After taking a break to bolster other part of my portfolio and improve the website, I finally got time to finish off the Bad News watch. Currently compositing the third image, before moving onto getting this design ready for Behance with the aim of being featured.
In the process of designing a wristwatch based on a custom bike modification of the famous Triumph TR6R, the bike rode by Steve McQueen in The Great Escape. Below is a collage of images of the bike used for benchmarking and the two latest renders. The modeling is almost complete and about to go ahead unwrap some of the meshes, begin texturing and applying shaders.
After building a model in 3dsmax, the shape still wasn’t quite there. It was also awkward and time consuming moving around vertices in max, so instead the decision was made to export the file as an obj. and work on the shape in zbrush. Once complete, the model was exported to max and a new model was built around it, which resulted in this:
The models were rendered in V-ray. The program is so great I’ll never go back to using mentalray. The next step is to build the actual case for including into the final year presentation in college