After four years, following the popular eye creation tutorial 2.0 in 2019, 3D artist Tom Newbury has finally updated a new version on how to create realistic eye effect, the tutorial 3.0.
According to Tom's introduction, the tutorial is "by far my most in depth tutorial when it comes to creating realistic eyes", and it's not had to tell how stunning the final effect looks like from the tutorial intro video Tom shared on his YouTube channel.
Chapter01 - Modeling the Eyeball
Chapter02 - Fitting the Eyes and Creating the Caruncle
Chapter03 - Creating the Meniscus
Chapter04 - Texturing the Sclara
Chapter05 - Texturing the Iris and Caruncle
Chapter06 - Building the Shaders (part 01)
Chapter07 - Building the Shaders (part 02)
Chapter08 - Grooming Eyelashes
Chapter09 - Grooming Eyebrows
Chapter10 - Final Adjustments
The tutorial includes a total of ten chapters and is recorded based on Maya with Mari and Redshift render engine. However, according to Tom's introduction, you may able to follow step by step in other 3D creation programs like Blender, C4D and Substance Painter since the course are showing in a relatively simple and straightforward way.
Priced at $19, the package provides customers the entire process from modeling the eyes, fit the eye to the face of character, to adding textures/materials, as well as adding the groom for the eyelashes and eyebrows, and the final adjustment. To purchase the tutorial, you may click here to visit Tom's Gumroad page. And for more high quality, you can also check out Tom's page for more early releases.
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