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rorkijon
04-16-2008, 07:50 PM
Jon Catt is entered in the "Uplift Universe Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/uplift_universe/view_entries.php?challenger=15362)

Latest Update: Work In Progress: initial render with body placeholder
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/15362/15362_1208437855_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=5093339#post5093339)

rorkijon
04-16-2008, 09:57 PM
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Not quite symbiotic, however the close attachment between this sticky, tentacled alien creature, a "Wahrrap", is at the muscle-nervous-system level. The same processes which control the arms and hands, reach into and control the responses of the tentacles, making this difficult climbing mission (to attach molecular-distruptor mines to an enemy stronghold), practically a walk in the park. If you don't mind heights, that is...

rorkijon
04-17-2008, 01:10 PM
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a tentative camera angle and early stages.
Placeholder manikin clinging to the side of the building, which needs to look really huge/tall, perhaps I need to position camera from slightly above the main characters.
For scale I'll need some floor level architecture, roads maybe, also some flying/floating devices at different distances might help with the illusion.

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