Head Sculpting - schiefer- Goblinking :: Final

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schiefer's picture
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Happy new year everybody !

Here comes the goblinkings final post.

Good luck to all the participants.

cheers  schiefer

 

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Rico's picture
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Looks awesome man!

sgv3dmax's picture
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Looks like its almost done..nice!

Torch's picture
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That's great bud, did you do the collar in a 3D app then imported? Or just used Shadowbox? Would be nice to see your workflow Smiling

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schiefer's picture
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@Rico: hey thnx a lot glad you like it  Eye-wink

@sgv3dmax: thnx man , but no it's far far far from finished Eye-wink

@Torch: thnx Smiling to answer your question, it is neither 3dapp nor shadowbox, its just a polysphere and a lot of push and pull with the movebrush. Concerning my workflow, i just discoverd a few weeks ago that a combination of zb and 3dcoat just works superb for me.

So i do my very first roughout in zb because it feels better to me and i am more experienced with it, after that i bring it to 3dcoat to carve in the holes and stuff like that, then i use that superb autopofunction to get a cleaner topo that i can use to sculpt on. This works very fast an helps me to get rid of those totally streched polys i get when deforming a polyshpere to a collar or something like that Eye-wink

hope that helps

little progress here, i did the retopo of the head and the crown in 3dcoat and added some very first details to the face. two more shots one of the collar and one of the crown inside 3dcoat.

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schiefer's picture
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some progress on the face and the crown.

c&c welcome

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john_doe's picture
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Hey shiefer,

good to see you here in this forum. I know your sculpting works from ZBrushcentral. It is hard to beat you in this contest.
And by the way, great WIP Smiling

schiefer's picture
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hey john thanx a lot for feedback & comment dude, really glad you like the gobboking Smiling

heres a small update - i kept refining the allover shapes and design last night

c&c welcome

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ampaist's picture
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wow thats pretty awesome.

only think i notice is her neck looks abit small it doesn't expanded out at all but that could be intentional.

random question is she blind? shes like a witchdoctor/shaman awesome Laughing out loud

Riki's picture
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Amazing job so far! I love how the silhouette is broken up well and the details are reading great! The headpiece still looks a little underdeveloped but Im sure you are already on that. Its amazing how fast you got here! Smiling

-Riki

doses's picture
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very nice, looks awesome

metalliandy's picture
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Wow...I love it!

Great work Laughing out loud

sgv3dmax's picture
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Really cool..you are fast! Nice going...

blu_dragon's picture
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ampaist wrote:

random question is she blind? shes like a witchdoctor/shaman awesome Laughing out loud

 

That be interesting, if she was blind, kinda like that blind batman entry jocz did for Comicon challenge. Anyways great job, your already up there.

schiefer's picture
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@ampaist: he was considered to be male ;-)  love the idea of the blind eyes! will keep it - thnx for inspiring

@Riki: i'm on it sir ;-)  thanks for the feedback , glad you like it

@doses: thanks nice Eye-wink

@metalliandy: thanks a lot Smiling really happy you like him Smiling

@sgv3dmax: hey thank you

@blu_dragon:thnx, i will have a look at the batman haven't seen him yet, but i have senn some of jocz scuplts and i really liked them i think, thanks for inspiring,too

 

here is the latest update, hope you like it

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ferg's picture
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lookin great so far dude, curious what your plans are for the headpiece

Nizza_waaarg's picture
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really cool character ^^

dig it so far. not sure where else you could go with it, looks great Smiling

Torch's picture
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Hey man, looking great, this is gonna be an awesome final piece! Only one crit so far, preferred the 'bluey' gradient background to the new 'orangey' one, seemed to contrast better Smiling

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schiefer's picture
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ferg, nizza_waaarg, Torch thnx for the kind words dudes - glad you like it Smiling

@torch yes, contrast with the background is definitly better thnx for the feedback

 

here are two more, i applied some basic shaders and some testcolors, and refined the crown a bit

hope you like him Eye-wink

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fusedgore's picture
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Really nice rendering in zbrush man .How did you set that up .

alouattaz's picture
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my favorite one for the moment ^^ !

love the way you render blind eyes !

his crown is amazing.

just a little critic : the face is a little bit too symetrical and the expression too neutral.

but it so well done !

Torch's picture
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Agreed with Alouattaz, my favourite one so far Smiling

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andrei.sz's picture
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hey ! nice portrait !   

it looks a bit like Gandalf Laughing out loud.

Cheers!

schiefer's picture
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hey thanks for the kind words everybody.

@fusedgore: nothing really complicated, i normally use 2 or 3 lights and the bpr render. When using multiple lights i discovered that it works best for me only to have shadows on on my mainlight. If you are interested i can post some screenshot of the exact settings.

