Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Gathering reference images, part of Blender: Vehicle Modeling.
- When you model a complex object such as a vehicle,…it always helps to have really good reference.…So if you can, go find a vehicle that you want to…model, and take lots of pictures.…Now if you can't do that, there is also a lot…of reference available on the internet.…So for example if I were to go to Google and…type "Aston Martin DB5", you'll see that, well,…I get a lot of different images for that.…So you can certainly use these as reference,…or if you want you can get more specific with reference.…
Now, I've collected a couple of images here for us,…and these are images of the car that we are…going to model.…So what I want to do is get just a good overview…of it, and then also get some good details, like…where the fender hits the front end, the bumpers, and so on.…So all of this reference will help you…when modeling the vehicle.…So if you can, go ahead and get reference of the…vehicle that you want to model.…Another thing that can be helpful is to actually…get the blueprints of a car, so you can type,…say "Aston Martin blueprints", and you should be…
- Gathering reference images and blueprints
- Importing reference images as planes in Blender
- Setting up Blender for modeling
- Sculpting the front and rear fenders
- Adding headlights and taillights
- Building the hood
- Roughing out the trunk
- Adding detail
- Smoothing out the model
- Mirroring the model
- Separating the hood, docks, and trunk
- Modeling the wheels
- Creating the tire-tread pattern
- Making wheel hubs, rims, and spokes
- Finishing and fitting the wheels
- Making the grille
- Adding windshields and trim
- Finalizing the model
- Adding lighting and reflective surfaces
- Rendering the final model
Skill Level Intermediate
Blender: Rendering with Cycleswith George Maestri1h 28m Intermediate
1. Preparing Blender for Modeling
2. Modeling the Front End
3. Finishing the Body
4. Modeling Auto Wheels
5. Detailing the Vehicle
6. Finishing Up
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