HMC #35: SPORTS IN MOTION!: Javelin (Andreas Thorkildsen)

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Old 08 August 2012   #1
HMC #35: SPORTS IN MOTION!: Javelin (Andreas Thorkildsen)

Hi!

A was thinking about modeling the great Norwegian athlete Andreas Thorkildsen at the moment he is about to throws the javelin. I think, if I get it right, it can be a powerful and interesting pose.

Really looking forward to this one.

Here is a photo of the guy.
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Old 08 August 2012   #2
Oh yeah! classic olympic pose man. Good choice
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Old 08 August 2012   #3
I was lucky to find some decent pictures of his profile and front yesterday.


Started on the basemesh for the head today.
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Old 08 August 2012   #4
Started working a bit on the body and done some small tweeks to the head.
The fine details I will work on in Mudbox.
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Old 08 August 2012   #5
Small update.
Working my way down.
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Old 08 August 2012   #6
Very small update. Done some new topology in the groin area.
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Old 09 September 2012   #7
Done some modelling again. Also fixed a couple of bad topology solutions.
I will soon take him into Mudbox for some sculpting.
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Old 09 September 2012   #8
Been unwrapping since last time.
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Old 09 September 2012   #9
Heads up!
HMC #35: SPORTS IN MOTION!: One week to go!
-R
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Old 09 September 2012   #10
Oh my... the dealine came fast.
Hope I have something to show in the end of the challenge.
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Old 09 September 2012   #11
Started on the sculpting. Still need alot of work on the legs arms and hands.
Crits are appreciated.
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Old 09 September 2012   #12
Looking good so far. I think the forearms look too short and the hands are a little small, but other then that I think it's looking good.

The facial features and torso look really good!

Good luck on the deadline
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Old 09 September 2012   #13
You are right! I will try to sort those problems out today. Thanks Splinter!
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Old 10 October 2012   #14
I made the hands a bit larger, and the forearms are a bit longer.
I would have liked to be able to make the shoes a bit more detailed, but when I posed the shoes with the rest of the guy, the detail level was quite similar.

I would have liked to maybe do the shorts a bit more detailed too, but due to some laptop limitations, I couldn't really add any more supdivitions.

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