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02-28-2006, 05:22 AM
Jorge Lescale is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Final Image: final final Image! (

02-28-2006, 05:26 AM
good luck with the challenge jorge :D

02-28-2006, 05:29 AM
Hehe, just by your avatar I can tell we have the same tastes in art.

Looking forward to your progress!

02-28-2006, 08:39 AM
:bounce: Amigo mio... estoy muy feliz de te ver otra vez aqui... mucha suerte para ti Jorge :bounce:

02-28-2006, 08:45 AM
Eh Jorge ! Nice to see you there ! Have a great challenge ! :bounce:

02-28-2006, 09:02 AM
Hey Jorge ,

great to share this new challenge with you man !

Best of luck and have a lot of fun !

cheers ,


02-28-2006, 10:01 AM
Agamemnwn: Hello, thanx , good luck for your challenge too..:wavey::buttrock:

flamingbs: Yeahh!, im happy to see u around

Lemog: Hello my friend, im so happy to read from u again, well lots of fun awaits on this new challenge for us friend, ill be looking for your wip:applause:

gpepper: Hello , thanx a lot mate..i wish the same to u :)

Zapan: wow lots of great artists joinig to this new challenge, of course u are one of them, and yeah i think is going to be great friend, ill cu around:thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 10:03 AM
Welcome back, Rattlesnake good luck!:thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 10:11 AM
Jorge ..le grande Modelero de la Mexico...:bounce: ....have mui fun ...(i tottaly killed Spanish lanquage...but ..u get the point amigo..heheheh) .

02-28-2006, 10:28 AM
beelow: Hey many thanx!..good luck too friend!

DimitrisLiatsos: LOl!! yeah u made your point, thanx a lot friend, my best wishes mate!:buttrock:


Man wheres your thread?!?! cant find it..ok ill make an other search maybe i missed it..

02-28-2006, 10:41 AM
Hello again:bounce:
have fun my friend

02-28-2006, 11:37 AM
have fun this time and make sure u win :scream:

02-28-2006, 12:06 PM
y0 rattlesnake, goodluck for the challenge... glad to see u back.

02-28-2006, 03:05 PM
Hi Jorge ! glad to see you join early man! goodluck and have fun friend! :thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 06:09 PM
Hi Jorge!
Good luck! :thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 06:46 PM
Hi,best wishes,and tons of great time and knowledge here at cg challenge.

02-28-2006, 06:48 PM
Good luck to you!

02-28-2006, 08:15 PM
AJA! Te encontre! :thumbsup: Nice to see u In My friend! I wish u Lots of fun, joy and luck in this new adventure!!:buttrock: may your work kick some butts again ! :D

02-28-2006, 08:38 PM
Yorch, el único e inigualable, ¡la mejor de las suertes muchacho!

translation: Carl Sagan was right!

02-28-2006, 08:41 PM
arturro, the best, Versiden,monsitj, Alberto_Ro ,A I R,Vedic kings,Climax.

Thanx a lot my friends for the great welcome words, this is going to be a great ride along with u guys., "the force" is with u guys

02-28-2006, 08:42 PM
mosconariz: hehehe thanx bro!
gracias man, ya te incribiste? , mucha suerte !

02-28-2006, 08:51 PM
ooohh what kind of models should we expect now?


Good luck!

02-28-2006, 10:56 PM
The Lescale train is off and away.......Just saying a quick hi to an old friend, and wishing you the best of luck.....As always I expect something top rate from you Jorge.......I shall watch best I can......

Now get this "journey" off to a great start ssssssnake....:thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 11:05 PM
sergioKomic: Hi, well i still thinking about it..but soon i upload my sketch man..thanx for the welcome

Virtuoso: Hello man its been a long time...hows all?

are u going to join this challenge?, ill search your thread man..thanx for your words:thumbsup:

03-01-2006, 11:39 AM
Good luck there pal. Let see some amazing artwork :)

03-02-2006, 01:44 AM
Best of luck for you Jorge in the Journey , cant wait to see your updates man :) I´ll follow your project very closely :thumbsup:

03-02-2006, 05:44 PM
Bikod: thanx man:thumbsup:

adr: Hi very happy to cu here ..thanx for the welcome mate..ill be searching your work too friend!

03-02-2006, 05:49 PM
The main idea:

Well i havent seen others challengers ideas yet so if u see something similar please let me know:blush:

ok the main idea will be lots of little dwarfts or something similar trying to help a huge animal to get back to his an elephant for example...the idea is to make this a bitt funny , playing with the huge size diference between them .

a bit of the story, hmmm...well the elephant got lost from its family and ended entering the domains of this little friends, theyre very happy people and helpful (like me, u know:D), so they will start a journey to return the big fellow to his family agian, of course they will bve equiped with lots of things to ensure they journey will be a happy one...i think in music instruments, food, etc.

03-02-2006, 06:37 PM
Hi Jorge, glad to see you in this one!

I like your story - it sounds like you could do something funny and sweet with it - looking forward to see where you take it :thumbsup:

03-02-2006, 07:47 PM
Hey jorge hi again, nice to see u here...

03-02-2006, 10:38 PM
The main idea:

Well i havent seen others challengers ideas yet so if u see something similar please let me know:blush:

ok the main idea will be lots of little dwarfts or something similar trying to help a huge animal to get back to his an elephant for example...the idea is to make this a bitt funny , playing with the huge size diference between them .

a bit of the story, hmmm...well the elephant got lost from its family and ended entering the domains of this little friends, theyre very happy people and helpful (like me, u know:D), so they will start a journey to return the big fellow to his family agian, of course they will bve equiped with lots of things to ensure they journey will be a happy one...i think in music instruments, food, etc.

The idea rocks! :beer:

03-03-2006, 01:18 AM
Awesome idea Jorge !! me love it !!


cheers ,


03-03-2006, 06:39 AM
Perfect story Jorge... :thumbsup: just that to say...

