Weekly Drills Weekly Drills 004 - #CameraGear by Andrew McDonald a month ago 3 min read This week your drill is to create an image of your favourite camera gear. Then tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #CameraGear.Your project could be of a vintage Leica camera, a manfrotto tripod, a lens you'd kill to have, or even a professional studio light setup. Go big, go small, it's up to you. Grab some reference of your own equipment or get searching online for some cool images to work with.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 #CameraGear.Submission open Friday, April 2, 2020 (approx. 10am GMT/UTC)Submission close Friday, May 1, 2020 (approx. 10am GMT/UTC)JudgesCreative Director Justin 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 Winner#WeeklyDrills 004 - Super 8For the fourth WeeklyDrill I decided to model a Super 8 camera. I used Maya to model, Affinity Photo and Substance Painter to texture, Arnold to render and Nuke to polish the raw images.The making of MIRAI jerostiqueThe RookiesSecond PlaceWeekly Drill - CameraThis was a project for the weekly drills. I use a lot of cameras but I never really found a good purpose for these drugstore underwater cameras. I always end up taking swimming pool snapshots during the last days of holidays.The making of MIRAI jerostiqueThe RookiesThird PlaceWeekly Drill - Rolleiflex CameraThis isn’t a camera I own but I find the brand Rolleiflex produces some very nice looking cameras. I have wanted to model one for a while now and this #WeeklyDrill was the perfect opportunity to do so.The making of MIRAI jerostiqueThe 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!