Computer Graphics World

November/December 2013

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 41 of 51

GROOMING When Reel FX Animation Studios, a longtime digital effects and animation service company, set out to become a creation company by making its first animated feature film, the studio immediately faced a huge challenge that would make the most experienced veterans pause: The majority of the movie's characters are turkeys, which means feathers. Lots of feathers. And, as any artist can tell you, generating fur and feathers is not a task that particularly tickles one's fancy. ■ JAKE'S FINAL GROOM contains more than 40 different feather clubs and well over two million individual hairs, or barbs. 40 ■ CGW Novem ber / Dec em ber 2013

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Computer Graphics World - November/December 2013