03-03-2006, 06:56 AM
great Idea Jorge . would be fun making :D all the little people trying to be in charge and organize the help :D Great job

03-03-2006, 05:47 PM
wow u have been busy haven`t you :scream: I like the idea very much can`t wait to see some sketches
and some 3d :bounce:

03-03-2006, 06:36 PM
That's a great story Jorge It sounds like lots of fun, adventure and happyness, I can't wait to see that coming to life:wip:


03-04-2006, 03:24 AM (

Hello, thanx happy u like the im trying to find a fun feeling blended with real i made this character not sure if is going to be like this, lets wait for the results on 3d on him..where ill be adding more details and texturing...but here i show my first test on the design

03-04-2006, 03:40 AM
Nice to see your entering in this challenge....I`m imagining your nice tropical environment(if i`m not wrong) a great nice high contrast area with some shiny i right?

03-04-2006, 06:23 AM
hey jorge, thats looking wonderful!, man!, the characer sketch looks great, cant wait for 3d version.,:bounce:

03-04-2006, 04:46 PM
wow cool character :cool: waiting for the 3d :bounce:

03-04-2006, 05:22 PM
i like the story jorge, you can come up with a very nice ideas with those little guys and how they live , maybe you can add a female character to suport your main in the journey . Your first concept is looking great , i really like the hair in this guy , maybe you can use diferent Hair Cuts in some of them that define his personality.

Keep up :buttrock:

03-04-2006, 05:59 PM
Hey Jorge !

Sweet looking character ! Seems both funny and friendly , a great recipe for your story !

From far I remember , I think I never saw any cartoon work from , and I'm enjoying already to see that ! :)

Keep it up my friend !

cheers ,


03-04-2006, 07:04 PM
that character goes very well with your story :)

03-04-2006, 07:38 PM
shock_level_4: hello my friend..hahaha well in fact he do looks a bit tropical, but hes meant to be african maybe with more details , jewlery etc. will look im waiting for your challenge entry..please let me know when u come in!

jdsb: hi friend, well im very happy u like it..3d version is on its way:bounce:

the best: thanx man! yeah working now on the 3d version

adr: yeah mate , thanx for the fact a queen is going to be riding the elephant and refreshing him with some water...the haircuts idea is cool..ill give it a shot..many thanx


Hey Jorge !

Sweet looking character ! Seems both funny and friendly , a great recipe for your story !

From far I remember , I think I never saw any cartoon work from , and I'm enjoying already to see that ! :)

Keep it up my friend !

cheers ,


im happy to hear that u like the character for the story, and yes youre right ..i dont make too many cartoonish work, i like to create more realistic things, but this time ill be doing a collage between cartoonish look and real..lets hope it merge well


hello , thanx for the reply, i wasnt very sure this one really fits on the story, but now i think this is moving on the right way...thanx.

03-04-2006, 07:53 PM
The character is very cool!

03-04-2006, 10:55 PM
haha... looks very promising... good luck for the contest ;)

03-05-2006, 05:23 AM
hola busque Mexico en los foros y te encontre por lo visto no somos muchos aca asi que es mejor estar en contacto no? saludos y nos estamos viendo aca en el challenge

03-05-2006, 06:08 AM
Funny character you got there Jorge! I posted earlier but when I sent the "post repy" the server was bussy and it seems it didn't save my post :shrug:, anyway, good job, when I read the story I imagined lots of little fellows like in the Game "picmins of "gamecube" you may have a glance at it, it may help you giving ideas.
About the story...couldn't be better! :bounce::bounce::bounce::thumbsup::buttrock:

03-05-2006, 06:23 AM
good sketch , i love it ...keep:thumbsup:up

03-05-2006, 09:20 AM
Goodmorning Jorge,

The character looks really cool but he is more like the little disney canibals i look on the tv when i was little :D the journey to the big boll of hot water for the canibal tribe begins :D

03-05-2006, 11:26 PM
Alberto_Ro: thank friend

jddog:hi man thanx...hey good luck too.

bandro: que onda?..saludos por alla.

Climax: thanx for the tip still searching for the right aproach on the characters

kreuz: thanx mate

Agamemnwn:hahaha..nice one man...

03-05-2006, 11:35 PM
OK i found this pictures on the internet..and i think also real ones like these can really work

please let me know your thinking

03-05-2006, 11:47 PM
Hi Jorge,

Same boots again, ehh. Wish lotsa time to you on this project. This character looks cute and references also fine. Go ahead as used to! :beer:


03-06-2006, 12:18 AM
What a cutie :)

Hi Jeorge :) Very nice character!
Have fun and enjoy the challenge. It will be fun to follow your thread. Already looks great.


03-06-2006, 05:05 AM
Pretty guys... that can be a good ref of course... go Jorge !

03-06-2006, 07:18 AM
Tremoside; hi so happy to c u extra boost for this challenge!

atra: thanx for the words:)

Lemog: thanx man..ill give a shot to a more realistic look like the pictures shows...i think characters can gain a good personality

03-06-2006, 07:36 AM
good ref waiting for some 3d

03-07-2006, 05:46 AM (

Hello ...this is the "generic head" frm this one ill create new ones with some tweakings and some nice hair styles ;)
hope u like it

03-07-2006, 05:48 AM (

well heres how it looks on 3d max...the first one is zbrush..for this one i used displacement and normal maps

03-07-2006, 05:59 AM
cool face just make the lips bigger

03-07-2006, 06:03 AM
Hey nice head model!

Like the best said make the lips bigger.

03-07-2006, 06:26 AM
Agree with you Jorge... just started and already a personality... that's only great for me... continue like that :thumbsup:

03-07-2006, 06:56 AM
Smells like ZB's spirit ! :buttrock:

03-07-2006, 07:40 AM (

hope u like it

Like it?....u are kicking our butt$ here.... :bounce: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

03-07-2006, 08:01 AM
:surprised :eek:

OMG this is huge :bounce:
Really awesome start on that , Agree with Dimi , my butt hurts now !

