This is an exercise submission on the exercise Model a Husky Puppy

Rules of the Exercise

  • 1
    Model must convincingly resemble a friendly husky.
  • 2
    Model must be made of all quads.
  • 3
    There should be loops surrounding all major anatomical features.
  • 4
    The poly count should be below 7000 triangles.

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It (kind of) resembles a husky and is all quads, but for the other 2 points I'm really unsure.

Is the poly count supposed to be below 7k triangles after the subsurf if you have a good topology ? Or is it because you don't want people to upload super high poly huskies (meaning I could just decimate it back to 7k) ?

Anyway, here's my attempt !

PS : Amazing course, 2 weeks ago I could only model a coffee  cup :)

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    jlampel Thanks a lot for you feedback, I'll apply what you pointed out and upload a new, unsubdivided one.

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    Yves Perera

    I like those skinny legs. Well done!

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    Ryan Brewer

    Looks good!

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    Jonathan Lampel

    Nicely done! If you've gone from coffee cup to this in two weeks, you're taking off like a rocket 🚀

    It definitely passes, but there are a few things I think could be improved.

    The junction at the end of the tail is a bit awkward - I would recommend chopping off the top two face loops and just filling in the tip where the outer face loop takes a turn.

    Try also playing around with the thickness of the neck and legs, since they feel a little out of proportion.

    To answer your questions, it's supposed to be under 7K before subsurf, but if you turned on subsurf it would be really hard to grade, so I'd like to see it without. Decimating the model would totally destroy the topology, so that's not really an option either. If you wanted to do high poly you could try sculpting it and then baking the normals, but that's a topic for another day.

    Overall, good work. Keep it up!

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