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Low Poly Pirate Gibbet - Timelapse


Dprestino writes:

Made in Blender 2.8, texture Paint in Substance Painter

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Davide Prestino

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  1. From Wikipedia

    Low poly as a relative term
    There is no defined threshold for a mesh to be low poly; low poly is always a relative term and depends on (amongst other factors):[citation needed]

    The time the meshes were designed and for what hardware
    The detail required in the final mesh
    The shape and properties of the object in question
    As computing power inevitably increases, the number of polygons that can be used increases too. For example, Super Mario 64 would be considered low poly today, but was considered a stunning achievement when it was released in 1996. Similarly, in 2018, using hundreds of polygons on a leaf in the background of a scene would be considered high poly, but using that many polygons on the main character would be considered low poly. In this way, there is a relativism between the importance of objects and their graphical quality. More important objects such as Non-player characters usually contain a higher amount of detail than less important objects, which are often small or in the background, like a blade of grass. This relativism is subverted when low-poly is used as an intentional aesthetic style: every object shares the simplicity that a low number of polygons brings, making the distinction between important features and unimportant features less clear.

  2. Good work. But definitely not low-poly.

    Low-poly would mean reducing polygons as much as possible and transferring all details to textures. Only parts that are absolutely vital for the silhouette of the object would be kept in polygons.

    Also small details like the ropes would never exceed the amount of polygons you're using on the much larger wood poles.

    Go to the forums if you want to learn how it's done.

  3. Randall Underwood on

    I"m blown away by the ease at which you are and the music is outstanding. What is the music.......far out......awesome dude........thumbs up.

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