Mortal Kombat X - Kung Lao

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I didn't render this. This is a loading screen render done by another artist. I just did the sculpt.
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Kung Lao Costume A
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His Kimono, cloth sculpting got easier and easier.
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Forearm guards. I've always wanted to do an oriental type of engraving on armor. Kung Lao's outfit fufilled that want.
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Foo dog head belt buckle, since they are a symbol of good fortune, and they look friggin cool.
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Kung Lao Costume B - I watched a lot of IP man when I was sculpting this guy.
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I was hoping we'd give him the long old school asian mustache, but no dice.

Kung Lao - About two and half work weeks to finish. Two weeks for the overall sculpt, and generally a period of 2-3 days where the Art Lead (Aaron Hall) & and Art Director (Steve Beran) make final changes or tweaks. Sometimes what works in concept art doesn't always hold up well in 3D.