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  • in reply to: ONE PART, MANY CHARACTERS contest…… #156347
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    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #155762
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    Hi Christi, Just to let you know that none of your designs are showing in this thread.

    Really? You sure? Seems to be rendering fine on all my devices… 🤔

    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #155758
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    Submission for CDC #411:

    • This reply was modified 6 months ago by Avatar Christi S.
    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #155680
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    Entry for One Part, Many Characters:

    in reply to: ONE PART, MANY CHARACTERS contest…… #155677
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    They’re all in the dress: helmets for the skirt, boots for the bodice, antlers for the straps.

    • This reply was modified 6 months, 1 week ago by Avatar Christi S.
    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #155177
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    That coming stomp . . . was this their deity of earthquakes, too?! Good to see you’re still around.

    Hahah, not that I read, no, I just thought it was kinda dramatic and intimidating… my headcanon on this charrie was actually sorta as a non-powered vigilante anti-hero thingy with a bit of a brutal approach.

    N oh yeah! Still round! Love to lurk n see what people make, just been too busy to make do any pieces myself for awhile!

     

    Good to see you back. Your work is incredible

    I never left! Just haven’t had the time to do any new pieces. But thanks a bundle!

     

    Holy…this is amazing work! I love the use of colors and perspective! This is more than just character creation…this is art. My favorite is the smiley face guy! The second guy hopping over the ledge is fantastic. I noticed your archer too, I did a very similar pose way back when, when there was an archery CDC! Stuff like this is so inspiring.

    Tysm! N yeah, the smiley is everyone’s fav, even made it into the HoF. Which is funny, cuz I wasn’t totally happy with how it turned out n def don’t consider it my best piece, it was really just the first one where I really tried to do a custom pose n mess with the whole gradient shading technique I saw ppl using but there you go! N awe, I musta missed that CDC, I just saw some fool shootin a bow like that on one of those talent shows n thought it’d be cool to try to make the pose! One of the few pieces that was totally mine, not workin off a contest prompt or redoin someone else’s charrie actually.

    • This reply was modified 7 months ago by Avatar Christi S.
    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #154752
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    Submission for CDC #403

    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #151768
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    Submission for CDC #373:

     

    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #151677
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    Oh!

    Well tyvm!

    As to how… I use reference photos for poses/lighting pretty frequently. N I do a lot of masking stuff onto duplicate body parts and insignia images that I hide behind the background but keep the masked item in the foreground. And when it comes to using the gradient backgrounds for shading/shadows/highlights/etc. I use the (often later hidden) lines of the pieces I’m putting them over on as a guide and/or the lighting of reference photos as a guide. And I layer them and mess with their opacity until it looks right.

    N yes, some patience is involved with that but also like… I rarely do a piece in one sitting. I’ll work on it here n there over the course of a week or so usually because yeah… not THAT patient lol.

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    Late response but as no one’s answered yet…

    There’s a scabbard and also a sword IN a scabbard in the Backplane-Standard section.

    There’s a belt with a scabbard sheathe and also a sheathe with a knife IN it in the Belt-Military section.

    Other than that… in the ItemRight-Blades/Blades 2 categories there’s a bunch of sword/knife parts, like blades w/out handles that could be colored and positioned to look like scabbards. Or you could just use things from the Insignia-Shapes section to make up your own from scratch.

    Those are the approaches that come to mind for me least.

    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #151672
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    Do what? I’m really still not clear what we’re talking about here lol

    in reply to: Just My Machinings Part Deux! #151664
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    How what?

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    Submission for CDC #372:

     

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 3 months ago by Avatar Christi S.
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    And now for new stuff!

    Submission for CDC #367:

     

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