Was getting tired of my current iPhone wallpaper – so I decided to make a new one using the owl illustration i did a while back.
Download the full view if ya like :D
over 1 year ago
Awesomeness! Has a super cool robotic touch! I'm imagining how this owl would look like if shaded in 3D, with glossy black coated tritanium alloy and incidence-angle based dispersion in the glowing eyes :D
@Taptanium Oh man that would be so intense! Sounds like a transformer - would love to see that haha :D
I'll put it on my loooooong to-do list! Would definitely be fun to practice. Got a bit distracted from 3D graphics lately (so much coding to do) but have to get back into modo soon! Can I use your super cool owl graphics as a backdrop? I'll credit and rebound you of course :D
@Taptanium - Dude, of course - I would be honored :D
Cool man! Will definitely tackle this. Would be an awesome subject for practice! Get ready for Owlotron... haha
Yes! I'm pumped haha :D
Oh man, thank you @Inka Mathew - really appreciate it :D
Hey dude, started working on it: http://cl.ly/1w35232n360U0S161X1V - stay tuned :D
@Taptanium - Dude... no way! Haha, so pumped you don't even know!
Love the name btw - OwlTron!
That's going to look pretty cool! At least I hope so ;)
@Taptanium - No doubt :D
Pleeeease make this as a desktop wallpaper - it is the most awesome thing ever!
@Chris Biron - Sure thing! Just shipped my iMac back to Denver today, so unfortunately I wont be able to get to it till next week :(
Hey dude! Want to let you know I'm still working on it during my breaks from work. Progress:
Might do several crazy design variations. All stuff modeled with instance clones, using morph maps on the base meshes. Want 5 different Owltrons? You can have 10 different Owltrons :D
Will keep you posted!
@Chris Biron I'll render that as a wallpaper :D
@Taptanium - Oh man, looking good my dude! Can't wait to see all the variations :D
@Taptanium Awesome! I can't wait for this
@Chris Biron - Hey man. Finally got my shop setup. Just attached the desktop version of this wallpaper. Enjoy :D
@Mike Cummings Amazing man! Absolutely love it, thanks! You should add your icon and '2012 OWL' to it as well, I think it gives it some more character :)
by Franz (Taptanium)
This is a rough shot - just couldn't hold it back any longer. Still not entirely finished, but hopefully cool enough to justify dribbbling it.
Check it out: 1600 x 1200
Tweeted by @Luxology
Owltron is Robot of the Day at Year of the Robot!
1) Found Mike Cumming's awesome owl tattoo on Dribbble.
2) Then it went like this: "Mike, how about a robo-futuristic version of this?" - "Do it!" - "I'll do it!" - "Cool!". Did it.
3) Owlified Mike's drawing in modo 601, to become a tactile robo-futuristic owl.
4) Rendered with left-to-right 1-point light setup for a dramatic look.
5) Post-processed in 2D to add subtle fog, volumetric lights and glows around the eyes.
over 1 year ago
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