Weekly Drills 019 - #fabric

Weekly Drills 019 - #fabric

This week your drill is to use some fabric in a project and then tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #fabric.

This week your drill is to use some fabric in a project and then tag it #RookiesWeeklyDrills and #fabric.

Fabric is the backbone of so many great projects. Whether it's a perfectly flowing dress on a digi-double, a simple table cloth or even a beautifully detailed piece of clothing it can really take a project to the next level. This week we want you to push your skills with fabric. Create cloth simulations that you haven't attempted before. Build some clothing using Marvellous Designer. Or dive into Substance Designer and create some eye-watering fabrics.

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.


  • Use 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 #fabric
  • Submission open Friday, August 7, 2020
  • Submission close Friday, August 14, 2020


Creative Director Justin Mohlman will evaluate entries and select a winner based on quality, creativity, and adherence to the challenge theme.


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To 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.

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#WeeklyDrills 019 - Fabric
This week I decided to create a piece of cloth that has been thrown over a sofa which I downloaded from Turbosquid. I used Maya (nCloth) to model and simulate the cloth, Substance Designer to texture, Arnold to render, and Nuke to polish the raw images.

Second Place

Weekly Drill 19 - Fabric
I was inspired by my sari for this week’s drill. Modeled in Maya, textured in Substance Designer, Substance Painter and Photoshop and rendered in Marmoset.

Third Place

Simple Cloth Sim
My first trial of a cloth sim on an animated character. Very basic set up, made with Houdini.The character is from Mixamo.com and sim knowledge from Doxia Studio.


How 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.