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Old 15-01-2006, 11:50 AM   #91
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I was going to say the previous fur colour was better but now you've made this version a bit denser it looks good.
The nose is more often than not pink on the little critters and there is no fur around the nostril openings. Maybe toning the nose colour down and removing a little fur at the bottom of it might help.

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Old 15-01-2006, 11:53 PM   #92
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Thanxs T1ck .
Here is the fur with a new ajusted Baldness map. I still have a heap of work to go with the nose. u can't see it from this angle but i have made the nostrils furless. I need to make it shorter running down the nose and i think i will add more of it. While studying my cats nose i saw that there was as much fur on it as the rest of it except that it was smaller and stuck closer to it.

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Old 16-01-2006, 01:17 AM   #93
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PLEASE use an SSS Skin material on the skin, that shiny blinn or phong is REALLY unreal.
all else, looking good :attn:
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Whats an SSS skin material?
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SSS stands for Sub Surface Scatering. It's an optical phenomena that happens in surfaces that permit light penetrates until certain depth and then is reflected. Where and when do you see this? Everyday, when you look at you in mirror, or to any person or animal (without fur). When people model organic bodies, they use, in almost 100% of cases a SSS shader as material. if you have Maya 7.0, the SSS is already on your default MentalRay materials. If not, you can download SSS and see a very good tutorial about its use in http://highend3d.com/maya/tutorials/...aders/135.html
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Thanxs, i'll use that when i start texturing the model.

Here is an update on the fur (Wich is getting very boring to do).
I have changed the nose so that only the nostrils are bald. I have lessened the fur around the mouth and made a split in the fur.
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Here is the side
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You may want to fix the amount of fur on the nose and possibly the bone structure of the Guinea Pig's features.

Check out the attached photo.
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thats a cute little photo joed, though when you look closer at the eyes and claws it suddenly looks like a vicious little thing - two little pointy teeth sticking out and it could be vlad the guinea pig impailer

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Starting to look pretty good SomeGuy, keep it up!
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Thanxs for the help, I will be going a bit slow on the updates for a while cause i am going back to school in a week. Also i have gotten some work making graphics for a web site.
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