The Rut

The Rut was inspired by Scandinavian rosemaling patterns and Robert Burn’s ‘My Heart’s in the Highlands‘. With four different scenes described in the poem (mountains, valleys, forests, and lochs) I wanted to challenge myself by interpreting them at different times of day to reflect the ever-changing Scottish weather.

In an endless runner style environment, I used tools such as Volumetric Fog, Decals, Particles, Render Targets, and more in Unreal Engine to capture the feeling of Scotland.

Poem

Farewell to the mountains, high-cover’d with snow,

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Farewell to the straths and green vallies below;

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Farewell to the forests and wild-hanging woods,

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Farewell to the torrents and loud-pouring floods.

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My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here,
My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer.

Breakdowns (Concept to Final)

 

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