Maya Training

Introduction to Hard Surface Modeling

Maya Training

Interiors and Furniture Vol 1 & 2 - Modeling & Cloth

Maya Training

Shading, Lighting and Rendering the Bedroom in MR

Maya Training

Robot volume one - Modeling with animation in mind

Maya Training

Spach-Alspaugh House the complete courseware

Maya Training

Burt The Cartoon Dinosaur Vol 01 - Modeling

New Maya Training

Robot Volume 02 - Hybrid Rigging
You are here > Home > SimplyMaya Community Forums
Loading

Welcome to Simply Maya

Please Sign in or Sign up for an account

Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Old 10-02-2011, 11:07 AM   #16
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

Ok joined the body....what do you all think?? or should I scrap it and start again??
Attached Thumbnails
 
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 12:07 PM   #17
tweetytunes
Ravage3d - 10 years and still going
 
tweetytunes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Bolton - UK
Posts: 2,419
Thanks: 62
Thanked 159 Times in 152 Posts
Default

its looking cool keep going - you know you only have 18 days left - starting again would not be a good idea.

I`m just not sold on the orange colour
__________________
All my images are in HD - Plz right click and view image.

3D Molder at AO.com.

X2 ,,
tweetytunes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 12:57 PM   #18
honestdom
The Nurb Herd
 
honestdom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: London
Posts: 2,381
Thanks: 4
Thanked 298 Times in 288 Posts
Default

hey man, not read the thread... is this a boat? if it is, i think its a cool idea. looks good. if its not, then why not? haha

whats with the blotchy final gather tho?
honestdom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 01:09 PM   #19
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

Bahahaha Tweety its not going to be orange, thanks man

Its just an IBL Dom with shitty fianl gather...I actually quite like it like that...gives it an unfinished dirty look LOL like my 4WD at the moment....yeh its a boat mate...Im going for a hydrofoil arrangement, everyone does cars, spaceships etc etc so I thought a boat would be nice for a change...I was thinking of a land sail...Mars orientated..you know desert kinda thing...seeing I live in a desert but went the foil instead....thanks mate

cheers bullet
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 01:25 PM   #20
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

Which colour would you like Tweety??
Attached Thumbnails
    
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 02:41 PM   #21
twisteddragon33
Registered User
 
twisteddragon33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: New York, USA
Posts: 1,945
Thanks: 0
Thanked 45 Times in 45 Posts
Default

I know how it is bullet. Im in the printing field layout out things tediously all day and fixing other peoples sloppy layouts. At that point mayas simplicity is menial tasks is almost comforting.

I do like the design of the new hydrofoil. I think this is the only watercraft in the challenge so nice originality.

... and you could still put guns on it...
__________________
________________________
AIM: SublimeDragon33
Catch me if i'm on. Always up for a chat.
e-mail: sublimedragon33@gmail.com
twisteddragon33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 02:42 PM   #22
twisteddragon33
Registered User
 
twisteddragon33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: New York, USA
Posts: 1,945
Thanks: 0
Thanked 45 Times in 45 Posts
Default

I would avoid black because IMO you lose a lot of detail to lighting.
__________________
________________________
AIM: SublimeDragon33
Catch me if i'm on. Always up for a chat.
e-mail: sublimedragon33@gmail.com
twisteddragon33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 04:24 PM   #23
tweetytunes
Ravage3d - 10 years and still going
 
tweetytunes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Bolton - UK
Posts: 2,419
Thanks: 62
Thanked 159 Times in 152 Posts
Default

saying that I like the black and yellow one. - just to be a pain in the ***
__________________
All my images are in HD - Plz right click and view image.

3D Molder at AO.com.

X2 ,,
tweetytunes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 08:54 PM   #24
twisteddragon33
Registered User
 
twisteddragon33's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: New York, USA
Posts: 1,945
Thanks: 0
Thanked 45 Times in 45 Posts
Default

*shakes fist in the air*

How DARE you!


Just be careful with lighting with black. While modeling cars i noticed using black makes some finer detail lost to shadows. A way to fix that is more lights at lower intensity but even that can cause some unexpected problems.


