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Felix The Cat
Another collectible I created from scratch in ZBrush and I used Unreal Engine 5 and its sequencer for the 3D turntable presented here.
Here is a short demo I created from scratch to finish using softwares I use generaly for video games and real time rendering. I set up a composition with lighting and cameras and get into the sequencer of Unreal Engine 5.2 to make a nice cinematic rendering using the path tracing.
I sculpted in ZBrush this Link's awakening character version based on a collectible I used as a reference. As an Art and 3D teacher, I create bunches of tutorials and courses all the way, then here is a sample. I always pick subjects, or choose characters I think students would like to work on, to make students learning with pleasure, it's really important to me in my classes. Then, I chosed Link as it's a simple character in its overall shape, but also showing a mix of organic sculpting and hard surfaces, then a very good way also to introduce the Zmodeler technics. During classes and Through this Link 3D character creation process, I clearly explaine and make demo on the video projector of these following key steps : model sheet, sculpting, retopology, UV's unfolding, texturing, set up, animation (here I used Mixamo to keep it simple) and the 3D rendering.
Here is a low poly car I sculpted after my own concept art I designed like you can see at the bottom of this page. I made a model sheet inspired by my concept art directly in Adobe Photoshop, and then I used it in ZBrush as a base for the sculpting, then I checked the retopology and the UV's, and I prepared all the materials in Autodesk Maya before I exported the mesh to Substance 3D Pt and then I Baked the input map and textured it. The point here was to approach through a tutorial I created for school the Bitmap mask technics and to be working using Adobe Photoshop combined with Pt, and some good ZBrush technics and workflow organisation as well.
I created the minis for this game released, based on the specifications I received.
I created some of the merch pieces for this game using 3D scultping and printing technologies and my traditional art and molding skills. I'm happy to share with you pix of this released game so that we can appreciate through these visuals its very High end and polished quality in all the ways. Also I had been fortunate to work with 2 awesome and talented Illustrators FORTIFEM, you can see on the last pic they are on the wooden floor almongst their kraft. As I'm in admiration for their graphic art and as I think it's valuable to be working with great artists, I posted the illustrations they created on the cards and packaging as well as it gives a better idea of the overall game quality, they made a colored versions and also black and white, I really like the rendering of this project created by Maxime Le Dain and published by Bragelonne Games.
Sonic Super Team
I created all the minis for this Sonic table top game released in Europe using 3D sculpting and printing technologies and my traditional art and molding skills. I also made the meshes retopology for these 8 characters and the texturing to help for the teaser.
Mitch Pigs Demo
Here is a short demo I created from scratch to finish to get into the new update of Unreal Engine 5. And also mainly to push the envelopp of my technical knowledge using the Lumen for lighting and many other softwares I use generaly for video games and real time rendering. Then I sculpted the Pigs after a concept art I found out watching the Instagram Artist Mitch Leeuwe I really like the general cartoon style work he provides in his short reels, and as it reminds me of the Preston Blair animation books I'm totaly keen on. Then, I decided to create a 3D version of this cute little pig. So it brought me to get to create his hairs for 3D real time, which was interesting, and then I textured it, making 3 different versions out of it, like you can see, the white, pink et black pig. Finaly, I made the character set up in Blender (rigging + skinning), and an simple idle animation to brings these pigs to life. I also created the all environment, the ground using ZBrush and Quixel mixer, and I sculpted and textured the wooden planches. For the trees and the grass these are collections I downloaded from the Epic marketplace. I also added some sounds and music copyright free for the soundtrack and completed the UE cinematics with the final video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro.
I designed the central piece of the game, the medallion casted in metal, based on the specifications I received and on my own concept art. I used 3D sculpting and printing technologies and my traditional art and molding skills. I also created the back of the cards and the tokens picture to match with the medallion.
Buggy de plage
I like buggy cars a lot, then I created this buggy from scratch using many reference pix of this type of cars. I used Blender for all the poly modeling and the UV's process, and I used Substance 3D Pt for baking the input maps and for texturing, I used also ZBrush to sculpt parts with higher levels of details to be kept in the NM. Then I created the number plate graphics in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Then I tested some HDR environment maps, and made some 3D rendering using Iray. I really wanted to reproduce this sparkle blue painting of the cars I took reference from.