WIP HiveWire Wolf Has Begun!

Discussion in 'Show Me The Honey' started by Chris, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Chris

    Chris HW3D President Staff Member Co-Founder

    I feel that this animal may deserve it's own thread rather than post on the Dog thread. This is a morph from the HiveWire Dog however. Which is of course the same shared mesh and UVs as the Big Cat, Cub, House Cat, Kitten, and Dragon.

    I started this shape this afternoon, and have been working through this evening on it. I'm looking to create some of the fullness that the fur would show around the head and neck. So that this could still work without fur. But fur could still be added for a fuller appearance.

    I plan on creating a pup to go along with this also.

    So, again this is the beginning, and refining will still follow.

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  2. JOdel

    JOdel Extraordinary HW Honey Bear

    Very nice. And a good idea to give it its own thread. Wolves are very popular in illustrations. People will want one. And definitely cubs. I don't think there really are any of those.

    Actually, I suspect foxes would be welcome too, and there aren't a lot of dedicated fox models out there. Fox morphs for the MilCat and MilDog, I think, and 9MBi or whatever their name was had a rather nice one. But that was a while ago. AM did foxes, but his specialty is fur, not modeling.
     
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  3. Dakorillon (IMArts)

    Dakorillon (IMArts) Extraordinary Contributing Artist

    This is going to one more addition to the awesomeness that is HiveWire !

    Lyne's creations had a bunch of foxes, but I'm not sure what she used for them - Poser dog, maybe?
     
  4. Carrie58

    Carrie58 Eager

    Looking good Chris!!
     
  5. Ken1171

    Ken1171 Distinguished Contributing Artist

    Looking great, Chris! They say all existing dog races were created by men, starting from the wolf, and it took centuries to cross breed to create the different races and domesticate them. So in that sense, the wolf is the genetic grandfather of all dogs as we know them. I think the German Sheppard is the closest relative for it still retains many of the wolf features.
     
  6. Gadget Girl

    Gadget Girl Extraordinary Contributing Artist

    So excited (not that I'm not excited about the other animals). I've wanted a good wolf so many times.
     
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  7. Alisa

    Alisa Peacekeeper & HW3D QAV Queen Bee Staff Member QAV-BEE

    He's beautiful!!
     
  8. Chris

    Chris HW3D President Staff Member Co-Founder

    Yeah, I agree, I think this will be a great animal to have in our forest of animal offerings.

    Been working over the head and face more this morning. Every little bit helps it so far. Want to experiment on the neck fur volume and see if I can get some better looks. Perhaps some options anyway.

    I also want to get in a good growl morph today if I can. We'll see.

    Probably get back on the Mountain Lion morph for Kitty on Monday.

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  9. RAMWolff

    RAMWolff Wolff Playing with Beez! Contributing Artist

    Looks great Chris. My kinda beastie for sure. LOL. I'll bet Tiny will be one busy woman with all these fur critters in the works! lol If I could clone myself I'd be busy making LAMH settings but as it is... Too bad you can't talk to Alex as he's one of the creators of LAMH and see if he would be willing to make presets for the Gorilla and all the others. I'm sure he could use the cash and we would all benefit!
     
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  10. Chris

    Chris HW3D President Staff Member Co-Founder

    Great idea. But I don't think that will happen with AM now. But I do know there are others that want to take a shot at creating fur with the LAMH product for Studio.
     
  11. RAMWolff

    RAMWolff Wolff Playing with Beez! Contributing Artist

    OK. Cool. I guess Alex and Kenneth are both too busy with LAMH 2.0 and their dynamics system to have the time....
     
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  12. Lyne

    Lyne Dances with Bees HW Honey Bear

    I actually made ALL my 'wild dogs, wolves, and a couple of Huskies out of the old NATIVE POSER WOLF!

    WONDERFUL NEW WOLF, CHRIS!!!
     
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  13. Chris

    Chris HW3D President Staff Member Co-Founder

    Here is my start on the growl. This is a tough one and will take some time. Much like the yawn morph.

    Gotta break for a while and take time with family, grand kids and such.

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  14. RAMWolff

    RAMWolff Wolff Playing with Beez! Contributing Artist

    That's a great growl. That's more of a stand back or I'll attack growl. Warning warning Will Robinson!

    I have to agree with JOdel about the Fox morph. I LOVE Foxes almost as much as Wolves so please add that to the morphs list Chris.

    Enjoy your day! :)
     
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  15. Ken1171

    Ken1171 Distinguished Contributing Artist

    Amazing shape, Chris! :D
     
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  16. Alisa

    Alisa Peacekeeper & HW3D QAV Queen Bee Staff Member QAV-BEE

    Love that growl!!!
     
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  17. VortigensBane

    VortigensBane Busy Bee

    Off to a good start! Nothing quite like a nice happy-looking wolf...
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    Oops. I guess I uploaded the wrong image... This one was me waking up in the morning... Oh well, same general concept... ;)
     
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  18. FairyFantastic

    FairyFantastic Energetic

    looking great chris x
     
  19. Chris

    Chris HW3D President Staff Member Co-Founder

    Back for a little more fine tuning.

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  20. Jan

    Jan Eager

    Great. Hope he will make a good Direwolf also from your morphs.
     

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