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Getting down to Monkey Business!
December 13, 2012
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One of the most often requested toon figures has always been a 3D Universe monkey, and we're pleased to share that one is on it's way!

This little guy is the first of several ape figures, and should be hitting our store in the near future. View the full article for some behind-the-scenes screen shots of the creative process behind this fellow:

Updates
- I added another render based on Wonga's suggestion! 
- And another one to show the pose-able banana :-) - Monkey Business is now available.


Final DAZ Studio rigged figure:
 






Low-polygon final figure modeled in LightWave:



Sub-divided closeup of head in LightWave:



Displacement mapping in ZBrush:



Texture mapping in ZBrush:


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ptyner
So Steve.....when is it coming out??

1757 DAYS AGO
3Dfan
@ptyner-Only needs a developer pack to make any body suit.

1758 DAYS AGO
Wonga
looking good... what about an undead monkey :-)

1763 DAYS AGO
ptyner
or.......a ninja outfit like Lord Monkeyfist's from Kim Possible.....

1767 DAYS AGO
ptyner
Like the monkey off of Space Ghost.....

1767 DAYS AGO
ptyner
How about a 60's style space suit......or a mask/supesuit

1767 DAYS AGO
wsterdan
Sold! Any chance of a bodysuit? I'm always looking to add your characters to SciFi settings, and a bodysuit (with or without boots) is a real plus for me.

1768 DAYS AGO
ptyner
So when and where????......Okay.....I probably know where......when and how much????

1768 DAYS AGO
katibabi
Sweeeeeeeeeeeet! He needs a banana. :)

1769 DAYS AGO
savanna
Nice :) Onkel Nilson

1770 DAYS AGO
pokeydots
He needs a name! maybe Geordie?? Or Mervie? lol

1770 DAYS AGO
Wonga
poses.. hear no evil, see no evil and speak no evil.. like him :-)

1770 DAYS AGO
yandor
Fantastic work!

1770 DAYS AGO
pokeydots
Yeahhhhh! Thanks Steve can't wait for him!

1771 DAYS AGO
pokeydots
Steve will this little guy be able to be used in Poser? I do love monkeys!

1771 DAYS AGO
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