Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!


Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more


Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Making Of 'Crow'

| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
(Score 5 out of 5 after 7 Votes)
| Comments 1
Date Added: 9th July 2009
Software used:
Hi, I'm Andrius Balciunas, and I'm going to guide through the creation process behind my image "Crow". I suggest you go and make yourself a cup of coffee or tea, so that reading this will be more enjoyable. I hope you find this Making Of useful and that you learn something new!


I started to develop the concept for this project in 2006. It all began when I saw the cover picture on a pair of stockings in a store. I really liked the pose of a girl on that cover and I thought it would be interesting to make something of my own with that pose. So I bought those stockings for a reference (my girlfriend got a present, I got the cover, everyone was happy...) and started to brainstorm further.

Concept Modelling

I already had the vague idea that I wanted to make something "gothic" and so I started to put those ideas all together. I began by posing the girl using my default basemesh, which was rigged on biped (Fig.01 - Fig.03)

Fig. 01

Fig. 02

Fig. 03

When I had a rough pose, I started to overpaint it with my various ideas. Each time I came across something that I liked, I roughly modelled those elements. So in the end I had more developed concept and base meshes of all the main elements (Fig.04).

Fig. 04

continued on next page >

1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

Mudbox 2009 Quick Start Series: Projecting Retopologised Meshes and UVs

by Wayne Robson
published on 2010-12-30

Keywords: projecting, retopologised, meshes, uvs, character, head,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star halfrating star nonerating star none (2)
Comments 0 Views 9235

Digital Art Masters: V7 - Sample Making Of 'Qev'

by Etienne Jabbour
published on 2013-03-15

Keywords: character, male, qev,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (14)
Comments 1 Views 120995

Making of 'Eastern Dragon Rider'

by Seyyed Ghassem Farhany
published on 2009-11-09

Keywords: dragon, warrior, man, character,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 63862

3ds Max Character Creation

by Andrew Hickinbottom
published on 2014-12-04

Keywords: character, 3ds max, woman, pinup

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (14)
Comments 0 Views 38498
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
Allie on Sat, 17 November 2012 4:36pm
This is really awesome, and absolutely amazing (both the artwork and tutorial). Thank you for sharing both of them!
Add Your Comment..