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ChrisChinea
03-17-2011, 12:54 AM
God of Deception
Rumored among men and gods alike, this god's existence has been questionable... Until recently when I found him scouring the wreckage of past battles carving the faces off of deceased generals and salvaging mechanical parts he found nonetheless... interesting. Only tales speak of this faceless deity sitting in his workshop crafting faces to wear, dawning mechanical suits to disguise his flesh, deceiving the innocent and the great to wage war. He endlessly mutilates his own body to disguise himself in perfection. Some say that soon after the last breath of a soldier on a tragic battlefield you can hear him laughing and the gentle clanking of armor as he sifts through the remains to collect his spoils. How can I, being the person who spotted him, be so sure to what I saw? For you, I will attempt to recreate the horrid image of that... that thing! I fear I might be his next chosen victim. Has he been the cause of so many past wars? I do not know what other power he posses or if what I saw was indeed his true form.

"All I can remember is.. staring into emptiness as he faced me... tilting his head, as if I amused him...."

Updates:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-LAwlM8V-sWg/Ta6XKtVClkI/AAAAAAAAAMg/7MCfQ2yVI-4/s1600/Deception_Present2.jpg

ChrisChinea
03-19-2011, 04:32 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-TodMqZjBD_Y/TYTK3fq8jZI/AAAAAAAAALw/qwFCKe-piV0/s1600/Sils1.JPG
After long consideration of either doing a 4 or 2 legged god I decided to go more 2 legged, seeing as my last major project was 4 legged. Anyway! Here is my first line of quick silhouettes that I scribbled. I forgot to post these when I was finished with them lol, I've been working on refining shapes into a new silhouette sheet and defining some secondary forms. Meanwhile, feel free to leave comments about these if you so wish.
(I'll also include my character's little flavored text I added to the forum post, below this image)

If you're interested in how I created these, I used a program called Alchemy. It was kinda neat! First time user.

manya1
03-19-2011, 04:39 PM
i like no.6 and 10. :thumbsup:

Phoenix-06
03-19-2011, 05:18 PM
6 looks awesome, they all look good. Cant wait to see it developed further

Sk8erWolf
03-20-2011, 04:19 AM
3 4 and 10 :)
my favorite is 4

Zellvan
03-20-2011, 02:12 PM
Beautiful concepts! I like 1, 4 and 9 :thumbsup:

Darkonerster
03-21-2011, 02:25 PM
Cool concepts! 3, 4, 6, 9 and 10 are awesome. 5 could be an additional floating armour for some of them.

ChrisChinea
03-22-2011, 01:22 AM
Not dead lol. Thank you all for your kind comments. I pride myself in sculpting, rarely do I take the time to draw in depth... Only sketch, so silhouettes and drawing usually take me way longer than it should. I've managed to define secondary and tertiary forms in 4 of the silhouettes and plan to do all of them to give them equal chances. Again thank you all for your kindness, and let's win this thing for a CGsociety tally up on the Dominance War page!

Here's one of the recent ones I was working on today and finishing up. Look forward to seeing a full page soon :).
http://img576.imageshack.us/img576/378/previewuz.jpg

ChrisChinea
04-16-2011, 01:29 PM
As you can see via my title I have changed the god type from Duplicity to Deception, just so he can govern a wider range of things :). I apologize for these taking so long to put out. After much help from some concepting tutorials I watched I refined the silhouettes of the character down to 8 that I liked, most of these were cleaned up from my first round of silhouettes. I have actually been working on rendering these in gray scale for a bit and will be done with that before the day is out as well. Look forward to checking it out, just wanted to show you guys all my steps thus far.
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lwQKu7FPS6s/TamKSOmeoXI/AAAAAAAAAMA/UF123cQPmCs/s1600/SilRefine_Present.jpg

ChrisChinea
04-20-2011, 05:18 AM
Here are the long awaited sketches from the narrowed down silhouettes , some I spent more time on than others. I'm purely focused on bringing this sucker into 3D so I want to finish his concept rather soon. Enjoy!
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-7zlk9w0Zr9U/Ta5c98oxScI/AAAAAAAAAMI/4cc7OGcCKSc/s1600/SilRefineStage2_Present.jpg

ChrisChinea
04-20-2011, 09:33 AM
After careful consideration I chose to use my Silhouette #8 from my refined sheets. To me it felt as though it had one of the more interesting silhouette designs as well as a more godlike feel to it. Burned some midnight fuel to incorporate some of my more liked drawings and ideas from my previous sketches. This will symbolize the coming of an end to my drawing phase, I might sketch ideas out here and there to include or alter but it's high time I got into Z space. The feet are Johnny the Homicidal maniac inspired, a tribute to one of my more favored characters. Enjoy!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-LAwlM8V-sWg/Ta6XKtVClkI/AAAAAAAAAMg/7MCfQ2yVI-4/s1600/Deception_Present2.jpg

C&C are always welcome!

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