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xavier-marquis
12-16-2003, 09:39 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/31071/amsterdam_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/31071/amsterdam.jpg)

hello, I changed of country and company and now that I am to install I post my last artwork. I dedicate this image to the team - GUERRILLA TEAM :bounce: - with which I work each days, for their cordial reception :)



i hope u like it !

xorand
12-16-2003, 09:48 PM
i love this girl ! :applause: ...and the style !!!
great work !

Dave Black
12-16-2003, 10:00 PM
Lovely Character, great composition, and unique style as always.

Plugged!

-3DZ

DDS
12-16-2003, 10:11 PM
wow, I love your style, and the natural feeling about the image!!

Congrats!:bounce:

EVIL
12-16-2003, 10:13 PM
the ear looks wierd.

ShinChanPu
12-16-2003, 10:14 PM
Very nice, Xavier!

:thumbsup:

NicoDN
12-16-2003, 10:22 PM
As everytime :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

CGmonkey
12-16-2003, 10:24 PM
Your style rocks.. Amazing!

kotter
12-16-2003, 10:25 PM
great character!!

I agree with EVIL though, the ears is a bit big and low isn't it?

looks a bit too youg to be smoking eh ;)

erilaz
12-16-2003, 10:31 PM
Sort of reminds me of Gungrave and Hellsing. :D

Beautiful work! I'd love to see how you put it all together.

Garma
12-16-2003, 10:44 PM
It took exactly 2 seconds after seeing this to decide this one goes into my "awesome-stunning-breathtaking-art" folder :thumbsup:

very cool colours, that's the best part. I love the combination of the young girl, the cigarette and her clothes.

definately one of the best plugs I have seen lately.

sorry to sound fanboyish, but this piece deserves it.

SangHanArt
12-16-2003, 10:46 PM
Overall, it has a nice mood. I love the earthtone color scheme and the details. Only thing like others have said, the ear is low and texture of the hat isn't convincing. This one goes into my favorite images archive. :thumbsup:

aenema
12-16-2003, 10:51 PM
damn Xavier, you've done it again! I love your work, it has so much style :beer:

xavier-marquis
12-16-2003, 10:58 PM
He He thank a lot :)

thank you also for the link with gungrave : touchdown guy ;)

the ear it is not an error but an anamorphose of the design at the Falcoon style : the designer of King of fighter, jet set radio futur etc etc :)

I like his style

nomad_girl
12-16-2003, 11:16 PM
beautiful colors & composition

strong pose--really has such great attitude, nice attention to detail--

i think i like this piece best of all the pieces i have seen you create yet.

keep up the strong work!

Kain
12-16-2003, 11:20 PM
And to my I like your style. It magnifies image

By the way, have you already visited some of the coffee-shop?, jejeje. A greeting:applause: :applause:

Shinova
12-16-2003, 11:22 PM
I like. A lot. Very much.


:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

Finefeat
12-16-2003, 11:38 PM
Excellent work
At first glance I thought it was an illustration. Really like the paint like quality of the whole image. Is the background 3d as well?

Just checked out you're website too. Great characters.:thumbsup:

xavier-marquis
12-16-2003, 11:45 PM
thx :)

background in 3D too :)

Game Keeper
12-16-2003, 11:46 PM
reminds me of Captain Barbossa from Pirates of the Caribean :beer: Yo HO!

Rivendale
12-17-2003, 12:23 AM
Ah...she's all grown up now...or maybe not;)
Great image! I like the colors and the expression on her face.

eezie
12-17-2003, 12:51 AM
This is beautiful... you must do tutorials. I yearn to be able to model my own style to a tee one day just as you. I usually only lurk these boards because half the time I don't know what the hell I'm talking about.. but this here man... this is grand.

