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Art Spotlight: SphereBot


London based Blender artist Louis du Mont shares the creation of his SphereBot. He used a combination of Blender+Substance Painter for the bot and some quick photogrammetry for the ground, and the result is amazing!

My name is Louis du Mont, I’m a 3D Artist working at a London, UK based company called Formation. I work across lots of different mediums from VFX to interactive digital projects.

The ‘SphereBot’ project was inspired by the stocky structure of a poodle moth, I thought it would make a nice robot mech. I’m also in the process of learning Blender; I’ve explored a fair amount of the modeling and surfacing tools and thought this would be a good opportunity to explore the dope sheet and curves editor and produce a little animation.

And here's the interactive model:

About Author

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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