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Weretigress by LunaticWard
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Weretigress :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 74 8
Redhead Lioness by LunaticWard Redhead Lioness :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 151 16 Tigress Tf by LunaticWard Tigress Tf :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 59 13 Margot by LunaticWard
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Beast In The Backseat - Small by LunaticWard
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Beast In The Backseat - Small :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 137 14
Blonde Muzzle Growth Scrap by LunaticWard Blonde Muzzle Growth Scrap :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 66 1 Monster At The Foot Of The Bed by LunaticWard
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Monster At The Foot Of The Bed :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 127 24
Blonde Werewolf Woman by LunaticWard
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Blonde Werewolf Woman :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 181 23
Or Blonde? by LunaticWard
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Or Blonde? :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 85 23
Black by LunaticWard
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Black :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 73 9
Animated spine popping test by LunaticWard
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Full Moon Noir by LunaticWard
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Full Moon Closeup 3: Hand Detail by LunaticWard Full Moon Closeup 3: Hand Detail :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 196 17 Werewolf in Pajamas (Side) by LunaticWard
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Werewolf in Pajamas (Side) :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 178 19
Full Moon Closeup 2 by LunaticWard Full Moon Closeup 2 :iconlunaticward:LunaticWard 62 9 Werewolf in Pajamas 2 by LunaticWard
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Kat by werecurse Kat :iconwerecurse:werecurse 18 2 AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON 1A by Legrande62 AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON 1A :iconlegrande62:Legrande62 77 6 And no one make me stop! by LuCIoos And no one make me stop! :iconlucioos:LuCIoos 63 9 Tigress by werecurse Tigress :iconwerecurse:werecurse 33 6 Lab Incident by liminalbean Lab Incident :iconliminalbean:liminalbean 247 24 Astrid by werecurse Astrid :iconwerecurse:werecurse 20 1 A Monster Within by Arkannes A Monster Within :iconarkannes:Arkannes 167 94 Back Problems by DogGirlKari
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Unleashed by liminalbean
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Unleashed :iconliminalbean:liminalbean 166 24
Skaley by liminalbean
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Skaley :iconliminalbean:liminalbean 270 32
Howling by werecurse Howling :iconwerecurse:werecurse 45 7 Drea (animation) by werecurse Drea (animation) :iconwerecurse:werecurse 32 0 Werecurse (Animation) by werecurse Werecurse (Animation) :iconwerecurse:werecurse 51 8 Lexa (animation) by werecurse Lexa (animation) :iconwerecurse:werecurse 44 5 Lilith by werecurse Lilith :iconwerecurse:werecurse 30 2 No turning back by something-wild No turning back :iconsomething-wild:something-wild 133 25
Over the past few years I've had a few requests for work. I feel the need to give a little insight into the effort required for a single piece, for serious consideration before asking me for work.

My last piece was a weretigress done in Blender. I did not time myself (I will start doing so), but here are some rough estimates:
Research: 4 hours
Design & layout: 2 hours
Background: 4 hours
Pose: 10 hours
Textures: 2 hours
Shading: 24 hours
Lighting: 2 hours
Hair: 4 hours
Fur: 12 hours
Water effects: 8 hours
Test-renders: 20 hours

All those hours are me, hunched over my machine.

Custom morphs for fangs and claws had been done already (no estimate on those included).

+ Final renders: 90 hours (during which my computer is unusable for anything else, but does not require me to be there)

Going back through my file system, I can see that the piece came together over a four week period, with most of the work being done over an intense final week. It took about 50 iterations to get it to a state where I was ready to publish it.

So you can see that the whole thing takes some time. Granted that this was my first serious work in Blender in a while, so there was a learning curve. I'm expecting to be able to re-use some of the piece in future works, and to become more efficient myself, and to get some better rendering hardware. My goal is to be able to produce something in a single week. I could possibly do lower quality work in half the time. I expect to have multiple things in progress at the same time.

Comments? Pointers?

The Warden.

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:iconcubfan86:
cubfan86 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018
Happy Birthday!
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:iconwerekatt:
WereKatt Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2018
Happy birthday!  Hope you have a great one :)
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:icondrbeast110:
DrBeast110 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2017
Dyno-mite stuff.
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:iconshadowl1980:
shadowl1980 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
So are you hiding your art behind a pay wall.
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:iconlunaticward:
LunaticWard Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2017
Nope. I'm getting my skills up so that I can start posting again. My behind the scenes stuff will be Patreon-only, but my finished stuff will be free.
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hairyboy712 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2017
Awesome! Any word on when you'll have the pattern up and running?
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:iconlunaticward:
LunaticWard Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2017
Still working on it.
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:iconhairyboy712:
hairyboy712 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2017
*patreon :)
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:iconf-euphrates:
F-Euphrates Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for fav :D
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:iconcoolmedina:
coolmedina Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2017
Do you have a Patreon? You make cool shit
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