SimonPaulMills
Nov
30

This Environment production progress post is a brutally honest representation of an artistic thought process I am going through to develop a futuristic environment for a personal project. The post contains images and videos that start out extremely rough but will get better as the design becomes clearer. Drop a constructive comment below, I would love to hear your thoughts.

 

 

December 14th 2017

 

This week I built an extremely useful Maya to Marmoset pipeline tool that will speed me up dramatically as I move forward with the project. The tool is in its early stages but it going to serve well as a backbone to the entire process.

December 6th 2017

 

Created a sweet shader in Marmoset to allow for easy color masking. Download it here if you want to use it:

>>Marmoset RGBA Mask Shader

Added some pipes to my library of textures to draw from.

pipes

Created a cool substance that allows me to automate great looking textures quickly.

Created a few more high poly texture tiles.

 

 

 

November 30th 2017

 

The geometry has been reworked but I still have the same basic texture tiles that seem to be holding up for now.

environment production progress

environment production progress

 

Still in marmoset, I dropped in a character and upped the render quality to indulge in some awe moments. Even though this is still so far from my goal, these small moments really help keep the motivation going:)

environment production progress

Blood decals were handled so well in Marmoset. I was pretty impressed with the result I could achieve.

environment production progress

environment production progress

environment production progress

environment production progress

 

Added a few more texture tiles and updated them with a little wear, still playing with colors.

environment production progress

environment production progress

environment production progress

 

Updated the geometry with more detail and had some fun with lights.

environment production progress

environment production progress

 

I figured Marmoset was a good place to play so I started testing extremely simple geometry with 2 different tiled textures to try and get a feel for the futuristic environment I have in mind.

environment production progress

environment production progress

 

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