Bubble Dog

Took a while to figure out but actually quite simple. Mesh has 2 particle systems with sphere bubbles, and an extra with metaballs. Will see how my friend handles motion soon…


Under Set


Started work on the under landscape which was reasonably simple as far as modeling goes. The texturing was an opportunity to try out the new micro-displacement in Blender 2.78. which can be run off the graphic card – except not for me, as it requires over 4 GB memory.



To make it even more impractical I also tested some Volume scattering…



How to visualize a digital character?

My character called ‘Contact’ is the digital face of the man in the room. Besides just having some fun, I was looking at how to represent a skin of circuits. There is an inner and outer material using the same UV mask which does not always behave as expected. Would love to explore this with more detail but think it might be a bit too much for my current system…