This trio of grinding blocks was inspired by the grinding blocks featured on this website:www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/awesome-native-american-mano-metate-1788122534 I gave them each a slightly different silhouette, but they are similar because they serve the same purpose. They each have a slightly different rock, which would have been used to grind the substances onto the rock.
My next item is this simple grinding platform. It comes with a plate like base to hold the food, and a small stone used to grind it. It was simple enough to model in Maya, and then bring into Mudbox. I added some stone texture, and slices into it to make it look more wornContinue reading “Grinding Platform”
My next assigned item is a drying rack. I immediately decided to make an orthographic drawing based on the photos provided. I wanted to make sure the scale was right. The hide is an estimated 4 feet, so the drying rack has to be 7 feet. Once this drawing was done, I took it intoContinue reading “Drying Rack 001”
I started by bringing in the height reference and importing the obj of the 3D scan 2. Next, I made it live and started going about using the quad draw tool. 3. Once I was done going over the whole surface, I “relaxed” the edges. I got out of quad draw mode, hid the originalContinue reading “Metate (tool)”