View Full Version : Challenge WIP - Pentagramma
01-08-2002, 10:51 PM
My first WIP images...
Lots and lots of work still to do; it´s basically shapes for now - no details, clothes, prosthetic piece (or spoon! :D ) yet.
(and an update... 01/18/02)
Any comments are welcome...
01-08-2002, 10:56 PM
I don't see your pictures !! :(
01-08-2002, 11:07 PM
Strange; they seem OK to me....:confused:
It could be a "Geocities" situation - I´ll upload them to another site, and edit the post, ASAP.
01-08-2002, 11:25 PM
cool looking dude.
01-09-2002, 09:13 AM
i cant see it either..
fix it quickly man!!!
cant wait to see it:)
01-09-2002, 09:57 AM
you can see them there: http://www.3dluvr.com/camargo/wip/
grate style pentagramma , very bug like, actually the only character with wings that fledge asked for .. btw.. fledge, how things are goig? anything to show to your friends?:D :D
01-09-2002, 11:08 AM
thanks for the link pascal:)
great character man!!! the design is very well put together and his head is very original.
what are u planning for him next??
01-09-2002, 11:32 AM
Thanks, folks! :)
I´m trying to use every proposed characteristic for the challenge, in a not so humanoid design.
The "bone" structure in the head is something like a ressonance box, and I suppose he uses it to generate high-pitch sounds. It´s not really made of bone, it´s more like a mollusk shell.
The tall guy comes from a low-gravity , dense atmosphere enviroment. Even so, I suppose he can´t fly with those small wings, but maybe they can help him in huge jumps - when the need arrives.
Logan, I´m planning his wardrobe right now, probably something that leaves a lot of skin exposed. I´ll try a pirate-like wardrobe, with maybe a few twists.
Pascal, thanks for the help with the link... but I really would like to show the images right on the post. Any suggestions??
01-09-2002, 11:54 AM
try here :
they allow image links in there and its free!!
01-09-2002, 12:05 PM
very good design... nothing else to say
maybe put more.... humanity
he look more like a creature and not like a character
01-09-2002, 01:40 PM
At last, it seems like it´s working (the direct link to the images).
Sorry for all the trouble, folks...
(Valeu pela dica, Logan! :D )
Golgoth_bla, thanks! And I totally agree with you - he looks just a creature, without clothes and gadgets.
I´ll focus on that, next.
01-10-2002, 06:59 PM
Here´s a small update - one more in a couple of hours! ;)
Started working on the clothes, and a little bit of Ray Diffuse for good measure...
01-11-2002, 08:47 AM
There you go. :)
01-11-2002, 10:11 AM
nice! it's gonna be the wierdest character of all :D :D
01-11-2002, 02:11 PM
Great character! Some weird/cool dude..! Very nice indeed :)
01-11-2002, 03:21 PM
Thanks a lot, Pascal & Epatnor!
But, weird? Really, guys, what´s so weird about a six-eyed, four-winged insectoid pirate?
(As a matter of fact, we have lots of them here in Brazil! :D )
01-11-2002, 06:23 PM
man ure creating one of the coolest characters so far man:)
and one of the funniest too!!!
keep it up!
01-11-2002, 07:49 PM
Valeu, Logan! :D
And thanks, for inviting me to the Challenge. It has been a great experience so far .
Just looking at the other entries is very educational - I hope someday I can do a work so nice as one of those beauties! :) :)
01-11-2002, 11:39 PM
A small update...
01-13-2002, 11:31 AM
Excellent ! I really love the sword. :)
01-13-2002, 12:00 PM
Thanks a lot, Joe! :D
01-13-2002, 02:17 PM
what can i say about that sword!!!!
beautiful, very stylish!!!
very tim burton(ish).
i love it:)
keep it up man!!!
01-13-2002, 03:10 PM
Thanks Logan! :D
I haven´t tried to emulate Tim Burton style - at least, consciously. It happens he´s really influential to me (like Giger, Barlowe, Gilliam, and others).
