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Old 02-07-2017, 11:44 PM   #1
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Just took a quick render of my wip, will finish off the cable tomorrow then I will work on the textures.
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Cables finished, now to texture and set up lights.
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Just working on my shaders now and then the LCD panel

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Wow!! This is very nice!!! How'd you go about making the mesh on the handheld part? It's epic!
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Wow!! This is very nice!!! How'd you go about making the mesh on the handheld part? It's epic!
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Thanks bud, I had to scour the depth of youtube for a decent tut but below is a link of the method I used, had to tweak it a bit to get my desired result but wasn't too difficult. hopefully get the LCD screen and some textures done today.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qnl1hzRaiMY
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Ok finished off the decals, LCD panel to do.
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Thanks Clocker, I have more or less done the LCD panel, just final tweaks and add IBL and maybe GI.

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Pretty much there on this project, sorted the noise out and added GI. This is a straight render from vray I was wondering if I should run some passes out to add some AO and a depth pass etc.
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Couldn't see the one in the final thread but it looks really good, well done!
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Very nice model - Good looking render.

For me the dials, cable and mouth peace look unfinished, shaders wise.
Is there a reason they are white ???

Looking at some ref (as I never seen one of these before) the dial are usually a chrome color with the mouth peace being Grey/Black over the different models, but could not find the one you modelled.

Again just its just what I think looking at it - The other shaders and model it self look spot on.

As for depth and AO - There is no harm rendering them out and playing with them as it would be good practice.

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The mouth piece and dials are supposed to be light grey, the colour scheme is my own I just thought actual CB looked boring in all black I just wanted to funk it up and give it a bit of contrast between the radio and dials, that was my thinking but I suppose a bit chrome wouldn't go a miss.

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I totally get you with tiring to funk it up but the dials, Floor and the cable all look the same color which is about 2/3 of the image. To me this is giving it a unfinished look as it almost looks like a clay render - which is a shame as the model looks spot on and the base is looking good. I also think the chrome would be a good look for the dials and who knows with the done maybe it will be enough to break up the scene.

But keep at it - your on a good path.
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