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mjolnir
05-08-2006, 08:52 PM
This is a dragon concept im working on. It is going to be a High Res. model when all is said and done. Jim Henson/Brian Froud is my influence. Im about to begin drawing out the body. I would apreciate any advice or critique on the heads. Im wondering about the level of realism...which style is more appealing...comments on proportion, on areas i can add to, on things you would like to see or things that would give me trouble modeling. if you know about edge flow, i would appreciate tips on how to go about it. im a beginer poly modeller. Its a version of "the Hobbit"'s Smaug...for those who know more about the details of smaug, keep me on track.

thank you

OberonX
05-08-2006, 08:58 PM
Actually, that would be "Smaug" the dragon. Nice concept drawings, though; good luck with it!

vimmel
05-08-2006, 09:26 PM
Really nice concept! Cant wait for the 3d model. Maybe one day I learn how to draw concepts :)

goulei
05-09-2006, 04:39 AM
Expect your work....

mjolnir
05-09-2006, 12:20 PM
"smaug" the dragon. sory about that, bur thanx...i have fixed the spelling

stuh505
05-09-2006, 06:50 PM
Your concept of Smaug doesn't really match my image of smaug, who is really a "wurm" that does not fit the more muscular proportionated western model of the dragon vs. knight

Here's Tolkien's own drawing of Smaug:
http://www.kulichki.com/tolkien/cabinet/pic/smaug.jpg


http://www.fizyka.umk.pl/~jacek/tolkien/img/smaug.jpg

John Howe did a good one too:
http://gilda.it/gandalf/immagini/howe/smaug.jpg

lmancg
05-09-2006, 10:07 PM
Nice concepts. Can't wait to see your 3D.

I myself have been planning on doing a 3D version of John Howe's Smaug, but I've got other projects to worry about so this one's on the backburner.

mjolnir
05-10-2006, 02:59 PM
hey, nice picture....i realy apreciate the reference

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