[FND] Forest Armor

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[FND] Forest Armor

Post by Goku » 09 Aug 2009, 20:11

Meant to be a set with the Fairy Hat so I left the hat in there to show how it would look together.
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Coolkid 782 » 09 Aug 2009, 20:18

All that u need now are the pants and the set is complete :D
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Crush » 09 Aug 2009, 20:27

Looks really nice. Please continue.
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Goku » 10 Aug 2009, 00:00

Okay so I spent the last hour or so trying to design the back and just scratched everything!

If anyone has ideas please feel free to share. :D Otherwise I think i'll go with a plain back, like most of the armor we have.
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Inkweaver » 10 Aug 2009, 00:47

I think green cloth with a plain leather collar similar to the one on the front would look good.
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by skillzalot » 10 Aug 2009, 03:09

Awesome work goku. All you need now is pants and maybe some green gloves and it be ready
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Goku » 10 Aug 2009, 04:00

Thank you guys, but i'll have to focus on just the armor for now. College is starting up soon so i'll have much less time. I'll try to get this done before then which gives me about a week and a half. :P
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Goku » 12 Aug 2009, 00:07

Coming along slowly. :lol:

The back..
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by skillzalot » 12 Aug 2009, 00:28

No objections from me
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Crush » 12 Aug 2009, 00:31

I think the back looks too similar to the front.
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Coolkid 782 » 12 Aug 2009, 02:14

i think the back looks good it matches the rest of the outfit in front :D
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Spit23 » 12 Aug 2009, 02:59

Crush wrote:I think the back looks too similar to the front.
I agree with that. A small change on the back should work fine. Keep on rocking 8)
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Goku » 14 Aug 2009, 01:11

Okay I decided to keep the back the way it is, hope no one minds too much.. any other way I tried, different design, or plain, etc just made it look off.

Male set is done..

Anyways here it is:

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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Loisl » 14 Aug 2009, 08:24

I think WELL DONE^^
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Re: [WIP] Forest Armor

Post by Wombat » 14 Aug 2009, 11:14

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Back and front for this kind of armor should be similar.

Edit Add: However, doing a search of medieval hoods, the shoulder/chest part is typically part of the hood. It would stand to reason that this armor, if it is made in such a way as to be historically accurate (which it doesn't have to be) would have a hood connected to the shoulder/chest part of this "armor".

This is the closest example and it seems to have a hood connected to the should/chest part:

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Edit Edit Add (sorry): Upon further inspection, the shoulder/chest part is called a "mantle", the dangling pieces of cloth coming from it are called "dags" and medieval-styled mantles often, but not always, have hoods.
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