... and i like green.
__________________
________________________
AIM: SublimeDragon33
Catch me if i'm on. Always up for a chat.
e-mail: sublimedragon33@gmail.com
twisteddragon33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 09:03 PM   #25
stwert
EduSciVis-er
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Toronto
Posts: 3,371
Thanks: 74
Thanked 709 Times in 642 Posts
Default

Or make it a quite dark grey or purple. Nothing is really truly black anyway.
stwert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2011, 09:32 PM   #26
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

bahahahah you guys are great.

James Bond guns TD? you know a couple of 50 cal that pop up in the front and maybe a small rocket pod popping up in the rear...LOL...nah she is a racer...

To be honest TD I wasnt going to join...after the last 3 months with Civil drawings and design, now I have been hit with the Lanscape/Artwork designs and Im back in the crap...I havent really wanted to touch Maya for over a month, spending all day redesigning stuff...when I get home after 13 hours mate I just couldnt be bothered. As this seemed simple enough I have forced myself really...but yes you are correct, no stress, no road or pipe levels to worry about and I dont have 10-20 people relying on me to peg stuff out for them. I can grab a beer and sit down an relax in a way...Im going to do art classes at the end of the year...something I have always wanted to do, brush up on my drawing skills. The wife is already calling ma an 'arty farty' LOL...she doesnt understand the relaxing nature of art and Maya as well, it takes my mind off of the tedious Surveying...if only briefly, and cheers mate I like the newer design too.

Yeh stwert how did you bloody know??? I was actually going to give it a Deep Purple irradescent look or just plain gloss!!! Im going to check out some colour schemes on the weekend.

cheers bullet
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2011, 05:31 AM   #27
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

Ok had a sly hour in the crib room...so I did the foil attachment....basically the centre 'pole' is shaped like a vertical wing...bolted to the centre of the frame. The foil itself has carbon fibre cables that loop through the top of the centre pole and are tensioned within the box you see on top.

cheers bullet
Attached Thumbnails
 
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes

Last edited by bullet1968 : 11-02-2011 at 05:31 AM. Reason: attach image
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2011, 08:06 AM   #28
Jay
Senior Modeler - Framestore
 
Jay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: UK
Posts: 6,234
Thanks: 39
Thanked 425 Times in 381 Posts
Default

Bullet, good job mate.

It reminds me of the Wipeout game vehicles - very cool.

J
Jay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2011, 09:06 AM   #29
bullet1968
Lifetime Member
 
bullet1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Australia
Posts: 4,255
Thanks: 158
Thanked 651 Times in 621 Posts
Default

LOL thanks J....I was trying to bloody remember the game today!! wow that is scary!! I used to play it ALL the time...loved it...was a classic in its day.
__________________
bullet1968

"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes
bullet1968 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2011, 10:05 AM   #30
G-Man
Subscriber
 
G-Man's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Bowling Green. Kentucky U.S.A.
Posts: 810
Thanks: 9
Thanked 27 Times in 23 Posts
Default

i'm digging it mate.
Not sure about the color scheme's though...But then again, Wipe out did have all those bright neon colors on their ships didn't it? LoL.

All in all i like the design, Though as i look at it, i see more of a racing boat, but two ski's under the front to hold the nose up for less water resistance. what do they call those...hydrofoil boats i think?

Either way, Looks good
G-man
G-Man is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
February Challenge - Speed Machine - rgarcia rgarcia100 Previous Challenges (Archives) 22 01-03-2011 12:27 PM
February Challenge - Speed Machine - Stwert stwert Previous Challenges (Archives) 26 01-03-2011 05:26 AM
February Challenge - Speed Machine Jay Previous Challenges (Archives) 38 27-02-2011 12:22 PM
February Challenge - Speed Machine - CGWolfgang CGWolfgang Previous Challenges (Archives) 23 26-02-2011 05:33 PM
February Challenge - Speed Machine - eye_Grafix eye_grafix Previous Challenges (Archives) 8 22-02-2011 02:14 AM

Thread Tools





A little bit about who we are
Links you might find useful
Catch up with SimplyMaya
SimplyMaya specialises in Maya tutorials. We offer over 1,000 individual Maya training videos, ranging from basic Maya tutorials through to intermediate Maya tutorials. Our tutorials are created by instructors with industry experience and are designed to get you up and running in Maya quickly without making it seem like hard work.

Copyright © 1999-2015 SimplyMaya - vBulletin® Copyright © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.