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Old 01-04-2003, 07:01 AM   #1
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Default April Challenge 2003!

Hey guys, its time for a new competition (yaaay). Well, based on last months poll I have decided to go with

Hell!

You can model any hellhound or gargoyle you please, along with anything that really looks like it could live in hell, or kick some major ass in hell

Ok, now if you join either state that you are joining as a Noobie, or Normal entry and write like the following:

"April Challenge - Name - Noobie"
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"April Challenge - name - Normal"

Rules:
1. Texturing is allowed.
2. Wire frame shots must be presented at random times.
3. Various shots of the progress, throughout the whole challenge, at different angles.
4. Concept Drawing or Picture, to be presented (where possible).
5. Submit your stills at 640x480, for loading purposes.
6. Final render can be at any size you wish, and all artowork in the render has to of been made by yourself.
7. Finish by last day of month - Exact time not specified, just make sure its finished by this date.
8. Mark final render saying "FINAL RENDER" within the post. there can only be 1 final render by the way.
8. Everything in your final render has to be modelled by you during the challenge.
9. Have lots of fun and learn lots!

If you have any questions post them here, or PM me if its more private.
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Old 01-04-2003, 08:34 AM   #2
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cool topic mr M

I have edited the "time" as sometimes it may not be possibe to give an exact...

so the close is "sometime" during the last day of month
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Great topic !!

Since the baby is due to arrive sometime VERY soon, I might not be able to finish stuff, but I will definately give it a go !

Good luck to all.
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Hi Matt,

sounds interesting... I will also give it a try this month...

maybe I should model my stepmother...

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Old 01-04-2003, 04:03 PM   #5
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HAHHAA, ah thats great! Lol, well, go for it .. just make her evil, unless she already is. If she is already evil, attatch a tail or spikes .
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Hey, dont forget guys! This is NOT restrained to devils with horns on their heads and red. Make it immagintive, real long teeth, muscular body, in some weird shape, more than 2 legs, deforities etc. Javelins through the arm etc. You can also get ideas from games such as Diablo, or Diablo 2. Cya.
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Old 01-04-2003, 08:26 PM   #7
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Well I've wanting to participate in the past competitions, but I'll give this one a try... noobie of course but o well..

My Birthday is April 6th so that makes me more excited! lol

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Old 02-04-2003, 03:38 PM   #8
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Hi,

I have some questions regarding the challenge and content posting on Simplymaya...

howmuch nakedness may there be?

how detailed may a woman sculpture be down there in the "Bush"-region, if the model is going to be showed?
(not in pornograpic way... however I would like to make so many details as possible, and ofcause as I'm allowed to)

may I e.g. find someone to draw me "The Devils Stepmother" which I then can use as a blueprint/reference picture to model after? (my 2d drawning skills sux)

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i want to model also a big scene . this scene would be an important part of my final picture. <==can i do that ??
or you just "judge" the model ??? (everything in the scene will be "model" by me)
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If you wish to contain naked objects in your scene then you have to state that in your title, i will do this for you once i see a naked image appear. For the detail in the crotch area, I dont think its really needed for this challenge.. if you want to add detail, you can do that after the competition.

If you can find someone to draw a refrence for you, you HAVE to give credit to that person. Same with using refrences from the web, give them credit! The only reason this is allowed is the challenge is based around how well you are in "Maya" and not in art all around. .

BTW, why would you want to add detail to the crotch of a old lady? lol. .
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Hey Cyrius, if you model a large scene, along with your picture.. it definately helps! In no way is it only the main object, but based on the whole composition itself. Just make sure you also show the building process of your scene.
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OK no problem !!! now i m thinking at the scene .......
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Hi Matt,

it is not so much, that it/she would have to have a crotch... but for me a woman without a crotch, is like a car without wheels, and a plane without wings...

I don't even know if I can make it... but I just wanted to know how much I was allowed and had permission to... I have selfcensored one of the drawings... but I like details, and would like to make it as realistic as possible... and if it got a crotch and I wasn't allowed to... I would properly find it a bit annoying to find out how to remove it again...

but for the Model "The Devils Stepmother"... I think she in the end will be somekind of furball if I can make it, as I have pictured it in my head... but before she get's any fur she practical will be naked I think... I don't know yet... I have an Idea and will try to ask someone to draw me "The Devils Stepmom"... then they can decide what the 2d startpoint may be of the 3d model...

btw. are boobs considered nude notified material? because then it/she is nude at the moment...

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LOL, a furball with a vagina.. hmm. Anyways, yea ok.. if you are that keen on even making your models have a crotch.. then go for it! Just if it gets too graphical then you can just put a box over it. Ok, cya
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well I dont know what you guys think but the level in the challenges is getting better every day so...

I think mods should be able to compete... what you guys think? winners decisions of course will be un biased
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