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Old 25-05-2008, 02:46 AM   #151
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have been working on this for the last couple of days - it's based on a funa dansu box.
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Old 25-05-2008, 03:40 AM   #152
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that is frikin cool man
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Old 25-05-2008, 03:46 AM   #153
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thanks acid.
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Old 25-05-2008, 04:04 AM   #154
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yea dude that box is totally tight... what's it gonna be made out of? like what kinds of metals and is there gonna be wood, or just straight metal?
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hey - thanks neo - yeah the main box is wood - something dark like a mahogony or cherry - and the rest of it, all of the braces and plates, are all metal.
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Old 04-06-2008, 08:32 AM   #156
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wow arran

I`ve been away too long - you work has come on leeps and bowns - Great stuff
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Old 05-06-2008, 12:53 AM   #157
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hey tweetytunes - good to see you - thanks a lot mate!

have been working on his textures and attempting to get his ik handles working - i'm not having much luck when i try to use orient constraints and pole vectors - it always seems to flip my wrists / feet - and i can never get them looking right again - i try playing with the offset value, but i'm just guessing.

here are a few early experiments with his pose - check out the nose hair. need to get his chain in there and some more stuff.
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Old 05-06-2008, 01:46 PM   #158
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haha I love it....Ohh man, I hope you do a quick rendered animation of this dude. I have it all pictured in my head now
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Hey, he's looking cool.

Nice work so far.

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thanks guys.

ha - no, no plans to animate it - i can barely rig him and i wouldn't know where to begin with the chain which i plan to add next. i think i just need to focus on modeling and texturing for now.
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made a start on the box. think i need to do a bit more roughening it up.
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hey man, coming alone nicely !
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Some big cash in there? ha... nicely mental ray works like always and good bump!

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i wish there was some big cash in there!...

thanks starjsjswars and lealar.
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first test with some chain. think it's looking a bit big and it's going through his coat in places. i was hoping to add a big chunk of it to his skeleton and then pose him, but i'm not having much luck, so i think i'll have to pose him first.
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