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Bionicle Character

on: May 16, 2009, 11:23:45 pm
I'm mainly looking for help with the feet and head. If more reference images are needed I can help. I'm not satisfied with the yellow shading.

Example of character.

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009, 12:49:08 am
The shading of the yellow parts check out ok when zoomed in, all I could say is to push the values and maybe highlight some of the edges even further for a more dramatized effect.

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #2 on: May 18, 2009, 09:55:03 pm
I worked on the feet a tad more, but can't figure out how to make the head not pillow-shaded. Help?

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #3 on: May 22, 2009, 01:07:59 am
I removed the lightest color of the yellow and I like it better. I also did a few other minor changes. The hands look like they are outlined in a bright color, and I'm not liking that. Any comments?

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009, 08:07:28 am
I think you need the highlight colour for the yellow parts, the newest version looks a little flat now. I would suggest however using a less saturated yellow for the highlight, since highlight colours are usually more towards white. And you should use the highlights to make the shading a bit less symmetrical. In your reference picture for example, the highlight on the head is above his right eye since the light is coming from an angle, so you could do something similar.
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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #5 on: May 22, 2009, 09:58:37 pm
I know it looks flat, but every attempt that I make just makes it look worse. Would someone provide an example or edit or something to help me with that?

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #6 on: May 22, 2009, 11:04:20 pm

Maybe something like this?

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #7 on: May 28, 2009, 12:05:10 am
It looks more vibrant but the light doesn't seem real to me. I'm just not sure where to put the light.

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Re: Bionicle Character

Reply #8 on: June 02, 2009, 06:35:08 pm
Since I'm not getting another response for that, I'll post this. It's an insect-like creature. I have the actual set, but here's an example. Link.