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Face It

A Visual Reference for Multi-ethnic Facial Modeling, 1st Edition

By Patricia Beckmann Wells


390 pages

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Face It presents practical hands-on techniques, 3D modeling and sculpting tools with Maya and ZBrush production pipelines, uniquely focused on the facial modeling of 7 ethnicity models, featuring over 100 different models ranging in age from newborn to elderly characters. Face It is a resource for academic and professionals alike. Explore the modeling possibilities beyond the digital reference galleries online. No more having to adapt medical anatomy texts to your own models! Explore the finite details of facial anatomy with focus on skull development, muscle structure, ears, eyes, nose and mouth paired with side by side comparisons of reference photos, anatomical construction and chapter focused 3D tutorials.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basic Skull

Chapter 2: Skulls

3D Tutorial: The Basic Skull

Chapter 3: Female Faces

3D Tutorial: The Nose

Chapter 4: Male Faces

3D Tutorial: Eye Tutorial

Chapter 5: Expressions

3D Tutorial: Sculpting the Human Head

About the Author

Animator in 3d, 2d and stop motion for 20 years participating in feature film, television, and internet projects. Founding Chair for the Savannah College of Art and Design Animation program. Former Head of Training for DreamWorks SKG, Manager of Outreach for the Walt Disney Feature Animation studios leading educational events, presently Academic Dean of a small private film school. Currently pursuing EdD in educational psychology and motivated learning. My dissertation is on educational games. Author of Exploring 3d Animation with Maya 7 and Exploring 3D Modeling with Maya 7 by Sybex.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / Digital
COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Video & Animation