Thread: [WIP] Marius Fett's W.I.P
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Old 01-04-2011, 05:48 PM   #122
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Originally Posted by Marius Fett View Post

Ok guys and gals, i've been off the modding scene for quite some time now, but i'm just starting to get back into the swing of things.
Good job, Im finding hard to continue modding with the new challenges I face with my AP classes and the fact most of my mod tools refuse to work. :I

I've not done anything particularly of note as of yet, though I do have a lightsaber hilt i'm reasonably happy with. Now, I know ArmyAJ already released a version of Revan's hilt just recently, but here's my take on it:

Aaaaand here's the reference picture I used:

And a textured version:
A while back I did the same hilts, along with starting on Bastila and Malak's "canon" hilts (Bastila's was conspicuously very similar to the vanilla double blade, Malak's was difficult for me to model due to perspective), but due to my complications I never ended up getting them in game, or even exporting them.

(I know the textures very basic, but at the end of the day, it's a simple hilt. What more could I do? )
What I end up doing more and more nowadays in whatever I do in photoshop regarding texturing (despite not modding, I'm still working on some WIPs for other projects, one of my projects, called Lucky Seven, has an album here that has some models in it[/shamelessplug]) is starting off with the base color (for metals like what the majority of the hilt is, starting off with a solid gray) then adding detail (highlights, shadows, flaws), and I do end up using a lot of reference from, like what Quanon suggested (I don't rely on the pictures there, I use them however more for how a metal texture is meant to look, and on scratches and other assorted flaws)
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