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Old 10-05-2007, 09:10 PM   #1
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hi guys im creating an animation about a snowman who stalks an eskimo using maya for my year project in my cgi course..

nothing overly special so far, but any tips or feedback or anything would b appreciated.

i also got a problem with the fur that i posted in the newbie section titled maya fur direction if u can help me with that

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this is the eskimo drawing concept and the model so far



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Old 10-05-2007, 09:46 PM   #2
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Looks cute.
Looking forward to see the final result........ patiently.
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Old 10-05-2007, 10:30 PM   #3
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Looks pretty nice, i would however add some scraggle and make the hair a bit longer.
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Looks neat, kinda like an eskamo Kenny from South Park.
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hey thx for the posts guys!

ctbram my influences i chose to create him from were actually bomberman, the nintendo ice climbers and kenny from south park lol

cheers again guys
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Old 11-05-2007, 02:40 AM   #6
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very cute ...i like it ....hope to see it
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yeah - nice job so far - looking forward to seeing his face...and the snowman!
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Old 11-09-2007, 03:20 AM   #8
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hey guys sorry no update for ages but huzzah im about to complete my animation. I got problems with my fur flickering in the final renders but no time to fix or know how and i forgot to put snow in stupidly but i might comp that in after cos for my study we are required to finish it in time for the sydney animation festival this friday so gotta rush!

Here's some test shots so far and i'll probably upload the final animation soon on youpube

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yeh i kno hes got no nose and his mouth leads no where, but i did my research and found out eskimoes dont breathe so there
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Hehe I kinda like it, got a nintendo 64 style to it.

A wire or two would always be nice as this is a wip, looks a bit weird around his eyes where the nose should be but I'm sure its nothing.

Dont mind having no nose by the way, its cartoonish so its all your decision whats more estethic(or impossible to acomplish).
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Old 11-09-2007, 04:09 AM   #10
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thats sweet man good job with the expressions and the fur
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Old 14-09-2007, 12:56 PM   #11
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hey guys,

this is my eskimo now, after uv mapping him more properly and chaing the fur a little, also changed the setting a bit

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use some shadows or do an occlusion pass because now it looks like the little guy is floating.
like the idea though
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