Keep on rockin' bro !:buttrock:

cheers ,


03-07-2006, 08:18 AM
the best:thanx mate...bigger lips for the kid on the way:thumbsup:

Vedic kings: thank u man..yeah im working it:)

Lemog:thanx friend..ill keep the hard work:buttrock:


DimitrisLiatsos: hahaha..thanx a lot man:love:

Zapan: very happy u liked it bro.

03-07-2006, 08:21 AM
me like too... :bounce: you doing a great job on the face...

03-07-2006, 08:36 AM

the modelling is looking good so far.. I've missed your concept tho.. can't find it..
no crits

03-07-2006, 10:03 AM
very neat head! best of luck!

03-07-2006, 10:45 AM
makaron: hello:)...thanx, more modeling comming soon

Versiden: hi friend..well i havent made a complete sketch of the scene yet...i only have the story by now...but ill soon upload the sketch man...i have in my mind very is only matter to paint

monica.ta: hello, thanx for the wishes..:wavey:

03-07-2006, 10:49 AM (

hi mates, here i made some tweakings over the "generic model " to achieve my first character..ill be adding color map, specular map, bump map already included as noormal map, and ill add some masks to achieve sss effects..

03-07-2006, 11:01 AM
cool updates waiting for more

03-07-2006, 12:36 PM
whaowwwww man, very nice head, lovelaaaaaay,cant wait for more updates

03-07-2006, 12:44 PM
Looks cool Jorge ! Nice details added !

03-07-2006, 05:51 PM
Looking better and better, good work on the hair:)

03-07-2006, 06:00 PM
Hello Jorge, good to see you're in too... and what a great start ahm! Keep it on.

03-07-2006, 06:21 PM
It looks so lifelike, where id you learn zbrush at? If there is an online tutorial that you could recommend that be great, I’ll be checking back

03-07-2006, 06:33 PM
Great start mate, loking forvard for more, see you and :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

03-07-2006, 07:16 PM
Ouh such a cutie character ! :bounce:

Nothing to crit at all , just watching and enjoying ... and drooling !

Keep up the sweet work my friend !

cheers ,


03-08-2006, 02:05 AM
¡Nada mal!

Translation: Swim bad!


03-08-2006, 03:54 AM
Nice update Jorge . nothing to say right now , Keep going :thumbsup:

03-08-2006, 04:44 AM
Great Jorge! Nice model, nothing to crit, also specular and normal bumpr looks awsome :buttrock::applause:

03-08-2006, 12:25 PM
Great start to the modelling! And I like your story aswell! Waiting for that elephant...:)
Keep up the good work!

03-09-2006, 02:19 AM
Looks cool mate :)

Nice bumps, and... I am waiting for the elephant too :)

03-10-2006, 07:14 AM
the best: more updates on the way mate

jdsb: thanx friend:beer:

gpepper: hi, thanx man.

Vedic kings: thanx man..i think that aybe ill change the hair fur fur instead modeling

claudio_jordao; hi mate, im happy to see u here..thanx for the words..

funkymunkey90: Hello man, well i learned reading the reference manual and the practical guide, u can download them in Pixologic site :

alex.h.: Hello friend..yeah :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Zapan: thanx for the words friend

mosconariz: jejeje guena traduccion man!

adr: gracias man, a echarle los kilos! cuando subes tu update?..jejeje:bounce:

Climax: thanx my friend..

Jonason: oh man ..that elephat will represent a huge challenge!..i hope i can make it soon

atra; thanx...elephant will be started after these characters i guess.. but cant wait to start with it

03-10-2006, 07:18 AM (

well, i did some arragments on the prior head, it had some issues and really looked like crap when i decided to remake the head again and now here is the result..hope u like it, ill add hair now with default hair and fur modifier..

03-10-2006, 07:22 AM
hallo Jorge...

me like this head... and gonna love it with fur. ops! :blush: .. I meant hair on it... :bounce:

03-10-2006, 07:23 AM
makaron: :scream:hahaha, you will be dreaming with fur for some time right?, thanx, im happy u like it:beer:

03-10-2006, 07:36 AM
A little bit small and dark rendering... but that seem very good... in any case... I can really feel his personality... it's incredible... modeling perfect... all well done :applause:

03-10-2006, 08:00 AM
Nice, looks like you did a better job the 2nd time around:)

03-10-2006, 09:02 AM
Wow !
you kill us every updates man !

It seems perefect to me , both cute and accurated modeling !
Can't wait for the hair !

cheers ,


03-10-2006, 09:42 AM (

Hello ..well a little update on hair

03-10-2006, 09:44 AM
Very nice character, mate! Keep on with the good work! :thumbsup:

03-10-2006, 09:49 AM
Lemog: thanx friend...i added a new render with some close ups..and made a bit clearer the shot..:)

Vedic kings: thanx man,...i spend lot of time on it, but i think he is looking okay now

Zapan: haha , im always one step behind u man..u are rocking! thanx for the test posted:)

03-10-2006, 09:50 AM
Alberto_Ro: thank u friend!..:beer:

03-10-2006, 10:35 AM
That's beautiful! I'm amazed that you already completed so much work. hey man, if you are juggling your job and the 3D challenge, you have my most sincere admiration. If you don't you have it anyway, the result is beautiful.


03-10-2006, 02:59 PM
Cute kid! nice shader! but jaw seems strange to me (not sure if u used some references) but i think chin needs to be softened in connection with jaw. And ill say that neck is way too thick, kids neck is thin compared to head...


