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741259 No.741259 [Reply] [Original]

Post anything that you're working on rn.

>> No.741269

Ok lacey, you know there's a print screen button?

>> No.741282
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741282

any tutorial for making folds on zbrush? asking for making the wraps on the blade

>> No.741283

>>741282
also how can i get the wraps to look torn?

>> No.741315

>>741259
We already have an WIP thread you double-nigger.

>> No.741350
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741350

Bump

>> No.741401

>>741283
Cut out the tears before you smooth the mesh.

>> No.741449
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>> No.741483

>>741282
why does the wrap go that far up the blade? i think it would be better to only cover the ricasso.

>> No.741621

>>741259
Better idea: Post it here >>734668

>>741269
Girls can't into computers.

>> No.741858
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>>741483
He's making the Holy Moonlight sword from Bloodborne

>> No.741863

>>741350
soup?

>> No.741865

>>741283

Do it in the texture

>> No.741867
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741867

3d printing characters.

>> No.741868

>>741867
Nice, I've been meaning to print something out as well. Gotta do it in sections, though.

>> No.741878

>>741865
with transparency textures?

>> No.741970
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>>741858
Oh, that explains it.
>>741259
I'm working on a 16th century close helm. Does anyone know how i should go about adding a plume like in pic related?

>> No.742045

>>741970
Literally just a curved plane with a feather texture.

>> No.742198
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>>741970
adding on to >>742045 , make two curved planes like img attached, put a transparent shade on it and boom

>> No.742984
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742984

Made this from imagination

>> No.742985

>>742984
Stop imagining. Please.

>> No.742986

>>742985
Does my work disturb you?

>> No.742999

>>742984
I don't believe you actually imagined that before you started, you just began sculpting, attempting to make something human looking with exaggerated features, and this is what you eventually produced incrementally, without ever having a full picture of the final sculpture in your imagination prior to its existence on the screen.

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>>742999
>999

>> No.743027

What if he did, what if every vertex was a well thought out design choice, just . . what if.

>> No.743028
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743028

Currently doing tutorials while thinking up a scene I want to make, have no idea what I want to do.

>> No.743036
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743036

Don't know in which direction it goes but im currently not happy about it

>> No.743038
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743038

A quick render from substance. Fucked up the baking of a few part and it's annoying you can't remove them from inside substance. I have no idea where this is going

>> No.743048

>>743038

Did you paint the on normals in substance or bake them in?

>> No.743049

>>743048
Bake them

>> No.743069

>>743036
> im currently not happy about it
Realising you're shit and need to improve even when you're not completely trash is a good attitude to have.
Biggest issue is the arms are way too short and hands are too small. Next would be the big retard mouth. Then the randomly uneven / jagged skirt

>> No.743080

>>743069
well t-thanks anon

>> No.743125
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>>742999
That's exactly what happened. Would a better word be "improvization"?

>> No.743133

>>743125
No, a better word would be "bullshitting".

>> No.743197
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743197

Learning to sculpt in blendurr. First attempt to sculpt in blendurr

>> No.743222
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>>743197

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>>742986
>Does my work disturb you?

>> No.743233
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>>743222

>> No.743235
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>> No.743294
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>>743233
Calling an end to premiere session. Nice tools, but like someone said in other thread, no layers :(

>> No.743297

>>743294
Try sculpting with shape keys, can hurt performance but those work well as layers

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>> No.743303
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>>743301

>> No.743310
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So I've been trying to make a fairly toned belly, hopefully it looks decent enough
I'm not sure if the belly button should be a little higher

>> No.743327

>>743310
It could go higher, but I don't think youv'edone a bad job by any means. Topology is pretty good, over all it looks like a decent model.

>> No.743329

>>743327
thanks, that helps quite a lot

>> No.743349
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743349

I think it turned out alright, but next time i'm definitely using trim sheets for textures

>> No.743350
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743350

How is this as a foundation?

>> No.743352
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743352

I just want to make my waifu real

>> No.743361

>>743352
Your waifu is fucking hideous

>> No.743392
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743392

Some comission work.
Can you guess who this is?
How would you rate the likeness, from 1 to 10?

