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pluMmet
02-28-2006, 06:29 AM
Eric MacArthur is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/journey_begins/view_entries.php?challenger=9638)

Latest Update: Modeling: Deck Hand Grasshopper
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9638/9638_1141659759_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=3310559#post3310559)

pluMmet
02-28-2006, 08:27 AM
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A town. A lake side setting.
Simple setting out on voyage sketch.
Details to follow as modeling begins.

pluMmet
03-04-2006, 11:06 AM
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Here is the initial town. The buildings are modeled after a house model placed in an Egyptian tomb around 2000 B.C.

fgdf
03-04-2006, 07:02 PM
keep it up dude! cheers

pluMmet
03-06-2006, 10:30 AM
Thanks the_fgdf



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Here I've gathered some refrence photos for the grasshoppers

I will be shortining the abdomen and wings of the grasshoppers (the Captain has no wings)
http://www.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/grasshopper/key/Common%20Grasshoppers%20of%20Western%20USA/Media/Html/Main/Labeled%20Sketch.gif

Here is the refrence for the Captain of the ship:
http://mysite.verizon.net/scanbay01/Journey-Captian.jpg

Here will be the officer class:
http://www.jonmargolis.com/grasshoppers.jpg

And the deck hands:
http://www.komar.org/how-to/patio/stamped-concrete/webcam/grasshoppers/grasshopper-closeup.jpg

So I will be modeling 3 different types. I'm going to characterize them as little as possible trying to keep them in insect form with the exception of walking upright and an oppisite bend at the end of the hind part of their legs for walking.

I'm not sure what order I'm doing them in or when I will start the boat but the boats hull will be made of leaves and the ship over all will be made of gathered slightly honed parts.

pluMmet
03-06-2006, 12:06 PM
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Here is the Captain Grasshopper at about 50% complete modeling.

pluMmet
03-06-2006, 02:17 PM
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Officer model at 50% complete

pluMmet
03-06-2006, 02:42 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9638/9638_1141659759_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9638/9638_1141659759_large.jpg)

And finally the deck hand at 50%

I will display the trio of grasshoppers together at 100%

trancecaster
03-08-2006, 12:26 AM
Funny idea...but kinda scary. Just hope that i'm not there where their journey lands...

pluMmet
03-08-2006, 08:37 AM
Funny idea...but kinda scary. Just hope that i'm not there where their journey lands...

LOL, Are you wary of your crops :surprised

Art2
03-12-2006, 06:29 PM
... looks like the captain and officers are getting all the ladies... :D

Funny concept, have fun PluMmet!

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