What's in Jim's Junkyard.

Sketches, Paintings, Models....stuff.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Changing into a Monster Wireframes.

I've been asked what my wireframe looks like. I did a couple of screenshots of different parts to give you an idea.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Changing into a monster BW Movie Poster.

Just having some fun.

Changing into a Monster Post 13 up close.

I figured I would post what it looks like up close.

Changing into a Monster 13

I think I'm finished with this project. It was fun and I learned a lot.

Any feedback is welcome.


Jim Rice

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 12.

OK, I'm finished with the first painting pass. I don't think I'm too far from finished at this point.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 11.

Now I'm gonig to get rolling on painting in a lot of the details I can't get in ZB.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 10.(Head Closeup)

This is just a shot of the head up close.

Changing to a Monster WIP 10.

I'm starting to color this guy. I added a little detail on the pants and the shirt, but mostly focused on painting and adding some materials.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 09

I think I'm done modeling for now. I'm going to start adding some color and texture now.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 08

I revised the pose and made some new pants.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 07

I added some hair detail and revised the topology in his neck to fix some pinching problems.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 06

OK, I've decided to go back to the more human face. I think it lost something having the wolf take over so much of his face.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 05

I'm pushing the wolf. I got some good advice and I'm trying to apply it. I'm also going to rework the clothing wrinkles.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 04

I added some detail and reworked some of the shirt. I added some photoshop to the hair. Also, I dropped a photo for a background to give me an idea of what I want to do for the final background.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 03

I'm feeling better about it. I still have a lot of work to do.

Feedback welcome!

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 02

I got a couple of hours to work on it tonight. I have a lot of work to do. This dude needs some pants. :)

Friday, August 22, 2008

Changing to a Monster WIP 01

I want to make a model showing a man transforming into a monster. This is inspired by American Warwolf in London.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Zsphere Male Body Model WIP Post 04.

I revised the legs a bit and posed him.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Zsphere Male Body Model WIP Post 02.

I made some new topology for the body and added my head... :) Now I'm ready to start doing some full body characters!

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Zsphere Male Body Model WIP Post 02.

I added a bit more detail to him. Feedback welcome.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Zsphere Male Body Model WIP Post 01

I'm working on a full body male. I've roughed in most of the body. I've given the least attention to the hands and feet.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Jim Rice's Head The Never Ending Project.

After receiving some good feedback on my likeness I decided to take yet another crack at it.
Let me know what you think.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Snake Man Render 01

I wanted to do a nicer render of the snake man with a better background...I didn't do the background. :)

Skull with Texture.

I added more detail and texture to the skull.

Monday, June 16, 2008

My head again....

I'm trying to make it as realistic as possible...within ZB. I think I'm close.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Making of the Snake Man!

Snake Man!

I created a snake man head from my likeness. I spent 3 hours on it.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Friday, May 9, 2008

I transformed into a wolf man tonight!

The top image is mostly just a screenshot from ZB, but I painted on some hair. I spent about 3 hours on it. Man that was fun.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Jim Zombie 01(warning this is a bit graphic)

This is a screen grab of what the finished Zombie looks like in ZB. I spent about an hour transforming my face and skull model into a zombie.

Quick Zombie 01(warning it's a bit graphic)

I wanted to show how easy it would be to make a zombie after you have a skull to morph to.

Monday, May 5, 2008

Metal VS Skin

I like all the detail that I see when I use a shinny material.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

My Head Multi Shot

My Head Turn Table.

My Head Eye Revision.

Another pass on my eyes. My wife thinks it looks better.

Skull Morph(warning it's a bit graphic)

This is showing the power of the morph tool in ZB.

Monday, April 21, 2008

My Head texture pass one.

I wanted to finaly give a good texture to my head model. I have more work to do before I'm happy with it.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Skull from my Head.

I'm working on a skull that was created from my head model. Let me know what you think.

Monday, March 31, 2008

Female Head Wire.

Female Head in progress.

This shows the work workflow of how I went about creating the female head.

Female Head from my topology.

The original head topology was used to create my head. I plan on detailing her out more soon.

Let me know what you think.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Tough Guy Post 3.

I added more detail and a quick texture. I'm using Zbrush 3.1's skin material.