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11-12-2008, 01:44 PM
kevin mc bride is entered in the "Steampunk Myths and Legends" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Work In Progress: more modeling (

11-13-2008, 07:26 PM (

this is some photoshop designs for my giant steampunk version of Fionn mac Cumhaill.

my idea is slightly changing from the building of the causeway to another legend that says fionn never died and sleeps in a cave waiting to arise again to fight and protect Ireland in a time of great need.
the concepts are very rough and i have a ton more on paper(no scanner but ill upload a montage when i can) and finding it hard to go for a gritty look or a slightly more toonish style. any feedback would be hugely appreciated!

11-14-2008, 10:37 AM
cool start , no critics yet :D , may be when u start modeling , cya ;)

11-14-2008, 01:02 PM
I don't know either of the stories you mentioned ^^; lol

finding it hard to go for a gritty look or a slightly more toonish style. any feedback would be hugely appreciated!

It sounds like gritty will be more suited to what your doing... I'm still deciding too but I think the main thing that will impact my decision is what I can get rendered quicker, which is probably cartoony hehe

Good luck!

11-14-2008, 01:21 PM
thanks for the posts guys,
render time is going to be a huge issue for me(poor laptop will curse me!!) but im not going to let that push my decision on style. more wips coming soon.

ps the legends are old irish tails from the fenian cycle of irish mythology.

11-15-2008, 02:19 AM (

a bit more work on the design of fionn.

11-15-2008, 08:02 PM (

my first bit of modle wip. its the boiler section at around the back of the robo, still havnt had a chance to scan the storyboard but i will soon

11-17-2008, 11:21 AM
Looks great. nice start... looking forward to more!

11-17-2008, 11:45 AM
Wow. This seems like a really original idea. Nice start on the modeling too. looking forward to seeing your storyboard.
Best of luck to you.

11-17-2008, 11:50 AM
Looks good. Keep going !

11-17-2008, 01:25 PM
it going to be great! nice progress sofar, good luck by the way ;)


11-17-2008, 01:34 PM
thanks for the support guys, ill keep the updates coming.

11-17-2008, 01:43 PM
Nice clean models!

11-17-2008, 08:36 PM (

a little update, slow and steady :P

11-25-2008, 08:07 PM
This is looking very good man, keep it up. :)

11-29-2008, 02:44 AM
it looks very good, congratulations!!!

11-29-2008, 11:59 AM
it may be slow... but a very good update. I like your giant much more in 3d. Well thought out modelling. Keep it up! :thumbsup:

12-04-2008, 10:33 AM
Nice machinism! Good topology of details. There will be so much robots in this contest ;)

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