Bravo. Keep freakin it. :love:

facial
12-17-2003, 01:00 AM
So nice work here. i love it. beautiful colors and compositing.
Well down.:thumbsup:

psandenor
12-17-2003, 01:05 AM
That’s a good looking piece, impressive work, very nice
The texture is nice 2d looking. Nice character as well.:thumbsup:
I’m curious about the texture, are everything texture maps or have you combined it with shaders?

e338
12-17-2003, 01:10 AM
Yeah yeah yeah. She's nice. Congrats dude.
Even though i'm a bit tired of the manga-like stuff, you have fully assimilated the style, and this is not the easiest thing to do. Take it as a compliment, of course ;)
Cheers Xavier!

mmm. Amsterdam...

pascal_blanche
12-17-2003, 01:18 AM
glad to se another creation from you Xav ;) Its been a while since I havent see much 3D characters here.. last one was your assasin e338 right? looks like 80% of the creations at CGtalk are 2D these last three months .. it`'s not a bad thing eh? just a fact ;) its going to be hard for Expose2.. and the deadline shortened too.. damn ...

xngo
12-17-2003, 01:38 AM
Good job Xavier..
All's been said :)
Just love the tone and pose and atmosphere you created...
any possibility to see her in a different pose, like shooting or something?
cheers

spawn73
12-17-2003, 01:57 AM
Love it! It rocks! Love the style, colors....just flat out love it. Any additional renders of this?

-Cav.:buttrock:

JZA
12-17-2003, 02:23 AM
Very nice! Now I'm not just jealous of your position but of your skills as well! :)

Ivyn
12-17-2003, 02:24 AM
Very well done, the colors and the mood it creates is excellent.
The only things I don't like are the hair, which looks a bit stiff, and the face, I think it would look beter overall without the anime-esque face, it doesn't seem to match the rest of the image very well. But that's just me.

joshbare
12-17-2003, 02:38 AM
Very nice work!! Love the style :buttrock:

mokba
12-17-2003, 02:38 AM
Wow, the color scheme only accentuates the beautiful modeling and texture work. Show us more. mokba

Blackhorse
12-17-2003, 02:54 AM
i really like your style, which is including the color, and the character, background, etc.
merry christmas! :beer:

TheGreenGiant
12-17-2003, 02:56 AM
lovely render. I don't know if I can align the kiddy/anime face with the body and accessories. I really like the body but the face... dunno... Looks a tad odd to me. The styling is quite Final Fantasish.. is that deliberate?

TheGreenGiant
12-17-2003, 02:56 AM
doh! Double Post

hwachai
12-17-2003, 03:29 AM
awesome character!!!!!!!!!

CaptRuss
12-17-2003, 03:43 AM
I do like that a lot. My only criticism is that some of the poly edges are a little jarring, like in the hair. (if its designed to be low poly, then ignore that )
The one strand of hair that emerges from the forehead seems a little odd at its base, like its sticking out of the skin like a horn.

Just my opinion.

Other than that, very nice work.

Rancie_
12-17-2003, 04:39 AM
:drool: Absolutly spec-friggin-tacular! The ear's fine, BTW. But if I had to--bendin' my arm type--give a crit I'd say the texture laid on the hat as it comes around the brim (of the left side of the image) look's stretched. (disclaimer: I didn't read all the replies, so if this's been mentioned then nix mine). Other than that, I grovel...

VIVI
12-17-2003, 05:15 AM
:thumbsup:
is she girl ??
i rather belive he is boy..
it is cool .i like it~~~

Day-Dreamer
12-17-2003, 06:25 AM
Originally posted by DDS
wow, I love your style, and the natural feeling about the image!!

Congrats!:bounce:

anime:scream:

olijosman
12-17-2003, 06:54 AM
Great desing!! lovely image !! :applause: :thumbsup: good luck!!

luima
12-17-2003, 07:03 AM
outstanding work!!:buttrock:

Franz
12-17-2003, 07:36 AM
good style:bounce:

tanisdal
12-17-2003, 07:52 AM
Wow ! Nice stuff !!!

It remind me the style of Albator.... but in a moderner style :applause:

Have you any wire for us ??

Sqwall
12-17-2003, 08:02 AM
Great model man. I love it. It's like poped from an square enix game.

RenaudBellefon
12-17-2003, 08:04 AM
Amsterdam inspire you a lot.. Great picture, we can feel the peace and the repose of the character...

You going to ben a great...I 'm very glad for u and very happy to :)
keep in this road, and the finish will be amazing.

