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Old 25-06-2007, 11:12 PM   #1
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Does anyone know of any resources for modelling birds? Specifically, ravens or crows?

I'm sure the basic form, while not easy, is doable with a little work - I was thinking more of how to do feathers in a semi-realistic manner.

Thanks for any info.
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Old 26-06-2007, 10:43 PM   #2
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I'm also planning to do a raven soon and I think that the most of the work is in the textures.
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I don't know a tutorial, but I think you might want to work a lot with transparency/alpha maps for the texture work. For the feathers, just use planes and apply the feather texture and alpha map. That's what I used for wings awhile back for experiment, it wasn't perfect but it looked pretty nice.
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Okay, I'll try that. Man, this isn't going to be easy, though.....
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here is a very very short tid bit on wings


http://www.tutorialized.com/view/tut...Animation/4715

and one more mate ..hope it helps

http://www.3dtotal.com/ffa/tutorials...orial/bird.asp

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Excellent - that'll do nicely. Thank you.
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