A Work in Progress: Metal Rider

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Metal Rider
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step 1 of 4

Source photo

Creation of Metal Rider: Step 1
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step 2 of 4

Fabricate all of the metal pieces from the source, using puppet tool, and cutting and pasting. Some 3D parts were created with source image textures applied.

Creation of Metal Rider: Step 2
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step 3 of 4

- Eye references on helmet visor
- tinting of tank
- Built some lights from scratch
- Added front tire and applied motion blur
- Crack on helmet
- mouth from source metal
- Added some shading

Creation of Metal Rider: Step 3
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step 4 of 4

- Added smokey background with the "render difference clouds"
- Added some exhaust using the same process as previous step, adding some additional texture with a clone brush
- Tinted the background blue and blurred it a bit
- added a small lens flare on each light

Then in Lightroom
- Dodging and burning
- Add Vinnette
- Remove blue spots from metal using spot desaturation tool

Creation of Metal Rider: Step 4
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Final result

Creation of Metal Rider: Final Result

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