Hi my name is Seth and I'm from Virginia. I'am the project originator and former project lead, artist and coder of Command and Conquer Tiberium Secrets. I also enjoy 3D art and appreciate many other art mediums. I always look for more room to improve my art and take constructive feedback from others.

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Greetings reader, I first just want to say; I finally finished "The Divide" (shown in the gallery) which took about a week in half. Also, I won't be using Unreal Engine 4 instead I'll be using Vue 11, because it a little easier to use and there are less limits to the engine itself.

Down below is a rice farm that is used in the "The Divide" scene, which is rendered in Marmoset Toolbag 2. In addition to the rice farm I wanted to create a sorta messy look and filled with rust due to the amount of rain falls in Vietnam. I also included diffuse, normal, and specular maps in the render.

Here I created the terrain using World Machine to create a realistic landscape thus importing it in Vue, along with textures.

Secondly, I created a good amount of materials awhile back using Filter Forge, which can be used in Unreal Engine 4 and many other engines. I included materials like, ocean water, rocky soil, dried soil, and sand. I also must say Filter Forge is a great program for creating quick materials, I recommend trying their free trial on the main website.

Lastly, I created some more materials using Photoshop CS5.1 and Zbrush (along with XNormal to create normal maps from Zbrush, also known as baking textures). I created materials like moss, brick, ruin brick, and rock.

Anyways, that's it for now, there will definitely be more to come, such as more renders, animations and tutorials.

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SinisterExaggerator Jan 22 2013, 11:54am says:

Have to say again really good job on the Tanker looks like something that would be put in a profesional retail game.

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UmbrellaSecrets Jan 22 2013, 3:26pm replied:

Thank you! It could probably be implentmented in a movie, but not in game. I went about 236k polys on it. Anyways, I'm glad you like it!

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AllenZakiv_Blackwell Oct 31 2012, 6:20pm says:

Happy Halloween

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MHstudios Oct 30 2012, 11:30am says:

man your good at modeling and textureing =)

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UmbrellaSecrets Oct 30 2012, 12:22pm replied:

Thank you! :) You've got some pretty awesome work your self :)

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FIN7 Feb 3 2012, 2:48pm says:

umbrella secrets i need help i want make my own mod to tiberium wars and i need free 3d progarm that i can make models

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UmbrellaSecrets Feb 3 2012, 9:22pm replied:

Sure, well there is Renx which is a lot like 3ds max but you can't really access many options like you can 3ds max.

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FIN7 Aug 27 2012, 9:48am replied:

thanks for the help

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iQew Jul 5 2011, 5:28am says:

Hey Umbrella, thanks for supporting Mindworld, we really appreciate your interest! :)

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joure Jun 25 2011, 11:49am says:

Just gotta say that I love your work. I'm pretty darn sure you'll make it as a designer one day mate, just keep it up !!

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UmbrellaSecrets Jun 25 2011, 2:30pm replied:

Thank you :) I'm glad you like my work. :D You've got some really good work on profile too. :)

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