Weekly Drills Weekly Drills 009 - #Kicks by Andrew McDonald 8 months ago 3 min read This week your drill is to create a projects that has some kicks in it. Then tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #Kicks.This week's drill is all about sneakers, kicks or whatever you want to call them. Everyone has them, and everyone has their eyes on a pair they'd love to own. The project you create could be a slick pair of vintage Air Jordans, it could be an old pair of converse, some Yeezy from Kayne West or even some DC kicks for all you skaters out there. Go realistic, go cartoony, go 3d, go 2d... it doesn't matter, just push yourself to create something in a week and surprise yourself.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 #Kicks.Submission open Friday, May 29, 2020 (approx. 10am GMT/UTC)Submission close Friday, June 5, 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 009 - VansThis week I decided to create some Vans. I used my own pair as a reference for the texturing. I used Maya and ZBrush to model, Substance Painter to texture, Arnold to render, and Nuke to polish the raw images.The making of MIRAI jerostiqueThe RookiesRunner Up80s KicksSome 80s Kicks up in a cloudThe making of MIRAI jerostiqueThe RookiesThird Place“Back to the Future” Mag shoesAccurate recreation of the awesome shoes from Back to the Future II. Project for the weekly drills prompt “kicks”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!