View Full Version : Modelling a Cartoon Fish

02 February 2010, 01:54 PM
Hey Guys, I'm new to this forum, mainly like to focus on animation over at 11secondclub, but for a shrot film I am required to model some cartoony fish characters, I've got a fair bit of modelling eperience, but I'm really struggling with how to get started modelling these guys, they're a lot like the dory from finding nemo, in terms of eye placement and general facial anatomy.

Any advice on how to start a character like this or some kind of tutorial would be amazing!!

04 April 2010, 07:39 PM
first : welcome to cgtalk
and for character modeling , i want ask u ?
any software using ?
( pour tu donné toi des lecons ) sorry for my english i'm speaking very with french and english not so much

good luck / Wassim From Morrocco :rolleyes:

04 April 2010, 09:57 PM
I would model it like i would model any organic creature, starting with a plane, extruding my way around and making sure there's good topology for defomation:

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04 April 2010, 10:30 AM
hey guys thanks for the tips, ive now finished the project, and you can find the finished fish, if you're interested, at

04 April 2010, 06:13 PM
I have zero skills for animation but i really enjoyed watching your reel, looks very professional to me :thumbsup:

05 May 2010, 07:28 PM
I agree with Psyk0, I’m not an animator, but I definitely enjoyed watching your reel :D

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