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SWORDFISH - concept of sword.

This is my work - Swordfish. Idea was to create curvy sword. Not too heavy with individualism inside. Model is complete highpoly. I did it in 3ds max and as render engine I used V-ray. Hope that chosen materials are suitable. Blades are supposed removable. So concept, modeling and rendering is mine.

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I did 3 pictures at all.

Here they are:
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3. [link]

So what is your opinion? Do you like it or not?

P.S.
Where is this come from? I just played Diablo 3. My character - Witch doctor. If somebody like him will be in the future then for this person this one is.
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Curved handle blades are usually best for smaller blades where you need more point control for stabbing rather than slashing. While this could be effective for a blade with a fuller, this blade doesn't seem to have much in the way of weight reduction. Though, the sizing isn't too horrible for such a weapon.

Like previously mentioned, a straight handle would be better for this weapon as it seems more oriented for slashing rather than stabbing, and the additional blade at the pommel reduced the number of maneuvers you can do as effective thrusting weapon.

While it makes it cooler, reducing the jut at the feeble and making the blade thinner overall, as well as reducing the length (or even just curving it more) of the pommel-blade would help salvage this as an effective weapon, as it would help make it more practical as a thrusting weapon. That, or make the handle straighter.

The complicated part is that it looks modern/futuristic, which would mean to have a spot on the battlefield it wouldn't likely be a primary weapon and would need a way of sheathing the blade while leaving it easily deployable; I'd envision some kind of snap-sheath that only covers the blade and releases as a push-button.

Practicality being set aside:
Shine could use a little work if this is meant to be a well-polished/unused blade. For it's current level of shine/color it looks more likely to be a lighly-used blade, but that's just me, and if you put in a few nicks (which I can't even imagine how difficult that might be with how high-quality the rest of this is) it'd look just amazing. If you increased the shine on the lower end (the upper-right shines rather nicely for a polished blade) I think that'd help a bit, unless the light sourcing you were going for was less ambient and more asymmetric. Other than that minor issue I have with it, everything looks amazing.
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:iconthoma:
thoma Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
such a unique and beautiful designs :p They do look like marlins :D
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015
tnx you.
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domonicflanders Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
beautiful absolutely terrific! I just found your art to a google search and then I "went to the web page" and poof! i'm in DA. I can't believe I didn't find you earlier. I'll be looking thru all your work but I am particularly interested in dual ended weapons.
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014
:). maybe in the future I'll do more of that kind....
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:icondomonicflanders:
domonicflanders Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
cant wait to see them!
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:iconrikibose:
rikibose Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
these are so gorgous
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
tnx you.
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:iconwhite-hand:
White-Hand Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Really, really nice, I like the fact that they are double edged, double ended and pointed. Grips look good too, I would definitely have them!!!!!
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
:)
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:icontexas-momo:
Texas-Momo Featured By Owner May 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
… my jaw just dropped
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
:) tnx man.
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Realmwright Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I picture some badass alien like a Klingon going to town on some poor meat bag with his twin blades.
I would call these Rahzarr...or Slyshe because Rahzarr sounds more like the name of the alien species.
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:iconblackmaro86:
BlackMaro86 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
I loooooooooooove it .. please i want to make it my character weapon .. i will send you the photo after i finish designing it <3
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
:) i dont mind if it is non-commercial. bye.
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:iconsocqa:
SocQA Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Interesting weapon design :nod: Not bad, not bad at all :)
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014
tnx mate.
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:iconsocqa:
SocQA Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
You're welcome :)
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:icon783468734863:
783468734863 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
a marvelous weapon
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:iconcinemajack:
cinemajack Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Cool sci-fi sword concept!!!
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
tnx you.
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:iconvectorsmash:
vectorsmash Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013  Student
Oh, they're gorgeous.. but they somehow look clunky enough for me to think that I'd see them in real life? Haha, I wouldn't mind having a set for myself.
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:icondriventoinsanity:
DrivenToInsanity Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*sees the rings connected to it near the bottom* Hey look, it can double as a keychain!
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:iconlexana:
Lexana Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the blade design looks really cool
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:iconjasonwolfe:
JasonWolfe Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013
Have I ever said how beautiful your designs are? This is an amazing bladed weapon. Personally, I love the materials. They contrast well, and add a very organic quality to the weapon. Nicely done.
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013
thank you.
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:iconkiaser299:
kiaser299 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome
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:icon67thy:
67thy Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
<font><font class="">Perfeito...........</font></font>
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thesuicider66 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
I love the concept of this weapon and I could see myself using this! Although I see a few complications with this sword.

1: The sword has a style like it's meant to be duel wielded, but with the curve of the blade and a blade below the handle, it could make attacking slow and difficult
Solution: Avoid duel wielding 2 of these

2. I don't see anyway of sheathing the sword, thus forcing the it to be your primary weapon (unless you have a small firearm)
Solution: Keep a pistol or smg and alternate long-range and short-range (ie. Swordfish = right-hand / pistol = left-hand)

3. Now since this sword is your primary and always on hand, it will make most combat situations difficult/impossible. The sword seem to large for most stealth based operations, and a full-scale-battle would certainly be a bad choice.
Solution: Stick to mostly (but not limited to); Small team skirmish, CQC, Scouting, Base Defence/infiltration, VIP Security.
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Crissiance Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Dual wielding with weapons like these depends on how you use swords (since there is no specific way to fight in swordplay). For example my elegant Offense-Defense style allows me to use any weapon very effectively even dual wielding. I'm guessing a more elegant way of fighting would be great with these swords, back hand wielding one might be good for beginners as well.
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Ascher-Malachi Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very clean but the revers blade can be a problem mid fight, I like the concept but i couldn't see using 'em.
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:iconmandykat:
mandykat Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I want them :love:
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:iconmajor-azrael99:
major-azrael99 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Neat design

I could see someone like aquaman using it or a fighting merman
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:iconcaballero-nocturno:
caballero-nocturno Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
very cool, to fav :D
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:iconyungjuni:
YungJuni Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing...
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:iconthetapi:
ThetaPi Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Really amazing.
This weapon would be really great a killer in horror or a warrior too. 
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:iconicytrus:
icytrus Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
this is so real.nice one
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:icongunspecialist:
GunSpecialist Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
my oh my, those are sharp
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:iconsynaesthetic1:
Synaesthetic1 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
oh these are gorgeous.
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:iconnot0fthiswor1d:
Not0fthiswor1d Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is like Final fantasy meets Klingon.
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:iconamrock:
Amrock Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Student Filmographer
Oh my gosh, this is beautiful. So sleek and so clean...love it.
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:iconkacu95:
kacu95 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
so awesome O3o
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:iconhopewec:
Hopewec Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
They look like something from UnderWorld or Star Trek would have
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AgonizingSwordfish Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm all of this plus agonizing.
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Soulslayer317 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Ooh, gotta get me one of those! So nicely crafted and sharp.
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:iconthevollstad:
TheVollstad Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
OMG THIS IS SICK! have considered making mods for games such as Skyrim?
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
lol not yet.
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DarkSider92 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Nice one man
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:iconpeterku:
peterku Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
tnx.
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Draconic-Metalsmith Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Are you using a programme that costs.
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VisualEmotion Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
you should print this out!
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