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Old 10-04-2010, 10:14 AM   #1
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Right I am going to do one of two ideas - A Centaur with a long spear or axe or a Skeleton solider with spear/sword and shield.

Just getting some research before starting 2mo, but I am really stuck in the middle right now on which one will work best. Maybe working today will come up with some ideas.
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Sounds cool man, have fun!
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This does sound like a interesting challenge and if I were not so slow would join in, will sit down and do some sketches (not done in 30 years) if I get some thing I might join in...........dave
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Well going for the Skeleton idea. Collected some ref



Out of it all I loved the image of the one sat on the thrown dead - but don `t like the armer. So my idea is explained here



Off to work now - will get cracking once I get home
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Very nice, gonna post my refs when I get home.

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Well here we go - 2 hours in and I have the skull almost done. Not going for super real with this one, but not cartoon-e iva. Might add more detail after but for now it will do - as alot of this will be hidden with helmet.



Hoping to get spine done before sleep - been a long day but that part looks easy
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Update = spline done - Just made one and copied and tweaked all the way down following the ref images I have

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Nice start. Looking forward to more.
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Heh, you mean spine?? You've been doing computer graphics too long... only joking, looks great. Looking forward to this battle, it'll be good.
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Yer corrected that little mistake - I was tired

Well hard at it this morning and got the ribs done. This was alot harder than I thought but very please with them.





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Been on a roll to day. Reworked some of the ribs and got the blades done - did a quick occ render aswell. Stopping to watch a film and have some dinner now.

Keep this up I`ll be done by wed, hehe





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Loving the start on your's as well Tweety, you're both working well speed wise so far!

I like both your work so I'll be equally as happy whoever comes out the winner on this, and it'll be fun watching both of your progress!
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This skeleton is really easy - I thought it would be hard - About to do hip area which will be a challenge as most ref images have this area blocked by other bones. But looking at many different photos I think I`ll get it right.

The hard part will be getting the armer and the pose right. Other wise he looks like a lost extra from evil dead.

This guy is going in to Haz Matt now aswell - been going over my ideas for that and found a hole this guy (without the armer) can fill.
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Nice updates man.

Yeah, the hips looks like they could be a pain to get done.

oh, and try not to move too fast.... you're making me look slow.
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