Weekly Drills Weekly Drill 031 - #hat by Andrew McDonald a month ago 3 min read This week we want you to create a hat asset that could be used as a prop in a game, film, digital render, or drawing then tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #hat.This week your challenge is to find a hat and go to town building it for use in a game, film, render or drawing. There are no limitations to what hat you choose. You could choose a trucker hat, cowboy hat, beanie, Fedora hat, poker visor, outback hat or even a french beret. Whether you are drawing or rendering, pay close attention to how the hat is made. Where the seams are. What the construction process involves. This will really help you create something worthy of your portfolio.To get some feedback on your work-in-progress project before you submit it, head over to Discord channel and chat with other artists having a crack. To see all the Weekly Drill projects just follow this link.RulesUse your favorite art supplies, software and workflow.Only submit work created during this week.Submit as many entries as you want.You can use concept art, models, textures and other assets and include it in your project. However, make sure to credit the artist by linking to their work and explain exactly what you created.You must tag your project with #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #hatSubmission open Friday, October 31, 2020 Submission close Friday, November 7, 2020JudgesJustin Mohlman will evaluate entries and select a winner based on quality, creativity, and adherence to the challenge theme.PrizesOfficial Weekly Drills Achievement badge to show off on your profile page.Enter NowTo enter this Weekly Drill, simple create a project for your portfolio and tag it. Remember, keep these drills loose and stress-free. This drill is about growing our digital skills, together, as a community. Create Weekly Drill Project WinnerWeekly Drill #31 - Mayan priest hatI have been looking for a very long time for an inspiration of hats. I wanted to do something original and not so typical. I’m a big fan of old civilizations and got an idea of doing a mayan priest hat. I found a really cool reference of it. To challenge myself a bit I also decided to make it look m…Dragon thomassamazanThe RookiesSecond PlaceWeekly Drill #31 | HatI decided to make a frog hat after seeing one of my favorite TikTok creator (@soupytime) use it in some of her videos. I recently updated my Marvelous Designer to MD 9 so this was a bit more challenging than I thought it would be but I had the occasion to try the topology feature which really helpe…Dragon thomassamazanThe RookiesThird PlaceRookies Weekly Drills 031 - HatA magical hat for a mischievous but charming traveller, looking to entice and take money from unsuspecting strangers.Dragon thomassamazanThe RookiesF.A.QHow many entries can I submit?As many as you want.How do I tag my project?During Step 2 of the project building process, you will see a tag input field in the right column under your project title and description input fields. Note: Do not include "#" with your tag (eg: #RookiesWeeklyDrills), the tool already handles that for you. See below for example. Share your thoughts on this post Read more posts by this author Andrew McDonald Andrew is the co-founder of The Rookies has been working in the visual effects industry since 2002. Most recently he was a CG Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic. The link has been copied!