The Making of “The Tragic End of November” By Rozita Hosseini

Rozita Hosseini is a graduate in Master of Architecture at the University of Tehran. She worked in architecture, furniture, interior design and architectural visualization for more than 6 years. She is an expert on Autocad, Autocad 3DsMax, Chaos Group, Vray, Pixologic Brush, Adobe Photoshop and Marvelous Designer.

Her META 2017 entry is “The Tragic End of November” (http://metalentsawards.com/en/contest/view/3458). Let us go through the educational tutorial of this piece.

“My main inspiration was Julien Coquentin’s photos. Furthermore, I’ve used other references to make the final result more detailed.”

 

Source pictures:

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Modeling:

“I used Debris maker for blocks, moreover, I used a plane with Noise and Meshsmooth for the mortar between blocks.”

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“I’ve used wire fence script to model the fence in addition to FFD BOX.”

“I’ve also used gw_Ivy plugin to model plants on the fence.”

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“The road is a long plane which has ffd box modifier to control the slope of the asphalt more over paint deformity to create some holes and deformities on the asphalt.”

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“I’ve also used Z-brush deformation tools to create bricks and concrete walls.”

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“I used Mass Fx RBody to make piles of dead leaves. I created 3 piles of Leaves and scattered them on the road by advanced painter furthermore I scattered many things on the road like grass, rubbish, single leaves, branches and gravels as you see in the picture.”

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“I’ve also used Marvelous Designer to model the full garbage bag on the road.”

 

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Lighting

“I’ve just used an HDRI for the lighting of this project.”

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Materials

“I used Blend tools to create materials. Most of the textures were downloaded from texturepilot.com and textures.com additionally I’ve used Adobe Photoshop to make some corrections on textures or create some textures basically in a way that I needed.”

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View ports

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Renders without post-production.

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Post-production

“I’ve done the post-production with Adobe Photoshop and Magic Bullet, Nik Correction plugins.”

Final results:

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We are happy to see the work in progress behind your digital artwork. This educational tutorial will really help to understand the details of your creative piece as well as to the young digital artists. Keep creating digital arts as you envision more ideas and bring it into life.