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#1 itsjustme


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Posted 28 July 2008 - 05:37 AM

I posted a video tutorial showing how Bertram's eyes were modeled here.

In order to keep the Tutorials thread for this project easy to navigate, I'm going to have the comments/critiques/corrections for each in a different location with links to the actual tutorials.

The ZIP file includes a twelve minute and twenty-five second H264 encoded Quicktime video tutorial, an example eye model and the iris map for the example model.

This is an updated version of a tutorial I did several years ago, so, it may look familiar to some people. I have changed the way I'm making eyes slightly and didn't have a full video tutorial with audio posted, so I decided to post this update. I'm also using this as a "dry run" for how I'll be putting together the updated Squetch Rig installation tutorial.

If you have any comments, critiques, questions or corrections, please post them in this thread. Hopefully, the tutorial is helpful to someone.

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Posted 29 July 2008 - 05:10 PM

Looks good David. I think I can even handle modeling eyes.
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Posted 27 December 2008 - 09:02 AM

I was looking for this tute a week or two ago and just happened to stumble across it just today. Thanks David!

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 10:11 PM

That is a really great tut. I was looking for better specularity and surface settings. I know when I was making an eye model it was difficult to find an iris decal I liked. Recently I found some on the net and thought I would make them available if anyone would like them. The zip file contains 21 different iris'. Most were found on these two sites. www.amazingincredible.com/show/82-the-incredible-human-eye and wwb.pdx.edu I hope they are helpful to someone. light_blue_iris.jpg Attached File  iris.zip   590.52KB   143 downloads

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 02:47 AM

Thank's these are very usefull
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Posted 22 May 2009 - 06:21 PM

excellent tutorial...very usefully..thanks for share ;)
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Posted 07 September 2009 - 04:44 PM

Ok that was great thanks alot for making this Tutorial and to show I did it here is my Eye with pupil dilation!

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:36 PM

Great collection! Thank you!
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Posted 07 September 2009 - 10:41 PM

I used his tut to create the eye model I posted earlier

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I have hours and hours of organized free Video tutorials on Data DVD. Because Storage and bandwidth are an issue its difficult to give these for free as they not only cost me money I can not pay for delivery and the time it takes to burn them for you. I will send you all the free organized video tutorials regarding AM I have. The link below will help you get the ball rolling.


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Posted 08 September 2009 - 07:25 AM

Watched your tutorial...d'loaded the eye. Your presentation is very professional- I beg for more!

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 02:36 PM

Watched your tutorial...d'loaded the eye. Your presentation is very professional- I beg for more!

The next set of tutorials will be a lot better presentation...I went with scripting things out first instead of describing things on-the-fly. The ones I'm working on are all Squetch Rig related and will be packaged together. I've been working on updating/improving the rig, so most of the tutorials are waiting until I get things locked down. With my free time severely limited this year, it is taking me a lot longer to get done than I'd like, but things are still slowly rolling forward. I'm probably going to have a very big burst of releases...I just don't know when yet.

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Posted 08 September 2009 - 03:03 PM

Very nice tutorial David. Thank you for making this.

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 07:32 AM

I really enjoyed your eye tutorial, very helpful, thank you

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 08:12 AM

I appreciate anyone who takes the time to put a nice tutorial together like this. Thanks David! If I knew what I was doing I would try to contribute some tutorials myself but therein lies the problem ... I have no idea what I am doing at times. Thanks again ... Bruce(Wedgeeguy)

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Posted 12 September 2009 - 10:49 PM

This is a little gem. I used it for the eyes of the newest character. Thanks David Steve
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