The Lava Sword

"A blacksmith attempted to forge a blade greater than any god could create, and for his arrogance it was cursed so he could never complete it."

"A blacksmith attempted to forge a blade greater than any god could create, and for his arrogance it was cursed so he could never complete it."

Sword with full animation, VFX and sound
Rendered in Unity

Close ups of the top and bottom

Close ups of the top and bottom

Sculpted model, and the baked emission map I used as a base for painting.

Sculpted model, and the baked emission map I used as a base for painting.

Feel the heat!
Finished this ominous lava sword, made from a concept by the awesome Ron Broyde (https://twitter.com/kyrin21)!
[Here’s the concept: https://twitter.com/kyrin21/status/1301972943568683009 - quote's also by him]

Big shoutout to Jasmin Habezai-Fekri (https://twitter.com/lowpolycurls), her tutorial helped me a lot with the general painting approach!

Sound created by the very cool Gidon Wolff! (https://twitter.com/GidonWolff)

Modeled, sculpted and animated in Blender. Textured in Substance Painter and rendered in Unity HDRP.