3D Modeling

From artwork to 3D model.

3D Modeling

Our team has broad experience in both hard surface and organic modeling.

Clients with existing models that need to be modified can count on us to keep the important essence of the original geometry while we make whatever changes are required.

With strong core art skills, Gentle Giant Studios has a firm understanding of human anatomy and the subtleties of creating 3D models that work well at the final scale and end use to effectively convey your project’s artistic intent.

Whether your goal is hyper-reality or a whimsically stylized look, we can help you achieve it.

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The Technology

Our Digital Sculpting happens in high-polygon modeling environments, such as Pixologic’s Zbrush. Having millions and millions of polygons in the model during construction allows us to craft the finest details and have them read perfectly at final scale.

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We’re Experts

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Action Figures

We’re dedicated to understanding all styles of figure articulation, and help our clients innovate to produce even better range of motion/posability.

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Statues and Dioramas

We move easily from Toys to Collectibles and into Fine Art, creating presentation bases themed with high detail.

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Large Projects

With our large full-time team we’re well placed to handle a large volume of digital prototyping.

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It Must Be On-Model

Authenticity is critically important and we work hard to make sure characters are fully correct and that their design does not deviate from the IP style guide.

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It Has to be Dynamic

Understanding and capturing an evocative moment is everything in figural sculpture.

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We Look Ahead

We engineer our 3D models so that all elements are keyed, work together seamlessly, and are ready for manufacturing.

Our Process for 3D Modeling

Clients with existing models that need to be modified can count on us to keep the important essence of the original geometry while we make whatever changes are required.

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“Sony Imageworks has been fortunate enough to work together with Karl and the wonderful team at Gentle Giant on many films. They’ve created original character designs, built beautiful maquettes, and were responsible for the digital scanning on films such as Polar Express, Spiderman trilogy and most recently on Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland. I’ve always been impressed by their professionalism, enthusiasm, and the level of quality they bring to everything they create. It’s been a wonderful collaboration and I look forward to working with this talented group on many more future projects.”

Ken Ralston

Director and VFX Supervisor

Prototyping and Product Development

Prototyping and Product Development
Concept and Design

Concept and Design

3D Modeling

3D Modeling

3D Printing

3D Printing

Project Management

Project Management

Prototyping

Prototoyping

Paint and Mold Shop Services

Paint and Mold Shop Services

Let's Get to Work Now

We’re ready to begin your project. At whatever development stage you find yourself, our team is poised to help push your endeavor to the finish line. Contact us today.