2D Artwork: TF Animated: WIP

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  1. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    Here's the first draft of something I've been messing around with - the meshes themselves are low-poly Ink n' Paint jobs, rendered out with Mental Ray, and based on a mix of Voyager and toon (beginning more as the former, but evolving more into the latter as things went on).

    (Yeah, I know his backside isn't right, but I'll get to that. :p )

    As ever, C & C always welcome - and more to come!
     

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  2. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Hell yeah! About time. ;)  I can't wait to see you finish this. On a side note Rob, I just ordered a quad core PC which I should have next week so I shouldn't have any problem with your blockables revision any more :D 
     
  3. DilaZirK

    DilaZirK Is bullheaded.

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    That's a render? I thought that was a piece of drawing at a glance. Looking sharp.
     
  4. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    actually, cel shaded 3d has been popularly used in media for quite a while if u haven't noticed.
     
  5. DilaZirK

    DilaZirK Is bullheaded.

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    Oh. Umm...yeah! Of course I knew. :D 

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    Seriously, I did. I just didn't realize it at first glance is all. :dunce 
     
  6. Overhaulimus

    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    Dude that is seriously awesome!

    What program are you using for that?
     
  7. Star Cracker

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    That's really cool. I like how OP is coming along. Are you going to make the rest of Animated gang, or just him?
     
  8. Sledgehammer

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    Cheers for the feedback, everyone! :D 

    Jeff: Very nice! :thumb  Let me know when you've had a chance to look at the model, and what changes need to be made for it to work! :) 

    DilaZirk: Thanks a lot - reckon the actual inking could be better, but this is a draft job (and my first attempt at this kind of thing)!

    KA: Indeed, and with Animated giving me a massive dose of inspiration, I thought it was high time I gave it a crack, too.

    Overhaulimus: MAX 7, my particular weapon of choice. :D 

    Star Cracker: Cheers, mate - yep, the plan is to do the lot, then attempt to live up to the show's title. ;)  BTW, Screamer's next...

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    Progress: Upper legs are done, and I'm just working on the hands at the moment (bloody thumbs!); once those are sorted and I've managed to make some headway on the lower legs, I'll post an update.
     
  9. Sledgehammer

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    Here's the latest, with the hands and legs done, along with some tweaks to the torso and arms. Wish there was a way to get the ink shader a little tidier in places, but I'm pretty happy with how it's progressing. :) 

    Now comes the tough part...
     

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  10. Cuillere

    Cuillere French Fries

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    Cool. I like your shader. We can see a wireframe ans the UV ? :D 
     
  11. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    That is looking really good dude.
     
  12. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    Cuillere: Here's the wireframe - I know it could be better optimised in places, but it'll do for now. Oh, and the poly-count currently stands at 1504, if you're interested. :) 

    Venksta: Much appreciated, mate - bit of a quantum leap away from your super-detailled Classics meshes, wouldn't you say? :D 
     

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  13. SeishinKibou

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    O_O wow~! This looks absolutely amazing! =D Are you planning on doing other characters as well? It looks like a rendering for a TF:A game!
     
  14. Bumblebee

    Bumblebee Artist/Colorist Monkey

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    WOW! So far, so good! I can't wait to see more : D
     
  15. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    SeishinKibou: Thanks very much! Yep, planning to do them all in the same low-poly style, with the aim of keeping the count around the 2k mark where possible. :) 

    Bumblebee: Cheers! Working on the head at the moment, which hopefully I'll be able to show in the next couple of days. :thumb 

    And apologies for not answering sooner, but thanks to the useless pillocks at BT, my net access at home is dead. Good job I've got a solid connection in the office...

    More to come! :D 
     
  16. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    Apologies for the lack of updates - my home connection is still out, and I've been out of the office for a few days to celebrate my birthday. But whilst I've been away, I've had time to finish the head and rework a few details, and here's the result... :) 
     

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  17. Sledgehammer

    Sledgehammer Digital art monkey

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    Add to that my faithful old isometric camera setup, bung in a run cycle from one of the games I've been working on, and viola - Optimus Prime takes his axe for a jog. :p 

    More to come! :D 
     

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  18. SeishinKibou

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    O_O holy smapples!! That's incredible!! Mannn~ Makes me wish there was a real TF:A game ;_;
     
  19. Rodentus prime

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    That is - to borrow a phrase - Awesomesauce!
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    OH OH! That is too cool!

    Can you make it Transform?
     

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