Posts Tagged ‘painting’

Spaceport Night WIP 9/21

Spaceport Night - personal project

Another continuation of the quickpaints. This one’s fighting me, I’m getting frustrated with it, so I’m going to put it down and come back in a few days. Nice to have that luxury, instead of having an AD standing behind me waiting for it.

Good thing: got to see the Shuttle Endeavour and 747 carrier plane fly right over my house, with my little boy up on my shoulders. HUGE and close and loud and awesome!

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Greening Installation WIP 9/20

Greening Installation

Here’s the next uprezzed image I’m working on from the 4-ups, calling it “Greening Station”. Not sure if that means it’s some kind of terraforming thing or if it’s a derelict station where nature is moving in. Works either way. I don’t think I can get more detailed on this one in an efficient way with just painting – it would take a week to render out all these little bits and trees. I’ll have to use photo texture and custom brushes to quickly get a tighter result.

I think I’ll move on to the purple spaceship image next. More tomorrow…

 

Desert Transport WIP 9/19

Desert Transport

Here’s about 3 hours more work on an uprezzed version of one of the recent concept paints. I’m liking how this is going; that said, just realized there’s a shadow problem on the cupola to the left. Not hard to fix. I think this needs some more “stuff” laying around, probably a couple other vehicles peeking in from off edge. That’ll be fun to do.

TGIF Paintings, WIPs 9/14

20120914 concept 4up_p01.web

Today instead of starting from scratch or from random brush noise, I went ahead and grabbed some thumbnail sketches from my sketchbook and painted them. They look pretty much like what I was seeing in my head when I sketched them, so it looks like I may actually know what I’m doing.

No 3D today, had to spend the morning catching up on various other things. Have a great weekend, see you on Monday!

WIPs for 9/13

20120913 concept 4up.web

Another 4up set, again using the “shapes in clouds” technique with the weird brushes. I need to make some new weird brushes, but still these are decent. Below, the hovercraft is pretty much done for modeling! I might throw on some round bolt heads here and there, maybe some seat cushions, but for a game-res model they’re probably not necessary. In a game there will be people in the seats, you’d never see the cushions most likely.

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Jeff Zugale Art Blog: More Painting WIPs, 9/28

Guarded Entrance

Keep going, keep going… I like this one above! I’m trying hard to get just a few more of these to a more finished state before this weekend’s Gnomon Live event to have in my portfolio and demo reel to show around.

I think this train station needs a little greenery inside, hm? Seems a bit stark.