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Old 05-03-2006, 12:09 PM   #1
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Hey All, This is my scene for the CG challenge basically its about a group of ants who get kicked out of there oasis home and look over the edge to see desert till the eye can see.

1st model..
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Oh most of it was created in Maya and then i brought it over to vue for better refinement.

Cheers.

Heres the textured image.
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Vue D'esprit, which one as theres 3 versions. You say you bought the model into it, is that the integrated version for Maya? I thought it may have work vice versa

Thats impressive vegetation, Ive been considering it myself, if its good enough for ILM...

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Very impressive!

I like it alot.
Nice sky texture and plants are awsome!
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Cheers Jay,

Its Vue 5 Infinte that im using, and its the standalone version. Some of the vegetation i created in maya and exported it as an obj to vue, i then textured it in vue aswell. Vue is an awesome program and i definatly reccomend it, and i didnt even kno the ILM uses it. wow.

Cheers Jay.

Oh by the way anything ud like to see changed or added?

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Cheers darijo but i dont think the sky will look like that for too much longer ,

Ive got some plans for it.

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ConcordeDawned (Jaster Mereel?)

I think the foothills in the back could be a little bigger and maybe you could add some trees, as Im sure with these amount of plants, there'd be some as well

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Thanks Jay,

My names Rob actually :p, ive rearranged those foothills and added a tree hehe,

Ive changed my lighting to a radiosity setup and the render is going to take atleast 8 hours so ill do that later.

Ill post a GI setup in an hour or so.

Cheers

Oh and heres another scene im working on.
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Update :: changed the background added a moon and imported a hovercraft from maya.

Wish i could post the 1200x1024 Tga.. :angery:
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Very NICE work mate!

Water looks real to me & very interesting light & shadows. :bow:
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Thanx mate, i think i need to lighten the scene a bit tho, just seems a bit dark.

If you need any help on your scene tiddles just let me know

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nice work

reminds me a little of the bugs life island only in the wet season. The current lighting makes it look like there should be lots of mist about.

The sunshine island scene you posted is great! I'd say the trees/land should be a lot brighter though.

Post a link to a 1280x1200 (jpg?) file hosted somewhere else - we can then appreciate the detail more
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Sounds like a plan mate i might even put a few tga's up aswell.

May take a while to render tho :headbang:

They will be definatly uploaded by tommorow.

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Oh and about the mist, ill add some in for you :p
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Hi,

beautiful work there, sure looks like a great app. I hope so coz I have it on the way.

how do you get your Maya files into Vue exactly, please?

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Hey Mic,

Its easy really you just export your object from maya as an OBJ file, and in Vue goto file ----> import object, select ur maya object and tada ur object is in the scene.

How long till you get Vue? Itll be good to compare work as not many people have it.

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