6 July 2012

The Absence of Abstinence

This is my interpretation of the iconic Green Fairy, with a twist…... if she grew addicted to drinking the absinthe beverage that she promotes.

It took a while to finish up with this image, but I learned a lot with using ZBrush and Modo, and also took away a stronger grasp with composition, lighting and attention to detail.

I used Zbrush for sculpting and posing the body and dress, as well as Zbrush fiber mesh to create the hair and sequins on the dress.

I used maya for hard surface rendering and Modo was used for all rendering passes. I followed the lighting methods described in Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo Trailer behind the scenes panel video they released (sorry can't find the link at the moment) and I found there methods very useful to quickly get the exact look I wanted with this image.

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