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Old 16-11-2009, 12:15 PM   #1
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Cordero - The Slayer - Sunburst

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i read about this challenge at the start, but i couldn't join at that moment because of work:S
One thing i was sure about, that the character's name will be Sunburst. I've always wanted to do a guy with this name The main idea is that the guy's body is some kind of ligh source, not even a solid thing. And this cloudy light is held together by floating armor pieces on top of the "skin". The color theme is yellow/orange/red mainly

So i started concepting, which is my weakest "skill" at the moment, but i can say, that this piece is better then the previous one, so.. i guess i'm good with it

i think its pretty plain at the moment. i want to spend this day on concepting, but i should start tomorrow with the model.

let me know what you think!
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Old 16-11-2009, 12:54 PM   #2
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Well, i guess i forgot to give him some equipment.. i knew that something is missing..

will post updates soon
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Old 16-11-2009, 05:41 PM   #3
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I changed the gun into a one haned sword, and i think it works better this way

i'll do some kind of backpack for him from floating armor pieces, but i think it will be empty, because i thought about it, and this guy is like a pure energy, and he only need some kind of a weapon

i will start modeling tomorrow!
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Old 29-11-2009, 11:12 AM   #4
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Well, thats what i've got so far.
I guess the concept is not detailed enough, coz its impossibly boring now.
So i have decided to do some major changes on the model. I still have a lot of time, and i think i will be able to finish... if i don't sleep tonight)

i will change the chest piece, the bracer, and some other parts on the back side of the character. I will also do the helmet, but i'll add some detail there too. i hope i'll manage to do the uvw map without freaking out

So far, its a great experience! I hope everyone will be able to finish this challenge!
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Old 29-11-2009, 05:22 PM   #5
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will you be able to get this done in time.
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Old 29-11-2009, 06:14 PM   #6
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i think i can finish this.

i will post an update on the model very soon.
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Old 29-11-2009, 06:33 PM   #7
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As promised, little update on the armors. I think this works better than the previous one..

Next thing is the helmet, and some minor changes on the weapon.
After that i think i'll start the uvw map.

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I guess thats it! The final model, 6,333 tris. I must move one to the uvw to finish this, but i think its pretty close to what i should have drawn on the concept art
I changed the sword in to a two handed one, because its better this way i think.

Its already worth joining in, because of the experiences gained so far. I really should pay a lot more attention to concept.

So i've got the favourite part in front of me, the UVW mapping.

What do you guys think about the final model?
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Old 30-11-2009, 06:45 PM   #9
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Well, i forgot to tell you, that i'm done with uvw, and i think i will make it!

I hope everyone will finish their entry!

Good luck to you all
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Hey guys!

Finally, i decided not to post my final entry, because, of course its not complete, and its not the way i wanted it to be.

Next time:
- i will start in time
- i will draw a better concept, so i could stick to something, which looks cool

I think thats it, see you next time!
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