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Skye: The World's Most Accurate Manta Ray Model


Digital Life and ANGARI Foundation teamed up with The Florida Manta Project to create the world's most accurate manta ray model.

The bulk of the photographic data and measurements were taken over a five day period in August 2021, after which a model was accurately recreated, rigged, textured, and animated in Blender as can be seen on the making of video below:

Read more about the project on the link below.

About the Author

Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a Lebanese 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Paris. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.

1 Comment

  1. Incredible! I even got emotional...
    You see love in this work...

    And best of all, the animal did not need to be removed from its habitat.

    Who knows preserves… making the next generations aware.
    Beautiful thing… Blender Community will save the world

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