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Alternate NPC and PC portraits... just because! :P

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  • MungriMungri Member Posts: 1,645
    For the two Assassins creed pictures, I'm thinking I could make an Elf assassin and archer and role play them as evil twins or something. I kind of have too many archer pictures now.

  • KosonKoson Member Posts: 284
    @Syntia13 Thanks! Could you please tone down a bit the green in the eyes and especially the tunic's green / purple? Is kind of too strong :(. And could I have him with the original grey eyes as well?

    Mungri's dagger assassin is awesome indeed, looking forward to your version (if you ever edit it).

  • MungriMungri Member Posts: 1,645
    edited November 2012
    Ok, here are the requested base pictures:

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    Needed to use a lot of paints spraycan to get rid of the writing and smooth out the image on the second one.

    Moomintrollghostowl
  • Oxford_GuyOxford_Guy Member Posts: 3,729
    @Mungri - I like the Shapeshifter one, where did you get that one from?

  • Syntia13Syntia13 Member Posts: 514
    @Awong124 Can someone make an alternate of Skie such that she doesn't look like a middle aged woman? Out of curiosity (I'm not obligating myself to do anything here, just so we're clear ;P ), how would you like that accomplished? Somehow manipulating the existing picture, or photo-shopping an entirely different face in the picture? And how old IS Skie anyway? I don't remember if it was mentioned in the game...
    @Oxford_Guy There's your elf :)
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    @Mungri Thank you very much! *eyes the assassin for editing and cropping potential* Thank you very much indeed! :D
    @Koson *headdesk* All right, but that's the last one this month, ok? I have few dozen other pics to mess up. :) http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/Syntia13/Baldur s Gate stuff/kosonB.png http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/Syntia13/Baldur s Gate stuff/kosonA.png

    Oxford_Guy
  • Oxford_GuyOxford_Guy Member Posts: 3,729
    Syntia13 said:


    @Oxford_Guy There's your elf :)
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    Excellent! Thanks alot! :-)

    Syntia13
  • Oxford_GuyOxford_Guy Member Posts: 3,729
    Syntia13 said:


    @Oxford_Guy There's your elf :)
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    @Syntia13 - BTW very minor request, could you also provide a copy of the original human version (normal ears and eyes, though they're great on the elf version), but without the mustache, as I would probably like to use this image for other CHARNAMEs too (e.g. a Cavalier, Undead Hunter for when I get bored of playing an evil party...)? That would be just perfect, to have both sets! Thanks again.

  • MungriMungri Member Posts: 1,645
    If you want more of the assassin, google search for 'Altair':

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  • DelvarianDelvarian Member Posts: 1,232
    Loved the halfling pics, hard to find good halflings without using Hobbit shots.

    Oxford_GuySyntia13
  • MungriMungri Member Posts: 1,645
    Hahahaha, wow that is really quite something.

  • MungriMungri Member Posts: 1,645
    +6 dexterity ofc, what else?

    Syntia13SCARY_WIZARDZarathustra
  • Syntia13Syntia13 Member Posts: 514
    @Oxford_Guy Shaved human this way: http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/Syntia13/Baldur s Gate stuff/Oxi2.png :)
    @Cobbweb ROTFL! This is great! :D We need someone to make a mod with a crazy, cat loving druid NPC with this as his portrait! :D :D :D

    Ok, if anyone was curious what the model for my 'One Face' project looks like, here he is, surrounded by his eight alternate selves: image

    Oxford_GuyEleutherosJalily
  • Oxford_GuyOxford_Guy Member Posts: 3,729
    Syntia13 said:
    Excellent! Thanks @Syntia13 (again)! You're a star!
    Syntia13 said:


    @Cobbweb ROTFL! This is great! :D We need someone to make a mod with a crazy, cat loving druid NPC with this as his portrait! :D :D :D

    They're obviously a Wildmage, where something has gone very wrong... :-)
    Syntia13 said:


    Ok, if anyone was curious what the model for my 'One Face' project looks like, here he is, surrounded by his eight alternate selves: image

    Interesting!

  • reedmilfamreedmilfam Member Posts: 2,808
    I ♥ Aribeth (aside from the voice actress mismatch)

  • Oxford_GuyOxford_Guy Member Posts: 3,729
    Syntia13 said:

    And now, ladies and gentlemen, I give you something I'm ridiculously proud of.

    Xan. You know Xan, the fatalistic enchanter. His original picture was too smudged and shadowed for me to even try repainting it, so I looked for a vaguely similar male face on the net, and worked from there.
    In fact, I used three different faces :

    Very good! *Much* better than the original portrait

    Syntia13Eleutheros
  • KirkorKirkor Member Posts: 700
    edited November 2012
    I've also found Aribeth version with no spikes on her armor:
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    But as far as I remember, I didn't finish it. It still needs some tweaks here and there (as I said - I'm lazy).

