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Old 08-11-2009, 11:12 PM   #16
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I'm liking the head and lower half of the 1st one, and the upper half of the 2nd one.
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Old 08-11-2009, 11:14 PM   #17
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The second one looks cooler.
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Old 09-11-2009, 02:31 AM   #18
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This made me want to get involved with this month's challenge. Good stuff dude, loving the proportions so far.
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:20 AM   #19
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silhoette update. =)
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:58 PM   #20
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Looks really good so far. Great anatomy.
You definately need to stay away from the ornate armor. It does not look Mongolian at all.
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Old 13-11-2009, 03:00 AM   #21
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This one's gonna be freakin awesome...
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Old 13-11-2009, 06:56 AM   #22
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LedZephyr: thanks man! =D

Buzzy: thanks!.. hopefully I'm not straying away from the theme
mongolian.. here's a full view, let me know what you think man.. and by
ornate armor did you mean the shoulder plates?


updates: The character still needs much work. I'm trying to come up
with more original ideas to stay away from character design cliches, really
challenging myself to accomplish that, and I'm very happy I'm learning about
the mongol culture more and more with my character research..

anyway here's what I have so far, even did some photoshop work for you
guys, haha.. also posted some character exploration shots, if anyone's
interested.. enjoy! =D
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Old 13-11-2009, 07:51 AM   #23
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excellent stuff!!! love the boots, nice details on it.
tattoos on the body?
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Old 13-11-2009, 12:36 PM   #24
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Great work so far. The boots are awesome but they seem out of place somewhat. That design should appear elsewhere on the character, like his shoulder pad or something.
And I know its still early, but his face doesn't look Mongolian at all.
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Old 14-11-2009, 05:27 AM   #25
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maybe some fur-topped boots with wrappings would fit?
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Old 15-11-2009, 01:06 PM   #26
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That's a very cool toon you got going, but in your ref you show Sparrow in what appears to be Chinese Armor, Where did that come from, I couldn't find it.
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looking awesome so far, keep up the good work.

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Old 15-11-2009, 09:17 PM   #28
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Looking great so far- although depending on how accurately you want to emulate the ethnic mongolian features, I would flatten the nose and cheek bones somewhat. I know animal hides play an important role within the mongolian culture, that could perhaps be something to consider (fur lined boots, etc...).

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Old 15-11-2009, 10:54 PM   #29
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Looking good man. the only thing that is really throwing me off is the chest. His collar bone shouldn't be straight/flat and I think you need to work on the connection between the deltoids and the the pecs. The but looks a little flat or saggy... not too sure. Keep it up man. I like the way you sculpt your legs and knees.
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Old 17-11-2009, 06:59 AM   #30
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thank you guys so much for the advice and crits.. it's really what I'm looking
for.. so please continue the help, I appreciate it a lot.

haven't been able to work on the project lately due to the Pacquiao fight,
haha.. very busy weekend..

anyway here's some work I did tonight applying your awesome suggestions, I
worked on the face structure and added the slant asian eyes.. I'm still
undecided if I'm keeping the boot's design or go for the common leather
mongolian boots (I really like my version better ), but I added the fur lining
and I must say, it improved the silhoutte so great idea guys!.. the updates
are absolutely WIP shots and will be refined towards the end..

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edit: did some anatomy change, improved the collar bone and chest area (thanks Jerimiah)
..and bulked up the muscles even more to make em stand out in the overall sculpt...

thanks for viewing and crit away.. =)
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