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Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

on: April 13, 2007, 10:57:12 pm
 :crazy: Hello fellow pixelaters!
 
After a long while without a computer, I come back! Now using Graphics Gale for the first time and trying to get used with this terrible mouse.

I'm posting it while it's a really early wip so you guys can help me fix the anatomy problem and other stuff.


C&C Away!
« Last Edit: April 22, 2007, 01:53:07 am by SolidIdea »

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Re: Punch Away! [Major WIP]

Reply #1 on: April 14, 2007, 01:06:38 am
The muscle mass and detail on the top of the body suggest a fit, buff adult man, while the lower waist and legs appear that of an obese old-man. Posture also is odd, hip placement makes it look like he's sitting, while extending a huge closed fist (a weird action).

Stand up. Right now. Do it. Throw a few punches.
Pay attention to how you're balancing your body, how your torso rotates, what your other arm naturally does. Notice the angle your legs are making to your hips.

I suggest using lines that convey a more trim look on the legs and waist, try not to use lines that "sag", meaning they aren't as concave on the lower parts than on the upper one's (of the legs and sides of the torso).

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Re: Struggle Away! [Major WIP]{UP!}

Reply #2 on: April 15, 2007, 05:37:11 am
Thank you Turbo  ;D

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The muscle mass and detail on the top of the body suggest a fit, buff adult man, while the lower waist and legs appear that of an obese old-man. Posture also is odd, hip placement makes it look like he's sitting, while extending a huge closed fist (a weird action).

Tried to address the muscle mass issue and the pose I was aiming was a sort of Oro (SF3) punch, but the legs were kinda of screwed.

Decide to go another way, more of a funny pose, struggle.




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Re: Struggle Away! [Major WIP]{UP!}

Reply #3 on: April 15, 2007, 05:52:42 am
is he taking a crap? i think that something should be changed to make it not look like that...i dunno, mayybe itll be better when its done....

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Re: Struggle Away! [Major WIP]{UP!}

Reply #4 on: April 15, 2007, 08:01:03 am
Yeah.. I wanna see pulsing veins and sweat..

Looks awesome so far. Nice dramatic angle.

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #5 on: April 22, 2007, 02:01:25 am
miscdude:
Hmm, no ;) Well, if you've seen a heavy lifting, they really look like pooping :P

Skull:
I couldn't manage to do veins, I'm in need of some kind of reference. Thanks :)

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The legs look kinda crooked, and the leaf is just temporary.

Any tips/suggestions/critics??

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #6 on: April 22, 2007, 02:04:26 am
you could always throw some chains or ropes or something over him, so it looks like he's trying to break free rather than just looking really constipated.

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #7 on: April 22, 2007, 02:39:34 am
You need to darken the crotch area so it looks like it goes \_/ rather than --- (too tired to remember the correct terms).

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #8 on: April 22, 2007, 06:47:16 pm
 :(  I like the head before the latest update!  Now he just looks mad, and before he actually looked like he was truely struggling.
And I second setz's idea of chains...if you had some shackles at the wrist and chains going back.
Otherwise, this is pretty cool--though I'm unsure about the anatomy.
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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #9 on: April 26, 2007, 03:22:44 am
Hello guys!

Step, step, step back Update :P
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setz: I really liked your idea, so I used robbed it:P I was going to make him tearing a snake apart. lol

Larwick: Crotch area deleted :P

Rydin: Tried to get back to the old expression. Thanks :)
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Now for the update!



and a pallete option
« Last Edit: April 26, 2007, 03:25:41 am by SolidIdea »

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #10 on: April 26, 2007, 03:51:03 am
i think you need fix four point
i do nothing about he pose exspression, but you have little problem in the anathomy.
pls look this

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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #11 on: April 26, 2007, 09:35:48 pm
It's looking pretty sweet, but the head looks a little to small, Bers edit is nice.
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Re: Struggle Away! [Minor WIP]{UP-Again!}

Reply #12 on: April 26, 2007, 10:12:57 pm
Bers' edit is amazing, as usual. I was going to say as I was scrolling through your steps that the arm that Bers corrected really looked too broken up into the separate muscles/regions and looked... disconnected. Even with Bers' edit, the upper region where the shoulder is still looks disconnected. I would suggest trying to get more of a graceful curve going on along the upper edge of that arm.

The head is a bit too small, I agree, for the body. I also think the little bit of muscle at the bottom left (our left) of his torso should be trimmed a little. The area around the elbow on his right arm needs to be changed. Here's what I think it should look like, but I could be wrong:



The hand on the same arm I edited also seems off to me, but I'm sure someone else could address it better than I.
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