The goal of my capstone originally was to create an animation, but due to not really having that much free time I had to settle for turning the scene into a still instead. For this image I took a lot more time looking at inspirational image to really get a good look at what I wanted to do. I started looking at references for churches mostly to find a setup that I would actually like. I ended up settling down with something involving God Rays flooding the room to create heavy contrast. After the basic composition was blocked out I started to spend a lot more time on the characters that I would have in the scene. To create the character standing in the center I used a common technique where you sculpt the model using dynamic topology. Afterwards I went ahead retopologized the model so she could actually be used for texturing/shading/posing. After I was satisfied with the main character I went back to the scene and detailed that to an extent that made me happy. Something different I did for this scene though was composite the scene the nuke rather than in Blender. So I had to learn my way around Nuke to do proper color grading and fx for the image. After the composite was done in nuke I made slight changes in Krita for the final image.
Creating an annotated bibliography is a little weird for this but all of these were used for the same reason. All these sources provided references/textures/software that I was using to create this piece. Pixabay and textures.com were used for textures I used in the image. 3d artist, pixabay, blendernation, and blender artists were used for references. Lastly Nuke, and Blender.org, as well as krita were the sites i got the software from.
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"Daily Blender 3D Updates." BlenderNation. BlenderNation, 23 Mar. 2017. Web. 18 May 2017.
Foundation, Blender. "Blender.org." Blender.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
Foundation, Krita. Krita | Digital Painting. Creative Freedom. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
"Free High Quality Images." Free Images - Pixabay. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
"Home." Nuke, NukeX & Nuke Studio | VFX Software | Foundry. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
"Textures for 3D, graphic design and Photoshop!" Textures.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
"THE COOKIE NETWORK." Blender Artists. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2017.
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