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raphi
11-18-2003, 11:58 AM
hi :wavey:
this is my first thread in this forum and here is my latest work: a sweet manga lady.
it was just for fun. i was inspired from the comics "alita", "neon genesis" and from the gamecharacter from " no one lives forever", hope you like the mix.

here is the link for the walkcycle animation (mpg 2MB):
walk cycle (right click, save target as) (http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/movies/desert_walk.mpg)

i am still working on new animations of her, i will show these soon...
hope you like it - enjoy
c&c are welcome
cheers :wip:

http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady_beauty.jpg
http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady.jpg

ninoaniceto
11-18-2003, 12:58 PM
wow. thats great. i like the body the most. the cycle is nice also. you could do some cool stuff with this.....hmmm, if only i was this good......one day.
what app did you use? what did you use to rig it?
the clothing rocks also.....owch! my eyes! shny peice of shi* ;)

raphi
11-18-2003, 01:09 PM
here the wires:

http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady_wire_front.jpg
http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady_wire_back.jpg


cheers

:wip:

www.raphaelgort.com

raphi
11-18-2003, 01:12 PM
here the wires:

http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady_wire_front.jpg

http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/manga_lady_wire_back.jpg

cheers


:wip:

raphi
11-18-2003, 02:18 PM
oh here a still from the walk cycle:

http://www.raphaelgort.com/gallery/d3_gallery/lady_desert_walk.jpg


i use softimage xsi 3.01 and also for the rig, rendering, all..... , except the texture of course, they are done in photoshop....

tnx and cheers

Akildee
11-18-2003, 02:26 PM
your intentional shinyness is a bit two shiny and distracting for the great character and modeling you have there. Maybe only certain parts of her outfit should be shiny. For instance just the yellow or just the white. Just my opinion though. I can see what you were going for.

akil

telamon
11-18-2003, 02:54 PM
Very nice model texturing and expression (although I agree, it is a bit too shiny).

Just one comment, I find the hand very small in comparison with the rest of the body. Aren't they?

raphi
11-18-2003, 04:26 PM
yes the hand are bit small, but i think it's also because the gun is small too... i don't know. i'il look on that on my next rendering.

to the shinyness: i don't want it less shinier. the outfit should be a kind of a latex or plastic suit and have to be shiny. but maybe i'll take it overall more down....

thank you
cheers

alanchun
11-18-2003, 05:05 PM
woow..so sexy...

way to go....:wip:

Fox Mc Cloud
11-18-2003, 06:14 PM
Not bad i really like it (Anime rulez) and you got inspired
by Cate Archer i guess. :D


Greetz Fox Mc Cloud

Sean11
11-18-2003, 06:23 PM
Awesome Raphi:buttrock:

What was she designed for? Is it for a short?

I want to see more!

urgaffel
11-18-2003, 08:19 PM
Not bad, although I don't really like the face for some reason. It might be that the colours clash with the rest... And she's way too shiny :) Can't say I'm too fond of the knee/shin guard things btw, they look too flimsy. Maybe just do kneepads or leave them out altogether. The shoulder guards look better.

Also, that mock-japanese annoys me ;)

FUG1T1VE
11-18-2003, 08:30 PM
this looks real good, its a generic walk cycle but its good.. when can we expect the new animation?

beccabaldwin
11-18-2003, 09:01 PM
the highlight on the left breast seems very... odd on all the pictures of the front. :surprised

lovely model though :) i like the detail you put into the clothing.

telamon
11-18-2003, 10:05 PM
Originally posted by raphi

to the shinyness: i don't want it less shinier. the outfit should be a kind of a latex or plastic suit and have to be shiny. but maybe i'll take it overall more down....

thank you
cheers

don't feel obliged to ;) :beer:

My personnal concern about shininess is mainly for the face not for the suit. I love this suit ;)

eburdeinick
11-19-2003, 01:06 AM
I really like the outfit !!!

charithmax
11-19-2003, 01:34 AM
nice work!:beer:

i really like the texturing and modelling part.i think u should reduce the specular highlights a bit(just an idea)

show us some more:thumbsup:

GFX-Arts
11-19-2003, 11:41 AM
Nice work :)

It reminds me at the Game "No one Lifes Forever" :D - you know it?

Sorry for my bad english!

raphi
11-19-2003, 12:34 PM
thank you guys..

yes, i was inspired by cate archer, she's f*#@ cool.... but i wrote that at the beginning of my thread...
espacially her outfit.
i've done my character just for fun and for studying the skinning tools in xsi. now i wanna make some short sequences with different movements of her. for example i let she floating around the earth, just for watching how it moves a body in space.... :bounce:
i don't know yet.

the knees:
i like the knees and i don't think that they look flimsy, maybe they are made with a super-doper-special-solid-material!!!! hehe....

the shinyness:
i think i'il take the shinyness a bit down in my next renders....
i'il see...;)



thank you again for your c&c's
it's very helpful

cheers :beer:

onlooker
11-19-2003, 12:50 PM
Oh my. I love that body. Very nice indeed.
Maybe it's just me, but I like how it looks like a partial toon shader, but it's 3Dimention aspect shows through. It's inspiring shading. You just gave me a brainstorm of ideas I'd like to try. Thank you.

Vash T Stampede
11-19-2003, 01:19 PM
I can see that you where clearly influenced by GunnM/ALITA for the face..



http://www.angelfire.com/anime/mangatemple/baa04.jpg

but mostly the hair, the eyes and the stripes under them.

http://jeannero.free.fr/dessins-animes/Gunnm.jpg


It looks nice:D

BouseThral
11-19-2003, 01:19 PM
I say Short... Awsome !!! model & shading is perfect, also lightning is awsome. But her eyes is strenght. They are diffrent and don't make with body one person. But this is my opinion, i don't like maga style but i like your artwork .

Generaly Great JOB !!!

igorsandman
11-19-2003, 03:04 PM
Great job!
Her butt is a bit weird though.:buttrock:
Keep up the good work.
-IS-

guereja_1
11-19-2003, 03:39 PM
i agree with IS...her butt is f*cked up. and her face looks weird too. but since you wanna keep the model the way it is, even though people give you good c&c's then....whatever! :surprised

agreenster
11-19-2003, 05:38 PM
First off, awesome model and solid animation (i was suprised, most times modelers cant animate).:beer:

But if you were doing for latex, you didnt pull it off. Her suit looks more like solid metal/plastic. And the fact that her face is shiny doesnt help much either.

But the model....booooty-licious! I think it looks fine. Its supposed to be stylized, right?

kemamusa
11-21-2003, 04:13 AM
Excellent modeling and style. But for some reason, the style doesn't feel like "manga" as you intended.. It feels more like something you'd see from a French animation than from a Japanese anime. I think it's a combination of problems. I think her eyes are too round(maybe it's her make up?) and the mouth and her expression feels a bit awkward for this kind of manga style. Also that color scheme is definitely Euro. :)
I'm pointing these out only because your character is supposed to be a manga character. :thumbsup:

ansonkit
11-21-2003, 05:02 AM
for your modeling and rendering is very nice...but when u said is a Manga Lady, i think those reflection is not too suitable for the rendering...but overall is very nice...

for your walk cycle animation...i think most probably lack out part is her waist and neck motion...add in more motion for that should be perfect....

anyway, you did a excellent job...

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