But I confess: I specially love his style. Love those non-symmetrical spirals, nauseating color stripes , bug-eyes and such...
Wish I could create a character as cool as Vincent, or Beetlejuice, or Jack Skellington, or...
Is there a doctor (or a genie!;)) in the house?
01-13-2002, 03:10 PM
it looks cool!~
01-13-2002, 05:18 PM
nice sword :D
01-13-2002, 07:33 PM
Thank you guys! :D :D
BTW, my next update will take a few days - lots of things still to do ...
01-15-2002, 08:21 AM
I still think that you have one of the best designs yet... :) :) :)
01-16-2002, 06:32 PM
Thanks! I hope you enjoy what I´m working on, right now... :D :D :D
I expect to have a reasonable update by the end of the week - and maybe I can give a few anxious fellas one more reason to nuke Brasil! ;)
And what about you? When are you entering on all this fun?
01-17-2002, 01:56 PM
I'm not. Check out my reply in the Challenge WIP: KFC thread... I just love to bug you guys! :p
01-18-2002, 01:12 PM
Its the most .... surprising fellow of the contest !
Great modeling ! The sword is very very nice, great design !
You told about an update before this week end .... :D Waiting ....
01-18-2002, 05:22 PM
This is my new update... I just added the prosthetic wing, and I´m working at wardrobe right now. I really would appreciate any feedback, positive or negative.
I´m specially concerned with the "friendly factor". Does this guy look like a, well, guy, or I´m still at creature/monster territory?? :confused:
Krep: Thanks a lot for the "surprising"! Hope you like this one... :D
( Please notice he´s armless on the images, for display purposes)
01-18-2002, 05:25 PM
wooh, now thats original.
Nice job Pentagramma.
Love the details
01-18-2002, 06:38 PM
Hey , nice work .
but . I heard that you was at home , sick , and thats why you dont went to work today .
anyway , a great job ;)
01-18-2002, 08:24 PM
Sigma : Thanks a lot!
fernando : You´ve heard correctly , I am sick and at home - but I´m getting better (thank you for asking!). Also, thanks for the comment! :)
Luiz Felippe VZ
01-20-2002, 02:16 PM
Camargo, That's absolutelly fantastic! His clothes and wings are one of the most original and well designed ones I've already seen in this forum!
Post Scriptum: Tá ficando muito legal mesmo! Incrível como ele evoluiu tanto em tão pouco tempo! O do Fernando também tá muito show! Vc já viu os últimos updates dele?
01-20-2002, 04:02 PM
Thanks a lot! I specially appreciate the compliment coming from you - you´re one of the better and faster modellers I know.
I´m still worried If I´m on the right track, on this. Any comments/crits are welcome, OK? :) :)
01-21-2002, 09:23 AM
Hi Pentagramma ! That's great !
I really like the concept, and the humour !
Good modeling, nice details....
Love it !
01-21-2002, 10:19 AM
Kick ass ! :) Just add a mouth maybee.
01-21-2002, 04:59 PM
Krep and Joe - thanks a lot! :) I´m really glad you guys like it...
And, Joe - I agree with you, the mouth could be a nice touch.
Actually, I had tried something like that already, but it wasn´t working at all. I´ll try another kind of mouth...
01-21-2002, 06:37 PM
yes this sword, was really well Done ...
1st Post here...
01-21-2002, 08:00 PM
Hi there Stark-001,
Thank you - I hope you enjoy what I´m planning for him next!
And thanks, too, for "wasting" your first post with me... :D
01-21-2002, 10:25 PM
dont thank me
Heya !!! Cool !!!
01-22-2002, 01:08 PM
I would like to let you know that I´ll probably miss the deadline - I have too much work around here... And that´s sad, because it was a very nice experience so far.
Anyway, thanks a lot to everybody who made sugestions to my WIP : you guys are really cool!
And rest assured that, ASAP, I´ll complete it, and post it - even if at the regular 3d artwork section.
To the other challengers, good luck, and have fun! :)
01-13-2006, 12:26 AM
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