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Old 02-11-2006, 07:48 AM   #1
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Thumbs up My first maya project!! Diner Time

This is my very first maya work:
Hope you like it

Diner Time

Finished work:
This is my finished work, edited in photoshop.

Finished Render:
This is my finished render, not edited in photoshop.

Looking forward to hear your comment :p

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Old 02-11-2006, 12:26 PM   #2
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looks good. The lighting in the photoshopped version seems a bit off.
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Old 02-11-2006, 07:47 PM   #3
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My first work wasnt that good great so far

Crits: maybe the floor is too reflective and u should change the lightning... if u trained some, maybe u are able to enlighten the scene just with the candles, to create a very romantic mood

atm it looks like some burglers are disturbing the diner with their flashlights
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Your absolutly right, it does look like burglers are disturbing the diner . lighting the scene is so hard for me at this moment, knowing wicht type of light to place where etc. ill keep on treaning and hope i get better in that

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Old 01-12-2006, 12:06 PM   #5
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For your first piece of work thats amazing. I think how you modeled the place was excellent. I really like the version just rendered because the lighting is to intense or something but I like how you lit the candles!
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Good Job on your first attempt. As stated before the lighting is pretty poor. It looks like you have a single spotlight illuminating the entire scene?

Try using ambient lights on each candle set the colour to a light orange and turn on raytrace shadows foreach one to see if you get the right effect from the shadowing. Also keep the spot, but widen the cone area and and turn down its intensity and do not use shadows.

For me the biggest problem is light not falling on the table, the first place light would hit would be the table.
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Old 01-12-2006, 03:27 PM   #7
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i wouldnt use ambient lights
they make images look flat as the cast an even amount of light over everything maing the image not look as good
Now at SMU doing BSc 3D Computer Animation so its hard to get on here
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Old 01-12-2006, 03:35 PM   #8
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True, point lights would be the best to simulate the rooms light bulbs, although they take longer to render, but thats the trade off.
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