@alouattaz & torch: absolutly agree with you guys. I will definitly break the symmetry and give him some expression later one, i was also thinking a pipe would fit him well Eye-wink

@andrei.sz: yes indeed i already ha the same thought Eye-wink

little progress on the goblinking, i played around with fibers and did some minor adjustments to his beard and eyebrows.

more to come soon.

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doses's picture
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amazing, nice job

Torch's picture
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Cool man, are fibers easy to use and control? Never really used the function but they seem to give a great effect!

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fusedgore's picture
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Yeah please do man .As I think that woudl help allot out .Maybe that could be a good idea for a tut .You dont see any real tutorials on rendering images in zbrush .Big overlooked skill in my opinion.

Laticis's picture
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Very nice work Schiefer, I am well impressed.

"Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it,

 to accept it, no matter where it leads him."

-Henry Miller

john_doe's picture
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He´s looking great man. This is one of my favorits for this contest.

biano3d's picture
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wow,.,great job man...

metalliandy's picture
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Every time i come back to this thread, the updates are looked more and more bad ass!

I really love the detail in this piece Laughing out loud

Keep it up, you are doing brilliantly!

schiefer's picture
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doses: thanks a lot Smiling

Torch: hey thank you, too. Yes the fibers definitly give a great effect, and they aren't that difficult to control - i never tried them before so it took me some time to get them adjusted properly. I suggest to save them as a new material when you come up with something you like, thats what i did after a while when i got bored of reconstructing the settings again and again Eye-wink

fusedgore: ok i will do that soon, afterall i am not an ace in rendering in zb Eye-wink it has always been one of my blind spots, but i willl do my best to illustrate my puny little techniques to you.

Laticis: Thank you very much for the kind words

john_doe: thanks buddy glad you like it

biano3d: thank you ! Smiling

metalliandy: thanks a lot andy, really glad you like it Smiling

little update on the gobboking here - i added somemore details to his crown , added the pipe and did him some kind of basic expression on an extra sculpting layer just to figure out what the endresult might look like Eye-wink

two more pics of somekind of machinedemonhead concept i did last weekend, maybe i am going to put it into another thread, but currently i am not sure about the design so i might skip it.

thanks once more to everybody for the great feedback, it is a huge motivationboost

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alouattaz's picture
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great !

expression give him more life and character !

maybe you should rotate just a little bit his head like 2 or 3 degres in any direction.. just suggestion.

the second one is nice too!!

divi's picture
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nice Laughing out loud i really like the contrast in details in the goblin king comparing crown to face.

not so fond of the second one. very busy from a distance and it doesn't have the same amount of character as the goblin king.

it's still a great sculpt, just not as interesting as the first.

shashankd10's picture
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nice one man...............

doses's picture
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I love cyborg

littlephsycho's picture
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nice, goblin king turns out great, i like his stoned expression on his face^^

nerf3601's picture
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I really don't think I have the words to describe my admitation of you right now dude. That goboking is just beutifull. I cant even begin to wrap my head around how you did the crown and the rest omg

 

You should try to get this dude printed I'm sure they have some DnD nuts that would absolutey love to have a full sized bust of this dude mounted in a display as they run a game!

schiefer's picture
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hey thanks for all the kind words guys!

@alouattaz: yes very good suggestion i will definitly do that to my final piece as soon as all the detailing is done.

@divi: yes same what i think

@nerf3601: yea i would love to get that dude printed Eye-wink but first he has to be finished, still a lot of work to do

 

here is a small update, have been busy doing different stuff the last week, but today i started detailing the skin

hope you like it

cheers schiefer

 

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mmt's picture
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Looking good, I really like the details so far! Smiling

Bones20's picture
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Dude, the Goblin is killer. I love the style and overall look. great job.

Suzume's picture
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Can't wait to see him textured, nice work so far Smiling

schiefer's picture
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mmt, Bones20, Suzume thanks a lot really glad you like him.

 

here is some progress on the detailing, more to come tomorrow need to get some sleep now Eye-wink

 

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alouattaz's picture
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can't wait to see some color on it !

you've made an amasing job !

bunglo's picture
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Excuse me while I pick my jaw up from the floor...
 

schiefer's picture
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alouattaz: thanks a lot dude Eye-wink

bunglo: hehe thnx man, glad you like it Eye-wink

 

two more about the detailing progress, still so much to do, started working on the crowns details and the expression

tweaked the expression of the mouth on the second one to give him more of a smile - want him to have some kind of 'friendlywisesmile' expression

c&c welcome

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the1design's picture
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THe hair is wild....Great progress! Excited for the texturing.

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biano3d's picture
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WOW..aeuhuaehuae....that´s FU***  awesome.....congrats man...

Torch's picture
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The crown looks killer, way to go!

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schiefer's picture
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the1design,biano3d, torch thnx alot for the kind words guys!

 

little update here, i think i finally nailed the expression and  did a test on a different eyebrow approach.

 c&c welcome

 

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maikeelassi's picture
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There are some jaw dropping sculpts in this competition, and this is definitely one of them!

Like the new brows BTW!