A K Peters/CRC Press
283 pages | 13 Color Illus. | 29 B/W Illus.
This is a beginner’s guide to learning and implementing the essential aspects of modeling organic objects and using an organic workflow to model anything. This book gives an aspiring modeler all the tools that they need to know in order to begin creating great models that are efficient and laid out properly for rigging and texturing. The reader will be taken through all the primary techniques and methodologies for making “liveable” creatures for video, film, or games. The reader will also learn the basic physical structure that designates something as organic vs artificial, and how these varying structures can be tackled from a modeling perspective.through a practical, hands-on approach.
PART I: Defining Organic Modeling. Chapter 1 -- Introduction. Chapter 2 -- The Outcome or Method. PART II:Organic Structures. Chapter 3 Organic Objects: Plants. Chapter 4 -- Organic Objects:Animals. Chapter 5 -- Non-living Organic Objects. PART III: Modeling Techniques and Tools. Chapter 6 -- Using References. Chapter 7 -- Edge Loop Basics. Chapter 8 -- The Workflow. Chapter 9-- Advanced Techniques. PART IV: Step by Steps. Chapter 10 -- Simple Plant Object Chapter 11 -- Simple Creatures. Chapter 12: Simple Animals. Chapter 13 Complex Animal. Chapter 14 Non-Organics.