>> No.743395

>>741350

Cute!

>> No.743412

>>743392
Elon Musk.

I'd say it's at least a solid 7.

Unless I'm wrong, in which case it's shit.

>> No.743413

>>743392
Try to change the FOV to mimic a lens in the 85-135mm range (24 to 15 degrees.) and reshape the head looking thru that one. Clearly we can see who it is but the features look very warped when comparing to a photo of the guy,

>> No.743414
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743414

>>743412
Correct! Thank you.

>>743413
Is this better?

>> No.743419
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743419

>>743414
Think real Elon has a wider forehead, softer lips, and a bit wider softer shaped (and way more asymmetrical) nose, rounder chin.

If i alter that it looks in the ballpark of correct say a soft seven to me. with lots and lots of time consuming tweaking left to reach a realistic to achieve 9.5, to me a 10 should look like a scan.

>> No.743427

>>743419

Excellent observations. I will start with that right away. Thank you!

>> No.743434

>>743419
>softer lips
gay alert

>> No.743452

>>743434
I dunno anon, calling 'gay alert' on that seems pretty 'gay alert' from where I'm seated. I mean the thought never crossed my mind saying it but your mind clearly went there.

>> No.743458
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743458

>>743392
"Like, covid 19 is no big deal, now go make me more money so my corporate investors will shut the fuck up already. I didn't even want to come on this stupid fucking talk show Joe Rogaine, all I wanted to do today was see retarded 4chaners make cat girls of me, you know I'm a god right? Thomas Edison is my hero."

>> No.743461

>>743458
Oh, I totally agree. But like I said: commision work.

>> No.743464
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743464

I should give up

>> No.743466

>>743464
Get some free ears from sketchfab and import them as reference.

>> No.743469

>>743461
Ah don't worry I know, I'm just a scientific translator.

>> No.743470

>>743469
Can you do Paul Stamets next?

>> No.743473
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743473

I got a question. I’m a new fag who wants to make sure I’m learning to model the right way.

1. How would you begin modeling a mac? I started with a plane and made the “screen” frame, then making the front cover, and extruding it back

2. Is my vert/face count ok for this model? How low do you think you could get if you modeled this?

3. Is there any blatant areas where I could optimize the topology?

>> No.743479

>>743473
Unless you are doing precision work, I'd say there's no canonical method to modeling any particular item. It's about finding your own workflow mostly.
Also, while I understand this is a topology excercise, in daily practice you would probably just use opacity and bump maps to simulate a something like a vent, especially if you're working on a low-poly model, so maybe you don't need all those side loops.

>> No.743490
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743490

Neck deformation - also, last deformation on this bat before animating:-)

*Note
Wings were actually pretty easy to rig.

Will post test animation once set up is complete.

>> No.743491

>>743470
>Paul Stamets
"Joe I'm glad you could microdose with me before you started, now the reason I got into mycology is because I wanted to find a fruiting body of fungus that could compare to the size of my galactic dong which has helped generations of star trek fans, and is currently helping everyone, and unfortunately I couldn't find one."

>> No.743492
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>>743490
From the other side.

>> No.743501
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Deformation test: Skin sliding over the front of the chest bone.

>> No.743510
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743510

its been awhile bros. I was the one who were making tkmiz models.
Im remaking my old model from scratch with newfound knowledge of lowpoly.
Im gonna try hardpainting too.
Model that im remaking:
https://sketchfab.com/3d-models/chito-girls-last-tour-a4b91795ee4b48f291b8e0abc6607768

>> No.743520

>>743464
fuck man i think it looks really good. now im embarrassed to post my cubes and cylinders

>> No.743544
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>>743501
very nice
are his ears rigged?

>> No.743553

>>743544
I guess I forgot something...

>> No.743560

>>743553
I hope you rigged the nose too
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfhyVCZc4uQ

>> No.743561

>>743560
Maybe I can cheat it with a blend shape. No one will know.

...

