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Jamesepoo 16-08-2012 03:05 AM

`Egg Challenge - Jamesepoo`
 
I'm not sure if I'll be able to finish before the 30th but I couldn't pass up a challenge in which I bring objects to life; I have also worked with eggs before.:happy:

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto..._2331578_n.jpg
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...59037138_n.jpg
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...65255250_n.jpg

stevejp 17-08-2012 01:33 AM

welcome to the challenge

Gen 17-08-2012 04:58 AM

Good to see some people joining in! :) Yeah, we're halfway through August but who knows, could still pump out something cool. Good luck!

Jamesepoo 20-08-2012 07:38 PM

project on way
 
These eggs are going to be hard boiled by the time they find out that's no jacuzzi.
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...75816490_n.jpg
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...52378255_n.jpg
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...62867411_n.jpg

Jamesepoo 23-08-2012 05:50 AM

First time creating blend shapes! This was more exciting than I though; I really enjoyed myself.

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...49793916_n.jpg

I have done rigging before but it wasn't working out so well this time. I must have been missing something because my rig would pass through the mesh, deforming very little of the model. Headache. I'll have to go back to my tutorials.

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...26986092_n.jpg

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...32105695_n.jpg

Gen 23-08-2012 08:42 AM

Did you review the challenge guidelines thread? Eggs with actual hands and faces probably won't be found in any kitchen, I know if I saw one I'd run.

Jamesepoo 23-08-2012 11:38 PM

Thanks for the heads up.

Nilla 13-09-2012 11:24 AM

Nice work, those images brought a smile to my face.

I think you should continue working on it for a final piece, let me know if you want me to move this thread to the Work in Progress section where it will get some more views.

Cheers,
Nilla

Jamesepoo 13-09-2012 02:53 PM

final
 
I live in south Louisiana and so Hurricane Isaac hit me pretty hard on August 28. I had no running water for two days and no electricity for five days.

This is my final pic for this project; it doesn't stay true to the competition per say.

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...88770591_n.jpg

Nilla 13-09-2012 06:54 PM

That's a great final, very funny idea.

Sorry to hear about your troubles, hope things work out for the better over there. Last summer I was in the hottest country in Europe where the government stored munitions containers next to the main power station which blew up when a grass fire got too close. The electricity went 3-4 times a day for several hours at the time, no water, rotten food in shops etc.

Strange experience, teaches you to appreciate things you take for granted, well for a while at least.

Nilla

Gen 13-09-2012 09:03 PM

Oh my and here I am complaining about rain ruining pool time :/.


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