Monday, May 21, 2012

Project Review BATTLESHIP 3D Icon designs PART II

A Chrome version of the proposed BATTLESHIP Icon I sculpted in 3D with the red lighting from 'the mouth'.

A blurred reflection on this pass gives a bit of a sandblasted look to the metal, I also dialed up the lower red lighting to catch more edges.


A much brighter reflection map was used for this polished metal look I did for Battleship the film, for the advertising pitches the past few years.


I love doing glass logos[ see here], and this was done prior to bending the Aliens Ships wings down more, but the effect had internal caustics as well.


Here is a Camera view of the final mesh I built for Battleship.


Here you can see the base mesh and final in a birds eye shot.
 
Project Review
BATTLESHIP
3D Icon designs PART II

Client: Universal Pictures via Mojohouse.
Art Director: Andrew Percival.
Project Date:  March 2011.

This weekend the film, Battleship finally came out, so I am pleased to continue with this my second part in a series on the work I did for the advertising pitches around town here in Hollywood. I worked for four different vendors over the last three years on this film, and today I have a post dealing with the Icons I designed for Andrew Percival over at Mojo for the poster presentations.

I worked with Mojo most noted on a finish I did for Sucker Punch, and this task was to create an Icon with a stylized version of a battleship and an alien craft as seen in the film.

At the time I got a concept sketch 3/4 view, and I had to come up with this simple front view based on that one painting. I built it all as a Quad Model, and smoothed it out at render with a Subdivision modifier[ turbo-smooth in 3DSmax].

I wanted it to have a fully molded feel with soft rounds for all edges since I was doing metals and glass as a finished look, and the reflections will wrap the mesh much better in geometry like that as a single object, though it takes a bit more time and effort up front to build this way.

Above I also posted the mesh views, so you can see how I built it out. Look for more posts from the other vendors in the future.

You can view PART I here.

Cheers, THOM

1 comment:

  1. Easily Boost Your ClickBank Traffic And Commissions

    Bannerizer made it easy for you to promote ClickBank products using banners, simply visit Bannerizer, and get the banner codes for your selected ClickBank products or use the Universal ClickBank Banner Rotator Tool to promote all of the ClickBank products.

    ReplyDelete