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sburto20
11-14-2008, 05:20 PM
Samuel Burton is entered in the "Steampunk Myths and Legends" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/steampunk/view_entries.php?challenger=16300)

Latest Update: Work In Progress: Thor Finished
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sburto20
11-20-2008, 06:58 PM
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We're gonna create the battle of Thor(Cmon, u know who we're talking about here) vs the Argus(Thousand eye Greek myth monster).We cranked out some concept art for Thor and we'll prolly post some for the Argus by the weekend.Story coming soon. Crits and Comments welcome.

shehanRN
11-20-2008, 07:13 PM
great concept and nice art work...always nice to see THOR around..

wish u guys all the best !!!

Galvaniseoil
11-20-2008, 09:04 PM
Awesome artwork. Looking foward to seeing more

sburto20
11-21-2008, 04:44 PM
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We got together last night to drum up some concept art for the Argus (thousand eye monster)and here is one of the concepts. Kinda thinking along the almost complete robo-steam/ Ray Harryhausen type look....We did quite a few ...so heres the first.

ivanisavich
11-21-2008, 04:52 PM
Woah awesome....and gross! :D

sburto20
11-21-2008, 06:47 PM
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Another Argus concept. We were kinda thinking of him being embedded into a wall(Kinda like a huge video game boss). We'll be posting the rest very soon! Crits and comments welcome.

FOURK
11-21-2008, 06:53 PM
Loving the concept art, a lot ! Can't wait to see this develop

sburto20
12-01-2008, 01:04 PM
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More concept art for the Argus. Not really sure which concept we're going with, but we got a bunch to choose from. We really gotta get cracking though, short schedule. Hopefully we can throw up some modeling WIPS later on today.

kacorkiraly
12-01-2008, 02:05 PM
Great characters and rendering style. I wait for the super actions of the animation! It wont be easy, but if you keep this quality, it will be AWESOME!!!

Spint that gears!

sburto20
12-04-2008, 01:22 PM
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Ok.... Started to model on Thor a bit. It's coming along but just takes a while with all the straps and rivets and buckles (the stuff that makes your model look cool). Hope to have him finished in a week or so and we'll be posting modeling updates everyday from now on.We only have two characters in our battle between Thor and the Argus so we are trying to really get detailed. Crits and Comments Welcome.

mim-Armand
12-04-2008, 01:34 PM
wow it looks really nice the whole progress; I didn't see them before
wish the good luck for u guys , keep it up and hurry

;)

sixtyfour
12-04-2008, 01:53 PM
nice sketches and nice model! I think that it will be great ;] good luck ;]

sburto20
12-08-2008, 08:45 PM
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Thor's backpack.OK..... The backpack model is all finished up... got some steam grenades and such attached and Im gonna call this portion of the model finsihed. Shooting to fiish him by the weeks end and have the model fully unwrapped

sburto20
12-10-2008, 11:34 PM
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A close up of old Thor's face. We're moving along pretty good with the environment too.I'll post some pics of that too soon.

kynu
12-11-2008, 12:30 AM
hi
I really really liked the concepts (because of the special cartoon style you have) and I was still excited when I saw the armour wips. That will be frenetic!!. But this face is a completely other direction from what I expected. It's not a problem though that it want to be realistic, but the style of the sketches could have been really amazing in 3d.
Best wishes to you guys... I will check the enviroment and the monsta as soon as you publish them... you are in my feed. :)

Airflow
12-11-2008, 01:57 AM
Athtough tw work is sofar great, I agree with Kynu that it would have been more interesting in the original style. Its all good never the less.

ValenUA
12-11-2008, 07:58 PM
I co-sign Kynu and Airflow words. Thors head model is really good from a technical point, but it dosen't have anything in common with yours great comics concepts.

sburto20
12-12-2008, 10:59 AM
Thanks for the comments so far guys.
As for the concepts being in a comic style, that's just the way
I concept everything because I was into comic book art
before I began 3d. After the comments though, I suppose
it could have been cool to have this as the 3d treatment to
the characters.

sburto20
12-12-2008, 08:16 PM
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More modeling.
Just assembling the gear now....Gotta get more straps and gears to pull of the steampunk look.

adib
12-13-2008, 03:41 PM
Very good modeling,full of details! Good luck!

arturro
12-13-2008, 03:56 PM
damn, very stylized sketches with wonderful feel and superb modelling.. this gonna rock :) I hope you will push it up to the end. As it was written concepts are far from models in style and mood, but it's just a beginnig, so I hope it will match later

ivanisavich
12-13-2008, 04:05 PM
Woah....awesome! Your hard surface modelling skills are great!

scoak
12-13-2008, 07:58 PM
Hey man, your model is looking impressive so far. I'm doing a version of Zeus for my challege (if anything ever gets done lol) so I don't appreciate the level you are taking this to...:argh: just kidding man its looking pretty sweet.

how many polys is this in maya?

