ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1
English | Size: 932 MB
Category: Tutorial

Creature FX: Volume 1 is the first in a series of training DVDs designed to focus on dozens of the visual effects associated with characters, creatures and other organic and animated subjects. It introduces many advanced industry techniques developed specifically for the latest crop of effects-laden films and utilizes up to date software and methods to create blockbuster visual effects! [Read more…]

Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush

Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush
English | Size: 4.59 GB
Category: Tutorial

In this ZBrush tutorial we focus our attention on sculpting a creature bust with specific attention being paid to the concept art. We will go deep into how to construct a creature bust using only one piece of concept art. We will discuss the advantages and limitations of having a concept to work with as well as various techniques inside of ZBrush that will speed up your workflow. [Read more…]

Lynda – Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush Photoshop and Maya

Lynda – Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush Photoshop and Maya
English | Size: 4.3GB
Category: Tutorial

Watch as author Ryan Kittleson introduces the skills digital artists need to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production. This course covers basic design, sculpting, texturing, posing, and lighting and demonstrates real-world workflow, starting with the basic sculpture in ZBrush and moving it into Maya for finishing, while editing textures in Photoshop.
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Pluralsight – Game Creature Sculpting Fundamentals

Pluralsight – Game Creature Sculpting Fundamentals
English | Size: 1.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Creatures can be one of the most enjoyable elements to make in game development, both fantastic and often exploratory to make. However, creatures can also be the junction between believably and fantasy that can be difficult to maintain. In this course, Game Creature Sculpting Fundamentals, you’ll learn how to balance those two paradigms and learn how to apply human anatomy onto a fantastical creature. First, you’ll dive into techniques for sculpting muscle. Next, you’ll explore how to manage different tool sets in ZBrush, while making a complex and nuanced creature without getting bogged down in micro detail. Finally, you’ll discover some prop creation methods. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to create and design creatures that feel like they could truly exist and are fantastic to see. Software required: ZBrush. [Read more…]

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1
English | Size: 932 MB
Category: Tutorial

Creature FX: Volume 1 is the first in a series of training DVDs designed to focus on dozens of the visual effects associated with characters, creatures and other organic and animated subjects. It introduces many advanced industry techniques developed specifically for the latest crop of effects-laden films and utilizes up to date software and methods to create blockbuster visual effects!
In Volume 1, you’ll learn the entire creative process for generating convincing character disintegration effects; similar to the visual effects created for the upcoming action feature film Day Breakers (release date early 2010) to create a character bursting into flames and burning away. Each layer of this effect is meticulously handled through advanced particle systems, scripting, fluids and advanced shader techniques.
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Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush

Sculpting a Creature Bust in ZBrush
English | Size: 4.59 GB
Category: Tutorial

In this ZBrush tutorial we focus our attention on sculpting a creature bust with specific attention being paid to the concept art. We will go deep into how to construct a creature bust using only one piece of concept art. We will discuss the advantages and limitations of having a concept to work with as well as various techniques inside of ZBrush that will speed up your workflow. [Read more…]

Gumroad – High Res / Game Res Creature Production + Bonus by Michael Pavlovich

Gumroad – High Res / Game Res Creature Production + Bonus by Michael Pavlovich
English | Size: 7.0GB
Category: CBTS

Part 1 High Res Creation:
[69 videos, 8 hours 13 minutes]
Blockout:
Refine Sculpt:
Polypainting:
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Udemy – Ultimate Creature Design and Concept Course

Udemy – Ultimate Creature Design and Concept Course
English | Size: 3.1GB
Category: Tutorial

Join the course and begin designing creatures today!
Do you want to learn how to design creatures for game and film like an industry pro? Or maybe you’re on a quest to start making money as concept artist? In any case you’ve come to the right place.
The ‘Ultimate Creature Design Course’ will show you how to create interesting and believable creatures that will stand up as professional work. The techniques taught in this course can be translated into any program from Photoshop to Manga Studio to paper and pencil. This course will enhance or give you skills in the world of creature design – or your money back!
The course is your track to building a solid portfolio of creature designs and concept art! Whether for your own content or for other peoples projects.
This course will take you from having little knowledge in designing creatures to creating professional concept art in as little as one week.
So what else is in it for you? [Read more…]

The Gnomon Workshop – Creature Rigging for Production

The Gnomon Workshop – Creature Rigging for Production
English | Size: 6.0GB
Category: Tutorial

Character rigging is a process that starts the moment the design of a character is established. To get the most out of a character it involves a lot of communication between the modeler, the rigger and, whenever possible, the animator. This tutorial begins by working with the basic blockout ZBrush file from Ben Erdt’s tutorial “Creature Modeling for Production” to start generating the skeleton. The rig is set up in several components, divided by the limbs, and aims to create a fully functional body rig before the modeler is done creating a clean topology. The components make use of IK, FK and Spline-IK systems with blending where necessary. [Read more…]

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1

ALLAN MCKAY creature vfx 1
English | Size: 932 MB
Category: Tutorial

Creature FX: Volume 1 is the first in a series of training DVDs designed to focus on dozens of the visual effects associated with characters, creatures and other organic and animated subjects. It introduces many advanced industry techniques developed specifically for the latest crop of effects-laden films and utilizes up to date software and methods to create blockbuster visual effects! [Read more…]