The Gnomon Workshop has released a comprehensive guide to look development in Modo, recorded by veteran games and VFX artist Andras Kavalecz and clocking in at nearly eight hours of footage.
A complete guide to look development
The video, called simply 3D Look Development in Modo, guides the viewer through the entire look dev process, using a detailed truck model as a worked example.
Topics covered include modelling, UV layout, texture painting, use of replicators for instancing geometry, shading, lighting with HDRIs, setting up volumetric clouds and dust, and rendering.
About the instructor
Andras Kavalecz is a professional 3D artist with over 19 years of experience at such studios as LucasArts, Electronic Arts, Passion Pictures and many others.
3D Look Development in Modo is available now on The Gnomon Workshop’s online store as a digital download, price $59, with a DVD release to follow.
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