Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4

I continued to develop the original concept by making him look like a warrior king whilst still focusing on making him dynamic and interesting. This, however, was starting to look a little too human, but I still really liked the face so I kept that from the original design (Fig.02).

1600_tid_Fig02.jpg
Fig. 02

After looking carefully at my painting I decided that I wanted to put more of the focus on the blade, to make it look more like an important part of the image. I also wanted to change the overall appearance of the character so he looked more like a monk or mystical character than a conqueror or ruler. I kept everything in black and white to start with to work out the general appearance of the character and establish his new pose (Fig.03).


1600_tid_Fig03.jpg
Fig. 03

In Fig.04 you will see that I started to add some color tones and darkness to the image. I also refined some of the details. The changes that I made are subtle, but I was starting to form the idea of using warm colors on the armor, to avoid making it look too knight-like. For all of this process I used standard Photoshop brushes.

1600_tid_Fig04.jpg
Fig. 04





< previous page continued on next page >
 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

Tutorial

Create a subterranean man



Keywords: character, subterranean, man, chase toole,

Go to tutorial
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (1)
Comments 1 Views 4767

Tutorial

Craft game characters with Reallusion's iClone software



Keywords: iClone, Game, Characters, Animation, Reallusion

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
Comments 0 Views 8356

Tutorial

A 3D workflow



Keywords: Zhiji Zhang, ZBrush, character, making of

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
Comments 1 Views 11530

Tutorial

Generate a character evolved for the Arctic



Keywords: character, arctic, environments,

Go to galleries 1
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full
Comments 0 Views 7058
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment