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Old 31-03-2006, 02:29 PM   #76
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very nice work so far magicsy
good luck with making the bot, I'm having real trouble getting all the bits right!

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Old 31-03-2006, 02:38 PM   #77
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yea ill find out later today or tomorrow how difficult the animation is gonna be. Im very amature at animation its all new ground for me.
But im sure ill get through.
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Old 31-03-2006, 02:54 PM   #78
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man that's soooooo awesome. I agree with Arran, the blue bits are a little bit too blue, but leave them with a little bit of colour... otherwise it may look to drab.

I hope that you can get ur head around animation, cos this thing is rockin!

you might wanna have a lower res version of the model to animate with, cos as soon as high res stuff starts moving it'll kill ur graphics card.

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Old 31-03-2006, 03:24 PM   #79
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Thanks pal!
Yeah ive done these 2 renders but i forgot bout the colour issue.
Oops.
Yeah good idea bout the lower res thing i will give it a go if i do run into probs! i have a good Card. but we will see.
The poly count stands at 214937 faces!! ouch.
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Old 31-03-2006, 03:26 PM   #80
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heres a back view guys
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Old 31-03-2006, 04:02 PM   #81
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Nice going man!

Dont think my PC would move with that many faces, mine throws the toys out of hte pram at 200000 faces!

Need a new PC me thinks!!

Good work!!
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lol! yeah actually when i move the camera and scale in and out its still smooth so maybe ill be ok.
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Old 31-03-2006, 05:31 PM   #83
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anyone know how i can set a motion path for my camera?

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Sorted it its ok now.
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hey guys should be an update on the transformation tonight!!
After i get my head round a few things.
Heres another render view while we are waiting lol!
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This is looking sweet. I really like the touches of red that you have added and the lighter blue colour is looking a lot better. Well done mate!
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Definitely very impressive progress! Looking forward to seeing the robot emerge.
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Cheers arran u think even lighter with the blue?
Or is it ok as is?
Heres another angle using the stand too! ill be adding some lights for the final scene which actually come from the middel part of the tire which should look cool! (this bike also apparently is capable of 400 mph!!!!! )
Now onto the serious business
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Hmmm.. not sure - It looks fine but I might go a little lighter and maybe add a touch of green to the colour. What is that colour peeking out from the middle of your wheel? I might go with that colour. To be honest I have never liked blue (Is that a stupid thing to say??), so I would wait for some less colour biased opinions!:blush:
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Thanks mike always appreciate comments from the pro's
Cant wait to get him to show his face either. Not long now!

Arran:
Yeah lol ill give a lighter colour a go.
N maybe some green. let u know.

the colour peeking from the tire is where the light from the tire is gonna be but i didnt put a large enough glow in place.
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WOW MAN! that last shot was great. the only prob i have is that the shadow behind the bike is a bit dark. Try chucking in a subtle filler light.

i'm just being picky. i know that u've still got a while to go b4 u start worrying about final lighting.
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