental Ray.

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The Process

Thumbnails

The first part of the assignment was 10 different compositions. There ended up being an underlying theme in all of my thumbnails about travel and mystery.

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First pass at thumbnails, using key descriptive words.

Thumbnails – Pass 2

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Second pass at thumbnails, focusing more on value and mood.

Color Comps

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Color compositions.

3D Progress

I used paint FX for the trees and foliage, and a color ramp for the fog. The textures were done in substance painter. The wood and cement texture is from cgtextures.com.

Finished Image

 

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Finished render