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Old 19-12-2005, 09:10 PM   #1
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Hi, this is the head of a character from a graphic novel I am working on in my spare time, a personal project.





I'm working on the texture at the moment.

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Old 19-12-2005, 09:15 PM   #2
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Here is the base mesh for your perusal




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Old 19-12-2005, 09:18 PM   #3
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very clean, by the book, head model
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Old 19-12-2005, 09:23 PM   #4
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Gio

Nice n clean dude, a small crit, the upper lip bit just under the nose (Oris muscle area) is a little sharp, perhaps a tweak, not much but ever so slighly as to soften it.

Look forward to the textures


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Old 19-12-2005, 09:31 PM   #5
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Thanks Turbo Dan

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Yeah, the lips were the last thing i was fiddling with. Quite tricky to get that area right, case of very subtle CV/vertex tugging. Will have a look at that.

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Old 19-12-2005, 09:34 PM   #6
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G

Yeah indeed

Ive found that area to be a particular ball ache myself at times. Though there advantages when creating Alien characters as theres no set rule, just take it easy and it should go well, the geometry is excellent so you wont have any trouble.

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Thanks,

the other several dozen characters should be easier after this one!
(manic laugh)

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Old 19-12-2005, 09:45 PM   #8
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Bloody Hell I know that feeling LOL, I've just this minute finished yet another set of uvs on a character. I think I shot myself in the foot this time with the detail in the model. The base mesh is lo-res but not by my usual standard. The trousers are 1200polys before SD conversion, so they will be pretty hi res once the final is converted for the rig, like those Animatrix shots from the other night. Later Dude


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Any textures on this yet?

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-it sure is superclean.. woow that nose is perfect!!!

did you use any type of reference here? is that someone you know? And do you always use polygons for a head modeling?

i'm curious about the texture too.. keep it up!
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very nice modelling

thanks for sharing the wireframe, I've already saved it as a study reference for future projects
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Hi,

Thanks for you kind comments.

jornkes
As for reference, I used myself.
And yes, always poly, then SubD and back again at the end.
I say always, but this is my first human head model.

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Thanks, hope it helps.

Will post a render with colour map soon.

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Hi,

Here is a render of my head so far.
I have only mapped the colour channel of a DT3D subsurface shader at the moment.

I need to sort out a few areas, particularly the eyes, before I move on to other channels.

The brows are just slapped on the map for now, but will be either transparency-mapped polys, or hair using Shave and a Haircut which I intend to buy later to create the hair for all my characters.


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Old 21-12-2005, 07:51 PM   #14
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Hey G

The eyes, yes indeed!! As weve already discussed this matter in the 'topology chamber of secrets' I shall now leave

I shall be posting a noggin myself a bit later too!! Keep a sharp eye

Rock on dude

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model look pretty good but the render look awesome.did you use an hdri.
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