View Full Version : Making of "Dr. Maxwell" by the Keytoon team


LisaT
12 December 2004, 01:35 AM
From Valencia, Spain, the guys of Keytoon Animation Studio present the making of "Dr. Maxwell", designed and modelled to be an animated character for a series of shorts the studio plans to do. So far you can see the animation tests on CGTalk (thread 187089 (http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=187089) & 192562 (http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=192562)) but take a moment to read (http://www.cgnetworks.com/story_custom.php?story_id=2633) about and see the process from concept, modelling, texturing and lighting while we wait for the first animated shorts to come from Keytoon!

Read the article >> (http://www.cgnetworks.com/story_custom.php?story_id=2633)

Thanks Alex, Jaime and Jonatan!

http://www.cgnetworks.com/stories/2004_12/keytoon/dr_nude.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/story_custom.php?story_id=2633)

http://www.cgnetworks.com/stories/2004_12/keytoon/head_teeth.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/story_custom.php?story_id=2633)

http://www.cgnetworks.com/stories/2004_12/keytoon/dr_tongue.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/story_custom.php?story_id=2633)

http://www.cgnetworks.com/stories/2004_12/keytoon/keytoonas_b.jpg (http://www.keytoon.com/)
The key toon team

DevilHacker
12 December 2004, 02:04 AM
wow, thanks...

This is one of my favorites!

:arteest:

mestre
12 December 2004, 06:16 AM
I think the plastic feeling is really unique. very nice :applause:

Terkonn
12 December 2004, 06:16 AM
That is one heck of an awesome 3d character!

CarlosNCT
12 December 2004, 06:42 AM
Hello guys. I likea lot your job!!

Saludines desde Valenciaaa! ;)

NrgJake
12 December 2004, 07:02 AM
Really fantastic work! Dr. Maxwell has so much life to him! Thanks for sharing this insight on the making of your character with us!

MattH
12 December 2004, 09:02 AM
Awesome work! I especially love the facial work you have done. Congrats.

Is there any place I can learn about rigging with the point helpers like you did?

Thanks,

Matt

Ollarin
12 December 2004, 09:08 AM
Amazing stuff! Superb article and superb work! :D

Shadow-7
12 December 2004, 09:33 AM
Its very well done :eek:
It has the Half-Life crazy scientist feeling :)

Hexodam
12 December 2004, 11:58 AM
extremely nice

expecialy the rig setup, very simple and powerful

zenigeva
12 December 2004, 01:10 PM
amazing work! i love the character!!! it looks kind of like larry david of curb your enthusiasm

-LPS-
12 December 2004, 02:19 PM
Hes cool, love the lighting

DDS
12 December 2004, 02:35 PM
clean work :rolleyes:

implibo
12 December 2004, 04:08 PM
Really cool men, great job!

Runciter
12 December 2004, 06:13 PM
It seems Larry David!
ĦUn saludo desde Malaga! żDonde va a aparecer este tipo? :applause:

koroko
12 December 2004, 06:43 PM
Nice, I specially liked your clean english and how everything was explained...je


ps.taluerr

Emmanuel Rodrigues
12 December 2004, 07:45 PM
hahahaha!!! very funny!!

slime
12 December 2004, 09:32 PM
Great Work! :thumbsup:

isaak
12 December 2004, 10:08 PM
Amazing work!....Good interview,... thanks for reveal more things about you and your projects.I´m waiting news of this proyect, at the moment one of the bests for me.

Isaak

llccg333
12 December 2004, 12:16 AM
Its very well done.like it

Reality3D
12 December 2004, 12:25 AM
Sweet images. Are you using PEN_Attribute_holder as a container where store face poses with reaction manager or similar?

salty_lighting
12 December 2004, 10:13 AM
...5555..So lovely...nice I like its.

ReBootedOne
12 December 2004, 12:14 PM
You guys are extremely talented, and I love your distinctive style.
I hope someday I can achieve something similar to what you have done with Doc Maxwell.

-The ReBooted One

pearl3d
12 December 2004, 11:05 PM
really nice work...
bravo

psandenor
12 December 2004, 12:02 AM
Interesting article and great character. :thumbsup:

Avi B
12 December 2004, 12:07 AM
Fantastic job on this !
i like this character , thanks for sharing ! :)

whabababa
12 December 2004, 11:23 AM
ver ver very nice.. love this character :D...

moontan
12 December 2004, 05:37 AM
Very rich in render, concept and facial animation.

I see that others have asked about how the point helpers are rigged. I want to know the same. Any references to this type of facial animation?

I know about a year ago there was a thread here at CGtalk in the 3ds Max section that covered some of the basics. I can't find it now. Anyone knows where there is info on this facial animation method, please speak up.

GREAT WORK. (this is flattery, now please give some help on how to get started)

mikadit
12 December 2004, 10:48 PM
Awesome work, and great to see it rendered with maxwell render!!! :applause:

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