Ivan 3D model

Great news – the work on a 3D model of Ivan is done and it is available for download! In the published blend-file you can find high-poly and low-poly meshes and all textures included. Please check the download link at the bottom of this post. I have created this character as part of my work […]

Town pack for Blender

Nikolai Mamashev created a pack of objects for building town background. This pack is completely compatible with Pepper & Carrot models, so you can use it to build your own animation scenes. Check it out! This pack includes: background + silhouette of the city; clouds; various buildings; streetlights; trees and bushes; fence; sidewalk; table with […]

Ivan 3D model WIP-1

I have started creating Ivan model for my 3D teaser. I already have finished sculpting and retopology stages a lot of interesting to come. The current model draft is available for download bellow. Download model

Making of Morevna Demo

When preparing my talk for FSCONS, I planned to make it a journey into the project history. Unfortunately, I was unable to keep it within the time limit and that made me felt unsatisfied. This is why I’ve decided to write all my thoughts on that into a separate blog post here. Also it’s a […]

Weekly progress

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) Ok, here are some quick and hot news from the past week. Nikolay successfully finished overpaints for the last backgrounds. Now we have all backgrounds completely finished. Also, he took a chance to redraw some keyframes that we were not satisfied with – and hey, they are much […]

No more white gaps

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) Last week an important milestone was reached – we have managed to close all white gaps in the Demo. That’s it, all backgrounds are in place now. Though, some of background images are still pending for overpaint. There are seven of such left at the moment. I’m sure […]

Weekly progress

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) It’s the 1st of October and it’s hard to tell which stage we are now on – because we are still finishing backgrounds, making 3D, putting it all together and polishing it all at the same time. In my previous production plan we have October planned for “Sound […]

We did it!

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) Can you believe it? Last week we have finished the “Vectorization and Tweening” stage and now we are officially working on “Backgrounds and 3D”! Hurray! The most hard stage was “Drawing Keyframes”, but “Vectorization and Tweening” was the most time-consuming one. And it’s over now! (yes, I would […]

Deadlines, deadlines…

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) This weekly report I will start from an announcement that as of September 1st our vectorization “competition” is over. And here’s the final results: Jcome: 26 LoboZamora: 17 Pixelgeek: 4 Animtim: 3 It’s obvious that absolute leader in that competition is Jcome! Congratulations! ^__^ The vectorization competition was […]

Weekly progress

( читать по-русски | Russian translation ) Hello, my dear reader! It’s only a few days left before the 1st of September, which is not only the Knowledge Day (in Russia), but also is a deadline for our “Vectorization and Tweening” stage. We are working very hard to get everything done, but looks like we […]

Ivan and Morevna models – Community call results

OK, people, today we are ready to announce the results of our community call for Ivan and Morevna models. One month passed by since we published the call and during that period many artists worked to create the models of the two main characters. It was an exciting for me to meet so many enthusiastic […]