Bruce Stroia's Sketchbook

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  02 February 2018
Nice I like your figure sketches
  02 February 2018
Thank you Nylelevi... my figure style is heavily influenced by the animation techniques of drawing through the form. It's how they taught us all through school and I'm still learning that everytime I draw!
  03 March 2018
Rock progress...

Zbrush - Substance - Maya
  03 March 2018
I like these threads becuase it makes it nice to see if you are moving forward or not and the most recent sculpt for your rock is looking like the best. Take your time and analyse the hell out of it
  03 March 2018
That's what I enjoyed back in the day from other artists... progress posts and learning from what they learn.

Mistakes from my semi-purposefully bad rock attempts-
>Thinking alphas would do most of the work. COMPLETELY WRONG.
>Also thought polypainting earlier would be quicker... but really that only makes it harder to see issues with the mesh

Successful tools-
>TrimSmoothBorder + Crumple (used by environment artist for Shadow of the Colossus Remake)

Here it is with the game engine my friend made from scratch-

Now that I kinda have the workflow and pipeline down... I feel mostly like watching science videos about rocks before even starting the next sculpt lol

Last edited by BruceStroia : 03 March 2018 at 06:27 AM.
  03 March 2018
Personal work based on a Learn Squared demonstration for an abandoned mall with the upstairs roof collapsing.

I imagined the downstairs-

Last edited by BruceStroia : 03 March 2018 at 06:45 PM.
  06 June 2018
dumb drawing for a friend....
  06 June 2018
attempts atSteve Cormann's Ocean Tutorial

^Here I could not fully control the unintentional reflective shapes which form with the bump at higher values. Strangely, these do occur in nature but in certain conditions-

  4 Weeks Ago
Warmup scribbles while staring outside coffee shop windows-

Last edited by BruceStroia : 4 Weeks Ago at 06:58 AM.
  4 Weeks Ago
Im happy to see im not the only one obsess with rocks. I cant remember how many rock sketches i have done, god. Keep up the work!! Looking forward seeing more.
  4 Weeks Ago
Trees too... i LOVE TREES!
  3 Weeks Ago
something fun to work on before sleep-

35 mm (Panavision Panaflex)
Master/Long Shot
Mid-Late Afternoon / Summer?
  1 Week Ago
Love those tree sketches! Something so magical about that pencil on paper look
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