Duncs
12-13-2008, 11:33 PM
Excellent modelling, it hurts my head to see how detailed you're getting on this one - good job you're only doing two characters I reckon!!

Keep it up and best of luck...

targus
12-14-2008, 04:28 PM
Just great modelling, very clean and nice shapes, except some errors with ear.
Keep on, I think this will look great with textures !

sburto20
12-15-2008, 11:34 PM
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Just about to wrap up the Thor model and start on Argus.
I'll post the complete view of him soon with a turntable. For now here is an update to display the rotor assembly built into the front of the armor. More updates to come.

ahmedadel0077
12-17-2008, 10:34 AM
nice job so far , looking forward to see the video :D , gonna be great , anyway keep it up ;)

sburto20
12-17-2008, 07:44 PM
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OK,.... here is a quick shot of Thor's backpack thats done, well... as done as its gonna get. His turntable should be up this weekend with the model completely finished and then its on to the Argus monster( which will take forever).Hope to post the storyborads soon so everyone can get a grip on whats happening in our battle and why. Crits and Comments Welcome.

ragdoll
12-17-2008, 11:57 PM
hey hey! someone's being a beast in this contest! I hope this won't end up as an incomplete entry like many beastly threads i've seen from past competitions. :D would love to see this thing in motion! :thumbsup: best of luck!

-rj

shadermonkey
12-18-2008, 01:50 AM
Wow man holy crap your hardSurfacing skills are insane! I think the face needs a twist of that style you have going on with the rest. Other than that continue to kick some butt man. :buttrock:

sburto20
12-18-2008, 09:42 PM
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Alright, I really wanted keep up and post everyday so here is another WIP. Just straight modeling so far, Haven't done any z-brushing yet to get the small ornate details yet to really get that victorian/steampunk feel. Crits welcome

Airflow
12-19-2008, 07:17 AM
Man, thats some crazy work right there. How you going to rig all those peices moving without intersecting each other. Gonna be interesting to follow this.

sburto20
12-19-2008, 05:14 PM
Thanks for the replies guys.

Airflow: There will be proxy objects applied to all the
leather pieces and buckles for dynamics to prevent
object intersection

adoracion3D
12-19-2008, 07:43 PM
I really like these kind of modeling full of details :applause:

Cu,
Jeff

kacorkiraly
12-22-2008, 09:05 AM
Strong modelling here!!!

Hope you guys got the power and machine capacity (perhaps wuth steam chilled processors...) to animate and handle these detailed monsters.

wait for full figures and ACTION!

you keep the work, i keep the eye ;)

sburto20
12-29-2008, 05:01 PM
alright... Christmas is all done, will have a new post by tonight.

Niall
12-31-2008, 02:05 PM
wow, your entry has a very good hard surface model, this is super cool, good luck dude, hopefully we can finish this together :)

Thiago-Pires
01-08-2009, 01:04 PM
Amazing modeling!!

Keep posting!

sburto20
01-12-2009, 07:09 PM
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Thor's finished. I'll post the monster model with this week with animatic.Sorry for the slow updates....busy working

Duncs
01-12-2009, 07:35 PM
Incredible detail man, can't wait to see it textured and moving!!

Best of luck with the rest of the challenge...

kojala
01-12-2009, 08:31 PM
stunning detail i thought first. then I noticed that you were on video category, so you are going to make thor move with that detail, awsome !!

arcaneg
01-12-2009, 09:35 PM
absolutely, just awesome work here!
really looking forward to the textured and animated version ;)

ReveFilm
01-13-2009, 01:08 AM
Very cool. A pleasure to look at.

Pascal

AdamTSC
01-13-2009, 01:21 AM
Model looks great! Incredibly detailed.

cmdrpi
01-14-2009, 07:17 AM
This is really awesome work!
I am very excited to see it in motion!

Best to you,

Cmdr. Pi

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