HCM#39: Giant Monsters/Giant Robots - Macross MBR-07-Mk II Spartan

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  10 October 2013
HCM#39: Giant Monsters/Giant Robots - Macross MBR-07-Mk II Spartan

I'll model a mecha from Macross, the MBR-07-Mk II Spartan Destroid.
In the Macross universe, Destroids are the non-transformable robots that take a role more close to ground/armored troops against the giant Zentradi.



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  10 October 2013
Ohh yah Macross almost all the mechas in this challenge.

Good choice and good luck. Hope you go crazy in details!
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  10 October 2013
Very cool! Looking forward to your wip images.

Cheers!
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  10 October 2013
First WIP, not much to show, main body and one of the 'shoulders':





For the little details Im mixing references from the original artwork and pictures of a scale model.
 
  10 October 2013
Second WIP update, I'll start using the Scote's system (TM)
Green: New
Yellow: Changed from last update

Started work on the hip area, added side hatches on main body, added the turret. Modified the maneuver thrusters.



 
  10 October 2013
TM lol funny
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  11 November 2013
Super clean modeling here! This will look great.

Cheers!
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  11 November 2013
Thanks!

Progressing slowly, modified the walls of the main body weapon bay (made ticker), added camera, more details on the hip area (still missing the waist joint section), added weapon bay doors (still need to detail those, I want to made them open so it needs hinges, locks, etc), started work in the arm.




It may look clean, but the wire is a mess in some parts, at times I regret going with subsurfs for some parts

 
  11 November 2013
Looks good to me. I wouldn't worry about the wires at all unless they're causing some rendering artifacts. If the object is not going to deform, the topo doesn't cause artifacting and as long as it's not totally inefficient in the poly-count, its more or less irrelevant what the wire really looks like. But that's just my 2 cents.

Anyways, looking real good, if you as me.

Cheers!
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Last edited by TheRazorsEdge : 11 November 2013 at 01:36 PM.
 
  11 November 2013
Another update, hand and part of the leg done.
I had modelled a different hand but I wasnt happy with it and started a new one that matches more closely the references.





Hand posed (not rigged, just hierarchy posing)
 
  11 November 2013
good Modeling and wip collection creation.

I'm curious, keep em up!
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  11 November 2013
Thanks Tombery!

Small update, foot done, knee and hip joints done, added some detail to the leg and finished the arm.



 
  11 November 2013
hmmm w'll done i like it
keep on & good luck
 
  12 December 2013
Thanks!

Almost there!
Final details on legs and shoulders, added the internal missile launchers too.







 
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