Hey guys, for a while now I’ve been working on this personal project set in Ancient Greece and I wanted to present how it progressed in terms of visual quality with this teaser.
Read more about the story at: heroesofbronze.com/journeys
About the Project:
Heroes of Bronze is an upcoming “proof-of-concept” CG short film set in Ancient Greece. It shows the magnificence, beauty and horror of the time between the two famous battles of ancient history – Marathon (490 BC) and Platea (479 BC).
It intends to serve as an intro to a bigger animated project.
In 499 BC the Ionian Greeks of Asia Minor rebelled against the growing might of the Persian Empire. In an act of defiance their united armies, supported by troops from Athens and Eretria, marched on Sardis, the powerful center of Persian power in Asia Minor. They burnt it to the ground along with its temples.
The wrath of Darius the Great, the king of Persia, was swift and merciless. In 497 BC he sent three expeditions against the Ionians, intent on crushing the rebels and restoring order. However, pacifying the Ionians of Asia Minor wasn’t enough for the ‘King of kings’. He turned his gaze to the West, across the Aegean Sea, where he found the proud city of Athens…
… learn more at: heroesofbronze.com/journeys
The 3D scenes were created using Blender, character meshes in Character Creator and animated in iClone, models textured in Substance Painter and clothing made in Marvelous Designer.