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  01 January 2003
Races of Middle earth - character - HBlaauw

Howdy all,

Here's my first concept designs for
my character...


  01 January 2003

Here's more concept designs...
I've designed a creature that's mainly used
to carry heavy loads over long distances....

I'll post a complete description soon.


  01 January 2003
Welcome to the challenge Hennie!

Great concepts so far. Waiting for more.


Tommy Lee
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  01 January 2003
Nice looking sketches. I was just wondering how big the file size is? It took me a while to load and I have broadband. Maybe you could shrink them down just in case others are having the smae problem.
  01 January 2003
Good stuff.
Like the scetches a lot.

AI also c you have used the South African flag in your Avatar, aint I right?

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  01 January 2003
Thanks guys, I apologize for the large file, I'll
see if I can sort it out.

I'll post more images later today.

Iguiniz: Yup, that's our flag. It's a design I did back in '92 for a comic book character I created.

Thanks again,

  01 January 2003

Here's the color w.i.p - painted in painter using a wacom tablet.

Rory Woodford, will model this character and enter the 3d challenge.


  01 January 2003
  01 January 2003
Here's another w.i.p.

Check out Rory's progress on the 3d model here:



  01 January 2003
Am i the only one who cant see the pictures at all? nor the 3d progress.
Lets Render!!

Feel the pancreas experience!
  01 January 2003
Here's the description:

The Drendath are gentle creatures
that can be found in the southern
regions of Gondor.

They're mainly used by humans
to carry heavy loads over long
Their thick hide and hard shells
allow them to withstand enemy
attacks, so they can continue to
navigate through a battlefield

They possess enough intelligence to
make use of tools, such as walking
aids, yet they can not speak...

The Drendath are vegetarians.
They are not territorial creatures
and they roam freely among their

Their shells are host to an array
of small creatures, that feed off the
parasites that reside within.


  01 January 2003
That looks very cool, Hennie
  01 January 2003
All I see are red x's
  01 January 2003
Hmm ... it's lost some of the expressiveness and craggy surface textures that you had going on in the concept sketches. The face looks more developed than the arms and legs also. Add more texture and I think it'll come back to life.

I also like the tortoise appearance in the bottom two sketches of concept_02.jpg Right now he looks like too much mass to be practical as a pack mule. He doesn't seem to be carrying much for his size.
  02 February 2003
Thanks for all the comments...

To be honest, my time's a bit
limited at the moment...I'll try
and make some of the changes
you mentioned, Kirt.

Thanks again!


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