Making of: Carita Europeana
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The dissertation project had two preparatory stages: a 3D scene and a sketch. I began actual work by making a simple 3D scene. It was the first time when I visualized in 3D what I was going to paint. I wanted to make sure I have a well defined plan. For me it is a lot easier to visualize in 3D graphics what I want to make. I was able to decide with ease on multiple aspects: the composition of the image, what objects to have, the perspective and light setup. After this, I made a sketch where I defined much better the characters and their clothes. It's also the first time when I made a sketch prior to a painted image.
Here are time-lapse images of the two preparatory stages of the project.
The work for the 3D scene did not take much time, from 5th to 12th of December 2012. I used Cinema 4D to make the 3D scene. Because this is just a preparatory stage and time was of the essence, I used various premade models to quickly get it done.
It took me about one month to make this sketch: from 13 December 2012 to 16 January 2013. I used Corel Painter make this sketch.