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Post by Talaroc » 18 Apr 2005, 03:51

I think the english term you're looking for is "vanishing point."
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Post by Pajarico » 18 Apr 2005, 08:41

Yes.
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Post by maci » 18 Apr 2005, 11:58

wow this one is just as good at the previous ones :)

i wish i had that talent too
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Post by Rotonen » 18 Apr 2005, 12:03

Somehow those pictures just keep reminding me about Lord of the Rings.. (The buildings, that is.. Seems like a crossover between Rivendell and Hobbiton.)
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Post by Pajarico » 18 Apr 2005, 13:02

Actually I haven't see anything while drawing, I don't like to take inspiration from other things while drawing, except for punctual things like a piece of cloth or water.
But maybe in subconcious level... :wink:
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Post by Pajarico » 18 Apr 2005, 20:40

Rotonen wrote:I basically need some people that won't mind redoing the same picture over and over again (because of me not being satisfied with it..) to do illustrations and conceptual drawings based on my descriptions.. :)

No actual requirements for the job.. ;)

PM me here or most preferrably over IRC..
So, what do you think?

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Post by Pajarico » 18 Apr 2005, 21:22

Also, I'm drawing Bernhard Evermoore (the carpenter) right now. Is possible that people in the Mana World has shirts and shoulder straps? :?:
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Post by Talaroc » 18 Apr 2005, 22:01

In concept art, everything is possible.

Don't restrict yourself, let the creativity flow. If it's good and hadn't been thought of yet, it'll be integrated into the game.
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Post by nym » 19 Apr 2005, 00:36

Excellent work Pajarico, i particularly like the landscape :)
Also, the fish sword is quite cool, it could possibly be used as a unique item. I dont know if TMW will be having "unique" items, but i think it would be a good idea, and can also boost the in game economy :)

I would like to see the landscape colored (maybe even vectorised), but that would require a bit of work :/ (i _really_ like that landscape, the unrealism of it suites me somehow, and i think it would be an effective representation of one of the peaceful villages in TMW :D )

Keep up the good work :)
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Post by Pajarico » 19 Apr 2005, 03:08

="Talaroc"]In concept art, everything is possible.

Don't restrict yourself, let the creativity flow. If it's good and hadn't been thought of yet, it'll be integrated into the game.
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It's not a matter of technic, is a matter of how would it fit in the town/world. Like do they have the technology to do it? Or do they acostume to wear those kind of outfits? Does it make sense to them to wear it under their weather?
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Post by Talaroc » 19 Apr 2005, 03:16

We've got a variety of cultures and climate zones. What I'm saying is not to feel like you can only draw what would very obviously fit into certain places, because leaving your task (concept art) more open-ended allows for greater creativity, which tends to produce better and more original results.
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Post by Kyokai » 19 Apr 2005, 05:51

Pajarico wrote:It's not a matter of technic, is a matter of how would it fit in the town/world. Like do they have the technology to do it? Or do they acostume to wear those kind of outfits? Does it make sense to them to wear it under their weather?
etc...
For questions like these, try checking the world development section of the Wiki, and see where the characters are going to live. Some characters will have access to technology, synthetic clothing, jewels etc. The heaviness of the clothing really depends on the region the character lives in. The climates for regions are pretty well-defined in the regions post on the wiki, so just check the character information against the region information and you should be set. If there are any regions you'd like elaborated on, just let me know with a PM and I'll do a short write up as soon as I get the time.
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Post by Pajarico » 19 Apr 2005, 11:54

Actually, this carpenter is currently without a town:
http://themanaworld.org/wiki/?BernhardEvermoore
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Post by Pajarico » 22 Apr 2005, 02:03

The carpenter is almost done. I need sleep, will upload it tomorrow.

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Post by Pajarico » 23 Apr 2005, 00:52

Image

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