Feudal Japan: Abandoned Village

This project was a part of a artstation challenge and based on David Honz concept: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/4boJn2
The point with this challenge was to tackle stuff that I felt very uncomfortable with. It has given me so much knowledge in all areas, sculpting techniques, a much better understanding of how and why to do an blockout, our worlds ecology systems and much more.

I am planning on expanding the project later on, with detailing the village and building around it as I want to work on something else for a while.

Thanks for all the feedback during the process and shoutout to "artoflight" at polycount for coming up with a bunch of juicy feedback.

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Main Shot

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Alt Lighting

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House Close-up

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Breakdown #Buildings

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Breakdown #House

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Breakdown #Vegetation
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Breakdown #Smaller Parts
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Mud Substance Designer

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Mud Substance Designer

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Rope Substance Designer

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Rough Wood Substance Designer

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Rough Wood Substance Designer

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Progress GIF