>> No.743624
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practicing

>> No.743626

>>741863
uma delicia

>> No.743657
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>>743624
proportions feel kinda off

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>>743657
done
honestly i wanted to rig/pose it but it just became a pain in the ass halfway

>> No.743697

>>743688
Nice. I actually like the way you've textured it

>> No.743711

>>743473
what's the verdict on using exclusively quads, and complicating the mesh more vs putting in some tris, like this poster, assuming I'm gonna be smoothing the shit out of it ?

>> No.743712

>>743688
That is a beautiful chiruno.

>> No.743728
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743728

Made a second pass at this and think I will call it here. Will investigate the retopo and texture baking next.

>>743297
I'll look into it but blenders performance is already hurting pretty bad, if I need to ctrl-z something
or change a tool setting the program freezes for several seconds and I hear my graphicscard fan spin up like it's comming under heavy load
til I zoom out so I can see my entire model, then things goes smooth again. Found posts from feb describing the same issue but no answer what's up.
Def seems like a glitch, and a pretty bad one at that.

>> No.743729

>>743728
Good job! Nce sculpt. How far up there is it on the vertex count?

>> No.743730
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>>743729
tnx, take it it's this thing down to the right so 1.2 mil.
Made use of the dyntopo set to constant and only stepped it up as dense as I felt I needed it to be in each area.
She stands roughly 1.75m tall with an overall resolution of 600 with up up 1000 in the densest areas.
Not sure that the number means but I imagine it is voxels per meter or similar.

>> No.743763
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743763

Made a shotgun today

>> No.743764
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>> No.743775

>>743027
This post is Awesome and made me Laugh Out Loud

>> No.744015

>>743038
>Fucked up the baking of a few part and it's annoying you can't remove them from inside substance.
Huh?

>> No.744032

>>744015
I'm not an expert in substance, but you can't add or remove an fbx or obj into the scene once you created it. (you can hide it yea) I tried updating the mesh where I had fucked up some stuff and it crashed the scene lol. Unless i'm wrong.

>> No.744034

>>744032
Yes you can. If you reexport the fbx from your 3d software with the new elements included you can go under project settings in substance and reimport.
There you just select the same fbx (Or the new one if you gave it a different name) and click import.
The new geometry will be there but all the other stuff will have been preserved unless you changed the uvs or something.

>> No.744038

>>744034
I should say, the same obviously goes for removing elements.

>> No.744060

>>744034
Thanks for the tip, didn't know that it worked to remove object. I only used it once, and if i recall it messed up my mesh.

>> No.744075

>>744060
Must've been a bug.

>> No.744120
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>>743763
>>743764

ammo too!

>> No.744146

>>743763
>>743764
that's gonna be a HUH from me dog

>> No.744149
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744149

first time using zbrush after a tut told me "try the normal brush and just see what it do"

I liked it until I tried to model a hat or the hair. Reminds me of old nightmares using the topology tool in UE3 before I knew how to model anything.

>> No.744168

>>744149
Use a seperate object for the hair.

The #1 mistake I see first time sculptors make is that they try to make a whole model out of a single object rather than making it out of parts and joining them together later.

>> No.744219
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practicing the figure

>> No.744220
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Playing with rake brush for definition.

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>>743763
>>743764
>>744120
those look pretty rad. Do you use any sites in particular for gathering textures? Here is a bunch of stuff I'm working on (mostly uses pictures I took around the house)

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>>744223

Thanks anon! Those look nice! I handpaint all my textures, so that naturally gives me a high amount of freedom. Been working as game artist for quite a while though, so other than practice a lot I don't have any advice to replicate my process. I learned a lot on here though (but more about modelling)

>also finished some other assets

>> No.744246
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Playing with the amazon's paint (it is meant to look shitty)

>> No.744263
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I'm pretty new to 3d modeling. I've been trying to work on zbrush with the programs that I grabbed from my university.
I already have a good sense of anatomy since I draw. But i don't know if the hair looks really unnatural. I still try to experiment with some tools from zbrush

>> No.744344
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>>744236
Those look good too! Do you paint in an external painting program or in your modeling program?

