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Making Of 'Swamp Hunter'

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Then I increased the number of subdivision levels and worked on detailing the character. I didn't work on the skin texture because, like I said earlier, I didn't want to have normal frog-like skin (Fig.04).

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Fig.04

For the armor, I quickly made a base mesh in 3ds Max to allow me to see the silhouette and understand the number of needed elements (Fig.05).

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Fig.05

After that I imported the mesh back into ZBrush and began to add detail to the clothing. It's good if the details of armor are not random, but tell the story of the character, so I added the skull of a beast to show that my hero was a skilled and experienced warrior. As a reference I used the skulls of a lioness and a wolverine and made it from a ZSphere. I also added a spaulder to make the character less symmetrical (Fig.06).

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Fig.06


I used the Move brush and DynaMesh to form the main features. For the lasing of the wooden parts of armor I made an alpha and made it wooden with the help of the Slash1 brush (Fig.07).

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Fig.07





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Lou Mareno on Mon, 21 March 2016 5:54pm
Amazing work Sir, thank you for the WIP images, this is by far one of the best looking Characters I've scene made with ZBrush All the best to you Lou
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Sale on Sun, 29 July 2012 11:35pm
This is absolutly amazing. I am hard learning to make something like this one day.
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Nico on Sat, 21 July 2012 12:31pm
Ha this moves
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Hammer on Fri, 20 July 2012 1:33pm
I would like say, this is very beautiful art. I wont say to Artist: 'You have very big talent!' It was nice to read this article!
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