SimplyMaya Forums

Welcome to the forum, feel free to ask questions here.

Home / forum / Your Work / Work In Progress / New Character's
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

New Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 28-07-2003, 10:06 PM   #16
Witchy
Subscriber
 
Witchy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,254
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

>>I promise no more posts for a while

Don't make us break your legs with sticks in order to have to go back on that promise Howard!

More is genuinely more where your stuff is concerned.
Witchy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 04:21 AM   #17
howardporter
Subscriber
 
howardporter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 985
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

ow!!! my shins are quite sore after witchey's visit with his whipping stick so I better post something again

Eagle- I am not that fast, just obsessed is all:bgreen:

Natalia- I think you are correct about Mr toads eye... Or Sammy Davis Jr...

ok. here is a bit more of the brother worms... no real textures yet, just a blin thrown on...
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	xxx.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	65.9 KB
ID:	9435  
howardporter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 04:24 AM   #18
howardporter
Subscriber
 
howardporter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 985
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

and I started working on home enviornment...

damn I wish I had bryce!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	yard.jpg
Views:	102
Size:	107.3 KB
ID:	9436  
howardporter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 08:00 AM   #19
luistlf
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 156
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Great job, i like the characters
__________________
Life is lived forward but only understood backward
luistlf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 10:01 AM   #20
Xigen
Registered User
 
Xigen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Norway
Posts: 21
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Respeckt

I like the style you got.

You got me all fired up, even if i cant draw, i will do it everyday so i get bether.

Keep posting that eye candy.

Ps. must say Simplymaya rules, just bought myself a laptop so i can have maya with me at all times.
Xigen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 03:05 PM   #21
fredriksson
Subscriber
 
fredriksson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Sweden
Posts: 571
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Great stuff. I think the captain could have some hat or something on his top eyestalk.
__________________
Björn 'santa' Fredriksson

<A href=http://www.bjornfredriksson.com>Site Online.</A>

Check out our 1on1on1 battle for the SandCrawlers.
fredriksson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 03:09 PM   #22
Kurt
Registered User
 
Kurt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Niagara Falls, Canada
Posts: 5,298
Thanks: 0
Thanked 64 Times in 64 Posts
Default

Aww dude.... great stuff thoughs guys would be awsome to animate... loads of character in each of them........

Your a great artist mate...

I love the snail guy hes my fav.......
__________________
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination, knowledge is limited, imagination encircles the world. (Albert Einstein)

http://kurtboutilier.cgsociety.org/
Kurt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 04:35 PM   #23
Witchy
Subscriber
 
Witchy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,254
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Great updates! Sorry about the shins but see, it's worth it!
Witchy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 09:16 PM   #24
Thomas Mahler
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Vienna / Austria
Posts: 63
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by howardporter
I actually DONT have the time for this while my wife sleeps I use my laptop next to her... if we go somewhere I make her drive while I draw... those drawings were done in the car Its all I think about these days...
I always love to hear something like that. That´s the motivation and the "love", that makes great projects even greater.

Quote:
first render of the cappin' How can I make him look more captain like? some sort of emblem or medals
Define his mimic. Look at your drawing and then compare it to your model. Take a close look at the lips - the drawing shows very hard, angular lips - the 3d model has very soft ones.

With such "low detailled" characters you have to take on clichés - So, try to make him as hard and excentric as possible to meet viewers expectations.

Hey, no C&C yet: looks great, I really like it and hope you keep it up!
Thomas Mahler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 09:29 PM   #25
EagleKing
Lifetime Member
 
EagleKing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Germany
Posts: 976
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Default

Quote:
those drawings were done in the car


I could sit on a 10000$ drawing table and could not draw better
EagleKing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 09:32 PM   #26
adldesigner
Registered User
 
adldesigner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: CCS, Venezuela
Posts: 3,363
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Default

Actually you could.

You would feel compelled to practice thus enhancing your drawing skills. Howard has been drawing almost all his life, he has a loose hand now, you just have to loosen yours*.

*And stop using it that much for "that other stuff".
__________________
adldesigner
Caracas, Venezuela
Hell .. not gone perse, but with a certainly lower post count per day.

adldesigner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 10:06 PM   #27
EagleKing
Lifetime Member
 
EagleKing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Germany
Posts: 976
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally posted by adldesigner

*And stop using it that much for "that other stuff".
man you are disgusting. well see you in the irc
EagleKing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 10:41 PM   #28
paki
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

wow, great stuff!! =) keep it up
paki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2003, 10:44 PM   #29
drknow
Registered User
 
drknow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,033
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

That is cool howard. I would give my left nut to be able to draw and implement my drawings like that.
__________________
It's Dr. Know, Not Darknow
drknow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 30-07-2003, 01:39 AM   #30
howardporter
Subscriber
 
howardporter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 985
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

whhhhooooooooah thanx for all the awesome support!!

I like the idea of a captains hat on the cappins eyestalk! thanks!

Thomas Mahler - I looked back at my drawing... and you are so right, i lost the mouth shape maybe I can fix it with a morph target....err blend shape?


and DrKnow, I seriously considered trading you my drawing ability for your left nut....I could use one... you see, my wife took mine when we were married. she keeps them on a platter and whenever I look/think about another woman they begin to hum and alert her of my "naughtyness". she told me ever marrige works that way, this isnt true?
howardporter is offline   Reply With Quote
New Thread

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

1 Month

$34

Month-to-month billing
$34/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
 
 

3 months

$87

Billing every 3 months
$29/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $5 per month or $15 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

12 months

$288

Billing every 12 months
$24/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $10 per month or $120 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

Your plan will automatically renew. You can cancel at any time via your PayPal account to avoid being charged again.

You can view the FAQ on our video plans here. You can contact us directly here. By clicking one of the buttons above, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.