“The Basics of Animal Sculpting” is the foundation for all digital and analog modeling. Author of “Anatomy Sculpting” and Hollywood’s top sculptor, Hiroshi Katagiri, gives a detailed lecture from a sculptor’s point of view in this definitive guide to the anatomy of animal sculpting!
This is the definitive book on the anatomy of animals, including lions, elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, horses, dogs, dragons, and more.
The unevenness of the skeleton on the skin, the muscles of the limbs that change shape with movement, and how to capture the ridges of muscles by light and shadow.
How to sculpt a pose with a center of gravity and movement, the three-dimensional shape and flow of the fur, and scales that look real.
(Table of Contents Information)
FILM WORKS Works used in films
TOOLS AND MATERIALS
CHAPTER 1 SKELETON OF PRIMATE
Differences in skeletal proportions/differences in skulls
CHAPTER 2 CHIMPANZEE
01 Foundation and skeleton / 02 Rough heaping / 03 Making the head / 04 Making the arms / 05 Making the hands / 06 Making the legs / 07 Making the feet / 08 Making the body / 09 Sculpting the fur
CHAPTER 3 GORILLA
CHAPTER 4 ELEPHANT African elephant
CHAPTER 5 HORSE
CHAPTER 6 LION
CHAPTER 7 DRAGON
CHAPTER 8 DOGS
- Release Date:
- May, 2017
Born in Tokyo. Hollywood film and television character designer and sculptor.
He has participated in many films by famous directors such as Steven Spielberg, Guillermo del Toro, and Sam Raimi. His major works include Pacific Rim, Man of Steel, Battleship, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Pirates of the Caribbean: Spring of Life, The Hunger Games, and Captain Marvel. .
In recent years, he has held sculpture seminars throughout Japan to foster young artists. Influenced not only by sculptors but also by CG artists and other creators in various fields, more than 1000 participants learned modeling from Mr. Katagiri.
His feature directorial debut, Gehenna: Where Death Lives, has been released in 10 US cities and is available on Netflix North America. In Japan, it is sold and rented under the title of “Gehenna”.