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Old 12-04-2010, 05:44 PM   #16
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Well did the arms first - they were not hard at all and means the legs might be the same - here`s hoping.



The hip were by far the hardest part so far, but not as hard as I thought. Need to go in and fix some tri`s II have in there but that can wait.



But thats me done for the night I think - pooped out - Might just get the legs done to finish it off as I am not doing the hands and feet because I know they will be covered up.
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Old 12-04-2010, 06:41 PM   #17
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hehe, those hips look like they were fun to model.

If you carry on at this rate, you'll be done by tomorrow evening

nice work.
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Old 12-04-2010, 07:52 PM   #18
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Well skeleton part done for now - now I have to come up with the armer - but thats me done for today

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Old 13-04-2010, 10:54 AM   #19
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Just a quick turntable of the whole guy - before I get to work on some more.

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Old 13-04-2010, 03:42 PM   #20
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Ok made a start with the shield - and I could not help it but to have a dig at Mayaniac (HE HE)



After looking though them I thought I would go for the one with the Minotaur on it, but I liked the shield that told a story so looked for a better image for the main graphic. Striped it down to a black and white image and placed it in a centre and added some symbols around it to make the texture

I have also made the holders for the string and arm on the other side with out the string yet (do that once I know what the final pose will be.

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Old 13-04-2010, 05:02 PM   #21
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wow, you got maya 2011 already! ...and i thought no one downloads software on this site? lol

looks good so far... don't lose the enthusiasm.
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The shield's looking really good so far.

Ill probably upgrade about this time next year, only just moved up to 2010 and I've had the disks on my desk for ages!
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2011 is out already??

looking sweet tweety!
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Old 13-04-2010, 09:41 PM   #24
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2011 is out already?!
Yer it is and so far so good. Maya 2011 release date is soon I think but I got a copy now because I am a subscriber.

Many thx for the kind words

Moving on to the helmet. Made about 3 so far - none happy with

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My main thoughts on the helmet



Leaving it for tonight we come back to it 2mo
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Lmao , nice work on the shield.

What do you think of 2011 thus far?
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Simple but effective - Basic looking helmet but as I said wanted a normal solider helmet - will add more detail in the bump map.

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Gave in and made a hand. Was going to give this guy some gloves but looking at some different armers the gloves would not match. This has to be the hardest part so far - Its taken hours and still not 100% happy with it. Also tweaked the arm alittle aswell.

Oh well, getting there....

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Nice work on the hand.

I've pretty much just got home... didn't have chance to work much on my minotaur today, so I won't be updating today

But it's just got me itching to get something done tomorrow.

Nice to see we have another contender.
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tweety, mate.
I think your missing a row of metacarples.
J/k
Looks pretty good man. I think all in all it fits the overall scheme of the skeleton you have going on there.

and just cause i'm too lazy right now to post in both threads
Steve, you're is comming along nicely too, i'm watching them both..
( i'll post in steves thread next time!!! lol )
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Old 15-04-2010, 07:13 PM   #30
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Moving on to the shoes - Think I`m going to need to make some feet - dam it - oh well at least the skeleton will be whole after that.

Here is some ref - but I think I`m going for the black sandle type thing in the upper middle

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