Friday, March 21, 2008

Rendered Version

Edit (3/25/08): This is a more 'finished' version than was posted earlier. The fire was dropped down to show the feet more, the animation was edited to loop, better embers were composited in, and the brightness / contrast were increased on Pantea.

I finished rendering a 1st pass... This is actually pretty close to the final, but I think I might modify the embers swirling around. It has a magical-type look which I think is nice, but I may add turbulence and change it so it doesn't show on top of her.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Early Renders

Here are some renders of the animation in action. The background is still temp, and the character needs to be lit for a fire scene. The version with the black background is lit with the intention of having fire surround her (plus it's rim lit).

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Full Hair

This is a playblast of the full head of hair, fully simulated. This is the version that I'll use for the final render.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Longer Hair

This is a longer version of the hair (but the same animation).

Saturday, March 08, 2008

Hair is Working!

This is the first pass at the hair... please click the video below to see it in motion. This is not representative of what the final hair will look like -- it only serves to show the way the hair will move. It will be fully thick in the final version.

Friday, March 07, 2008

Hair is a Nightmare!

I'm trying out hair pretty much for the very first time. I'd actually styled it a while ago, but made no attempt at simulating it. That headache starts now. Here's pretty much where I'm at now - I'd made no attempt to set field information correctly, I just want to figure out why the follicles are jumping! Anyone know what's going on???