Learning Inspiration How To Create Realistic Characters in Maya by The Scout a month ago 2 min read In this video series, 5 artists demonstrate their respective technique in creating realistic 3D characters. The artists featured in this series come from different industries and work in different versions of Autodesk Maya.Each was given 5 minutes to showcase how they work to inspire others to try new approaches.CableLead 3D artist Yin Shiuan demonstrates a time-lapse of his hair grooming process for recreating Cable from Deadpool 2 (as played by Josh Brolin.)Willem Dafoe3D character artist Yeonjong Son demonstrates a time-lapse of his process for recreating the likeness of Willem Dafoe.3D Head3D character artist Seungnam Yang demonstrates a time-lapse of their process for creating a realistic 3D head with Maya and Arnold.DeadshotHere, 3D artist Bilguun Vorshilov breaks down his process to create a render of Deadshot from Suicide Squad, as played by Will Smith.3D Female characterFinally, 3D character artist Boris Moskalenko breaks down his process for creating a 3D render of his original female character entitled 'Sold'.Do you have a neat technique of your own that you'd like to share?Want to be a part of Autodesk's next round of 5x5? Drop them a line here.START DEVELOPING YOUR OWN TECHNIQUE.TRY MAYA FOR 1 MONTH Share your thoughts on this post Read more posts by this author The Scout I'm part machine, part human, with a little sprinkle of unicorn tears thrown in to help me better understand the CG world. The link has been copied!