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Old 02-02-2003, 12:34 AM   #1
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I was thinking about a helicopter but when I saw it was already being made so I decided doing a harrier... Lot's of rounded shapes so it should get me jumpstarted into Maya... What do you think? Maybe to hard as a first project?
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Old 02-02-2003, 12:54 AM   #2
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Well, I think I'm gonna give it a shot... So I started doing the lovely plane setup (courtesy of some wonderful video tutorials)... Now I'm thinking about what method to use... hmmmmm... I'm used to polys so I think I will start with that... Although I should try new stuff...
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Old 02-02-2003, 02:10 AM   #3
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nice idea maybe a bit to hard for a first project but you'll learn new things look forward to see how you go
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Old 02-02-2003, 02:20 AM   #4
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ok, started with half a polysphere where scaled it as the front... Think I'm gonna edge extrude it all the way to the back so I can have some shape to work from...
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Old 02-02-2003, 10:28 PM   #5
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cool !! i love that plane! hope you can get this model done Basura3d
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I was just going to start modeling one of those for my animation! Great start, good luck, nice subject choice.
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thx! now I would like know how to chamfer edges... I use it all the time in Max, maybe there is something similar in Maya?
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Ok, not much of a progress but I continued with the engines... Just a torus I cut in half and started to extrude edges...
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Old 03-02-2003, 09:08 PM   #9
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Looks like a nice choice, looking forward to seeing your progress.
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no fair having images to model off of, some one find me apache images.
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Good Luck! Basura3d and Ultragames
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can you send me a copy if your images, I want to model that plane also, are you from Philipines?
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This is harder than I thought... lot of vertex pushing...

Ultragames, I find it funny saying is not fair using images to model of and then asking for them...

marucot, I'm not from the philipines, I'm from Chile but I live in Sweden. I can give you the images but I would apreciate if you could model something else... At least for the competition. It's hard enough modeling the sucker but having somebody to compete against would just be to much for my poor heart

If you would have read the topic thread you would have seen that Emo put a really great site with all kinds of blueprints, there's where I found these...

http://www.onnovanbraam.com/index.php?main=blueprints
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Forgot to show you the progress... Starting with the canopy of the cockpit... I wish I would have more time to model this, only giving each update about 15 minutes, damn work
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Work always gets in the way of having fun.
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