vitam/mortem

vitam/mortem

An experiment with a free 3d scan of a skull.

http://www.3dscanstore.com/index.php/default/free-samples/free-male-skull-3d-scan.html

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Harding’s Hyper-Platonic Heart

Harding's Hyper-Platonic Heart

Playing around with Rowbyte’s excellent Data Glitch plugin.

http://aescripts.com/data-glitch/

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Abstract Shapes

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Some random shapes, made for an exhibition in Japan, where they may or may not be currently showing…

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Korean Ceramics

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While experimenting with vray render settings, I used a few simple techniques to make some Korean-inspired vases. The large white vase is a ‘Moon Jar’ – you can see a good real example in the British Museum, although whenever I go to see it it’s been loaned out or cleaned…

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Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

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Some 3ds Max experimentation with vray and trees, using Onxy’s Garden suite. Also playing around with vray’s Sun.

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Inspiration – Azuma Makoto

http://www.azumamakoto.com/

Azuma is a Japanese florist/artist who creates amazing works using flowers, bonsai and moss. His striking creations themselves are inspirational, but I particularly like his aesthetic and use of light and texture – rich and vivid colours against raw Tadao Ando-style concrete. His sites got a great visual design, but you have to poke around a lot to get down through all the layers.

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Learning Cinema 4D

Something I’ve been working on recently is a spot of self-study for Cinema 4D. I’ve dealt with it before where clients have been using it as their main platform, but I thought it was about time I’d sit down and try and nail the basics. So far it does seem to have a great interface. Above is a WIP shot of a familiar object which has a good combination of shapes to practice on!

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