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Hermit Crab Digital Sculpt

The objective of this piece is to model a complex organic form and realistically render it in a natural environment.  I chose to model a Caribbean hermit crab because of its interesting anatomy and colour. 

Audience      

General public

Client

Prof. Nicholas Woolridge

Format

Digital Image

Date

December 2020

Media

ZBrush

Substance Painter

Cinema 4D

Adobe Photoshop

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Process work 

Preliminary Studies

Elevation sketches for digital sculpting. 

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Modeling

ZBrush was used for digital modeling and retopologizing. 

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Texturing & Lighting

After painting in Substance Paint. The model was then brought into C4D for lighting, environment construction, and rendering. 

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