>> No.744601
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744601

>>744344

Thanks! Always in photoshop. Nothing can compete with photoshop workflow.

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What say you about mine frog?
low poly here, super high poly next post

mirror modifier still on stack so cant' weld mid seam just yet.

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>>744607
2

>> No.744609

>>744607
Those hips look like a nightmare.

>> No.744610

>>744609
he's supposed to sit on a pole so I don't have to deform his legs, I just need to rig his elbow and hands. Fastest character model I've ever done and it looks awful but the context puts it roughly at 12 cm ~ 5 in

>> No.744620
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744620

>>741259
some tire tread, im making the tread depth deeper atm

>> No.744631

>>744620
Technically impressive

>> No.744646
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744646

I planned to have this updated like 2 fucking weeks ago but i have zero discipline now so i'm slow as shit, procrastinating rigging, and wasting time with textures instead.
At least i've figured out i can camera project textures onto the model and bake it, and camera position / rotation offers a quick way to iterate through different looks with the same couple of patterns.
But this look isn't really what i was going for. I want the pattern to have a more fiery aesthetic.

>> No.744661

>>744646
Get substance painter or something.

>> No.744688

>>744620
Stuff like this is a 5 minute job in Rhino.

>> No.744690

>>744688
No one uses Rhino

>> No.744701
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744701

2nd attempt at a female base mesh, only spend a couple of hours on it by the point in this picture.

Pretty terrible I know, it looks better than my first attempt though...

>> No.744707
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744707

roast me

>> No.744712

>>744707
That's pretty gay anon

>> No.744713

>>744712
i'm a fag

>> No.744714

>>744713
Yeah, it shows

>> No.744716

>>744246
how do you make coomer kino?

>> No.744718

>>744168
I figured it was something like that, I'll try it. Thanks.

>>744219
I'm reading Anatomy for Sculptors and I'm psyching myself out about how much is in the human body. Feel like I'm afraid to make anything for how complex it is.

>> No.744736
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744736

sculpting is going poorly

>> No.744745

>>744736
The nose looks OK, I think the mouth is gonna give you grief since the reference picture has the lower lip overhanging slightly which can be a pain to model sometimes.

>> No.744752

>>744690
Product designers and engineers do. I do, that's all what counts for me.
Hard to grasp for some teen who only produces jerk off material in blender, I know.

>> No.744759

>>743350
Pretty good form, although the topology could be better. There are a lot of unnecessary edges along the slide, ESPECIALLY towards the back. There are also some n-gons around the muzzle area. Circular topology and be kind of tricky, especially when connecting circular things to surfaces which initially don't have many edges.

>> No.744764

>>744752
Stop hurting my feelings...

>> No.744767

>>744716
By holding back my coom while working. Makes me work harder.

>> No.744768

>>744736
Check out Ryan Kingslien videos where he speaks how instead of modelling on top the beginning shape like a ball you should dig out the shapes (unless it is ears. So dig eyeholes while keeping the nose and all around the nose to the chin. It changed the whole way my models look

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>>744768
thanks, i'll check it out, so far instead of a phyrigian goddess I've managed to make Ru-paul.

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744781

I decided to try to do some retopology on the shoulders but I'm not sure if it was worth the effort
Which do you think is better A or B?

>> No.744801

>>744752
curve vector modeling is significantly different than poly modeling. the fact >>744620 actually did the tread without pinching and good topology is impressive... doing it in curves is pussy shit

>> No.744817

>>744769
Try to put less emphasis on "I'm drawing lips" and more emphasis on "I'm building the structure upon which lips shall be", in other words don't sculpt the feature, sculpt the frame and foundation of the face under the feature, and let the feature arise from it.

>> No.744819
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744819

trying out baking high-poly to low-poly, and I'm not satisfied with results of this on the sides. It's supposed to have a sort of zig-zag pattern like on the high-poly (visible), and instead it just looks like ass. What should I try to fix it? Maybe redo the UV unwrap on the low-poly? Or is a shape like this just not going to bake well to a normal map on the sides?

