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Katie Hughes VIVA

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Water horse
Hippocampus ( greek)
Kelpie ( scottish)
Phooka ( irish)
Water Bull
Loch Ness Monster
Bythos
Extra Details
Silhouetting
Final Design
The Project
The Animalia Paradoxa
foundation of modern zoology
Veronese, K. (2012)

identify cryptids
remove myth, misidentification, and mystery to uncover fact
early editions featured:
pelican
narwhal
hydra
phoenix
design
visualisation
modeling
texturing
lighting
post-production
Character design and illustration
Why this project?
Deliverables, Aims and Objectives
Brainstorming
Branding
American Museum of Natural History (2008)
Myth and Reality
Ichthy
o
centaurs

Lindemans, M.F. (2014)
7000 articles on mythology, folklore and religion
Pantheon.org
Theoi project
Atsma, A.J. (2000)
greek sea gods
Early bronze Syrian (Canaan)
Hybrids - horse, man, fish
Unknown
Comical appearance
The 2 Brothers
Aphros
Bythos
sea-foam
sea-depths
age and wisdom
poetry and arts
key features: crustacean horns, cockle shells, doves
Logo Design
Atsma, A. J. (2008)
‘existing life may be the point of departure, yet all successful fantasy creatures must relate back to it as traceably as vertebrates do to the single celled amoeba’.
Vallejo, B. (1985), p7

Exporting Problems
ZBrush VS 3dsMax
Modelling assets


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Atsma, A.J. (2000)
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Atsma, A. J. (2008)
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1001 free fronts (2015)
[online] Available : http://www.1001freefonts.com/greek-roman-fonts.php
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Finishing Touches
What next?
References
A combination of my interests
biology
illustration
animals
realism
Update with current knowledge of animal anatomy and evolution
intersection of nature and culture
fossils and strange animal specimens which may have given birth to legends
topic of interest for anthropologists, palaeontologists and biologists
'Mythic Creatures'
American Museum of Natural History
hippocampus
kelpie
The Horse
Greek society white horses were sacrificed into the sea at sunset as an offering to the sun god.
Many folkloric creatures have roots in Classical Greek and earlier
Connection between horses and water
Anatomy of Fish

Aphros
Wright, A. (2008)
sea-foam
Bythos
sea-depths
1001 Free Fronts (2015)
Heguy, A. (2014)
dolphin missing anal and pelvic fins
Characteristics of fish
Aphros
- Epipelagic zone - mackrel, salmon
Bythos
- Bathypelagic zone - Angler fish
structure of scales, eyes, teeth
specific adaptions
physical characteristics e.g fins
habitat and lifestyle
Key features:
suborbital photophores
chin barbels
plain, dark colouring
large jaw
primitive body
Quazoo (2015)
Design Principles (2012)
crustaceans
cockle shells
Focusing the Design
colouring and markings
expressive face
shape of head/neck
forelimbs - human or fish?
Character Visualisation
Developing 3D form
modelling wire
super-sculpey clay
3D modelling
3dsmax - ZBrush
UV Master
deleted UVs
problems with normal map
stretched polys
Lighting and Setting the Scene
Compositing Render Passes
Levels and Lighting
Particle Effect noise (gaussian blur)
Border and Logo
Get the book printed for the final show
Work further on Bythos
Model Aphros
Complete a collection
Spencer, S. (2008)
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