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The art of modelling hair
Posted: 20 September 2012 11:51 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Is there a good tutorial on the art of modelling hair.  More of a technique oriented tutorial on creating hair that looks like hair.

I’ve been doing some experimentation but have not been very happy with the results and I’m finding I’m having a difficult time translating my 2D hair stylings into 3D models. Are there any basic frameworks you work from when building a 3D hairstyle or ways I should be thinking about dissecting the elements of a hair style in order to extrapolate my designs into three dimensions?

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Posted: 21 September 2012 01:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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ghastlycomic - 20 September 2012 11:51 PM

Is there a good tutorial on the art of modelling hair.  More of a technique oriented tutorial on creating hair that looks like hair.

I’ve been doing some experimentation but have not been very happy with the results and I’m finding I’m having a difficult time translating my 2D hair stylings into 3D models. Are there any basic frameworks you work from when building a 3D hairstyle or ways I should be thinking about dissecting the elements of a hair style in order to extrapolate my designs into three dimensions?

Oh God, now you’ve started something.  I have a good tutorial somewhere and I can’t for the life of me remeber where it is or where I got it, but I think it’s one I got online so I’ll have a look and see what I can find.

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Posted: 21 September 2012 01:23 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Ok, found it, it’s a really good method too.  I don’t know what modelling software you use, so I went for one that I know is done in Hexagon because Hexagon is currently free.

http://www.art-collaborations.com/Valea_HexHair.pdf

Hope that helps,
Barry.

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Posted: 21 September 2012 03:03 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Woohoo!!! Thanks a tonne! Just what I’m looking for.

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