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Old 18-01-2010, 08:01 AM   #1
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Warlock 279 – Steam Punk– J.C. PennyWorth

My turn! I'll have to bother BigToe later about my thread title when I've settled on that really cool, possibly clever name, 'cause I got nuthin' at the moment.

Didn't intend to be so delinquent starting my thread, but here it is, better late than never, got busy working and before you knew it.....one steam powered penny farthing. Kinda sucked up a very large chunk of my budget, but oh well.
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Old 18-01-2010, 08:52 AM   #2
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if you don't rig it I vote we disqualify you


its awesome, I want one
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Old 18-01-2010, 11:31 AM   #3
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Old 20-01-2010, 12:23 AM   #4
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looks awesome dude, can't wait to see the character.
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nice job - glad I am not the only one spending a lot of poly's on extras. Do you have some concept art of the final? Right now I am having trouble with the front fender being so thick.
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Old 20-01-2010, 10:00 PM   #6
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Great job. Nice modeling.
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Old 20-01-2010, 11:02 PM   #7
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Old 22-01-2010, 08:55 AM   #8
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poopipe - Hahaha, it's built to be rigged anyway, mechanically plausible, we'll see time permitting tho. I'd like to get it rigged up, should be pretty cool.

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I guess I'm mostly done with the modeling then, 9999 triangles at the moment. Got the obligatory goggles, silly hat, and revolver, also threw in a wrench for good measure, think that covers the genre as far as character accessories go. Poor fella needs a name...

[Ignore the fact that the wire frame image of the pennyfarthing says "3658 triangles" as the correct poly count for that element is 6341 triangles, some people aren't smart enough to proof their images before they upload them; they are also often the same ones that are too lazy correct the image and re-upload it]
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Old 22-01-2010, 02:56 PM   #9
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you don't know how to waste tris, do you?

On your next model, try it. Add like 17 edge loops to the elbow, just for fun. You will feel great.
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Old 22-01-2010, 07:06 PM   #10
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Old 25-01-2010, 08:20 PM   #11
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Nice ride, the model looks good. Is that a colt .45 a la Clint Eastwood from "Spaghetti Westerns" films.
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Old 28-01-2010, 03:23 AM   #12
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you don't know how to waste tris, do you?

On your next model, try it. Add like 17 edge loops to the elbow, just for fun. You will feel great.
Lol, I might have to try that, it does sound like fun.

Tarik2d - Thanks.

buzz001 - Its actually based of an early 1860's LeMat revolver.



Quick update, got going on the the textures, doubt I'm gonna be able to finish them anywhere near as thoroughly as I'd intended, but I should be able to get it all splashed with some texture in time for the dead line. 75% self-illum/35 diffuse. Still some smoothing to sort out, didn't plan to use any diffuse initially, but a little helps.
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Old 28-01-2010, 06:49 AM   #13
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Hey Warlock 279! The vehicle is a nice idea.

I see you posed your model... Could you tell me whats the best way to model joints, like shoulder, elbow etc. ? I want to model all of my chars to be able to do any movement which is humanly possible.
I already figured out that its a good idea to set the model in some sort of middle pose, so the polys doesn't have to transform that much. Is that correct?
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Old 28-01-2010, 03:57 PM   #14
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Old 28-01-2010, 04:34 PM   #15
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...was wondering how he'd sit on that thing but now I see the restrictions set in that thought; really neat, cool idea. texture quadcore-style and finish early.

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