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Old 11-10-2002, 03:14 AM   #61
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one way that I know of is using layered shaders, with a redish layer at the bottom, a middle layer of a more skin-tone color, and a normal skin color upper layer... you'd have to play with it a bit... it also has some to do with lighting as well, I believe.
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Old 11-10-2002, 04:45 AM   #62
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True dat!
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Old 11-10-2002, 06:58 AM   #63
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Thanks for the tips guys. I'll have a look later...
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Wow!! She's a real beauty...

Good job.

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Played a bit with the textures and shaders. Also started testing various hair modeling styles. I think I'll go for the traditional way with nurbs planes and transparency maps...

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Whoa! I certainly think you´re on the right track here, mate! (actually I knew it since the cranium change hehe) ... It has really improved a lot! I would be more carefull with the lips outline, it shows a somewhat of a smudge, might want to check it out.

I found this link in my Favorites folder, might help you out a bit with the hair (or even provide you with yet another way of making it)

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**edited** Yet another one --> Menithings Digital Hair

Hope it helps!

btw: I don´t actually like the first tutorial´s hair itself, but it shows a high degree of customizability so I pretty much suppose it could be shaped into anything you´d like.
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I would be more carefull with the lips outline, it shows a somewhat of a smudge, might want to check it out.
Thanks for your input. I'll read the tuts. The smudged look of the lips is because I haven't finished the UV job. There's plenty of other (not so noticeable) texture stretching as well. I got bored and wanted to do something else for a while
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After trying out the Paint FX hair I decided to use it instead of the traditional way. Thanks adl for the great link. I've seen that before but I've somehow overlooked and forgot it. Here's a little update:


I'm still not satisfied with the hair but it'll do for now...
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NICE!!!!
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This thread seems to have a certain quality to it... It always IMPROVES. Gotta congratulate you man! She´s looking great!
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Thanks to you all! I'm not sure If I had ever gone so far with this without your support... "I'll be back..."
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wow.. really cool work man..!! :p
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Old 24-10-2002, 09:31 PM   #73
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wow missed this final one!! awesome... great work kari
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She looks really great! Reminds me a bit of Natalie Portman (Amidala from Star Wars)...
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She looks really great! Reminds me a bit of Natalie Portman (Amidala from Star Wars)...
Well, she's supposed to remind her
I can't wait to get my computer back from service so I can continue on this project...
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