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Behind the Scenes: Nausicaa


Read how Samantha Luo used zBrush and Blender to create this character model.

My name is Samantha Luo and I’m a 3D character artist. I take inspiration from a lot of movies and contemporary media. Today I’m here to talk about one such piece: Nausicaa.

Nausicaa is based on the title character from the Hayao Miyazaki film Nausicaa: Of the Valley of the Wind. I’m drawn to strong female characters and thought she would be a great subject for my venture into Sketchfab’s new PBR system.

About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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