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3D Model Creation: LOW POLY Warrior

3D Model Creation: LOW POLY Warrior

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Here is a low poly character I created in order to gain more practice with 3d modelling. Such a model would be used in something like an MMO game where low resolution models are needed in order to compensate for the amount of objects on screen .

The details are then painted in the textures to make the models looked more high resolution. Which is the next thing that this model needs.

Here are some more images alongside the reference drawings.

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Will E. Buckley

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UPDATE: Back Again

UPDATE: Back Again

Time for an update! 

The blog has been a bit dormant over the last couple of months however this doesn't mean I have. University exams have had my attention the last month or so but I have still been working so get ready for an explosion of progress.

I’m very excited to share what I've been doing and my plans for the future months. This will truly be a summer of animation!

Here is a small preview:

Camera Based Motion Capture:
This is something I have aimed to achieve since the beginning and I'm excited to show you my progress.

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Destruction Simulation:
Dynamic destruction capable in 3dsMax

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3d Printing:
One of the best technological developments recently is the rise of the 3d printer. I am proud to say that one be freely available here at GX5 and I am very excited to play with it. The possibilities are endless from iPhone cases to stop motion armatures and I can't wait to show you what I create.

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AND A LOT MORE!

So watch this space over the summer for more updates!
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Transformers Rig | Bumblebee: Free Download

Transformers Rig | Bumblebee: Free Download

This is a fully rigged 3d model of Bumblebee from Transformers using CAT in 3dsMax. I was working on getting the model animation ready and decided to share. 

The video below shows what the rig looks like:

I have made the rig available for DOWNLOAD |  Includes 3DSMax file and FBX so you can use it in Maya. Textures are also included.

I hope that you can have some fun with this rig and if you want to share what you have done, send me an email at

I will try and create a short animation just how cool this looks in motion.

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An Introduction

An Introduction

Hey there! This first blog post is the first of many showing my progress as a 3D artist. If you are interested in seeing how 3d animation is made, want to learn or just want to support me, then please subscribe!

Who Am I?

My name is Will E. Buckley and I'm from London, England. Currently I am studying Psychology at Royal Holloway,University of London but have always wanted to be an animator. I am now teaching myself all the skills required to achieve that.

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Aims

 

  • To share my work
  • To teach others who also want to learn
  • To get some experience as a professional
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    Look forward to seeing updates, animated shorts, tutorials and more! Over time, I’m hoping that this blog will become a good demonstration of what I can do and will also serve as a place where others can learn and share!

    Please follow me on Twitter.
    Subscribe to me on YouTube (no videos as of this date, but there will be very soon)

    You can also contact me at 


    Thanks for your support,

    Will E. Buckley

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