HCM #31: Pixar Tribute: Russell

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Old 06 June 2011   #1
Exclamation HCM #31: Pixar Tribute: Russell from Up!

Russell from movie Up!



Hi gang! Finally that challenge has start! My First ever challenge in 3D.

I love pixar movies like you. I choose Russell character for many reasons:



  • Funny character in spirit
  • Lot of different items to model
  • Lot of different shaders and fabrics on it
I hope to do my best with Russell. Keep his spirit! I will start today as my offday. I had take one week (the HMC 30 extension) to gather all the items references.

I will use Softimage, Zbrush and Photoshop



Last edited by Scote : 07 July 2011 at 08:57 PM. Reason: Adding thumnails progress
 
Old 06 June 2011   #2
cool choice man....
would love to see you in action...
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Old 06 June 2011   #3
will you participate?
 
Old 06 June 2011   #4
i think, i am in
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Old 06 June 2011   #5
I start with accessories, because there a lot of them on Russell back



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Old 06 June 2011   #6
Nice choice, I love this character.
 
Old 06 June 2011   #7
Maybe try to remake the noise pattern if I got time

 
Old 06 June 2011   #8
Thumbs up

you are fast ..good job
 
Old 06 June 2011   #9
MGC: Thanks man! So many to do
 
Old 06 June 2011   #10
Looking closer on his gear, I see many of those snap hook on Russell


 
Old 06 June 2011   #11
Very clean and fast work here so far!
Great character choice too!

What are you rendering this with? MR? If yes, you might want to consider giving 3Delight a shot instead. It's free and may give you a the right Renderman-ish feel for this challenge.

Cheers!
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Last edited by TheRazorsEdge : 06 June 2011 at 09:01 AM.
 
Old 06 June 2011   #12
Ya mentalray! but ya I would try your renderer because Softimage don't work with renderman and because it's a Pixar Tribute.. Why not use there renderer!
 
Old 06 June 2011   #13
To clear things up for you, since I am getting the feeling you did not fully understand my suggestion. 3Delight is a Renderman-compliant renderer, creating a similar look as Pixar's very on Renderman, which indeed is not available for Softimage. But... luckily 3Delight is filling that gap and available for free download as a 2-thread version from dna-research here. I havent tried it in Softimage 2012 yet, but was told by support that the 2011.5 plugin works fine for 2012.

Cheers!
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Old 06 June 2011   #14
Oh ok, I tought you talking about a standalone software
 
Old 06 June 2011   #15
I begin to think I'm going too deep in modeling for a pixar stylized look. So I will slow down. The items are so far of the camera (but i love details)


 
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