Category Archives: Horizons Mesa Verde Hovercraft

As some of you may know, I’ve been busy at work over at working on my Horizons model. And while busy pushing polygons I had a chance to work on a toy design. And while going through the process of getting the toy through manufacturing, it occurred to Todd and I that we should [Read the Rest…]

I’ve been going through a bunch of my stuff to update my portfolio and realized I hadn’t updated the blog with the last bit progress I had made on the hovercraft. It’s by no means done, but I’ve been so busy programming I’m not sure when I’ll be able to finish it up. 🙁  

Here’s the latest on the model. I tweaked the body and added the fan blades and motors. I began work on the undercarriage as you can see I’ve scooped out the landing gear wells. I’ve also applied some initial shaders to give some weight to the model parts.

So I’m learning a new software package and I thought I’d pick a simple project to get familiar with the tool set and techniques. Those of you familiar may remember the Hovercraft in the Mesa Verse desert farm scene. I thought that would be a simple enough model. I have plenty of shots thanks to [Read the Rest…]