In this workshop, Grooming Artist Jordan Soler shares his entire process for creating a realistic dog groom from scratch using Maya, XGen and a bit of Mari. He begins by explaining how to properly setup your files and analyze your references. He then moves on to guide creation and the refinement of modifiers while providing production proven tips and tricks in XGen and grooming in general. To conclude, Jordan covers a quick overview of the shader he uses and how he sets up color maps to make a great looking final render. If you’re looking to create a realistic animal / creature or for those seeking useful tips on grooming, this course provide a complete overview of the production workflow for creating a realistic animal groom.
Course title: The Gnomon Workshop – Realistic Dog Grooming for Production with XGen with Jordan Soler
Total time of the course: 4 hours
Number of image files: 14
Training year: 2018
Workout file: not
Course coach: Jordan Soler
Software: maya – mari