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Old 31-03-2006, 05:09 PM   #1
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This is my first original model without using a tutorial, I hopefully wanted to make a short ani with this but I'm not sure, still learning any CC is more than welcome

What I have so far:

Ref image a friend threw together quick for me and front

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Old 31-03-2006, 05:39 PM   #2
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looks like a proper dude!
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Old 31-03-2006, 06:39 PM   #3
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Quick ? why are the munipulators so large?
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Old 31-03-2006, 06:41 PM   #4
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try hitting the minus key... the "+" and "-" key controls them

not at pc with maya to tell you which one goes bigger and smaller but i assume minus key goes smaller
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Old 31-03-2006, 06:41 PM   #5
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Old 31-03-2006, 06:43 PM   #6
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no problem ..like the model by the way
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Old 31-03-2006, 07:36 PM   #7
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nice model
looks like its of similar style to Family Guy which i like
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Very cute character!! My only comment right now (coming from years of experience as a traditional animator) is as follows:

On the side view of the character, he seems unbalanced. Perhaps you can select all of the vertices/CV's above the knee area and move the whole character forward until he looks better balanced (right now, it seems he might fall over backwards).

I wouldn't mind seeing a wireframe of his face either!

Keep us posted and thanks for sharing!

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Thanks Jim I'll get to doing that, this is, as I said, my first orginal model so the tips are very helpful

Added arms and hands


And for the wireframe do you want the poly wireframe or the subD? Or should this thing be a smooth poly? As always I am

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I think I might have made a BooBoo, should I not have attached all the parts together?
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hmm, Im really havin trouble tryin to texture this guy, cant find any good tuts on basic texturing... and it wont let me dl the one from the free tutorial section.
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Are his hands correct? in the image they appear to be upside down
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well the hand are supposed to be palm up, but i guess it doesnt look to good with the forearm
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Looks good
With the hands i think the thumbs need to be on the other side of the hand.
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