See u very soon :p

Chappo
12-17-2003, 08:39 AM
Nice image there Xavier :buttrock:

Any news on the proceedings of the game that is developed by guerrilla-games ?

I'm guessing the former Lost Boys pulled all the plugs and invited some top international artists to do some magic.
IF i may ask - how many people are working there at G.G. right now anyway ?

seave
12-17-2003, 08:53 AM
love the mood of the character, it reminds me of gun grave, i think that's what it's call.. great work:thumbsup:

niut
12-17-2003, 09:24 AM
superbe !!! Tu m'impressiones de plus en plus a chaque fois, chapeau !

olo
12-17-2003, 09:40 AM
Oh man.. that's fantastic! I love that girl! very impressive.
I would like to see it animated!

Roman
12-17-2003, 10:17 AM
great, love all the details and character design, although not sure about the Falcoon ear, but that's personal. Nice rendering also.
Reaaly stimulates me to make new characters, :)
Nice to hear you work at Guerrilla now. Do you have to use maya now? Are you the only one doing promotional work?
Keep it going!

Sceme
12-17-2003, 10:30 AM
it's fantastic image..but i can't tell is that she or he exept seing title text.. :/

xavier-marquis
12-17-2003, 10:52 AM
Thanks all :)

Roman - > falcoon anamorphos (http://falcoon.hp.infoseek.co.jp/diary28.htm) look the design and the ears. :)

I'm really happy to work in netherlands. This country is really nice and i found a tranquility, a dream for an ancient "parisian".

For guerrilla we are two for the marketting art.

And yes I use maya now.

Roman
12-17-2003, 10:55 AM
Good to hear you like the Netherlands :)
Yeah I really like Falcoons work, :) (big inspiration also)
I'll be doing my internship at Guerrilla next month (6 months), so maybe I'll meet you ;)

mimo8
12-17-2003, 11:20 AM
bienvenue a amsterdam!

great city if you avoid the center : )
I also just experienced the calming down factor from moving away from the known structures ... no more mobilephone calls ... just 3 emails instead of 20 and a lot of time for nerding arround

great work ... like the asian touch you ad even to a western motive ... looks like a conquistador on a sailing ship (or is it a dutch sailor or captain)
:thumbsup:

Nuro
12-17-2003, 11:36 AM
ouaou , your work is great :thumbsup: and I like that




( j adore tes design de perso et leurs postures c est vraiment du tres bon boulot ..... tres se)nsible tout cela :applause:

sebcesoir
12-17-2003, 11:59 AM
Wonderfull picture... I love the style.. Of course I can't avoid thinking final fantasy caracters, but its also different... Amazing job... I like the hat, gives a nice look to the character... It make me think to captain halock little guy...
Great piece!

saj
12-17-2003, 12:00 PM
hey Xavier Marquis are u workin on killzone?:buttrock:
oh and really like the work u've done!

mo wuhen
12-17-2003, 12:23 PM
wow````it's cute i love it:bowdown:
are you going to post the wire?

Levitateme
12-17-2003, 12:43 PM
Amazing stuff. are you going to post any wire frame images? you should post several so we can see what you did. amazing work.

Antonbomb22
12-17-2003, 12:55 PM
wow love it ^.^ great work:thumbsup: :D

Manwich
12-17-2003, 02:13 PM
I love this style....very anime!!!

In fact it looks very similar to the Hellsing character in the anime movies of the same name...any co-incidence??


Nice work


Manwich

xavier-marquis
12-17-2003, 02:15 PM
T - H - X a lot :)


Saj -> no i'm not the marketting artist of killzone. I 'm working on another project. Sorry, I can't tell more at the moment :)

Manwich -> Honesty, I don't know Hellsing :blush: I make a research about.

KaDDD
12-17-2003, 02:42 PM
very goog work ! !! too nice !:thumbsup:

Wi_2
12-17-2003, 06:22 PM
bastard.. i wanna work at there.. :P
maybe i'll meet u in a year or so.. :P
nice stuff

Maya_Fanatic
12-17-2003, 09:06 PM
dudee.. you' have done it again... this one lookkksss realllyy coooll... when i first saw it i thought it was a 2d Pic... but it looked sooo cool that i clicked the image to check it out... awesome shaders...and comp. :thumbsup: thumbz up ;)
could we see the wirez as well???

