Brian Ustas

Brian Ustas

Entrepreneur and software engineer based in Cambridge, MA.

Crafted with care.
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Face Study

  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • ZBrush
  • Photoshop
  • computer graphics
  • 3D rendering
  • modeling
  • texturing
  • lighting

3D rendering of my dad’s face that I built from scratch. Turns out that it’s pretty hard to escape the uncanny valley.

Primary tools included Maya, Mental Ray, ZBrush, Photoshop, and UVLayout. Be sure to click each photo for the high resolution version!

For the uninitiated, the modeling process looked something like this:

Renderings

work-in-progress collage
work-in-progress collage
final
final
skin textures
skin textures
viewport
viewport
hypershade
hypershade