The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Redfern, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. Ptrope

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    Just one of those many alternate realities ;).

    Arcass's Cookie-kitty
     
  2. Kaiser

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    awwww :adore:
     
  3. Redfern

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

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    M'Ress: "I'm still th' jungle queen!" *HIC*

    Spock: "Honestly, Lieutenant, again? Why is a Caitian indulging in Terran holidays, anyway?"

    Just a silly follow-up to an earlier render depicting Spock staring at a Christmas tree with the comm' officer's tail emerging from the mass of pine needles and baubles.

    Sincerely,

    Bill
     
  4. Klaus

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    :lol: ...tell her my quarters are around the corner!
     
  5. Kaiser

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    Epic :) :techman:
     
  6. Redfern

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    I rather lucked out with her giddy expression. I forgot the base figure, inspired by anime and manga designs, has a blink morph that makes the eyes squint in a "rainbow" shaped arch.

    Sincerely,

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  7. Redfern

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    Trying a "new" hair prop with my Aiko 3 based M'Ress mesh. I place the word "new" within quotes because I've had the geometry for a few years even though I've just now posted it. An on-line friend shared the digital "wig" she originally modeled for another figure. She cautioned I'd probably want to modify it to better capture the design presented in the original Filmation animation cels. Alas, at that time, I had next to no skill with wireframe "deformers" to properly reshape the object. but recently I've had moderate success with another model, so I took a whack at it. Yeah, there are some deviations from the cartoon drawings, primarily the sideburn "locks". In the cartoon, they draped behind the shoulders. But the "deformers" or "magnets" as they are labeled in Poser, started to interfere with the geometry of the large "fall" of hair as I tried to pull the locks backwards. I simply gave up and decided to drape them forward. And while different from the cartoon, I liked the effect I achieved.

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  8. Kaiser

    Kaiser Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Awesome M'ress Render :D :adore:
     
  9. Tiberius

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    That does look very good!
     
  10. Redfern

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    Like a few other digital characters I have in my content folders, I continually load it and try to improve various aspects.

    Some of you may remember the "beach snapshot" I posted a page or two earlier. That employed a very different approach, three "tail" props (of all things) bent and positioned to resemble an insanely fluffy "mane". It looks closest to the animation cels, but each prop has something like 40 transparency maps (a technique used to render part of a textured surface "invisble") to "feather" the hair strands. But that trick costs extra CPU cycles. Having over a hundred brings the render time to a smail's pace! This prop has but a single "trans-map" to feather the hair in the back, so it renders comparatively lightning fast.

    It's definitely a case of weighing pros and cons.

    Sincerely,

    Bill
     
  11. Redfern

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    So, any particular scenarios you wanna' see featuring M'Ress? (Barring "kitty pr0n", of course!)

    Sincerely,

    Bill
     
  12. Chemahkuu

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    Aww :D and no, well not that I can think of really, maybe as part of an away team.
     
  13. Redfern

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    "Away team"? "Away team"?! Kirk wouldn't join a wimpy lil' "away team"! Oh, no, no, no! Kirk and company, they had "landing parties" with the emphasis on PAR-TAY!!!

    Nah, just riffing on ya', Chema'. Funny how the terms "away team" and "away mission" have all but eclipsed the original series terminology.

    Yeah, I can assemble a landing party. I have a few different uniformed figures to accompany her on the planet, alien vessel, abandoned starship, wherever.

    Sincerely,

    Bill
     
  14. Tiberius

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    "Scotty, is the landing party ready to return to the ship?"

    "No yet sir! They're still partying!"
     
  15. Q2UnME

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    And this is where you lost me .... ;) :devil:

    Q2
     
  16. Kaiser

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    How about shes enjoying the sunshine in the recroom from TAS while shes in a black bikini or 1 piece swimsuit? :)
     
  17. Tiberius

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    But I want kitty porn! :'(
     
  18. Chemahkuu

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    Go elsewhere, we're happy enough with her clothed :p
     
  19. Tiberius

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    Re: The "Bride" of the "M'Ress Appreciation Thread"

    *Sigh* Yeah, ruin all the fun. :p It's not like you'd actually be able to see anything underneath all that fur!
     
  20. CorporalCaptain

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    My humble contribution, Ceiling M'Ress.