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Gil Zussman
03-16-2004, 11:34 AM
Christopher Lambery plays Connor Macleod in my favorable sci-fi/action movie - Highlander.

For those who are unfamiliar (shame on you!) its about immortal people who live among us, who can only die by losing their head. When one immortal is able to kill another, he earns his power and wisdom.

ref pics:

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/highlander.jpg

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/highlander2.jpg

Gil Zussman
03-17-2004, 03:38 PM
here's the best ref pic for Connor i could find, taken from the movie soundtrack clip ("Its a kind of magic"/Queen).

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/009.jpg

Connor appear through this movie with a robe in order to conceal his sword and maybe add to his mysterius look. Prehaps i will add his sword when/if ill finish him.

i decided to start with his body, which will probably be easier for me to do than his face 1000+ trigs so far:
http://www.gilzu.com/cg/010.jpg

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/011.jpg

crits will be much appriciated!

Gil Zussman
03-17-2004, 08:55 PM
almost done with the body:

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/012.jpg

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/013.jpg

pimeto
03-17-2004, 10:44 PM
ofcourse i know whos highland ;) i grow up with this guy. sean connery etc. amazing movei it was, its still.

on your work good ob man, good start. i realy want to see the work on the head when you got to it.
and the sword, it must be realy touched, its the soul of the highlander.
wish you best

LordDubu
03-17-2004, 10:59 PM
Great start. I'll be watching your technique for that coat, and how it overlaps the legs. My character for the game art challenge also has an overhanging shirt-tail. Nice job.

Gil Zussman
03-19-2004, 08:13 AM
found a nice pic to work with:
http://www.gilzu.com/cg/014.jpg

i'm also working on his sword, link for refs are here (http://www.replix.de/schwerter/filmschwerter/connormacleod.htm)

Gil Zussman
03-19-2004, 10:34 AM
head seems right, but both body and head need more work:

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/015.jpg

http://www.gilzu.com/cg/016.jpg

crits? comments?

Gil Zussman
03-22-2004, 11:10 AM
hmmm... i think about taking the model to a whole new direction,
it might take me a few days, but i think its worthwhile...

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