IMAGINATIVE ILLUSTRATION WITH J.P. TARGETE
In this DVD, Dylan discusses the fundamentals of landscape matte painting by demonstrating how to design a shot, both from a plate and from scratch.
In this DVD, Dylan discusses the fundamentals of cityscape matte painting by demonstrating how to design a shot, both from a plate and from scratch.
Building upon the foundation of his first two DVDs, Dylan takes you through the entire matte painting process, from pencil sketch to color study to final rendering.
Deformers are intuitive and interactive tools used to sculpt surfaces into new shapes, circumventing the need to edit vertices one-by-one.
Sculpt deformers are spherical objects which create rounded deformations. They can be used to simulate effects such as liquid pumping through tubes, or a character chewing and swallowing
Wires and Wrinkles are curve deformers, which are useful as both sculpting and effects tools. While a wire can be used to reshape or animate a character’s brow
The ability to sketch and render vehicles is an important asset in the field of concept design. Using materials standard in the design industry
For students heading into set design, the ability to sketch and render environments is essential. Learn how to plan out perspectives, set up compositions, establish lighting, and create mood
By first bringing in a line-drawing from a previous lecture (Design 2), we learn how to use the digital medium to create a finished rendering.
Adobe Photoshop is the preferred, industry-standard software for photo manipulation and graphics creation, but using it effectively for projects in production is key.
In the second DVD in this series on Maya Fluid Effects, effects animator David Schoneveld imparts a detailed view of the various methods and advanced features of particle and rigid body control
There are many ways to create and design particle effects animation in Maya.
In this lecture we begin a four part series which delves into a myriad of softbody effects.One of the most interesting aspects of Maya’s dynamic engine is the ability to constrain vertices to particle
With the fundamentals of softbody effects understood, this lecture moves on to more specific applications, effects including oceans, puddles, mud, sand and snow.
While surfaces are the obvious application of softbodies, lattices and curves can also be converted to yield several useful results.