Concept artist to Modeler Background When a concept artist designs a prop for the client, the concept artist needs to know the background of the prop. Who used it? What is the condition of the prop? Old, New, Worn out Setting? For instance the drop pod portrayed is from a futuristic setting/world and the military of this world use the drop pods to land troops in strategic locations on the battlefield.
Reference Now it is the concept artist job to get reference of what the pod may look like.
Thumbnails Now the artist starts the building portion. This may consist of: Sketches Silhouettes Some artist may even use 3d tools.
Orthographic View These are the plans for the 3d artist/Modeler.
Space Capsules Texture reference
Concept art to modeler