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    Default Action Hero (Non-Entry) - Apophis (Hero/Villain)

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    I didn't make the deadline for the Action Hero contest, but I'd like to finish this WIP anyways. I'm new to 3d and this will be a good learning experience for me. I'd love any and all helping comments and crits along the way. Some of you on here are truly amazing artists, and I only aspire to approach the talent on these boards.

    With that said, he's my back story and initial project images. Thanks!

    Yours Truly,

    Alexandra Jameson, Chief Physicist - Apophis Anomoly



    Name: Apophis

    Special Powers: Quantum, extent not yet known.

    Special report to SecDef, Top Secret, Alexandra Jameson, Chief Physicist - Apophis Anomoly:
    Apophis was the greatest scientific "discovery" in the history of mankind. The power to save and the power to destroy.

    We didn't see it coming.... we had know way of knowing that our experiements to help mankind, gave birth to our biggest threat.

    The Apophis Event occured at 1430 on March 22nd, 2017. The lab was completely destroyed, along with the 3 square miles surrounding it. Myself and some of my team made it out safely, however we lost many good men and women that day. There was only one survivor, but he wasn't one of ours.

    A man, we thought at first, an amazing survivor of the most horrific disaster our species has ever seen. He was scared, afraid. It was like he was seeing the world for the first time. He had know memory of who he was, but exhibited amazing intelligence. We ran a variety of tests and we found we had something far more than we could have imagined. His resistance to heat and cold we unfathomable, all of his senses seemed hightened to an almost superhuman level.


    Then the army decided to try to see what made him tick. That's when it all went wrong. They tried to take him from our facilitiy, but something happened. We still arent sure what, we cannot explain it. He seemed to react to the violence in an almost instinctual way, like he knew what they were going to do. He became a different person, something terrifiying. The ground shook and the room began to feel dead, like something had sucked the energy from it. Apophis as we called him, attaked the soldiers, but we don't know how. Maybe some kind of energy or gravitational force. He was able to completely manipluate the world around him. Pick up objects, even dismantle them with his thoughts.




    It was almost as if he had control of the very atomic structure of the fabric of time and space.



    As you know by now, he has escaped and the army is tracking him. I emplore you to not take deadly measures, he can be taken in peacefully. Please Mr. Secretary, I'm asking you to give him a chance, put me back on the project.




    Yours Truly,

    Alexandra Jameson, Chief Physicist - Apophis Anomoly

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    Default Apophis - WIP Thread

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    Started some initial sculpting on the Upper Body...

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    Hey there, welcome to the contest... The base is looking fine so far. I think you are on a good path Can't help but notice..you are working on quite a high level of subdiv. In my past experience, I think blocking out form with Move brush and Clay brush at lower subdiv generally yield quite a good result and much faster than starting to sculpt at higher level. But yours seem to be coming along fine.. Can't wait to see your next update.

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    Hi welcome to this challenge.. nice to meet another female Newbie here YouŽre absolutely right.. youŽll learn so many things here like nowhere else
    Your start is pretty good...
    Kind regards. Moni

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    Started to define some of the muscle groups on the chest and arms. I haven't touched the back yet so ignore the lack of detail please

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    Update:

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    nice update mate. it is a shame you werent able to make it in. well, we will give our best advice to you nevertheless. btw, apophis your character isn't taken after the apophis from Stargate is it?
    "To see a world in a grain of sand..." -William Blake

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    Nah I ripped it from the Asteroid that's supposed to hit earth in 2037

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    Decided to completely redo my WIP since I wasn't that far along. I had way to many glaring anatomy issues.

    Anyways, here's where I am now on the new version.

    Can I get some critiques on anatomy? I'm a nub so go easy on me!

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    Hello there, Audiodoc. I think the work here so far's looking pretty nice. I think the abs area 's just a bit too wide for this frame....the bicep's a tad too small comparing the forearm...but this can be adjusted rather easily... but the rest's looking cool. Look forward for more...

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    Another Update: Refined Frontal Muscles and Started on back.

    Next is shoulders/arms/clavicle area.

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    Another:

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    Finished a first pass on the legs.

    I'm still not sure what kind of outfit I want to setup for this guy. I have never used Mesh Extract or anything so I'm not sure how complicated it's going to be to get done. Being my first Zbrush project though I might want to try a bit of everything.

    Well here it is so far:
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    Update: Trying out some costume and pose ideas. Hands still aren't done, scared to touch them lol.

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