>> No.744820

>>744819
You were right with the last sentence but also, what are you actually trying to achieve here?
It sounds like you're trying to use it like a displacement map.

>> No.744822

>>744820
wanted to try baking detail from a high-poly into a low-poly mesh. I did a normal map bake and then colored the object a flat color. I tried a combined bake but it came out very dark, I tried to make lighting that looked "good" but the lights were strange.

Displacement and normal maps, aren't those the same thing? Or am I confusing two concepts?

>> No.744824
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744824

>>744769
an exercise that helped me a lot with facial sculpting was this: without looking at any references, try to sculpt a human skull entirely from memory. then look at reference and fix/redo it. repeat every day until you can do a reasonable skull from memory. it doesn't have to have detail like individual teeth, just a good approximation of the crucial forms, the zygomatic arch, temporal line, eye socket shape and so on. then do your sculpts by carving out a basic skull shape and building on top of it.

right now you're just scratching features into a blob without appreciating the underlying structure in which they are rooted. i've been sculpting for a few weeks and, even though i'm still mostly faking it on muscles and fat distribution, getting the skeletal structure right made a big difference.

>> No.744829

>>744822
You're confusing two concepts.
Normal maps simulate lighting based effects to give the illusion of depth.
Displacement maps actually deform the geometry.

>> No.744831

>>744822
bump map chances surface calculations just up and down

normal map chances surface calculations in top/bottom left/right up/down

displacement map chances surface geometry in up and down

vector displacement maps chance surface direction in all directions, can include overhangs and complex shapes

>> No.744832

>>744831
vector displacement maps chance surface *geometry

>> No.744860
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744860

Some props for a tavern scene.

>> No.744888

>>744860
looks good now show us the seams.
did you hand paint the textures or use pictures?

>> No.744890

>>744661
painting this kind of shit by hand is horrible and requires too much cleanup, and i'm already horrible at poly painting, so projection is definitely the better option. I just need to make a better texture.

>> No.744897

>>744890
You are REALLY underestimating what substance can do for you.
Anything you can do in the native 3d application can be done there but better to be entirely honest.
Really can't stress how much more fun it made texturing for me when I finally got around to trying it.
It's not poly painting.

>> No.744909
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744909

Should I be trying to hand paint these textures in substance? I've just always grabbed some royalty free textures on line, messed with them in photoshop and slapped them on. I need to step up my game big time but Idk how to handle these small clutter objects, I feel like I can just make the maps how I normally would.

(these aren't edited, I just used the raw textures)

any advice?

>> No.744937
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744937

>>744888
Mostly just mixing materials and images on Substance painter, a bit of hand painted stuff.
Just a simple box like seams.

>> No.744940

>>744937
wow, a box... impressive

>> No.744948

>>744832
you just gonna fix geometry huh?

>> No.744950

>>744940
Well, At least I can make a good looking "box", let's see what you got.

>> No.744951

>>744909

Depends on the style you're going for but if you want higher quality textures I'd create them from scratch, it's far more time consuming but you get max control over all the details.

>> No.744955
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744955

r8 the hair pls

She's still missing her ponytail tho, and I need to sculpt it after I'm done with the main shapes.

>> No.744956

>>744955
Beautiful work, anon.
I hope it is for porn.

>> No.744957

>>744956
Sorry to disappoint. I'll consider it once the government stops sending me neetbucks, though.

>> No.744961
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744961

I cannot for the life of me figure out how to make my materials look “real” like it looks okay but it’s lacking so much any advice?

>> No.744965

>>744961

If you can't even figure out how to screenshot, you're never going to make decent materials.

>> No.744991

>>744909
You can do both in substance though. It's not a choice of either or. You can project and do whatever you want.

>> No.744997

>>744961
can't see shit in your photo dude. But lighting is probably 50% of what makes something realistic, so set up a scene. Also the texture on the handle look low res (?), i'll push the displacement or normal further

>> No.745019
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745019

>>744955
everything looks good but i personally don't like the bang/front hairline scraggle. I think it should be thinned out and less patchy. it's usually wispy and not vertical, but it depends on the reference image.