03-10-2006, 03:02 PM
and the boy got his fur :) looks really good too... :bounce:

03-10-2006, 07:45 PM
monica-taddei: hello thanx a lot for your words:love:, u give an extra boost to me :),

Dodgeas3d: oh now i see that..hahaha ..u right thanx for the advice...much apreciated

makaron: im glad u like the fur, im still experimenting with settings to see if i can get a better one:thumbsup:

03-10-2006, 09:03 PM
i really like the model man :) good work here . The shader is great too and the hair is coming along nice . Lets wait for more updates with your test about the hair.

keep up

03-10-2006, 10:34 PM
Your story sounds really fun! The whole music thing is really cool!
Great character.

03-11-2006, 04:38 PM
going pretty good keep it up

03-11-2006, 04:52 PM
Nice Textures and Hair. You're doin a great job but I agree with Dodgeas3d about the chin. It is too strong for a child. Keep up the great work! :thumbsup:

03-12-2006, 02:17 AM
I'd suggest to make the jaw less wide and make soft lines to the cheek
Kids have very small chin and it's almost round... :)
the rest is great :)

P.S. I love the hair (fur)... :)

03-12-2006, 11:56 AM
Hey dude, great to see you in this challenge:) Your progress so far is looking real cool.
No crits on your modeling skills Man you are doing a great job:thumbsup:
All the best for this challenge and keep rocking:scream: :thumbsup: :bounce:

03-12-2006, 04:29 PM
Hey there Jorge! You've really improved from the last challenge! Your skin bump and shader looks really good this time round, hair is cool too. Expecting another classic Rattlesnake piece soon!

Keet Mun

03-12-2006, 05:22 PM
็nice update man! I agree with keet that you improve every challenge ! and wait for more update mate!

03-12-2006, 06:13 PM
:bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce:Cool Jorge! Nice updates, Keep going! :buttrock:

03-12-2006, 06:46 PM
Hi Jorge,The hair is just awesome,and the face looks amazing, you know my thoughts about the chin, cant wait for updates man:buttrock::wip::eek::eek::bounce:

03-12-2006, 06:48 PM
Nice model man.Especialy like the hair.

Keep sharp rattle man.

03-13-2006, 04:21 PM
Raaahhhh ! That's freakly awesome model Jorge !

Everything's great ... just wow !

Keep it up mate !

cheers ,


03-16-2006, 07:23 PM
adr: thanx happy u like the kid:)

luigithekid: oh yeah .im stll thinking wich instruments will fit with the african style on this...any ideas?

the best::)

se7enthcin: thanx mate..yeah i think i can fix the chin and jaw issues...thanx for the help

atra:hello..yeah thanx for the advice on it..i have done some modifications on it , next update will be fixed i hope:)

madshooter: hello friend..thanx for the words..:love:

keetmun: oh thanx friend! other rattlesnake piece is on its out!! lol
thank u mate

monsitj: thanx man, this means a lot. ;)

Climax: thanx man...:bounce:

jdsb: Hello friend..yeah iworking on the chin thing..thanx a lot for the help, hope my next update will be fixed about it

A I R: hey im happy u like it...thanx

Zapan: hi friend..thanx a lot for your kind words..

03-19-2006, 12:37 PM
No updates:sad:

03-21-2006, 02:15 AM (

just because u asked for frined..heres an is the elephant modeling, and then other kds wich will be faster i think..i hope lol

03-21-2006, 02:24 AM
HOLY CRAP, stunning man, its a beautiful character, i am shocked:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::bounce:

03-21-2006, 03:28 AM
:buttrock: nice earing!

03-21-2006, 05:44 AM
jdsb: thanx my the elephant modeling..lots of fun to come


03-21-2006, 05:48 AM
nice, very nice... he looks like a kid for sure.... and the things he have on and with him, is a perfect addition...

well done :thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 06:45 AM
makaron: happy u like him...still need some final touches. ..thanx:bounce:

03-21-2006, 06:45 AM
Wow nice update, very organic looking for sure!

Can't wait to see more!

Keep up the great work :thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 08:51 AM
Hola Jorge ?como estas ? lol :bounce:
hmmm u didn`t make the map yet
very cool spear keep going no crits I find the updates very powerful :thumbsup:
nos vemos

03-21-2006, 05:58 PM
Vedic_kings: thanx for the words friend..more updates on th way:wip:

thebest:¡Muy bien! ..hahaha:cool:

thanx not sure if ill include the map..i think ill decide that later...along with some other details

"Thanx Guys for the support"

03-21-2006, 06:12 PM
I can think of drums right away!! And maybe som sort of widn instruments, like flutes and whatnot!
That little fella looks great!

03-21-2006, 06:17 PM (

hello...the same one but with the standard material..normal maps are not visible so some wrinkles details and others are missing...but u can see better the modeling i guess

03-21-2006, 06:21 PM
Holy crap !! That's oustanding job Jorge !! :eek:

Wonderful work on modeling , texture , and everything !! just wow !
Besides this little fellow is a bit too cute :thumbsup: ...

Keep up the aceness bro !!

cheers ,


03-21-2006, 06:22 PM
:bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce::bounce:That little fellow is looking cool! maybe some facepaint would be great for the others, you know, to make their personality more accentuated :thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 07:12 PM
great modeling so far. that fella seems to be a little frightened - I can't wait to see what will that be. only that spec bothers me, but I can realize it isn't final shader.

good luck!

03-21-2006, 07:50 PM
luigithekid: thanx man, yeah droms cant be missed..ill make them for sure..and some wind instruments sounds good to me:thumbsup:

Zapan: thanx my friend, :bowdown:, next characters will be faster to make..i hope so..

Climax: hello..yeah the face painting sounds like a good idea..ill be trying some in my next characters..and mybe this one will use some too. Thanx friend

grooshka: Thanx, yeah need to fix the specular ...i think ill do some tests to aquire a good result.., :)

03-21-2006, 09:07 PM
konichiwa :bounce:
keep going cool updates :thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 09:47 PM
Holy crap !! That's oustanding job Jorge !! :eek: ....-Zapan

Yes that was my first thought too. Bravo rattle...! glad u shared this with us...this is amazing ....