  • MoomintrollMoomintroll Member Posts: 1,481
    edited November 2012
    Cool Xan! His pose makes me want to superimpose some string puppets from his hands, something comical to offset his serious expression. He reminds me of James Callis for some reason.

    That's a really cool Lady Aribeth, most pictures of her look like stills from softcore porn.

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    I feel embarrassed to be looking at that!

  • SecriaSecria Member Posts: 85
    Talarasha said:

    Another alternate portrait for Aerie. Some way I feel that the picture is just fit for her...
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    Btw, very like drawning-style of portrait, it is may come unnoticed at the resized version like this, but original picture has something common with original IWD portrait (and new BG:EE portrait).

    This face suits her voice far better, I think.

    Moomintroll
  • NWN_babaYagaNWN_babaYaga Member Posts: 732
    Can someone make some more natural looking man for the warriors or evil wizards instead of emo younglings looking a bit "angry"? No disrespect, i dont draw or photoshop these kind of images myself just a suggestions to you who like them also more... believable looking:D

    reedmilfam
  • LadyEibhilinRhettLadyEibhilinRhett Member Posts: 1,078
    @Syntia13
    Excellent alternative portrait of Xan. However, I noticed you said the original face was too smudged and you had to look for similar faces on the internet. If you need face references again, try looking at the guy in this video.
    http://blip.tv/intel-software-network-tv/visualize-this-45-stan-melax-4662945
    This is a video interview with Stan Melax, a graphics programmer who worked at Bioware. He was the original portrait model for Xan. I usually watch this video when I'm trying to draw Xan and I need a visual reference.

    Moomintroll
  • AldericAlderic Member Posts: 37
    @Syntia13 I think this Xan face fits BG portrait artstyles completely, thanks fo sharing!

    I always wondered if there is a way to remove his hanging hands though. As @Moomintroll said, they do feel quite comical... Nevertheless, this is an excellent portrait!

  • Syntia13Syntia13 Member Posts: 514
    @Kirkor Hey, I didn't think, that I screwed up her nose THAT bad. And I still don't really see it Well, her nose is on the 'very skinny' side now, but it's matter of taste, and thus un-discussable. ;)
    Generally, I'm talking about Imoen's skin around her mouth (especially beneath it). She needs a serious lifting :P Ah, now we're talking! :) I'll take an airbrush to Imie's pic this weekend and see if that sagging skin looks any better after the treatment. ;)
    That's a nice shine you put on this armor. Thumbs up! :)

    @Moomintroll Thanks! :) Hee! I assume that he's in the middle of casting a spell, which might explain the extreme light/shadow contrast (hence the burning hands in my picture), but now that you said it, I can't unsee it: Xan the Master Puppeteer! XD

    @NWN_babaYaga Can someone make some more natural looking man for the warriors or evil wizards instead of emo younglings looking a bit "angry"? Are you talking about any of my pictures in particular, or just custom made portraits in general? I can't speak for other people, but I make my PC's young, because Gorion's ward is 20 years old. That young even for human, and for other races it's almost infancy. ;)
    As for 'emo'... uh, I can't help you there, as I don't really know what 'emo' means. There is no corresponding word or concept in my language, and the context in which I see it used is inconclusive. Is a frowning person emo? Is serious one? Is 'emo' a synonym for 'not smiling?' (Though if that were the case, 80% of BG NPCs would fall under this label, thus making it canon ;).
    About evil warriors/wizards - there isn't really any definite way to show one's evilness in a portrait; True, I have a rogue PC portrait in the works that (I think) most people will instantly recognize as chaotic evil, but that's just because it's a very iconic image. With a random stranger's face, alignment doesn't show. I once played an evil cleric, and I purposefully picked the most angelic-looking picture I could find (blond locks, blue innocent eyes, pink round cheeks, all the works), and I tried to play him as the 'villain with good publicity', who relied greatly on his looks to get away with most revolting misdeeds. So it's all in the player's mind, really.
    Either way, I have several stock photos picked which I intend to make into portraits; there is one or two of middle age people. Maybe you'll like one of them? (Might be some time before I get to them though - my 'to do' list is long, and I keep adding random stuff in the middle).

    @LadyEibhilinRhett Thank you! :) I always wondered if there is a way to remove his hanging hands though. Not a problem:
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    Now that I don't need the room to accommodate his hands, the picture can be cropped to focus more on Xan's face, but I decided to leave that to your/any other potential user's personal taste.

    AldericLadyEibhilinRhettMoomintrollSwordsNotWords
  • NWN_babaYagaNWN_babaYaga Member Posts: 732
    edited November 2012
    I mean exactly that one above my post as an example. When i judge this guy from his look only i say he is a very soft self loving dude who has more clue about shaving his skin as to inflict serious pain or cast fireballs randomly into unprotected villages to enjoy the screams of the victims... and if he´s evil it´s the hannibal rising casted type of guy. But it´s an elf anyway right?

    and i like your style realy, it´s nothing against how you can draw or manipulate stuff;)

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