Friday, 31 January 2014

3D models

Here are some 3d game models. All of them are built in 3Ds Max and all of the textures are hand paint textures.




Monday, 28 October 2013

Drawing for Concept Art


The Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge & Understanding
1.  Appraise and demonstrate a breadth of knowledge relating to contemporary drawing practice.
2.  Identify resources and demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques required for a range of drawing tasks. 
Cognitive & Intellectual Skills
3.  Evaluate historical and contemporary practice in drawing.
4.  Synthesise observation, existing and acquired knowledge in the production of original imagery. 
Practical & Professional Skills
5.  Analyse and interpret visual situations in order to represent them effectively.
6.  Demonstrate use of appropriate tools and techniques to achieve a professional result. 
Key Transferable Skills
7.  Apply practice-based research to the development of original ideas.
8.  Apply professional techniques to a range of commercial problems.


Week 1

8 figures from imagination


Week 2

Life drawing




Creature - Skeleton




Week 3

Life drawing








Creature - muscle



Week 4

City drawing




Creature - developed


Week 5

Character


3 Artists

Desert Rose

Marek Denko

3D artwork

 

Description

Marek Denko is a Slovakia 3D artist and he was born in 1980 in former Czechoslovakia in the small town in the central part of Slovak republic. The image above is one of his art work which is called 'Deser Rose'. Also, it was inspired by the Mad Max trilogy and the post-Nuclear War game Fallout.

'Deser Rose' is a 3D artwork which made in 3D max, photoshop and Vray. It was started in January 2008. Marek spent on it parts of his free time (about two to three weeks) during 4 months.  

From this image, we can see a buggy in a desert. We can also know this buggy is the main thing in this image, that is because the size of this buggy is very big compare to other things.

Marek states that 'there is no big deep point in just a create heavy high detailed buggy in desert environment.' 'This project some kind of skill presentation for fancy car renderings but using old rusty mad fallout buggy.'

Analysis

'Desert Rose' is a very realistic artwork. When i first saw it, i thought it was a photograph. It is not easy to make a 3D artwork looks like a phtotgraph, so it is not hard to see how good skills that Marek has. This artwork also shows us that Karek is a very scrupulous artistic. He added lots of details to make this piece looks real.

In order to make this piece looks real, Karek added lots of details on those things, especially on the buggy. As we can see, there are lots of dust on the tyres and the rest parts of the buggy, there are also some rust on the iron parts of the buggy, etc. All of those details make this piece looks real.

 When I look at this image, the first thing came into my eyes is the buggy. One of the reason is that the buggy is the bigest thing in this image and another reason is that the focal point is on the buggy.

Through this image, i have a feeling that it is a retro style image. That is because the colour of this image is not very high contrast, also because the corners of this image is darker then the centre.

 Interpretation

Although Karek states that this artwork some kind of skill presentation, i still can feel there is a story behind the image. This piece let me imagine that there was a guy traveled to the wild by the buggy and because the desert is too dry, he got off the buggy and tried to find some water.

Judgment

In general, i think it is a quite successful artwork, especially the details in this piece.

Both lighting and texturing are very excellent in this piece.

I got lots of ideas about how to do texturing and colour correcting from 'Desert Rose'.

Bibliograph

http://marekdenko.net/?page_id=53 [accessed 08/11/2013]
http://silodrome.com/desert-rose-buggy-by-marek-denko/ [accessed 08/11/2013]
http://forums.cgsociety.org/archive/index.php/t-628248.html  [accessed 08/11/2013]

Title unknow

Feng Zhu

Digital painting 

 

Description

This is a digital painting did by Feng Zhu. 

This image has foreground, midground and distant view. The things in midground are the main things in this image because there are a lot of details on the midground things.

In the midground, there is a big eagle sculpture on the right hand side of this image and a soldier with red cloak on the left hand side of this image and some soldiers without cloak in the middle of this image.

The red cloak soldier and the other soldiers are facing to each others. Also, the light is shooting on the red cloak soldier.

Also, the big eagle sculpture is looking down to the soldiers and spreading its wings.

Analysis

When i first saw this painting, my eyes are led to the big eagle sculpture and the red cloak soldier. The reasons that are below:
  • The eagle sculpture is so big
  • The soldier is wearing a red cloak and red is a quite showy colour.
  • The main light is shotting on the red cloak soldier.
In the midground, there is a big eagle sculpture on the right hand side, it makes the right hand side have more weight than the left hand side in the midground, but this image still looks balance, that is because Feng added some tall buildings on the left hand side in the distant view and these buildings bring weight to the left hand side. Also, because the main light is shooting on the left hand side, it also gives some weight to left hand side.
In addition, this painting gives me a feeling that it is very magnificent. That is because the pose of the eagle sculpture: it is spreading its wings, i can feel power from its wings. It is also because the main colour of this painting is quite dark, it make me feel solemnity.

Interpretation

I think the main idea of this painting is showing audience a very imposing war between one soldier and others.

Through looking at the style of the buildings and the clothes that those soldiers wearing, this concept desigh might did for a ancient war film.

Judgment 

Over all, this is a very high level concept desigh. 

It is a balanced artwork, so from this painting i can learn how to put buildings to make images lokk balanced.

