Just One More... Please? by perpetualrevisionOpen full image in new tab
eekdog Online Now! 9:00PM | Wed, 06 April 2022
such a cool fairy tale looking dragon sort beast and scene. all is fun and charming.
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:01PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Thanks! I thought he was a pretty cool "fairy tale looking dragon sort beast" also and was looking forward to trying him out! His expression options are limited, but I think he looks fairly friendly here :-)
daggerwilldo Online Now! 9:18PM | Wed, 06 April 2022
This is charming. Sometimes a render will whisper in your ear ..".don't over think me. "
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:03PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Hmm, is that what that tickling sensation in my ear means???! :-) Usually when I'm putting together a scene, there comes a moment when everything looks "right," but I never quite got there with this one, mainly b/c I kept moving plants around and fiddling with Josi's expression. Oh well, the main idea got through! Thanks for the comment :-)
Inawati 1:06AM | Thu, 07 April 2022
Very pretty image, excellent render and pose. They are best friend .
gillbrooks 7:03AM | Thu, 07 April 2022
So very sweet. The title reminds me of our dogs - but they want treats, not stories. Thanks for all your lovely comments on my gallery too x
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:05PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Thanks! I'm glad Centazorg has the look of a dog wanting more "treats" b/c that's what I was going for, rather than the scary creature I'm sure he could be! I love your gallery and the work you do with Vue, and I'm still planning to continue browsing backwards through it, so I hope the comments on older images don't drive you nuts!
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:07PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
I think she's plotting to come up with a story that will finally satisfy Centazorg's thirst for adventure, so that they can both go home and have dinner! Thanks for the comment :-)
kelchris3 11:37AM | Thu, 07 April 2022
I don't know what you thought was missing. Wonderful scene! Love his expression.
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:10PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
I just keep moving various bits of scenery around, mainly vegetation, and it never quite looked right. I don't know why! I also kept fiddling with Josi's pose, even though I acted it out myself and that's pretty much how I'd look if I was trying to say, "Hold on a moment; let me think of one!" Usually after I fiddle a bunch, a scene will just sort of "click" into place for me, but not this one, for whatever reason! The good news is that it left me motivated to use Centazorg again :-)
Flint_Hawk 11:42AM | Thu, 07 April 2022
This is a wonderful fairytale scene! Centazorg is quite a unique character & this is a perfect setting & idea!
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:13PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
After I got Bulldow a few years ago and saw how charming he could be, I went through all of DinoRaul's figures and put other ones on my wishlist that I thought might have that same fairytale look. That's how I ended up with Centazorg, Echu, and Mush, although I didn't realize how sinister Mush looks until I used him in a recent scene! I still haven't used Echu but look forward to finding the right fairy pal for him :-) Thanks for the comment!
UteBigSmile 4:34AM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Great, it's a very nicely done scene, which could come from a new fairytale-Book!
MollyFootman 10:26AM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Really nice sense of a green magical place in the woods! Well composed and lit and the expressions of both Centazorg and Josi really advance a sense of relationship. I understand the problem of feeling something is not quite as good as it might be; I have that pretty much all the time. As you want to illustrate your character's relationship and introduce a setting, I'm not sure what else might have been done... Perhaps a camera angle from slightly higher? Well, I'm loving it in any case! =)
perpetualrevision Online Now! 2:18PM | Fri, 08 April 2022
Thank you, Molly! Usually after I do a bunch of fiddling with a scene, something will just "click" for me and I feel like it's ready for a final render. But with this one I just kept moving the vegetation and adjusting Josi's pose and nothing ever clicked. I thought it was good but wanted it to be better, both the composition and Josi's pose. I did as much as I could do with Centazorg's body language b/c he doesn't have any expression morphs!
On my first pass through this scene, Josi (a K4 fairy I set up a few years ago, along with a whole clan of 'em) was wearing the skirt that goes with the top she has on, and of course I had the usual problem of trying to make the skirt "sit." I went through all my usual tools (dynamics, magnets, making a morph in my modeling app), but none of them worked well, so I switched to pants. I guess pants work better for sitting in a tree, but I was reminded of why I ended up making my own school uniform skirts for the characters in the graphic novel I was working on b/c getting skirts to SIT properly is such a PITA!!
perpetualrevision Online Now! 4:04PM | Sun, 10 April 2022
Thank you! I suspect wherever Centazorg turns up, there's probably a bit of magic in the air :-)
Radar_rad-dude 1:08AM | Sun, 10 April 2022
A very charming image! Most delightful work! What a contrast! Very well imagined and realized!