>> No.745032

>>745019
I do not like em either at this point in time. Right now I'm generating the descriptions in xgen native tool, but I'll sculpt and modify density on the hair in the interactive groom tool afterward.

I know this breaks away from a conventional workflow, but both plugins have different tools that I use differently. Blame Autodesk for being unable to make sense out of their legacy plugins.

>> No.745038
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745038

not my mesh, but they are my textures

>> No.745039
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745039

>>745038

>> No.745041
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745041

Currently struggling with transparencies in Substance. It doesn't render properly 3D objects with transparency, so I can't see shit.

>> No.745045

>>745041
make sure you're using the right shader
theres one with binary alpha and then there's one with alpha blending

>> No.745050
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745050

videopix player 4.5

>> No.745052
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745052

connected narrative

>> No.745068
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745068

>>744965
>>744961
>>744965
>>744997

So just in general with the base material of the gun the plastic frame, why is my material so blehh? any advice? I know my bump is too hard, but i only made it because without it it looks to flat. Do i need to increase my resolution?

>> No.745096

>>745068
Overall it's a pretty solid work anon, but your bump effect is too uniform throughout the gun. Try to add more variation, specially if you're using a metal-roughness workflow. Add a curvature map and exagerate the highs and lows, put some slight roughness with noise and dirt masks and make it subtle, some scratches are good but don't overdoit.

>> No.745101
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745101

>>745096
few changes and i made a quick light and optic. I get what you're saying ill have to fuck with different height powers

>> No.745102
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745102

No clue what im doing - learning how to use 3D Coat mostly.
Trying to figure out how to tackle the head/face next.

>> No.745107
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745107

>>741259
I still have a lot of big things to do to it(like texturing the face) and about a 3 dozen small tweaks but it's getting close to how I pictured it in my head

>> No.745117

>>745107
OP here

OooooooOoooooo :-)

>> No.745118

>>745117
>OP here
nobody cares
WIP threads will exist long after you're gone

>> No.745119

>>745118
I just realized this isn't the r/3/al wip thread

>> No.745121

>>745119
It still wouldn't matter that you made the thread.

>> No.745122

>>745121
I'm not Op, just a nameless tr/3/pot who realized the horrible truth.

>> No.745123

Stop following me around or I'll intentionally go to other sites just to piss you off even more.

>> No.745124

>>745123
Take your meds, schizo

>> No.745125

You're sprung, the murderous kind.

>> No.745149
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745149

>>744955
Changed the bang after I realized most girls make them start out at the middle rather than take one strand on each side like morons.

>> No.745212
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745212

>>745149
When you're cutting bangs you typically part your hair down the middle and comb out a small triangle so there is enough hair to give them some volume.

The ones on your character sorta grazes the edge of the hairline, if you'd cut em like that with real hair they look very thin and wispy.

>> No.745258
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745258

>>745149
i dunno about the hair, but i think the mouth area is a bit weird. seems to protrude kind of strangely, and the lips are too low and too wide. here's how i'd do it.

>> No.745260

>>745149
what race is this?

>> No.745262
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745262

>>745260
i think it's this one, and she's winning

>> No.745421 [DELETED] 

bxmp

>> No.745522
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745522

>>745212
Thanks a bunch for that, anon. You fixed a problem I had trouble pinning down myself.

>>745258
I feel like she's blowing a raspberry on your edit, but I can see what you mean. I'll see to it once I finish the hair.

>>745260
Ethnically ambiguous. She's set in a futuristic setting in Montreal, so probably 50% french, 25% anglo and 25% chinese following their colonization of the western world.

The skin is blue because it's synthetic. She'll have an advertisement for the skin manufacturer along the jawbone.

