Achieving a specific cartoony art style with multiple texture skins for each asset has never been more provoking. A new art style is always a challenge to embrace.
Realistic 3D characters replicating those in the Defiance TV Series 2013 to 2015. We emulated a distinct art direction in our designs, whilst infusing our own creative elements. Yes, we defied the odds once again.
Take Christian Bale. We studied and know by heart and by pixel every single feature of his anatomy. Because, creating highly detailed digital reproductions of actors from a movie, is realistic 3D character development at its finest.
Our Production Manager is, for us, the real superhero. Integrated art development with the strictest technical and deadline requirements at every single intermediate stage of an asset…that’s a mission.
How to create new assets for an already highly popular realistic 3D universe, whilst maintaining a distinct art style and adapt to new technology? A wild hunt you think, and magic skills?
Over ten years of ongoing collaboration. A feast of 3D art assets and evolving styles. Hundreds of characters, environment assets, weapons and props. Solid tech opportunities along the way due to evolving technology. Learning to navigate the subtleties and perks of a long term relationship.
When you work as an extension of the client’s team and have a good tech challenge as you use your client’s tools…that’s how you learn first hand that meaning of ‘family’. Integrated photo-realistic 3D art development with a massive base of research on late ‘60s spirit and atmosphere.