Have you seen the future? Have you seen where technology will take us? Or what innovation will bring us? You will...because it's happening right now. And it's happening right here...in Ontario, Canada.
I've always liked the look of realy dense point cloud data. Using Maya and Mash scattered points onto a volumetric model of a brain. The result is what you see below. The tricky part was finding a balance between emphasizing different structures in the brain. The structures that ended up standing out the most was the vain's.
Below is some color variations to see what possibilities we had at making different elements pop. One important element was the laser beam we follow into the depths of the brain.
Robotic Arm Design
It's always fun designing robotic things. I have library of kitbashing pieces i use to quickly whip up some ideas. We ended up going the most believable design that didn't distract us from the focus of the shot.