>> No.745531

>>745038
It should have a fuckton of capacitors to be at least slightly believable, but instead it has a wifi card. Why are artfags so dumb

>> No.745532

>>745531
I think he's trying to work the whole "weaponized 5g" angle

>> No.745533

>>745531
>>745532
it's the toolgun from garrysmod
again, not my mesh

>> No.745535

>>745533
I'm not implying it's your concept, just contemplating the idea behind it

>> No.745605
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745605

Went back and re-worked some aspects of the face and body
Thinking i'm about done with the upper body
Time to figure out the feet and move on to clothing

>> No.745608

>>745605
The fuck is up with those elbows? Otherwise, the upper leg / pelvis split seems a bit over-defined, even compared to the rest of it, but otherwise a marked improvement over the last one.

>> No.745660
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745660

>>741259
Started working on this the other day. Still figuring out anatomy, but, I think it's mostly okay?
The neck anatomy is a complete wing-it, and the ears don't really make sense. So, those are areas I could fix.
I kinda want to texture it and call it "Finished", but I don't know the first thing about texturing it, I've messed around int substance painter, but, not enough to have any idea what I'm actually doing.
Plus, I think the eyes need fixing before I do that, and I've never sculpted eyes beyond basic impression stuff.

Anyone have any suggestions where I should go next with this?

>> No.745666
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745666

Just started doing the brickwork layout in photoshop. Super pleased with the topology.

>> No.745669

>>745660
things I would change anatomy-wise
1.the outer part of the nasolabial fold should attach higher and since hes grinning his cheeks should protrude more
2. the ear hole should be lowered to be at the same level with the zygomatic arch
3. add more anatomical detail to the nose
4. the trapezius muscle should attach to the colar bone at the end
5. The sternocleidomastoid should insert at the mastoid process
6. rotate the eyes towards the outside so it doesn't look cross-eyed
7. the form of the zygomatic bone is not corect, seems you made it round wherea it's supposed to flare outward near the lower end. But that might just be my impression because of the angle of the render
8. The glabella needs some more love
Other than that it's mostly fine but that depends, I guess, on how realistic or how stylized you want it to be

>> No.745675
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745675

I was feeling good until this happened...

>> No.745682

>>745675
Add/remove some loops.
What's the problem?

>> No.745702

>>745682
That will mess up everything

>> No.745718
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745718

>>745675

>> No.745720
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745720

>>745675
>>745718
Or this

>> No.745723
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745723

>>745675

You cannot make complex surfaces where stuff like that doesn't happen, you'll have to put down a pole, a N-gon or a triangle somewhere.
Each of them are about equally bad, but also unavoidable. Trick is to do it in an area that minimize the pinching and disrupts the edgeflow the least (fewest poles).

Just keeping it quaded by any means like >>745718 is not a good solution since that still can cause many poles to happen.
In this case the best topology I can think of happen to be quaded, but sometimes a triangle or even a N-gon (advanced users) is the better answer.
To figure stuff like this out I create a copy of the topology on the side and view it under subdiv and try out various things til I come up with a clean solution.

Keeping a library of images showing you how to step up and down edges can also be a good idea to speed things up since the same problems will creep up time and time again.

>> No.745731
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745731

>>745718
>>745720
Why are you two over-thinking this so much?
Of course you straighten up the edge loops presented here, on top of even eliminating the extra loop of polys if it makes sense for what's being created, but the absolute worse that needs to be created is a single polygon being split into two, which even that could be cleaned up easily enough if you wanted to create the rest of the loop / cut out the extra half of loop.

>> No.745796
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745796

done for now...

>> No.745797

>>745796
Could have utilized a decent chunk of that unused UV space by rotating some of those right angle overhangs 180 degrees so they formed a N shape against each other.

>> No.745816

>>745731
>huurrrr what is edge flow

>> No.745817

>>745797
The quarter spheres would only gain ~10% size increase, and you would have to repack the whole sheet to accommodate it, and throw away the tidiness of a slightly unoptimized layout.

>> No.745830

>>745817
>>745797
Gonna agree with the second person here. Having wasted countless hours meticulously rearranging islands in UV space for minuscule gains. Not worth it most of the time, especially with brickwork like this.

>> No.745832 [DELETED] 
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745832

Tried making the guy from gorillaz
what went wrong bros?

