Aoei’s Progress #6 – Model Complete

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve finished modeling my character and I found out that the hair is very difficult to model because there are so many curves and the shape is very organic. It took me a while to get it right…

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I started out with the curly fringe and at first I wasn’t sure how to begin but I eventually got it to work (kind of)
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The details was fun to model but it was also quite hard because I had to add more edge loops to get the shape right and the more edge loops i add, the more confusing it gets for me.

 

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After I finished the rough shape of the fringe I started to model the rest of the hair on her head. This was a bit of a hassle as well because every time I extrude I have to keep the shape so that it follows the head… and yes, more edgeloops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The next part I worked on was the side pony tail. This wasn’t as hard as the other two parts of the hair but I had to keep checking if the pony tail is going in the right direction. Sometimes I forget to look at the side view and only look at the perspective view… and the pony tail looks like its being blown by the wind.

 

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This is the finished rough shape of the hair … the next part will be adding details onto the hair so that it doesn’t look too stiff

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I insert more edgeloops to the pony tail and used the crease tool to make the edges sharper … this tool is very useful because it reduces the usage of edgeloops when we need a sharp edge.

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More edgeloops and crease tool to make it look more natural and dynamic

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this is before I added the edgeloops and crease tool to the fringe

 

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This is after I added them.

 

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This is what Amy looks like after the hair is done (doesn’t have eyes yet)

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I also made copies of the parts in case something went wrong….

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The last part is the eyes…

Eye on the left = No lens

Eye on the right = With Lens

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The eye socket doesn’t follow the shape of the eyeballs  so I had to adjust the shape of the eye a bit after I put the eyeballs into the socket otherwise there will be too much unnecessary space left…

(Left = adjusted eye sockets … Right = not adjusted)

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So.. now my model is completed, the next part will be cutting UVs and texturing.

With what I’ve got done until now I think I will have to change my goals, I might not be able to rig the character but I will definitely finish the texture and do a 360 turn around. The time spent modeling was much longer than I thought it would be and I have to say that my time management is very bad with all of the other work I have to do as well, I didn’t balance the workload well enough.

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