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    Default Ranger Project video/image dump

    This is a dump for some WIP and process images and movies for my summer 2014 ZbrushWorkshops course. I used Zbrush for design, polypainting, and some posing, Maya for retopo, UV, and some posing, and Photoshop for some concept work and texture touch ups .
    Here is what the final piece looked like in realtime, in Maya, viewport 2.0:

    Here is a block-in of the initial proportions in Zbrush:

    Here is what the costume in zbrush looked like before retopo:

    Here is what the retopoed costume looked like in Maya:

    Here are a couple of illustration videos I did in the middle retopo and UV layout just to break up the monotony of those tasks:


    Here are some thumbnails I did to help generate some ideas about the final pose:

    Here is a quick tutorial on the Dynamesh > Zremesher workflow I used:

    Here is a test of the retopoed mesh in Maya in realtime:

    Here is how I created the etherial flame on the sword: in Maya


    Here are some assorted images showing some WIP progress as well:



    Textures as polypaint, and unwrapped/applied to UV shells.

    Retopoed meshes and UVs for final model.






    I had fun making this project and using it as a teaching tool. Thanks for checking this stuff out.

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    Nice one Danny! Looks like you had a lot of fun with this from sketch to completion I would love to see that pose from the concept, full of energy there

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    Thanks Tito! Long time no speak man. Hope all is well dude.

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    Top row!!!! :d

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    Wade, you are top row. In every way amigo!

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    Love your work and many thanks for all the tutorial videos what you have done, i learned a lot from them!

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    I wish I had your skills! I have watched every single video you've made over the years and they are both inspiring and very very helpful. More than other tutorials, that you have to pay money to watch. Please don't stop them!

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    Such a cool project! Nice work as always!

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    Very interesting project. Thanks for sharing your workflow and for the detailed Maya explanation.

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    awesome!!! I really love it, thanks for sharing!

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    THIS IS FREAKING ACE!... Thanks for the info.

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    great character!

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    These are truly appreciated. You continue to contribute to the community in a very meaningful way. I also notice that your own work continues to get better and better. Thank you for sharing! Love all this!

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