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05 May 2004, 11:48 PM
Hello, this is my Catwoman modle and concept art. I give a big thanks to Jim Lee!!
She is a WIP, and will be used for normal mapping. If you have any thoughts please let me know

Sister Ky
06 June 2004, 08:20 AM
Well... wips usually are posted in the wip-board, but never mind...
The concept looks great. The model's a good start, but your wire looks messy. Are you planing to animate her?

Greetz, Ky.

06 June 2004, 02:26 AM
I kept it in quads...
May I ask what should I have done?

She will be used for normal mapping. The low Res will be made to be rigged and skined and movment.

Thanks for your help

Sister Ky
06 June 2004, 07:46 AM
Strange quads, you have there...
I allowed myself to draw a bit in your net, I hope you don't mind...
The green lines describe where your geometry should rather be, to be closer to your concept.
The thing within the blue line's something I couldn't figure out what that is supposed to be. A poly?
The red and pink lines are obviously... er... three-corner-thingys, with the orange dots as corners.
The yelow thing is a six-corner-poly, even though it looks like a quad-poly. The orange dots are, here too, the corners...
I hope you can see the image?

Greetz, Ky.

06 June 2004, 12:30 PM
it is clean up time.
I very much want to thank you for taking time to point out what was in front of me and I did not see it.
Thanks..this will help me out alot.

06 June 2004, 12:21 PM
What Sister Ky said above. For head with masks or what not, I suggest to try to model the head first to get the shape and proportion right. Then model the mask on top of the head. It's definitly not an easy way to do it, but you'll learn a lot along the way.

Here is a link to a great topic started by Lunatique on studying topology of the head.
Topology Research (

And here is one for body topology discussion started by Stalhberg.
Body Topology (

I'm definitly going to try and experiement some of the methods they used on my next model :)

Sister Ky
06 June 2004, 12:46 PM
What Sister Ky said above.... what?

Did you take a look at his concepts? He's not going for fotoreal but animestyle, as far as I can tell. And I can't actually see antithing wrong in making a comicstyle-char without the perfect proportions... *shrug*

Greetz, Ky.

06 June 2004, 01:43 PM
Oh oops, sorry Sister Ky. "what sister Ky said above" means I agree with what you said above, didn't mean to cause misunderstanding. My first time being lazy on typing and got backed fired right away, hehe, my appology.

06 June 2004, 02:46 PM
Thanks for the links...
and all of your help:)

06 June 2004, 08:30 PM
The forehead is way too cromag. In the sketches they arent like that but the models are way way cromag.

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