I've been working on the skull for quite some time now. Lessee, the first one I've got a date on is... well, that one pictured above was -loooong- ago (last millenium?), don't think that one's around anymore, that brow is kind of effed up anyway, and he's only got about half his teeth, can we get a cheekbone?... Don't get me laughing about that nose-hole, eh?
|Ok, I suppose I got it
all sculpted to my likings (at the time) somewhere in 2004, this being between March
and 11Nov from what I was naming the
.pov files. Guess
the early flailings have hidden themselves from further
Wanted to make a big stack of 'em all Indiana Jones style, y'know. There's a little random rotation going on for each of these guys, both side-to-side and up-and-down, because rigorous precise mathematical placement made it look even more artificial. I think I scaled them a random little bit, too.
|stacks, rows, columns, rings... whatever you need.|
a brief history of ABCdzyne 3d Skull Manufacture from March 2004-present
|Alrighty then, lets make a proper brow, and a proper nose-hole. Cut off those silly forehead pimples like atop the page, we need a new approach. And fix the orthodontia!||So, cheekbones shall be a superellipsoid. Superellipsoids are defined in terms of "roundness," from sphere to cube with all the "bar of soap" objects inbetween. Should provide some nice glazzie mounts. Nice nose-hole! Teeth lined up. Leetle too insectile.|
|Cut out some temple muscle fastening holes, mmm, a simple superellipsoid just ain't gonna do. Got the teeth straight, if not a little too huge. Who said beaver?||But we really should get the facial bones a little more realistic, no? Slide the cheekbone(s) down, add some torus eyebrow bones, a unibrow, and get all those little nose vaulted ceilings in, without the overhang... Stay away from the clock! (no teeth, right?)|
|Righty, right, drill some holes in it... liking using spheres to drill temple holes.||Howzabout a nice pink skinsack over it? Probbly need some musculature under that, not just a scaling up like this. Save that for later, we're making skulls here.|
|Woohoo! Add some flamy background effects! Have been calling this one good for 5+ years, and she's served me well.||Of corpse, it's never done. Should suck that nose-roof in a bit, maybe tilt it down a little, unsharpen the temples, and for gosh-sakes take the choppers down a notch one of these days. Different from the side, no? Good temple muscle hole, though.|
the .pov files for the skull as I hinted to above.
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