The alien required a flying saucer in the background. If you missed my last post, I’m just doing some practice using beginner techniques in Blender. I do a tutorial or two, take a break, and apply what I’ve learned. It’s a good combo. Instead of getting sick of doing tuts, after messing around on my own I’m hungry to absorb some new techniques.
Above is my first attempt at a UFO. I wanted the classic beam of light. But after sleeping on it, I decided to go for the iconic open hatch.
First you have to make your
And then you gotta’ open the hatch.
When I first combined the UFO and alien, the alien was much bigger than the UFO:
After making the UFO big enough for a few aliens to travel in, I added some
Christmas lights mysterious UFO lights along the sides of the opening, and made everything reflective.
There are doubtlessly very sophisticated things you can do with atmosphere. I only know one of the simple versions. I would want to blur the craft so it’s out of focus more, and put more haze between the alien and his or her ship.
I tried going more blue:
I’m pretty determined to learn this program and make it my go-to for 3D digital work. As is I could have used Photoshop to tweak out the colors, blur the background, etc., but I’m not trying to make finished artwork here. Gotta’ move on.
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