03-22-2006, 01:34 AM
very nice job ! Jorge! very nice!:thumbsup::thumbsup:

03-22-2006, 01:54 AM
Nice improvements! That is a lot to say from what you have been doing which is nothing short than great. :thumbsup:

I will be looking for that spec map!

03-22-2006, 07:48 AM
very cool model, well done.

I think turn down the specularity on the skin a bit

03-22-2006, 10:01 AM
The level is very high now Jorge... I like this little guy :thumbsup:

03-22-2006, 10:58 AM
Who says u need to know anatomy to create art??? lol

Keep up

03-22-2006, 12:41 PM
[QUOTE=rattlesnake] (

This is awesome Dude:thumbsup: :eek:

03-22-2006, 04:22 PM
thebest: Konichiwa..thanx friend!

DimitrisLiatsos: thanx mate :), i wish i can work as fast an good as u do..but i think im a turtule a lot for the encouragement

monsitj: thanx master:bowdown:

se7enthcin: thanx a lot for the words, yeah ill fix spec map..and also try other rendering settings to see if i can improve this ;)

Versiden: hi mate, yesss ill make specular lees strong for next rendering shot..thanx friend

Lemog::), i happy u like the boy..i took me lots of time..i hope now all goes smoother

stavrevstefan:man , dont know exactly what u mean, i distorted a bit some parts to make him look cute, but didnt mean to deform anatomy too much, i based the modeling on some anatomy books and i thought it wasnt too bad, please tell me wich parts are out of place or bother your eyes so i can fix it...thanx in advance:)

03-22-2006, 04:25 PM
madshooter: thanx my friend!:thumbsup::bounce:

03-22-2006, 04:26 PM
Wow Great work so far!

03-22-2006, 04:29 PM
hi rattlesnake.Some really good work going on ur thread.will be in touch with ur of luck.:thumbsup:

03-22-2006, 04:33 PM
hey!!! Amazing work dude. good modeling and excellent texture. its a work of art. Keep it up!!! I will definitely follow your thread. Great job!!!


03-22-2006, 05:07 PM
The ice age flipped over!!! :beer:

Very nice start ;)

03-22-2006, 06:27 PM

You're making a great job, as always!

03-22-2006, 09:33 PM
Hey Jorge, I think this is your best work yet! :thumbsup: Did you do the majority of the modeling in ZBrush?

I'll be watching this thread. Mucha suerte! :)

03-22-2006, 09:37 PM
nice model

I wish I could see your concept and more sketch about the final picture.

03-22-2006, 10:21 PM
sergioKomic: thanx man, much apreciated

CUBISIS:thanx mate..i like a lot your job , real pro! thanx for spending some minutes here man.

megabytes2004: thanx a lot for the happy u like the work:wip:

nemirc: hahaha ..havent thought that, but it goes close for sure...of couse this will be better...(hahaha, yeah sure:blush:)

mosconariz: Gracias man!

Jedi-Juice: oh thnax very much..all body parts (biological stuff: head , body )were created on zbrush..the details and clothes are all in max

shahabp: thanx man...oh yeah i havent forget, ill make it very frame layout is comming soon

03-22-2006, 10:26 PM
hi rattlesnake, nice work so far, this little boy looks great man!
I don't really like the face, i think a thinner face will look better ...

03-22-2006, 10:33 PM (

More modeling...elephant before zbrushing...

03-23-2006, 04:45 AM
can`t wait to see the zbrushed model

03-23-2006, 06:32 AM
Nice start on the elephant jorge, though I thought it were going to be a baby elephant:)

03-23-2006, 06:37 AM
thebest: im cooking it man...soon ill post it

Climax: Hi Omar..well is going to be a young one..i want him to be big in comparision ti kids
but not old elephant

03-23-2006, 07:21 AM
Thats a nice start on the elephant!

Keep it up:thumbsup:

03-23-2006, 10:55 AM
Hey mate kick ass job on the boy, was going to mention the specular but i think it has been mentioned already! Can't wait to see the elephant, because i'm still new to zbrush, and i want to see everybody's process.

Cheers man

03-23-2006, 12:06 PM
good base to start, hf with zbrushing ;p

03-23-2006, 02:26 PM
Hi jorge , awesome modells and textures :D :bounce::bounce::bounce:

03-23-2006, 05:41 PM
Yay !!

Really clean basemesh for the elephant ... Oh I can't wait for the Zbrushing on it !!

cheers ,


03-23-2006, 11:58 PM
collings: thanx man...weli think ill make face a bit thinner after all...thanx fo the advice

Vedic-kings:Thanx friend:buttrock:

keetmun:thanx bro.yeah zbrushing is aware:)

Versiden: thanx man yeah lots of fun to come...hard work but fun

Agamemnwn: Thanx for motivation man!

Zapan: Hello friend..well zbrushing is cooking...:wip:

03-24-2006, 12:02 AM (

hello friends..wellheres the First zbrsuh pass...more details to come soon..

03-24-2006, 04:00 AM (

well here is a test on the bump mapping painting..hope u like

03-24-2006, 04:15 AM (

Heres is with also some outside lines added..using positive and negative values to gt more detailed wrinkles

03-24-2006, 04:41 AM
great work so far! the little guy turned out really well. interesting watching the transformation. and the elephant looks fantastic so far..great detailing

03-24-2006, 04:51 AM
coool updates man waiting for more :thumbsup: just one thing I think his ear is too flat

03-24-2006, 05:36 AM
its coming along very nicely jorge , cant wait for next update:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

03-24-2006, 05:52 AM
Very impressive detailing Jorge :thumbsup: an elephant expert as I can see :)

03-24-2006, 07:32 AM
that´s one good looking elephant... :bounce:

03-24-2006, 08:41 AM
Impressive models als usual Jorge :applause:, wonderful details on the elephant, very accurate work ! I continue to chek ;)


03-24-2006, 08:43 AM
great work on the elephant Jorge ! I would be cool !

