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Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:05 pm

I was just having a conversation about Dragonhawks and how I'd prefer them so much more if they had some sort of legs. (their perpetual floating bothers me so much)

I grabbed the hands and feet from the new chromatic dragonwhelp and stuck them on. I know there's people who like Dragonhawks as they are, no worries! This is just something I'd be much more excited about to tame if they seemed a bit more draconic and less like...flying shrimp. xD

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Varethyn » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:13 pm

That's actually quite neat :) The chromatic whelpling's arms and legs fit well, though personally I can do without the arms.
The thing that always irked me was the way the wings are made up. I've always preferred the more bird-like features of the model, or at least concept art, of the WC3 dragonhawk.
Good work, I've got a few ideas to try to sketch out now ^_^

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:16 pm

*nod* Yeah, I've always loved the concept of them, but the execution is lacking in my opinion. The concept art version was so awesome, and looked decidedly more dragon/hawk than what we ended up with.

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by starkittens » Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:58 pm

hrmm, try the blue one, only with out the arms, that just made them look.....weird....and ugly....maybe with out the arms they'll look better.....

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:12 pm

Blue one without arms:
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I think in the first one I threw together the appendages were too big (again, it was just a quick edit to see how they'd look). I'm thinking along the lines of the Fairie Dragons and Whelps in regard to arms and legs.
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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by starkittens » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:17 pm

omg, that is cool! yeah, that works perfectly with out the arms! with them, it looks...weird...

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Unread post by LupisDarkmoon » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:19 pm

I love it without the arms!

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by cowmuflage » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:21 pm

I think to me anyway they'd fit in with the design if they are thin and lean like the rest of the body is. I'm sure thats just a simple case of making the legs skinny? I'm talking out of my arse here XD

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:29 pm

Oh for sure, if they actually had legs and/or arms I imagine they'd be much thinner, but the chromatic dragon whelp was the first thing that came to my head for something to use just to get a rough idea of the appearance.

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Chimera » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:33 pm

Vephriel wrote:Blue one without arms:
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I think in the first one I threw together the appendages were too big (again, it was just a quick edit to see how they'd look). I'm thinking along the lines of the Fairie Dragons and Whelps in regard to arms and legs.
Yes. That is amazing. Omg. And i am now imagining Dragonhawks as flying shrimp :lol: specially the bloodfalcons from botanica

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by cowmuflage » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:36 pm

Vephriel wrote:Oh for sure, if they actually had legs and/or arms I imagine they'd be much thinner, but the chromatic dragon whelp was the first thing that came to my head for something to use just to get a rough idea of the appearance.

Is that whelp with the other whelps in the model veiwer? If so I think I need to get a new version.

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:38 pm

It's labelled as chromatic dragon pet, or something along those lines. If you just use the search bar to type 'chromatic' you'll find it. :)

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by cowmuflage » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:42 pm

ah i see thanks!.

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:43 pm

And i am now imagining Dragonhawks as flying shrimp :lol: specially the bloodfalcons from botanica
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Unread post by starkittens » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:46 pm

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Chimera » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:51 pm

Vephriel wrote:
And i am now imagining Dragonhawks as flying shrimp :lol: specially the bloodfalcons from botanica
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Unread post by cowmuflage » Sat Oct 29, 2011 7:52 pm

I want a flying prawn now >.>

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Wain » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:05 pm

Oh wow :) Yeah, I definitely prefer without the arms as well. (Unless they had tiny, tiny arms like a protodrake?). I actually like them without limbs at all, I think of them as distant relatives of the windserpent, but I definitely like them with your leg design as well :)
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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Nubhorns » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:37 pm

Wain wrote:Oh wow :) Yeah, I definitely prefer without the arms as well. (Unless they had tiny, tiny arms like a protodrake?). I actually like them without limbs at all, I think of them as distant relatives of the windserpent, but I definitely like them with your leg design as well :)
Another alternative(that would be hard to do without redoing the model, so I guess I'll just draw it) would be hoatzin-esque clawed wings to substitute arms and fully developed legs. I can't say I can really see adult Dragonhawks scuttling along branches in Eversong, but it'd be a nice alternative to fully formed limbs.

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Re: Quick dragonhawk model edit - feets!

Unread post by Kalliope » Sat Oct 29, 2011 8:48 pm

Do want. :)

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