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Human Skull Study

Skulls represent the pinnacle of design in regards to form following function. I'm fascinated by these shapes, and exploring why they are the way they are...

This was a fun project for me, and am looking forward to knocking out some more studies.

Say cheese!

Say cheese!

Say ahh!

Say ahh!

View from a bit more above...

View from a bit more above...

Say cheese, with different lighting configuration.

Say cheese, with different lighting configuration.

3/4 and under a bit...

3/4 and under a bit...

Bottom - there are some crazy shapes going on in skulls.

Bottom - there are some crazy shapes going on in skulls.

Bottom from the side a bit...

Bottom from the side a bit...

Rear view...

Rear view...

Various screen grabs of the sculpt from ZBrush.

MatCap courtesy of Jason Martin...

Various screen grabs of the sculpt from ZBrush.

MatCap courtesy of Jason Martin...

A 3D print of the skull - about the size of a tennis ball.

A 3D print of the skull - about the size of a tennis ball.

A 3D print of the skull - about the size of a tennis ball.

A 3D print of the skull - about the size of a tennis ball.