03-24-2006, 08:44 AM
really great work on zbrush.
thanks man,
looking for more... .. .

03-24-2006, 09:10 AM
That is some really nice ZBrushing...can't wait for more...:bounce:

Someone is having much fun here..:)

03-24-2006, 11:50 AM
great update, it's not overly done and it works very well.. keep it up!

03-24-2006, 04:20 PM
Awesome detailling , someone's having fun !! :bounce:

very detailled but not too much , just fine !!

Can't wait for more !

cheers ,


03-24-2006, 06:10 PM
beautiful work friend, I cannot wait for more!

03-24-2006, 07:21 PM
shakes: im happy u like the kid...thanx for your words man

thebest: hello friend...well in my reference images the ear looks pretty much like this one...but if u find something better please send it to me friend..ill be at messenger..thanx

jdsb:thanx bro!..update on the way:bounce:

Lemog: thank u man...not an expert at first elephant ever i think

makaron: thank u:)

jddog: hey friend..thanx for your reply..:thumbsup:

gpepper: thanx man..i hope it gets cool..haha lets cross fingers

coochaki: thanx mate..doing all i can

DimitrisLiatsos: haha oh yeas man..lots of fun , thanx friend

Versiden: hi happy u like the result so i think i hope i dont over do it..ill try not to..thanx for the words

Zapan: thanx friend, more updates comming really soon..:beer:

se7enthcin: thanx , im happy u like it..:), more comming soon..

03-24-2006, 07:23 PM (

well here is an other not final version ..still need to take a rest of it and look at with more calm so i can find the bad things and fix it..comments are welcome

03-24-2006, 07:35 PM
Awesome modeling :eek:

Good luck and have fun :bounce:

03-24-2006, 08:27 PM
fantastic work on the elephant lookd awesome as it is your first one, it rox!
nice jump into the cold water of elefantcreating, u droped the bomb :)

ps:your work on the boy is pure eycandy!

03-24-2006, 08:30 PM
Lovely work on that elephant - the details are flawless :thumbsup:

03-24-2006, 09:15 PM
wicked stuff! must have been tons of work..can't imagine! looks completely perfect.

03-24-2006, 09:20 PM
what a nice elephant... :bounce: really good one... :applause:
the only thing missing is a elfgirl on his back ... :p haha

03-24-2006, 10:17 PM
Nomad: thanx ..yeah lots more of fun to come:bounce:

the1st_angel: hahaha thanx my friend!! really nice BOMB! it, thanx a lot for the support:love:

Gunilla:thanx a lot my fr¡end:)

shakes: thanx , well yeah lots of work but also lots of learning and good happy u like it

makaron:hahahaha..oh yeah .lol ..its going to be carrying a little girl over the back ull see:D

03-24-2006, 10:30 PM
Hi ! Very nice work...

but one question! Do you model your basemodels in Silo, or what program ?

03-25-2006, 01:24 AM
niCer: thanx i made base modeling on max, i took a look to silo and seems like a good software too:bounce:

03-25-2006, 06:14 AM
yeah u are right it looks like the pics but there is something u missed look in this pic maybe u
can see what I mean "I couldn`t use my pc till now lol so I couldn`t log on the messenger I hate school nos vemos luego lol was it luego"

03-25-2006, 06:18 AM
oh cool picture my friend ..thanx a lot...i think i can make some arragments in max to get some folds like that...thank u again:beer:

03-25-2006, 08:11 AM
Ah yes , great to see the complete beast !!

Lovely details ... is he supposed to be as tall as Oliphants ? :D

cheers ,


03-25-2006, 09:15 AM
niCer: thanx i made base modeling on max, i took a look to silo and seems like a good software too:bounce:

ok. max is nice too... but your mesh looked like from silo :D

03-25-2006, 11:25 AM
fantastic work on the elephant. Congratulations.

03-25-2006, 04:00 PM
yeah great work man! Very nice Zbrushing :thumbsup:

03-26-2006, 02:56 PM
Hey very good model! I think the eyes are too small, though :(

03-27-2006, 12:23 PM
Holy crap! That's some mad zbrushing u got going on Jorge! I'm just waiting to see u go through the model again with yet another zbrush pass.

I guess all I can say now is that there are some areas where the brush strokes are still visible, like around the elephant's outer ear area, but I'm sure you're going to fix that. Still, I like it a lot!

Cheers friend

03-27-2006, 05:23 PM
:bounce:It looks grrrrreat:applause::applause::applause::buttrock::thumbsup: very good job Jorge, a couple of wrinkles more and pixologic will give u a call asking you to be a ZB beta tester :thumbsup: it is looking very nice, keep it up !

03-27-2006, 06:31 PM
Wow, you did so much since I was here last time :)

About the elephant.
I'd change the wrinkles on the nose a bit, so they are a bit finer at the top
And I'd leave the rest the way it is :)
It will look great when the color is there.

03-28-2006, 01:16 AM

thanx friend..well ,, hes not going to be huge...but quite big to be carrying 2 boys




thank u so much man :)


thanx for the words man!


hello..yeah i agree...ill make them a bit bigger


:beer:, hi man..yeah need to fix some areas though..but ill do it..thanx


thanx bro! for the kind would be great to test new


Oh good advice on the wrinkles..for sure added to my correction list...there are too many fixes to do ...i apreciate your opinion..thanx

03-28-2006, 01:21 AM (

well heres an ugly sketch, but shows the main idea and also the composition guides...a very simple percentage based composition where my main character (elephant) will be inside the 60% bigeer area.. all objects depend on this area for their positon since is the main one...of course im not good on some advice will be much apreciated

03-28-2006, 04:38 AM
Whaouw... that will be an incredible picture at final Jorge... I already imagine the quality... go mate... :thumbsup:

03-28-2006, 06:00 AM
very cool sketch

well heres an ugly sketch, but shows the main idea and also the composition guides
u think this is ugly hah come and see my sketches

03-28-2006, 09:11 AM
Hi Jorge ! You're doing great modeling on this challenge , congrats. :cool: Did you do that model of the statue of the Pieta? If yes, man this is the finest 3d model I've seen sofar:thumbsup:
Good luck for the next milestones!

