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Cretaceous Earth Render (Test) by GaryMotherPuckingOak
Cretaceous Earth Render (Test)
Edited a NASA image of the Earth to fit what it looked like during the cretaceous era. It's going to be used in a future short film project with an artistic appeal, so that explains the somewhat painted look for the terrain. Earth was created in Maya, background was added in via Photoshop.
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  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Vaporwave
  • Reading: Snow Crash
  • Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles (yes, still)
So believe it or not, I actually have a good idea for my seminar animation class next semester. Seminar is a year long course (the highest the animation department offers), where you make a short film in that year roughly 30 seconds long.

May not seem like a lot of time but trust me, I'd rather get started in the summer once I know I'm in that class and get a thumbs up of approval from the professor. I'm gonna go into a "ORIGINAL CONTENT DO NOT STEAL" like deal and wait off on specifics on the plot.

What I can tell you though is that some new wallpapers will come (eventually). Next one will be another MGS themed one, that's for sure. I might make a Gurumin themed wall, I think people would like that.

So for now, I'm not dead. I feel like death this far into the school year but I'll be back.
Grass Test-Render (Maya) by GaryMotherPuckingOak
Grass Test-Render (Maya)
Messing with grass in the Fur tab in Maya. Never touched the stuff before, and it makes for some pretty cool effects.
Created in Autodesk Maya 2014. Physical Sun and Sky lighting. Clouds were created by placing a cloud shader in the transparency channel in a lambert material. 
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Anthony
Artist | Student | Film & Animation
United States
Double major at Middle Tennessee State University in Digital Animation and Japanese, minoring in Art.

I like minimalism. Making stuff like this is a hobby of mine.

I'm on Steam (check the URL on the bottom for my page!)

Operating System(s): OS X 10.10, Windows 7 and 8.1

Software: Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator CS6, Autodesk Maya, DragonFrame, PaintToolSai, ToonBoom 7.1, DMesh

Games: Metal Gear Solid, Gravity Daze, Metroid, Pikmin, Shin Megami Tensei, Legend of Zelda, Crash Bandicoot, Paper Mario, and among other titles.

(Check out my Backlog to see what I'm currently working on!)
backloggery.com/mrjellybeans
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  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: Vaporwave
  • Reading: Snow Crash
  • Playing: Xenoblade Chronicles (yes, still)
So believe it or not, I actually have a good idea for my seminar animation class next semester. Seminar is a year long course (the highest the animation department offers), where you make a short film in that year roughly 30 seconds long.

May not seem like a lot of time but trust me, I'd rather get started in the summer once I know I'm in that class and get a thumbs up of approval from the professor. I'm gonna go into a "ORIGINAL CONTENT DO NOT STEAL" like deal and wait off on specifics on the plot.

What I can tell you though is that some new wallpapers will come (eventually). Next one will be another MGS themed one, that's for sure. I might make a Gurumin themed wall, I think people would like that.

So for now, I'm not dead. I feel like death this far into the school year but I'll be back.

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Dogman15 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Are you the OP of this thread who created "The Great Console Race" images and script? If so, I just wanted to tell you personally that I loved it and thought you did a great job. I found it through a Vimeo version that Lifeliketextube made.
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GaryMotherPuckingOak Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Filmographer
Nope! Close though, I was the OP to the E3 Console Games thread. Someone did the Great Console race literally one day after my thread. There was a video of that being made but development has stopped :(
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Dogman15 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014
What was the thread number of the "E3 Console Games" thread?
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GaryMotherPuckingOak Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
You've inspired me, started working on a new Spongebob /v/ thread. Doing the writing now to get the jokes done, I'll probably make the thread tomorrow if I get the artwork done in time.
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GaryMotherPuckingOak Featured By Owner Edited Oct 6, 2014  Student Filmographer
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dragonruler55 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
How do you go about making your wallpapers in Illustrator?
I haven't used IL for long and was wondering how these are created.
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GaryMotherPuckingOak Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Student Filmographer
What I do is open Illustrator, open my source image in a 1920 x 1080 window and then duplicate the image layer. The top layer is what I use as a reference, but the bottom layer is what I actually work on.

With the bottom layer selected, I take samples of color from the image that I want to use as the base. Then I do a fine outline with the Pen tool, no stroke, but the fill being the color I selected. The rest is basically repeat with the different colors of the object. It's time consuming work, but fun. If you wind up selecting the top layer and start working on it, you'll know since it becomes visible. I generally hide all vector work until the fine details need to be done such as connecting surfaces. Master the Pen tool, that's all I can really say.

Then I just save the image via "save for web" as a PNG since JPG will have artifacts.
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mystrich Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
Did you do any other Persona Wallpapers? I had a Souji one that looked like your art style that I found on tumblr. I found you while looking for it, but it's not here. Not sure if there was just another person who did minimalist designs or if you have some unposted, but I'd love to know.
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GaryMotherPuckingOak Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student Filmographer
The only one's that I have made are in the Gallery. I'm yet to make some more. The person you are talking about is my friend Orpheus since he was the one who made this: [link]

I haven't made any more P4/P3 walls in a long time. But keep checking for more later on.
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mystrich Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013
That is the one I was looking for! Thank you so much.
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