mudbox

Mudbox - A Comprehensive Introduction

DVD Information: 
Apps Used: Autodesk Mudbox 2012, Autodesk 3ds Max
Duration: 4.5 Hours
Instructor: Riki Babington
DL Filesize: 1 GB
Project Files: Provided is the final mudbox file, the 3ds Max basemesh file, and the wall concept image.
In this DVD, Instructor Riki Babington guides you through many of the powerful features in Autodesk Mudbox. Riki starts off with the UI and then goes into importing and exporting your meshes. From there he gets into the sculpt brushes and then into the extensive painting features. Further topics include using pose tools, curves, cameras and lights, viewport filters, map extraction, sculpting with maps, and rendering.

Classical Sculpting - Anatomy and Figurative Art for Digital Sculptors

DVD Information: 
Apps Used: Autodesk Mudbox 2009, Autodesk Maya 2009
Duration: 2 Hours
DL Filesize: 300 MB
Project Files: OBJ Files with the same base mesh used in the video so you can follow along. Maya file with final decimated mesh and render settings.
In this lecture the instructor demonstrates the digital sculpting and rendering of a classical style marble sculpture, showing how accurate anatomy and a dynamic pose combine to produce a professional and aesthetically pleasing result.

In this novel approach to teaching anatomy, the instructor regularly overlays the model with anatomy images as he sculpts, which makes it easy to visualize how the underlying anatomy relates to the sculpted surface of the model.

The Fountain - High Res Modeling

DVD Information: 
Apps Used: Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, Mudbox 2009, ZBrush 3.1, Photoshop
Duration: 8.5 Hours
Instructor: Riki Babington
DL Filesize: 1.6 GB
Project Files: The final high res fountain, obj, mudbox, and zbrush files.
In this demonstration the instructor creates the high res version of a complex modular fountain from scratch with 3ds Max 2010. The sculpting portions of the video are done twice, once in Mudbox 2009 and again in Zbrush 3.1.

The techniques used in this video have been proven effective in production to quickly create professional next-gen game meshes.

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Old Damaged Pillar

DVD Information: 
Apps Used: Autodesk 3ds Max 2008, Mudbox 1.0, Photoshop, Unreal Editor 3 (from Gears of War)
Duration: 3.5 Hours
Instructor: Riki Babington
DL Filesize: 1.2 GB
Project Files: The final highres and lowres of the 3ds max scene, objs, final mudbox file, final psd textures, and final unreal map and package.
In this demonstration the instructor takes you through the entire process of creating a next gen 3d model starting from scratch and ending inside Unreal Editor 3.

This DVD is targeted for both professionals and students.As a professional you will be able to learn efficient ways to keep your models high quality when it comes time to ship the game. As a student you will become exposed to professional techniques in the game industry.

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