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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #10 on: May 31, 2007, 06:51:50 pm
i know nothing about dogs, but here is a 2 min edit based of panda's ref pic. 



I also know it's good to start small - however if you want to practice texture techniques you may want to make it a bit bigger.

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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #11 on: May 31, 2007, 07:23:29 pm
Thanks for all your replies :)
Since I dont want to make the dog look like a specific breed I used more refferences.. but I will try to search for some skeletons too.
I have never worked with a neutral background before.. Did never know it was usefull and why. Thanks for the tip :)  :y:
I think I have to fully redo my pallette too..
Ill post an update asap  :)

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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #12 on: May 31, 2007, 07:25:22 pm
3 minute edit of panda's Feron's 2 minute edit (you sure you were looking at the ref? :p) All I did was post a reference, not an edit  :mean: - Panda
« Last Edit: June 01, 2007, 06:17:24 am by Panda »

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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #13 on: May 31, 2007, 08:26:47 pm
3 minute edit of panda's 2 minute edit (you sure you were looking at the ref? :p)

hmm that looks like a dog..
panda's Feron's didnt that much.. >:0

Ok changed the pallete slightly, but not that much yet.. Tryd to work on the head and the left feet, but it didnt came out that good..
For feet I tried to use this reference:
http://images.encarta.msn.com/xrefmedia/aencmed/targets/illus/ilt/000f09ca.gif
for head I looked to the golden retriever image, and the ears where just made without referrence....
and im not so happy with the result
« Last Edit: June 01, 2007, 06:17:42 am by Panda »

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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #14 on: May 31, 2007, 08:51:56 pm
You need to look a little more closely at reference. I know you said you don't want it looking like any particular breed, but without close reference, you're making similar mistakes to your first attempt. Right now there are quite a number of things that jump out. Head shape, lack of a chest-neck transition, forelegs look stiff/unjointed, hind legs are, well, completely off. The eyes really jump out at me. dogs, like humans, have their eyes set more on the front of their head than the side, whereas you've given it eyes that are set more like a lizard's (side of head). They're also really bright; creepy, almost.

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Re: Dog Icon

Reply #15 on: June 07, 2007, 01:58:57 pm
Maybe you think in this direction? I donn't know which breed you try to paint...

Work more on his head know...