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Michael Whiteley

United Kingdom,  Stafford Staffordshire University,  Computer Games Design BSc(Hons),  July 10, 2015
Recreating one of the classic aircraft from WWII and British aviation history. Brought into life in Unreal 4 in a flight simulation tech demo. Using an industry pipeline to come up with an efficient, but detailed representation of the aircraft. With inspiration from aviation artist such as Antonis Karidis and Ronnie Olsthoorn. It was a pleasure to work with excellent lecturers and other students to pull the project together, though the project was completed and developed by myself I couldn't have done with the extra help and support of the people around me!
  • Animation
  • Compositing
  • Lighting
  • Look Development
  • Modeling
  • Texture Painting
  • 3ds Max
  • After Effects
  • Mental Ray
  • Photoshop
  • Unreal 4
  • Student of the Year
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  • May 02, 2015
For my Final Year Project I've re-created the classic de Havilland ‘Mosquito’. The video demonstrates the technical demo I created for the plane. It covers the controls, visual effects such as propellers, particle effects, and it also covers shooting. The engine used is Unreal 4, using blueprints made it possible to get the mechanics to be easily developed without extensive programmer knowledge. The aircraft was built in 3ds max, by creating a detailed high poly model, followed by making a retopologise low poly one. After which it is textured using Substance Painter and Photoshop. Thank you and enjoy!

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