I also can learn how to lead audiences' eyes to the main things/people.

Also, it is a very creative artwork. That is anther thing i can learn from this painting.

Beauty
Haibo Zhu
Digital Painting

Description

This is a digital drew by Haibo Zhu.

There is only a woman on this painting and no background.

The woman's head has more details than her body. Also, she wear a flower on her head.

When Haibo created this painting, he did not draw the lines first, but paint the colour straightly. He spent most time on the face and he only used 2 lines to show audiences when the back and shoulder are. 

Analysis

This is a very clean painting, because there no unused things in it.

In order to show the woman's morbidezza to audiences, the colour Haibo used are not very much.

A soft light is shooting from top left hand side, it makes this woman looks beautiful.
Also, the flower is another reason to make the woman looks beautiful.

Interpretation

I think the reason of Haibo created this painting is that he wanted to create something beautiful. I got this conjecture is because this woman in the painting is beautiful, also because the way how Haibo creates his paintings: most of his paintings are based on real pictures, but Haibo does not want to just copy those photographs, so he adds his own feeling of those photographs and his own aestherics to his paintings. 

I think he was aiming to make his painting more beautiful than original photograph.

Judgment

Overall, this is a very successful human portrait painting.

The artist has a very good drawing skill. He can use very simple colours and lines to draw such good looking painting.

The things i can learn from this painting are: 1, how to use colours, especially how to use colours show different tones. 2, how to paint female portrait. How to paint females' morbidezza.



Week 6

Character developing




Character description: This is a character who living in the city i designed. He is a soldier who's job is protecting the city.

He is a local people, born in a not very rich family, but he love his parents. His father dead in a war, that makes he decide to be a soldier to protect his family and his home.

He is a ordinary soldier in the troop. He is very zealous, simple and honest.


Week 7


New character description:

This character's name is Che and he was born in a poor family. His father died when he was young, so he lives with his mother, sisters and brothers. After his father died, he took the job to look after his family and he began to do some physical work for money, but the money he earned still very hard to keep the pot boiling.

When he was 18, the government recruited new soldiers and the payment was higher than the job he did at that time, so he applied to be a soldier.

He is a ordinary soldier in the troop. He is very zealous, simple and honest, just like others. Also, he is a  very hard working person. He worked hard did not because he wanted be a success soldier, just because he wanted to get higher position in the troop,  so that he can get higher salary to look after his family.

1 year later, because his hard working, he was appointed as a team leader. Since then, his salary became higher than before and his family's life was getting better.

Everything became better and he did the same thing everyday, get the same salary every month and feel happiness every time he saw his family. The city where he lives was peaceful and things are normal developing last 4 years, until one day, a wizard walk into this city.

The wizard looks poor and helpless when he got into this city and he told the citizens that he was a business man and some bandits robed him when he on the way to transfer goods to another city. Because his fake story, he got the citizens' pity and help successfully.

The citizens treated the wizard very nice. They gave him place to live and give him food also. At the same time, the wizard was getting to know this city and he found that is a wonderful city which can give him power, so one day, when he got a chance, he cast a spell to this city to make people can not get out from this city. Also, he cast a spell to the citizens to make them angry and fight with each other, so he can get power from the citizens' resentment.

Che was one of the people who did not be spelled, so he gathered people together to against the wizard. At the same time, because the citizens' emotion be 'eaten' day by day, they became numb and began to attack and eat people.

Che and other people who did not be spelled did not want to hurt those citizens who was spelled. In order to keep away from those citizens, they started to living in a secluded and dark place.

This war lasted half year, Che and other people still can not defeat the wizard. One day, Che found that power the wizard got is all come from the earring which is on the wizard's left ear. He also found that if the earring tough water, it will lose power for 30 seconds. So Che chose a person which that wizard did not know and he let that person get close to the wizard and find a chance to put water on the earring.

One day, a chance came, so the person put water on the wizard's earring. Finally, the wizard lost his power and Che and other people got the 30 seconds chance to defeat that wizard. Since then, this city became to a peace place again.

Week 8

Poem by T.S Eliot

The winter evening settles down
With smell of steaks in passageways.
Six o'clock.
The burnt-out ends of smoky days.
And now a gusty shower wraps
The grimy scraps
Of withered leaves about your feet
And newspapers from vacant lots;
The showers beat
On broken blinds and chimney-pots,
And at the corner of the street
A lonely cab-horse steams and stamps.
And then the lighting of the lamps.

The things came from my head when i read this poem:
1, snow
2, sunset glow
3, gloomy and forlorn
4, Tim Burton style movie
5, deathly stillness
6, 19 century old style carriage

Week 9


Week 10




Monday, 19 November 2012

2nd year animations

Shots of "Monster"

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Animations for Dell, Save the children and Animal planet


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Travel in China - small towns of southeast


  









Thursday, 17 November 2011

Bournemouth

When i first came to Bournemouth, everything is sooooo fresh to me and everything is soooo clean and beautiful.
My English is not strong enough, i don't know how to eulogize the beautiful things and i don't know how to describe how excited i was when i saw that ‘fresh’ country first time.
But lucky,i've got camera... to help me remember all of those comeliness...




what’s in there








photograph