View Full Version : Dominance War II: Junerahe
02 February 2007, 04:42 AM
Dont take trips when you have deadlines in contests AND at work:deal:
02 February 2007, 05:47 AM
Ive taken the character in a new direction altho ive only tweaked his silhouette a bit. He's more ape like now. Im trying to mix mostly new with a touch of old rather than mostly old with a touch of new like the last design.
02 February 2007, 05:58 AM
nice concept. i like the design on the last one. the only thing that bothers me are the eyes, they look little too innocent now. may be much smaller eyes could have a different feeling.
02 February 2007, 05:53 AM
Decided to go ahead with the more futuristic concept tho it still needs to be infused with "ancientness". Ill add detail as I sculpt. This is about 6 hours work on the base mesh without hands feet and hair and Im still at 2600 tris so Ill have a decent amount of polys to work with for detailing.. zbrushing right now is not really an option.. never tried it before.. crits are more than welcome
02 February 2007, 04:33 AM
mashru - you were right about the eyes, I was going for a blank look on his face but it just comes off as harmless. Ill try to remedy that
added hair and detail here and there and blocked out hands.. I want to start with uvmapping next weekend so I can start texturing as soon as possible.. crits are more welcome
03 March 2007, 09:27 PM
This is pretty freaking awesome. I wasn't so sure about it when I saw the concepts, but the model is f-ing sweet.
03 March 2007, 09:40 PM
Thanks a bunch man, I wasnt getting feedback for it and now for it to be so positive is quite rewarding. I know the concept is a bit sketchy but I tend to concept as I go... horrible method but Im not a character designer by any stretch. Ill have updates of the character and his weapon soon.
03 March 2007, 02:20 AM
updates.. detailing and trying to get the most out of my 6k
03 March 2007, 06:20 PM
I don't know why you're not getting more replies. This guy has tons of personality and he's a whole lot more interesting than most of the other boring sci-fi junk a lot of people are doing.
What sort of weapon are you going to give him?
03 March 2007, 06:27 PM
I'm glad you like the character. Im still undecided as far as the weapon. I was thinking either an obscenely large mace, a robotic assistant of some sort or a pixie... Ill come up with something by sunday for sure.
03 March 2007, 06:31 PM
How about a teensy flail that he holds between his thumb and forefinger? :D
03 March 2007, 06:57 PM
Actually a flail wouldnt be a bad idea... but not a teensy one tho.. preferably monstruously big
03 March 2007, 04:29 AM
Im back. After tightening up the model and modelling the weapon and working 10 hour days 6 days a week while recovering from a cold I bring thee an update. He weighs in a a sharp 6k triangles and his weapon, of which he will wield two, rolls in nicely at 500 triangles. Crits are always welcome... tho im expecting few..
Tis with sword and axe that our ancient race drums the sound of war.
03 March 2007, 12:24 AM
hey Jules lookin tite... can't wait to see it finished
03 March 2007, 01:09 AM
heheh thanks man.. me too..
03 March 2007, 04:19 AM
And the ghost thread trots along...
A quick paint job... tranlating the concept to 3d.. needs more detailling.. ill see to that in the days to come..
03 March 2007, 03:43 AM
Me again. Im not a texture artist by any stretch but im tightennig up starting at the top.
03 March 2007, 05:19 AM
I can hear the ocean. Can you?
03 March 2007, 05:34 AM
heh. reminded of pinhead from puppet master.
03 March 2007, 07:00 PM
03 March 2007, 07:57 PM
the texture is coming out cool man.. for some reason I think id like to see the straw pony tail purplish color or maybe just a color equally as saturated as the other colors.... but that's just me, i'm liking this guy,
03 March 2007, 10:19 PM
Thanks man, I am actually going for almost bleached white.. gonna have to tweak that hair some more later on... if thers time.... tick tock tick tock..
03 March 2007, 03:33 AM
update.. teh symbols feel a tad tacked on (an expression tahts been made popular since the wii came out... that and "price points"..)
03 March 2007, 07:27 AM
Running out of time...
03 March 2007, 07:40 AM
Looking cool man. I like the stylized look of this, can't wait to see it finished :)
03 March 2007, 07:46 AM
Thanks man, its nowhere nears as awesome as yours but Ill have a heck of a time animating it later on for my demo reel.
03 March 2007, 03:24 PM
very nice Jules, this will looks awesome animated too...
I like the symbols...
I think if you render this guy with a 50% gray background it will be easier to see and show the model
03 March 2007, 06:56 AM
Thanks Mike, I knew about rendering to grey backgrounds I was just not thinking I guess.. soo pressed for time...
04 April 2007, 06:53 PM
nice. pretty much ready for war? you gotta animate the sucker now
04 April 2007, 06:53 PM
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