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by Philippe Character Modelling

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 8:07 PM

This blog post is a collection of various 3d characters that I have modelled over the years. Each one for a different project and each one had its own modelling and rigging problems to be figured out!. All this work just goes to show you that it is more than just a passion it's a way of life, ever since I started watching animated movies produced by professional Production 3d animation studios (Dreamworks, Pixar) I am fascinated at how they bring the characters to life!. They are so believable and the animators behind characters like Po the giant panda in Kung fu panda, Hiccup one of the leading characters in How to Train your Dragon etc. These guys have so much talent, I can tell you from years of experience it's all very well creating fun and creative characters but the animation is what takes them to that next level.

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