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Old 03-12-2002, 03:09 PM   #1
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ok here is my idea.

i will make a duckie. (how obvious ) but it will be not a normal duckie, but a present you are proud to buy your kid for xmas if the duckie would not be so bad. so you buy a mean duckie and included in the box is a bloody (real) knife that belongs to the duckie. here is the rough sketch of the box:
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Just put a santas hat on him or some clip on antlers. and maybe a fake red nose.
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Old 03-12-2002, 03:32 PM   #3
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Originally posted by Kurt
Just put a santas hat on him or some clip on antlers. and maybe a fake red nose.
thanks for the suggestion. i will think about it. as for now i want to get the knife done, i want the real version of it off my desk asap (too sharp).
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Old 03-12-2002, 07:50 PM   #4
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the knife did not want to work, so here is the start of the duckie.

from left to right (if you did not guess yet): low poly, smooth poly, smooth poly with fur
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wow!! a geniune fake duckie!!! with fur all over it.... i mean fur_description1
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Good start Ducky
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Old 03-12-2002, 10:13 PM   #7
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Originally posted by tariqrf
wow!! a geniune fake duckie!!! with fur all over it.... i mean fur_description1
it is not fur_description1 it is renamed to Fur_Duckie. but the beak will have to be painted bald. i will not do that now, as i still work on the low poly model.
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BabyDuck

You have a Quacker of an Idea.
Looking forward to see your final.

P.S. Congrads on the last Comp.
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small update on the fur. i think i am satisfied now. looks like a stuffed animal. but the small changes always take hours
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LOL, looks good to me
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looks good.. I like the fur color.. but make the beak a little bit smaller and lighter orange..

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Oy, so this is fur! All right that looks really nive Babyduck.
How about some texture/bumpmap on the beak?
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awesome babyduck!!!
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ok, just to make something clear. i am of course not ready with modeling. and tahnks for the suggestions, appreciate them. i will make the beak differant and the duckie will get wings and feet and eyes (not furry).

and yes undseth, that is fur. started with a new fur (not a preset of course, i wanted to understand what i do) and goofed a bit around with the sliders til i undestood what they do - i suggest this to everybody: dont read a manual, do with trial and error. and i do know now that it is not necessary to model real good if you put fur over it - good i played with fur before spending too much time to model the duckie below the fur

i did not even start thinking on how to texture the places where no fur is. and to be honest i was a bit shocked that fur looks that good - if you ever tried out a ready fur from maya you know what i am talking about as it never looks good unless you tweak it.

and then i thank again everybody for all the good advices
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hehe.. nice start bduck.. :p
keep it up..

btw.. thread name fixed..
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