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Reckless Impatience

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Some things just won't wait.

The flying rig was by far the trickiest thing to get right, the harness was redesigned three times and the wings more than half a dozen before it looked right.
The caterpillar on the other hand was surprisingly easy build. It turns out that there is not a whole lot to a caterpillar and I found a whole bunch of good reference pictures. Fellow 3d artists take note, google image search is your friend.

The swirly plants, as they've been called, were lifted from an older work

Also, in a shocking break from tradition, lighting and texturing were not the never ending nightmare they usually are.

Thanks to :iconsteve0: who showed me a much better way to light it.

Made in Maya
Rendered in Mental Ray
Post in Photoshop

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tdcooke's avatar
tdcookeHobbyist Digital Artist
excellent
shark235's avatar
shark235Hobbyist General Artist
Should I wait until I've become a pupa...nah.
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raulcosmoHobbyist Photographer
Amazing!
FouadB's avatar
Love it !! especially the light scene.
I'm curious to see your light setup.

;)
Natsk1's avatar
This is so cute! love it :)
Kiko-san's avatar
I can relate to this quite a bit.
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RainReedshimmerHobbyist General Artist
Brillant!!
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ricke76Hobbyist Digital Artist
incroyable very very nice..
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Vampyric-SaiyanessHobbyist Digital Artist
This is super cute and very beautiful! Love it!
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KachinadollProfessional Digital Artist
Outstanding! :iconifeelfluffyplz:
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shugs81Student Digital Artist
Loving the feel and the way you've done this... This is the kind of thing that made me want to get into 3d!! really need to look at maya again! :D
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AntaraNN Filmographer
I love this image. Such a great idea and so beautifully done.
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W-Art3DHobbyist Digital Artist
Funny :)
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Nebelstern Digital Artist
nice'n clever
sannyasiess's avatar
I love this shot!!!
rameld's avatar
failure to launch
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pavaloProfessional Traditional Artist
when is the movie coming out!!!
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Amanda3MarieHobbyist Traditional Artist
so clever!
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prettymepinkProfessional Interface Designer
this is really cute!
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Featured here [link]
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xxx2806Professional Digital Artist
Nice texture and lighting!
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