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010 - Old 3D work by Athey 010 - Old 3D work by Athey
This is sooo old it's not even funny... like.. over a year and a half old... probably older..

But someone pointed out that I do have my thing on DA listed as a '3D Modeler' and am lacking any sort of 3D art in my gallery - heh...
So I'm reposting a couple oldies.

All my recent stuff has been for the game I'm working on and I can't post any of it till the game is out so :P

3dsmax and photoshop


I don't understand why people like it so much... I mean, I do on some parts, but I don't get why so many people say they like the textures when the textures are totally horrible... meh - oh well.
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:iconsteh23:
Steh23 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
where can I find good materials or textures for clothes?
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:iconnigelcartoon:
NigelCartoon Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
what on earth is up with his midsection?
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
lol - I made this back in 2004. It's been a while.
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:iconbtrammzz:
btrammzz Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012
awesome work!! did you just paint those textures?? i like your style!! very cool!
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:icone-productions:
e-productions Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
blender?
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Nope, 3DStudio Max... version 6 or 7, I believe. It was quite a while ago.
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:icone-productions:
e-productions Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
ok i ue blender
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:iconalioli1:
Alioli1 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
extremely well model! my only critt in that more work on the "abs" texture, and why oh why does it look like the face is 3000 polies?

other than that this look like a really well model! :D
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
lol - well, thanks. Although, this model is from 2004, so it's a bit... old. lol. Face isn't that dense, but you're seeing the wirefreame for the hair through it as well, so it's extra messy to see what's going on. And yeah - my texture skills were still significantly lacking so the texture on the abs is rather pathetic.
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:iconcola50:
cola50 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Student Artist
nice i like it
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:iconheist-pyt:
Heist-pyt Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
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nDo is a melting pot of normal creation techniques.

Sculpt using your custom brushes, create volumes from selections, paths or layers, apply filters, generate complexly multifaceted normal maps from height or photographs, rotate and transform without biasing normal

- nDo is designed to cover many of your normal mapping needs in a to-the-point format.

To download visit the official nDo site:

www.cgted.com
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:iconfotinos89:
fotinos89 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010
great!
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:iconelangkarosingo:
elangkarosingo Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
wowyou did it great, i wish i can do that :D
bravo :clap: love your style
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:iconciaroclg:
ciaroclg Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010  Professional Writer
Love it
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:iconcarbint:
carbint Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sorry to bother you on such an old image... :s Do you still have this model? I'd really like to obtain the model! :D
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
sorry, but I don't give out my models.
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:iconcarbint:
carbint Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn you.... you haven't seen the last of me!! MARK MY WORDS!!!
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:iconmadpumpkin:
MadPumpkin Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing job! This is exactly the kind of art that we are looking for (we... [link])
Please join us! Let me know if you want to join, I'll send you an invite.
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:icon13jinyx13:
13jinyx13 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
nice 3d art
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:iconnoxfoxarts:
noxfoxArts Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
the sorta ring around the leg is really standing out, the shoes could look better and the jacket's wrinckles as well, but I'd be glad to make a character like that XD I guess it's all about practice and it makes me wonder how long you had practiced 3D when you made this guy?
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
lol... well I made this model back in 2004, so its been a while.
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:iconnoxfoxarts:
noxfoxArts Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
quite indeed XD seeing the wonderful works you do now makes me want to hardwork :)
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:iconsin108:
sin108 Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
reall kool how did you do it plz tell
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner May 8, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I wrote a tutorial a while back that goes through the whole process of modeling and texturing a character. This character is in a different style, but the same techniques are used on both -
[link]
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:iconsin108:
sin108 Featured By Owner May 9, 2009
thanks i will look it up on your page if you don't mind me asking is it hard to modeling character like how long did it take you to get good
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner May 11, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I would say it took me a very very long time to get good... But I started in 10th grade using 3D Studio 4 for DOS, and had absolutely no tutorials or books to reference.
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sin108 Featured By Owner May 11, 2009
wow that must have hard well i have a lot of work a to do them i really lover 3d art and i know that i want to do it for a living so are there any pointer or any software i should try
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner May 12, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
The two most widely used 3d apps in the gaming industry are 3dStudioMax and Maya. Both are very expensive programs, but they also both have student / personal learning editions. The Maya PLE is actually free to download and use without a time trial restriction. The only limitation is that all renders have a big watermark on them.

If you're serious about aiming to do 3D Art for a living, you should try to learn one/both of those apps.

There are free 3d apps out there - the widest used one is called Blender. Some people swear by it, and it's free. The problem is that no one in a professional setting uses it, so if you learn it, it won't do you any good when it comes to getting a real industry job.

I don't know if the latest releases of 3dsmax have a free student version or not. I know it's got 30-day trials, so you can always download that and see if you like it at all.

You can also look for a program called gmax. It's 3dstudio max version 4 or 5... don't remember. Anyways, Autodesk basically put it out for free and I believe you can still download it and use it for free.

Of course it's version 4 or 5, and we're on version um... 11, I think. lol. So it's OLD.
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:iconlostsoulaeris:
LostSoulAeris Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2009
Oh wow, he looks almost like a warcraft character. :D You are too awesome ^^
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:icongalapagoz:
galapagoz Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009
hey dude ... great job:headbang:
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:iconenigmapost:
enigmapost Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008
indeed lowpoly and good texturin'
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:iconoktow:
oktow Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice work
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:icongreenninja89:
greenninja89 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is cool. not personally an outfit I'D wear, but this is nice work.
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:iconszpace:
szpace Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Student Digital Artist
nice super low poli
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:iconnoxy4:
noxy4 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008
i hope i can b good like u one day dude, i luv ur stuff
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:iconboybuilders:
boybuilders Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2008
exellent[link]
Wow!
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:iconloopywolf:
LoopyWolf Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2008  Professional General Artist
HAWT
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:icondarwinsmishap:
DarwinsMishap Featured By Owner May 21, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
3ds is expensive, but well worth the investment! I will have to agree, I like what you've done so far!
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:iconrobertocortes:
robertocortes Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2008
what uvw mapper is this? its a plugin called...?
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:iconathey:
Athey Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
uh.. no plug-in. I unwrapped it with max's plan old UVW map and Unwrap UVW.
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:iconucbesnobeti:
ucbesnobeti Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2008
super :)
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:iconjosemifoda:
Josemifoda Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008  Professional Filmographer
Nice work with the textures.
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:iconanime-chick14:
anime-chick14 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2008
this is wonderfull plus the guy looks realy hot
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:iconchissy:
Chissy Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2007
Wow... great job.
i like it... realy do :D
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:iconlychicambess:
LychiCambess Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
People like it because it is a 3D model, I mean, when "3D" first came out it was like the most amazing thing ever xD even with the first playstation or n64. And looking at this now I still think its good despite all the advancements of 3D art. I mean people still marvel at conceptual art more than the actual gameplay :lol:
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:iconivikn:
IvikN Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Woot a pose so kewl. texture is a lil bit crappy but anyhoo i like him.

I working on textures like over 2 and half year and didn't learn modeling right. so its like forbidden forest for meh.
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:iconjamoka:
jamoka Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2007
cool character
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:iconkorasia-lady:
Korasia-Lady Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow he's so awesome! :+favlove:
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:iconpt200:
PT200 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
YOUR WORK IS VERY NICE
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:icongapriest:
gapriest Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2007   General Artist
Cool dude! :) Great texturing.
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