This is part of my independent study.
The concept came from Babe the pig and Charlotte's Web. I wanted to challenge myself by making realistic animal, and express their cuteness. I did a lot of research, including animal anatomy, different pig species, etc.
By the time I was working on this little project, it's snowing outside in Pittsburgh. So I decided that I add the snowflake effect, just to give more liveliness to it.
The piece was rendered with Maya Arnold. I sculpted Oinky in Zbrush, did the petopo in 3Dcoat, used Substance Painter for the texture, Xgen core for grooming, and Nuke for compositing.