Wonderer
12-17-2003, 09:37 PM
Excellent work as always, Ive loved the pose and the design u used!:thumbsup:

ceql
12-17-2003, 11:25 PM
Always great to see new art from you, Xavier! Nice work! :applause: :bounce:

cgg
12-18-2003, 12:52 AM
again , as always , amazing work :applause:

TheRow
12-18-2003, 07:06 AM
Wow... what an image.. reminds me of a mix of final fantasy, hellsing, and trigun.. all in one.. still its a bit diffrent wich makes it unike...


:bowdown: Oh great one... GIVE US MORE LIKE THIS!!:bowdown:

Cararan
12-18-2003, 07:07 AM
What in the world, excellent work.

DANKA
12-18-2003, 09:05 AM
Bello!Bello!Bello!Bello!Bello!Bello!
Good!Good!Good!Good!Good!
Yeah!
I agree with The_Row for reminds to Final Fantasy mixed with Trigun etc...:wise:

The weapons are fantastic!
Fragga!! fragga!! fragga!!:wip:

natrule
12-18-2003, 09:39 AM
nice work!!

- not sure thats a cigarette in her hand if u've called her Amsterdam...:thumbsup:

ibeliveicanfly
12-18-2003, 09:41 AM
WowŁĄŁĄŁĄ
Nice work:thumbsup:

sfx
12-18-2003, 10:47 AM
:cry:

p0lym0rph
12-18-2003, 12:00 PM
great work:eek:

Sheen_Sheen
12-18-2003, 04:00 PM
That rocks :)

The-Buzz
12-18-2003, 05:46 PM
Exellent and great work, as always...:buttrock:

I like very much your manga touch, good continuation :D

PsychoSilence
12-19-2003, 09:27 AM
very nice manga style ! could be taken from final fantasy or something ! great job

leprinoxyz
12-21-2003, 11:59 AM
a perfect work! well done man!:buttrock:

bartabac_99
12-21-2003, 03:34 PM
You're a Master now !!! :thumbsup:
this picture is my favourite.

french touch powaaa ...

xavier-marquis
12-22-2003, 09:44 PM
specialy for u -mindcache-

wallpaper - She's called Amsterdam (http://www.xavier-marquis.com/3d_artwork/amsterdam/she-s_called_amsterdam_1600x1200.jpg)

Sanno
12-24-2003, 07:25 PM
I love it... :thumbsup: I like to see some more!!l

Wei2k
12-25-2003, 12:13 AM
This is definitely one of the most impressive pieces I've seen on this board.

DoLeeP
12-25-2003, 02:48 AM
:thumbsup:

uzik
12-25-2003, 02:53 PM
Like a previous poster said, about 2
seconds to decide this picture will
be featured on my desktop for a
long time! Stunning!

Lalie
12-26-2003, 03:37 PM
:arteest: :love:

Joyeuses fetes a toi !

ninox
12-26-2003, 06:04 PM
I am simply astonished. Your picture is really wonderful.:eek:
JOYEUX NOEL ET BONNE ANNEE 2004:beer:

the avalanches
01-03-2004, 03:31 PM
it looks very nice.
what can i say?
i wonder if you have a very basic trick for me?
:p wannna be just as good as this

Meilinia
11-08-2004, 09:15 AM
Her design is very anime like, Its really cool ^^

123_hero
06-18-2005, 06:41 AM
very nice!!!I love it

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :bounce:

henryli
04-18-2006, 10:02 AM
very pretty girl!
I like the style of your work!

Tama
04-18-2006, 01:59 PM
Very well done, the colors and the mood it creates is excellent.
The only things I don't like are the hair, which looks a bit stiff, and the face, I think it would look beter overall without the anime-esque face, it doesn't seem to match the rest of the image very well. But that's just me.

I agree. The face just doesn't match. I don't like the image although I appreciate the skill required to create it.

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