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Old 04-29-2012, 11:13 PM   #1
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HARDCORE MODELING!: Ralph McQuarrie Tribute: Luke and his snowspeeder

Being a huge fan of Star Wars (of course), I choose Ralph Mcquarrie instead Moebius, even if Jean is a master too.

I choose the Luke diorama on Hoth. when his snowspeeder crash and the AT-AT walk on him.



I choose that illustration because:


  • I don't want to choose the popular illustration of Mcquarrie and be one of many artists to redo the same art.
  • I love snow scene in general. Great Lights!
  • I want to sculpt a character to improve my organic skills, but I want to do some great star wars vehicules to add to my portefolio (love the snowspeeder design)
I will try to recreate the diorama in that two months. But I will focus my time on Luke first, then the snowspeeder and at last, the At-At if I have time.

And ya, I plan to stop texturing before modeling all models

I already gather the reference pictures on my drive. I will post soon the batch pictures.

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Old 04-30-2012, 04:49 PM   #2
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Great choice! Was considering this one myself. Best of luck to you. Good mix of organic, hard surface and environment.
 
Old 05-01-2012, 09:08 AM   #3
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I like your choise...May the Force be with you ..Awesome
 
Old 05-01-2012, 02:04 PM   #4
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hehe thanks obiwan be with you... always
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:24 PM   #5
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Here some references for my Luke model in rebel suit

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Old 05-02-2012, 08:44 AM   #6
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Great choice.
Will be following the progres.
 
Old 05-02-2012, 10:31 PM   #7
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At last.. University end! totally free!! lol

Starting tonight my base mesh
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:53 PM   #8
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Good luck. I really enjoyed your Up entry for Pixar with the boy and all of his accessories.
 
Old 05-03-2012, 12:32 AM   #9
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hehehe thanks.. try to get a mesh finish this time
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Old 05-03-2012, 04:26 AM   #10
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I talk all night without really modeling.. so I decide to share with you my rotoscopies blueprints of Luke in rebel flysuit.



Tomorrow day off, so I will start modeling base mesh. maybe the head part with the helmet.. we will see
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Old 05-05-2012, 06:04 AM   #11
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Here my first draw. I start modeling the basemesh of the Rebel suit


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Old 05-06-2012, 06:24 AM   #12
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I decide to start the helmet. I realize that is a concept helmet. I tought at forst it will be the New hope x-wing version (because you don't generaly draw a concept when there a standard, Like C3PO was draw first but then his shape didn't change in the Mcquarrie concept illustration later)



Tomorrow, I will try to finish my base mesh.



  • I pass a little time today to check the suit and this is not a "onepiece" like the ANH x-wing suit or the fan replica.
  • Also add the boots and gloves if I have time.
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Old 05-07-2012, 04:17 AM   #13
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Ahh, pass some time on redo some part of the suit mesh like I said. Making teh suit two pieces now + a belt.

I add the start of the gloves + the turtleneck.

And ahahhah I'm sure you want me to stop on that level of details for my boots


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It is nice to see some progress.
Keep it up.
 
Old 05-08-2012, 02:09 AM   #15
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I will keep it up. Already satisfy with the main shape. I have to add the gloves and refine the boots lol

and add the head (Mark Hamill time)

ANd I will pass in zbrush soon
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