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Old 03-21-2010, 01:38 PM   #1
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Goblin Library, Marthin Agusta Simny (3D)

Title: Goblin Library
Name: Marthin Agusta Simny
Country: Singapore
Software: 3ds max, Deep Paint, mental ray, Photoshop, ZBrush

Hi guys, this is my latest personal work.
I want to create a grumpy old goblin in an old library.
Inspirations come from world of Harry Potter and also the works of Jean Baptiste Monge.

Here's a close up look of the character :

As usual, any input are very welcome.Thanks for viewing!
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Old 03-22-2010, 12:01 AM   #2
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Fabulous atmosphere and character. I do feel you have a few minor issues with shadowing here and there, basically just a lack of contrast in places - the hand holding the pipe is a particular trouble spot here. I also think the depth of field in the foreground looks weird, surely there shouldn't be any DOF on those books at the front?

Aside from these, it's a really nice image. Time to get some fresh stuff on the frontpage for the new week.
Old 03-22-2010, 12:01 AM   #3
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Great work! Goblin character is amazing Also I love atmosphere very much.
Old 03-22-2010, 12:19 AM   #4
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WOW!Amazing job!Impressive render
Old 03-22-2010, 12:21 AM   #5
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Very nice. Only crit would be on the Owl. Im assuming its alive since its perched on the chair. A stronger less symetrical pose would help breath a little life into it.
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Old 03-22-2010, 12:39 AM   #6
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Amazing! So full of character
Old 03-22-2010, 12:45 AM   #7
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leigh : wow many thanks for you for putting me up there!
nice observation also, yeah i generate the blur from zdepth, probably i should have toned them down a little bit. I'll keep in mind of these stuff.. thanks again and have a nice day

rawwad : thank you happy to know u like it

digitalinkmind : hey, good to see u here man thanks for the comments!

detached : thanks yeah the owl is abit forgotten to be honest..will keep this in mind for my next work
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Old 03-22-2010, 01:11 AM   #8
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The owl stood out to me too. Overall, I like him, but he looks a bit floaty, as if he is barely perched on the chair. Maybe his claws should be more firmly attached, or dug into the chair. Still, a really nice piece of work here.
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Old 03-22-2010, 02:05 AM   #9
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Just great, atmosphere is great. Cheers
Old 03-22-2010, 02:42 AM   #10
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Great stuff, nothing to crit here. I like higher contrast in images than this has, but it is only me

I saw it on Front Page, but it is not now there? Something hapened?

Old 03-22-2010, 03:01 AM   #11
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Love the characters....

kakak, makan2nya jadeeee ahahaha....
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Old 03-22-2010, 03:12 AM   #12
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wow. this is really awesome. great work from you again. ^^
Old 03-22-2010, 04:13 AM   #13
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Wow wonderful image. Great mood and atmosphere. I agree with others about the owl though. Its talons is not griping the chair (and probably cause a big gash). It would be more appropriate if it is on a perch.
Old 03-22-2010, 06:03 AM   #14
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Good work!

Is his pipe for smoking or a display pipe just holding in hand and emoting with?

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Old 03-22-2010, 06:10 AM   #15
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Really great work. the character and owl is top notch! Just that lamp with fairydust stands out a little. The light coming from left on face , seems the shelves should block it

Great atmosphere!
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