03-28-2006, 09:19 AM
OMG , this is gonna be a wonderful image :eek:
I really suck at it , but I think the comp is perfect from what I see !
One of the sweetest concept around , totally rocks !
Run for it mate !

cheers ,


03-28-2006, 09:30 AM
lot of work to do, thanx a lot for the encouragment friend!


ROLF! thanx are not that bad , i know u have some skillz:buttrock:


Thanx a lot man...and a Picture i made when i visited Rome, it was a hard picture to make becuase the amount of people im kinda proud of


thanx my friend, i really need to run here..time is going short:bounce:

03-29-2006, 04:42 AM (

Time to regain strenght by having a little Lunch to contiue the Journey!

For all my friends that are doing a great effort on this challenge please take an apple to continue the way !

a similar basket will be hanging on one side of the elephant..but not this one..this one is for u my friends..Buen Provecho!

03-29-2006, 05:32 AM
i´ts gonna be nice touch with a basket of apples on the elephant for their journey... :thumbsup:

the apples look good too... and the apple I eat tasted great... thanks ... :)

03-29-2006, 05:56 AM
hhhmmmm... estas manzanas me parece tener un gusto muy especial... un CG gusto claro :scream: el mejor de todo para la gente aqui...

03-29-2006, 06:21 AM
when I look to it I feel that .............."I`am hungry"

03-29-2006, 09:15 AM
just the fabric looks a to bit plastic for me ... I continue to follow :wip:

03-29-2006, 05:41 PM
ouh ... Tasty !! :bounce:

Totally great ... freakly realism ... I want one , nah ... two :bounce: Thx a Jorge I feel better now :scream:

cheers ,


03-30-2006, 12:27 AM
makaron: happy u enjoyed an apple..feel free to take all u wish:thumbsup:

Lemog: hahaha..muchas gracias !

thebest: cool man!..lunch time!

jddog: yeah i forgot to change specular, first try was a silk it should look more like cotton

Zapan: lol , wow two apples..well is ok..u need those to continue your great master piece..come for more when u wish my friend!

03-30-2006, 12:28 AM (

well this is the head for the little princess in my journey..and well she is bald now...but the hair is in progress now..soon ull see it...comments are welcome

03-30-2006, 12:52 AM (

Same with an other light ...

03-30-2006, 05:10 AM
I'm just sorry mate... I have nothing to crit... that appear very well done... very sweet... and so pretty... I'm very impatient to see her with hairs... the little nose is so cute :applause:

03-30-2006, 05:17 AM
she is so happy lol cool updates keep going

03-30-2006, 05:29 AM
great updates, keep up the pace mate! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

03-30-2006, 05:45 AM
WOWWWAH keep going bro, i am not participating but i ate one apple ,hehehe apples are tasty, its looking AMAAZING

03-30-2006, 06:28 AM
oua ! :D

i really love the skin and the head ;)

excellent job :thumbsup:

03-30-2006, 07:43 AM
Oh my ! look at this pretty cutie :eek:
One minor suggestion , maybe rounder the global cheek could improve the cuteness even more !

stunning work as usual Jorge !

cheers ,


03-31-2006, 08:28 PM
nice updates- I like your texturing. the face has a real warmth to it, and those apples look, well, yummy!

03-31-2006, 08:41 PM
Hi Jorge, what a great work i don't know how i missed your thread mate, nice textured girl.


03-31-2006, 11:13 PM
Lemog: thanx for the words it is ,..with some hair, hope u like it (next update)

thebest:oh yes man..:D

TheFirstAngel:thanx for your support friend

jdsb: hahaha..good u picked up an apple mate, youll be using the energy for your current jobs right?:)

flaeticia: thanx a lot:)

Zapan: hello friend..good advice...ill make some testing on it...:thumbsup: thanx a lot

shakes: hi Shakes, im happy u like it !!

FlaminGlow: thanx happy u visit! thanx for the words

03-31-2006, 11:14 PM (

Hello..well some progress on the princess..comments are welcome

04-01-2006, 03:24 AM
Very interesting head! The forms of the face are a bit soft, but its a wip I see. How are you texturing it while modeling? Or is it procedural textures?

04-01-2006, 03:58 AM
hello :D
I wonder how old is she supposed to be? That nose makes her look a little grown up :p

04-01-2006, 05:56 AM
hahaha coool man that`s very cool keep going bro

04-01-2006, 07:38 AM
Womball: hello...well im texturing whila modeling as u zbrush i model and paint textures:wise::thumbsup:

nemirc: hi man! what age does she looks like?:rolleyes:

thebest: hi my friend...well im happy u like it! thanx:wavey:

04-01-2006, 10:06 AM (

hello..well..a little update ..c&c welcome friends

04-01-2006, 05:08 PM
WOW man, this is beautiful,i have no crits at the moment, just appreciation and waiting for the next step with lot of expectation.I cant wait to see everything put together man, keep this amazing work up!!:bounce::twisted::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

04-01-2006, 05:14 PM
cool bro u know she is very cool just one thing I think they make alot of drawings on thier dress
I mean not only one flower but if u like it that way it looks very cool I like it alot

04-01-2006, 05:41 PM
Very very cool. I love it! Your doing extremely well. No crits.

