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funnydoodle
07-28-2002, 08:55 AM
i've just modelled a Raven and i have no idea how am i going to apply the feathers on it. especially the wings and tail. can anyone tell me any ideas or tips on how to do it? i want it to look realistic though. thanx!

funnydoodle
07-28-2002, 08:57 AM
here's another view of the raven

Oren Ben-Tov
07-28-2002, 05:20 PM
I found this interview with the guys from Blizzard about their raven.

http://max3d.3dluvr.com/people/jchalfant/index2.html

Hope this helps you.

I too need to featherize :) a bird, I am thinking of doing it with shag hair(probebly wont look too realistic).

"J.C.: I built them out of geometry, one feather at a time. Wee this was tedious… Actually I really only built five or six different feathers then I mixed them all around. A bird's wings and tail tend to follow a pretty defined pattern so I was able to use a row of the same type of feather."

funnydoodle
07-28-2002, 07:11 PM
gee thanx! i think it helped a lot.... appreciate it....

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