Hi penguin pals,

Bringing igloos to Club Penguin Island was the dream since the very beginning, and we were incredibly hyped to make it a reality in the 1.8 update! Our team worked tirelessly to make them fun, interactive, customizable, and special down to the very last detail––a penguin’s home is its sanctuary, after all!

We thought it would be fun to give you all a look into our igloo creative process with some authentic, never-before-seen concept art! Let’s start from the beginning, shall we?

Step One: Thumbnail Sketch

Our artists kick off the creative process with a quick “thumbnail” drawing, which will be used to give a general idea of what their vision is and what they will need to move forward!

Step Two: Whitebox

When it comes to more complex creations like igloos, our artists will make a “whitebox” version so that the concept has the right dimensions for a penguin. Consider this a 3D sketch!

Step Three: Refined Sketch

This is just a clearer and more detailed sketch, based off the dimensions of the whitebox.

Step Four: Color Concept

We’re almost there! This is the final stage of the concept art before it goes on to a 3D artist!

Step Five: Final Model

Annnnd, wah-lah! Once a 3D artist has modeled and textured the color concept, you get the final model! It is now ready to be imported into the game.

We hope you enjoyed learning more about this process, penguin pals! If you’d like to see more concept art in the future, let us know in the comments!

Waddle On

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CP9968172585Jan 20 @ 5:08 AM
Dear Sam and all of CPI,
I'm so thankful for Sam, Joe, The animators, The 3D artists, and all of club penguin island. You're all awesome and kind. By the way have you ever thought of putting hip-hop clothes on club penguin island just for fun?? Anyway, you're all so kind to everyone ❤️U guys.

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Unikitty33Jan 10 @ 2:36 PM
This dose not make sens.
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1Rangerfan31Jan 08 @ 2:02 PM
I wish there was a three spot tree house for level 20 I'm 1Rangerfan31.
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SylEgorJan 06 @ 1:16 PM
Now to buy a location and put it in the house?If I`m sorry for the translation,I`m not an American.Thank you .My name is Егор(name is Russia)!
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CP9968172585Jan 20 @ 5:10 AM
Welcome to America
From,
CP9968172585
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Sister SallyJan 05 @ 1:22 PM
Shouldn't we non members get more igloo stuff
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CP9968172585Jan 20 @ 5:11 AM
Boooooo!!!!!!
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CP1899373267Jan 04 @ 11:20 AM
Thanks
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Scary sodaJan 02 @ 5:41 AM
I WANT PUFFLES AND ALOT MORE!!!!!!
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Sister SallyJan 05 @ 1:23 PM
Please can we have puffles please please please
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Geeshy5Jan 07 @ 4:49 AM
Can We Have Puffles To Scare Away Bots? There Are Creepy With Big Eyes 👀 👀
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CP3953803923Jan 01 @ 10:56 AM
Hola ! Que bueno que hayan puesto igloos !!!
Cada vez Club Penguin Island va teniendo más cosas y se van recuperando las cosas más buenas de Club Penguin !!!
Espero que próximamente se pueda adoptar PUFFLES !!!
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CP9968172585Jan 20 @ 5:15 AM
I can't understand stand you. Wait are you speaking Espaniol???? Because I can speak Espaniol
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GemzoeDec 31 @ 8:41 PM
These are very cool! You should put beds or a two story igloo. Maybe puffles or diffrent pets . Here is a igloo bug. So I tried making an igloo like the castle one in blog "party in our iggy s". But then I could only see the back of the iggy
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SavannahcutieDec 31 @ 3:29 PM
I heard something amazing! I think there working on puffles hopefully don’t worry i know there coming and if u like puffles like this comment or reply thx
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Miss amazingJan 01 @ 6:36 AM
I hope puddles are available to all penguins
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Sister SallyJan 05 @ 1:25 PM
All puffles should be for all penguins
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SavannahcutieDec 31 @ 3:26 PM
These are good igloos but we need more room like more space maybe and have like an upstairs igloo too that would be awesome,maybe even a bed for are penguin and a tub and more things like we have in are houses maybe this would change your mind and make igloo better more thx
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CP9968172585Jan 20 @ 5:20 AM
I agree I can also speak Espaniol 15 -17 words
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CP9095109171Dec 31 @ 7:10 AM
Very clever!
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layla859Dec 30 @ 8:55 PM
COOL
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Sister SallyJan 05 @ 2:10 PM
Chill idea
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Jojoqueen702Dec 30 @ 8:22 AM
that is so cool and complex! I see the enthusiasm you guys have in what you do, and it's awesome! But.. are you working on puffles? Puffles were my favorite thing in old CP. I would really like to see what they would look like in CPI! thank you and waddle on! :3
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Betsybun464Dec 29 @ 5:09 PM
Amazing
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Geeshy5Dec 29 @ 4:28 PM
Are
You Kidding Me? This Artwork And Steps Are Amazing! I Never Knew It Took This Long.
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JammingPenguinDec 29 @ 11:34 AM
So cool! I never seen games show how they make models and things for games! 🤖😄
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CupaCoffee1Dec 29 @ 6:47 AM
That's so cool! I wondered how CP made their igloos!
Are you working on puffles? That was my favorite part of old Club Penguin!
Have a great day, islanders!
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WOLFY256Dec 29 @ 4:48 AM
It was AMAZING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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CP1275858830Dec 28 @ 9:53 PM
club RP
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WOLFY256Dec 29 @ 4:51 AM
CP1275858830, What does club RP mean ?
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rhylan2011Dec 28 @ 6:12 PM
BRING PUFFLES BACK!
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WOLFY256Dec 29 @ 4:42 AM
Hey rhylan2011, why are there no more ''PUFFLES'' in club penguin anymore ?
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Geeshy5Dec 29 @ 4:30 PM
#Penguinsneedpuffles We Need Puffles To Live!
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MajesticEllie9Dec 28 @ 7:28 AM
WOW
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WOLFY256Dec 29 @ 4:46 AM
I think it was AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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