04-01-2006, 05:46 PM
me like her too... and you done some really nice jewerly... :)

04-01-2006, 08:03 PM
just lovely work mate! love the shader..looks perfect to me, and I really love the proportions of her. nice details on her head with the jewellery etc. keep it up!

04-02-2006, 01:41 PM
Her shader and cloth looks good, and the details you put on - GREAT:scream:

The Journey Begins (
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04-03-2006, 08:14 AM
She looks very cute! nice modeling and great texture work Jorge! This will be a stunning piece!:thumbsup: :)

04-03-2006, 09:00 AM
Hi! Nice character...but I think, that the texture of the fabric on her clothes is large-scaled. I like her face and the flower in her hair.

Good luck!

04-03-2006, 12:53 PM
She's really pretty... just a remark about clothes... I don't appreciate so much this "big flower"... and the large scale of fabrics...
Maybe something more "typic" for the pattern ?

04-03-2006, 08:38 PM
jdsb: thanx for the encouragment!!:bounce::bounce::)

thebest: Hi friend ..yeah ill follow your advice..hope u like next test

se7enthcin: thanx man:)

makaron: is good to hear u like not good designing that kinda things..thanx

shakes: thanx for the encouragment words mate..:)

alvin_cgi: thank u!

thierry2005: thanx for the words man..i really hope this ends into a good picture

Tigrenka: hello..thanx, i think youre right about the cloth ..ill take your advice

Lemog: Hello man..well i think ill change cloths texturing..i really didnt like it a lot...thanx for the advice..ill make the fixing

04-03-2006, 08:40 PM (

well heres an other try...still need to fix stretching in some areas..but i wanted to know what do u think friends..

04-03-2006, 08:53 PM
Hey there !! And we're talking about workspeed here !! :eek:

Ok one comment from me !! totally rock :applause: !!
The new fabric fits her way better me think , insane job on the hair ... wow ! and she's overall really cute !!

Wonderful work my friend , as usual , but this character totally blew my mind !

cheers ,


04-03-2006, 11:34 PM
that redish color on the dress is better for a princess... :thumbsup:

04-03-2006, 11:49 PM
absolutely stunning princess ! i have no crits, just a question. How did u do the hair ? it looks great ! Subscribed.

Edit : actually i have one crit. The dress.. i liked the white, it looked better and she would attract more attention in the composition, but the flower looked weird. The red one doesnt make her stand out enough, she disappears a bit in it. Maybe a texture like this (, but lighter ? Or maybe something like this ( . Just a suggestion ofcourse. Great work, keep it up !

04-04-2006, 06:27 AM
It's better of course... me like :thumbsup:

04-04-2006, 07:02 AM
really like the way you've drapped a flower pattern around her neck at the top of her poncho/dress (in each of the two versions)...hope you keep at least that much in the future, though, both versions look great...might be improved slightly if multipixel filtering were turned down or -- maybe the fuzziness/lack of crisp details in your image is jpeg optimization? Your apple basket render is very -- perfectly -- clear, crisp...did that use a different render setting or optimization method? Just a thought....

04-04-2006, 07:05 AM
Another strong character model from you ... you really manage to make unique personalities for each challenge! :thumbsup:
I love her clothes and the flower is a wonderful detail!

04-04-2006, 12:26 PM
i love it alot, as already noted..if anything you want to tweak, you could add some gravity to the folds in the poncho..but that's just nitpicking-she's beautiful!

04-04-2006, 12:38 PM
I really like both designs, but I think that the white one works a bit better because their is more contrast with her skin tone. Maybe you can find one that is a balance of the two.

04-04-2006, 02:50 PM
cool "chica" keep going

04-05-2006, 12:45 AM
Hey mate, I agree with woutb and the others. The white seems to stand out more, but I'm really digging the new design you got for the red. Like the others said, a mix will be nice. The characters are coming along absolutely fantastic dude....


04-05-2006, 03:52 AM
Hey Jorge! that girl is looking great! I think is lovely, she looks like a princess! very very nice job, the red is just the right color for her :thumbsup:

04-05-2006, 06:02 AM
thats really nice, well done.
textures are also lovely. keep on going well.:)

04-05-2006, 05:59 PM
great completion, the character look so nice Jorge though the clothes is a bit simple but nice textured doesn't matter, show us more.

04-05-2006, 07:14 PM
I agree with Omar ( Climax) , Jorge....the girl looks a small princess..:bounce:

04-05-2006, 09:37 PM
Hi man, This second character looks very charming ;)
Good modeling and the cloth texture is nice too !!
Keep it up :thumbsup:

04-06-2006, 07:35 AM
Zapan: thanx my friend..

makaron: oh..ok will be i think..thanx

woutb: oh many thanx for the advice and reference..u gave me some cool ideas...i made the hair with default max hair and fur modifier..nothing fancy..just played with freeze parameters to get the result ..if u wish send me a pm and i send u all details on settings ;)

Lemog: :bounce:

oceanbluesky: oh thanx for the words and for the advice..on the apple basket i used diferent render system, thats why it looks diferent ;)

Gunilla: oh thanx for the words my friend,

shakes: ah im happy u like this friend...thx fo the advice

Jedi-Juice: oh yes ..i think ill make more test with colors and patterns ..thanx fo the advice

thebest: lol, u added a new word to the vocabulary "chica" good good:thumbsup: thanx friend

keetmun..thanx friend..yeah i think ill make maore test on the dress...there is time for changing that, thanx for your reply

Climax: hello friend..well one more vote for the red, im happy u like the little princesa

living_for_cg: thanx man

FlaminGlow; thanx man...yeah cloth looks quite simple, but ill see what can i do to improve it..many thanx :)

DimitrisLiatsos: hi man, well im happy she looks like a princess. i think ill add some few more details.

collings: thanx for the motivation man...ill make my best for the remainig characters