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Ian Steplowski
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Instagram & Tumblr
Been a little quiet this year as I've been primarily playing with Unity or working on writing a couple of stories over the past few months. Nothing to post on that front just yet, but we'll see. I've also finally been swayed into trying Instagram and Tumblr...

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Merry Christmas!


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Clay Sculpt Session #9
Making some steady progress... Have some outstanding eye, mouth & jawline notes to do after the break; stepping back to look at these images is very helpful to find things to improve next time. Starting to really see the value of a good rake tool... as well...

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Battlesaurs Fan Art Project and 3D Print!
With Disney/Pixar's  Toy Story that Time Forgot  finally out there, here's a side project inspired by it from earlier in the year! After wrapping from a brief stint on that show at work, my inner 80s kid felt the Battlesaurs world was just too cool to leave...

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Clay Sculpt Session #7
Adjusted the body pose to give it some turning energy, playing with blocking tube shapes for the hair. Still have a lot to do here... Rhythm of the hair needs work, and the face doesn't turn great from all angles. Then there's the facial features... yep, lo...

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Clay Sculpt Session #5
Halfway mark and she's starting to emerge! Stepped back for a significant head adjustment, and explored facial symmetry & rough features today. Anxious to get back in there and get a sense of movement with some significant upcoming changes to the Hair and B...

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Clay Sculpt Session #4
Progress! Facial features and right arm position are still subject to demolition, but after a lot of experimentation with the head angle that's starting to feel better.  As I get into the major hair forms against the silhouette I'll try to push the twisting...

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New Clay Sculpt Project!
Amazingly talented sculptor Jerome Ranft has been kind enough to guide a group of us Character Modelers/Riggers at work through the process of making character 3D character studies his way! I'll be working with Chavant CM 50 clay on this study of a sketch f...

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Summer Dabbles
Few posts but lots of projects have happened this summer! Current one is just starting; I'm attempting to build my first character for a game engine.  Working from some loose exploratory sketches from a friend's passion project, I'm trying to better define ...

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