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Old 07-07-2007, 12:34 AM   #1
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Default Smoking Robot WIP - help modeling



I'm modeling this after this kid's toy



so I need to know something easy - I want to cut a circular hole in the side for the arms, and booleans aren't working and are too messy anyway. What's the best way to go about this?
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Old 07-07-2007, 01:29 AM   #2
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id say use this method
http://files-upload.com/354731/help.zip.html

its for doing light on cars but itll work just the same

use the text file for the words and associate the text to the steps picture by the numbers
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Old 07-07-2007, 04:07 AM   #3
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what'd you render that in?
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Old 07-07-2007, 04:35 AM   #4
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hey JS thanks for the tut it's excellent


Originally posted by Joopson
what'd you render that in?
shhhhhh its a secret.

rhymes with

"shmeeray"

but for maya. beta. it's sick. I'll post some more tests as I work

this pic has no AA and bad gif compression

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Old 07-07-2007, 04:50 AM   #5
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haha, i LOVE "shmeeray"...

those renders are looking great, and the model is cool too.

maybe bevil the top of the head more,
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Originally posted by tgage
hey JS thanks for the tut it's excellent
it was made for acid44 by 99gs turbo so dont give me the credit:p
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Old 07-07-2007, 11:28 PM   #7
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anyone reading this should check out the vray for maya beta - full version is coming out soon and only limitations for beta are watermark and render size. maybe scene size too. its amazing, compared to the :headbang: that is mr in maya. our studio fortunately got access to the unlocked version
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HEY!!!:angery:

mental ray for maya is great if you know how to use it.

too bad i dont, haha

yeah, VRAY looks good
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hey got some new pics... just a single sun/sky. gonna do some indoor hdr renders too. still needs work on feet, textures, body details etc...



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he is a rude robot. sry!

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cleaned this up a bit - the caustics got turned on when I didn't want them
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Whoa, this is looking really good. Looks like a VERY realistic toy.
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