ArtCraft Part 2 – The Female Orc Model Revamp

Blizzard senior art director Chris Robinson posted the second part of the new ArtCraft series. Today he focuses on the new female orc 3D model for the Warlords of Draenor expansion.

This new model is beautiful as expected considering the before and after comparison. More detailed. More expressive. Take in mind this is only a few animation shots. We’ll get to see more over time. This is just a sneak peek.

Welcome to the third edition of Artcraft! I’m Chris Robinson, senior art director for World of Warcraft, and today we’ll be discussing the revamp of the female Orc model. As part of that, we’ll touch on our overall character redesign philosophy, show before and after images, talk about our art process with this particular model, and give you a glimpse at some of her awesome facial expressions courtesy of our animation team. — read more

 

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