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Old 24-02-2004, 02:25 AM   #1
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all made in Maya, is it okay for a first project?

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Old 24-02-2004, 02:50 AM   #2
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well, kinda hard to judge, as it's fairly obvious that the fire is the "Create > Fire" command, so there wasn't much in the way of work there.

Other than that, a sphere and a plane aren't too difficult. For understanding how Maya works, I'm sure this was useful, but I look forward to seeing more complicated work from you. My recomendation is to focus on polygonal modeling first.

Looking forward to it.
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Old 24-02-2004, 03:05 AM   #3
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hehehehe, yeah i know.
i've just spend like 4 hours with Maya.
I hope to create some good stuff in the future with this application.

i'll keep practising.
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Old 26-02-2004, 05:27 PM   #4
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somehow i donīt believe anybody would buy a maya-unlimited if he had no experience in 3d.

donīt want to flame, just wondering.
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Old 26-02-2004, 06:33 PM   #5
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true, one thing I'd say is where is the light on the plane generated by the fire?
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That's a good start for a first project. It's a very good scene to practice basic lighting on.

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Itīs a start.. kinda hard to judge
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Hey, thats a good start! Everybody starts somewhere! Keep at it and you will only get better.
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haha im not suprised hes a newb to 3d and has maya unlimited. people who arent in the business like me usually just *ahem* share it with someone else
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what?! I'm not sure I understand what you mean.
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hehe ... element_khaos was responding to my post ... (wondering about the unlimited version) ..

yes, nothing against sharing (as long one doesnt use it in a comercial way) and the PLE watermark gives one a headache anyway, i only said something because he was writing it in the picture ...
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