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Knuckles - Head (+tipps) by Destro2k Knuckles - Head (+tipps) by Destro2k
ok, let's change that thing into something with more....more content in it :D

honestly i'm not a fan building the head as first
but this time i had to change a lot things here
in comparison to the other hedgehog models, where you have sharp and upwards lifted spikes, Knuckles has this allready known rasta spikes :D
what need a complete different build method
maybe you know what i mean
the head is not open until the end, so you have more or less build in two ways

first i started with thet eyebrows and the eyes

then i added the first pieces for the mouth and added the first two pieces what are under the spikes
(don't ask for the number yet, i'll add a footnote which one and edit thhis text when i'm done with the post processing)

after the face i build all the spikes and combined it with the face piece
sry that i have no progress shot here, it took all of my three thousand hands that the model doesn't collapse

all i can say is, that i designed the model in that way, that you have to combine the first spike to the face, then the second to the first, the third to the second and so on

if you have all seven spikes attached, you have to close the top of the head
the last piece of the top is inverted
that means, that there are only two tabs at the side what you have bend underneath the others (inside the head)

the next three photos show a little trick how to prevent open gaps at the head
i cut myself a few little pieces out like you can see on the photo
then i glued them into the head
worked very well to close this gaps and to prevent that the pieces are get ripped apart

then i added the rest of the head parts
be aware here, they are not really easy and you have to a lot of pieces quite blind

later i'll add (as always) some numbers to all pieces, so then you have just follow them

it's hard to explain why i build it this way this time
i thought really long how i could do it, but found always that way
one of the reasons was that i have a nice a clean build of the face and a maybe ugly face at the back and the inside of the head
if i would build it in the other direction it could be that the face will be messed up with a allready build head


but to reassure you
the head is here the hardest part from all ;)
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:icongiden445:
giden445 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014
What Type of paper did you use?
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ponies-for-me Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
great!
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Chongman Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great Job! Did you use photo paper for it? It looks glossy :) How can you build a model with no folding lines do score it before folding?
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:iconjumper08:
jumper08 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
looks cute :)
and love it.
btw any tip on how to hide the evil white lines left by the paper thickness?
thank you
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Destro2k Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i use stabile marker to go over the edges
i test it first if the color fit
sometimes i have to mix two colors together, but alltough it work very well :)
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:iconmrkte:
MrKTE Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
That... Is amazing... I want!
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks a lot, he's allready done you know ;)
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DarkblazerNX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
wow. looking forward on it. :)
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
in the next weeks it should be done
the next pieces a lot more easier as the head :)
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BossHossBones Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!!Looks really great so far!!I canīt wait to see it finished!!:)
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
as always :D
thank you :)
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BossHossBones Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
XD!!You are welcome,as always!!:)
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ChaoticUmbra Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student General Artist
I really like the colors. A realistic palate for sonic characters always has an interesting feel. :)

I hope you start feeling better soon... :hug:
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i think that too, it's not a solid color, the slide shaded texture comes really good :)
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reverendwyrm Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
Looks good so far. Knuckles is a great character.
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
yeah, he's always a bit pissed but still one of the good ones
just like me :D
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:iconwingedlizz:
wingedLizz Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Looking very very good ^^

Though..you should still learn to smooth fold too ;)
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
yeah i know ^^;
but the head was hard enough without ;P
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:iconwingedlizz:
wingedLizz Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
haha, that I can understand yeah XD
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Marlous2604 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Wowie
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:meow:
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Okami1 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
woow looks very cool :la:, keep going whit that knuckles :P
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thanks, in the next weeks it should build it faster, the head was the complicated part here :)
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RazielT Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
Amazing work, was always a fan of Sonic back in the day so should be interesting to see the rest of your models.
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
i think you will be pleased ;)
thanks a lot :)
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aardonix Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
Awesome!!!!
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:icondestro2k:
Destro2k Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
thank you :)
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