>> No.745858

>>745796
Post wireframe

>> No.746221
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746221

>> No.746279
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746279

>>745605

>> No.746293

>>746279
make the clavicle more of an bow shape rather the straight angle you have right now

>> No.746780
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746780

My first time animating
I'm pretty much stuck now, I have no idea on how to better this

>> No.746793

Arms swing opposite the legs
Rotate the chest a hint
Peak is just after the feet pass each other
USE REFERENCES

>> No.746794

>>746780
Opposite hand/foot bruh

>> No.746795

>>744829
>>744831

Oh, okay. I was experimenting with making both a high-poly model for rendering and a low-poly model for real-time, and I wanted to try baking in the detail, as they say.

I think normals would be it except that I am also experimenting with mobile vr, and I've read that normal maps don't work in VR because you can see "real" depth, so the trick doesn't work like it does in flat screens. A displacement map would add extra geometry to the render, wouldn't it? I'm not sure that's the goal since mobile vr can only handle something like 50k-75k polys per scene.

>> No.746801

>>744955

I know are asking about hair, but honestly, I love the subsurfs but hate the displacements.

>> No.746810
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746810

>>746780
>I have no idea on how to better this
try finding reference

>> No.746811

>>746780
Hands swing in opposing directions to the feet, not the same way.

>> No.746812

>>746793
>>746794
>>746810
>>746811
alright thanks, I don't really have anyone to ask or show it to so I really needed someone to yell at me

>> No.747021
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747021

>>744831
>vector displacement maps chance surface direction in all directions

>> No.747037
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747037

>>743728
full motion-range rig development.

>> No.747696
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747696

Working on a painting, using placeholders while I test the lighting

>> No.747702
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747702

Man all of you fucks working on amazing bodies while I made a subpar bridge in 18ish hours, not meant to be realistic, more stylized.

>> No.747711

>>747702
Giving anons those kinda feels is one of the reasons I usually don't post any work here.
But it's not to upstage and discourage anyone but more letting you guys know that some of us are seasoned vets here to help out.
There's a notion how /3/ is all LARP'ers who 'talk big' but never post any work so i decided to help dispel that idea a bit.

+covid and lot's of time to make private stuff that isn't under any NDA.

>> No.747790

>>743490
>>743492
these are very good work

>> No.747809

>>747702
Lol right, is there anybody here who doesn't do body for god sake ? I fucking hate sculpting faces, but I love working on anything else

>> No.747837

holy jesus, ppl here is "bad chips ad" level of shitness lmao

>> No.747845
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747845

It's kind of a shame how underappreciated tenders tend to be compared to the main locomotive, despite locomotives that need them always looking massively disproportionate without them.
>>747702
Everybody has to start at the beginning, and we're all at different stages of getting gud, but because no one wants to post their "subpar" work it does feel like everybody's just effortlessly amazing at times. Always hold out anon, once you become comfortable with the tool set it's far more a question of understanding how reality works and applying that to what you're making than it is actually using the tools. But also >>747809, seeing 50 variations of the human form gets boring fairly quickly, and they're a absolute pain to make compared to just about everything else because of the 'le uncanny valley'.

>> No.747881
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747881

>>745531
>Why are artfags so dumb

its a raspberry pi you fuck face

>> No.747886

>>747881
Not him, but that's a pretty shitty Raspberry Pi. If it had the characteristic double set of USB ports along the front side as well as having a pin header that was an actual row of pins it might have read as one better. Plus it's completely missing any sort of power in, how the fuck is it supposed to turn on?

>> No.747919
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747919

i am tur ok

>> No.748769
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748769

Blender beginner here, was working on a face today and yesterday.
I was going for a Killer7 look, but ended up making that starwars girl.
Any comments would be useful.

>> No.749211
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749211

>>743392
>>743414
>>743419

Updated version. What do you guys think?

>> No.749213

>>748769

Have you looked into nodes and how to create celshading with them?

>> No.749229

>>749211
Needs more WEED.

>> No.749234
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749234

>>749229

Alright.

>> No.749237

>>748769

This is why blendlets should not be left alive

>> No.749252

>>748769
This couldn't look uglier even if you tried to

>> No.749821

>>749252
you