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02-03-2011, 12:08 AM   #1
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March Challenge - Environment - GecT
So I read the challenge description and something popped and stuck right away. I'm leaning towards a home on a deserted island. A scenario that has transformed into a "well we're probably never leaving this place so might as well be comfy".
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02-03-2011, 05:33 AM   #2
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hmmmmmm two islands in the comp....Man Friday in nice hut Genny??
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02-03-2011, 06:20 AM   #3
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Hmm, inspiration?:
http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/ca...09599999dNMnz6

In other words, I can't wait! I always love what you come up with.
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02-03-2011, 06:28 AM   #4
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I just noticed THX is doing one as well, damn you, I could've lived in blissful ignorance for a while

Lol Andy, Mighty Boosh has to be one of my favorite shows ever!!
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Sorry Gen...I thought you cottoned on in my reply....he he he he
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Sorry Gen...I thought you cottoned on in my reply....he he he he
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Ha! I just googled that. Way before my time
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02-03-2011, 07:26 AM   #7
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bahahahah Im old am I LOL....yes I guess I am.....have a look in Jays thread with the old building links Gen...there might be something in there to inspire?
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02-03-2011, 10:21 PM   #8
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I just noticed THX is doing one as well, damn you, I could've lived in blissful ignorance for a while
You should still do it. Yours would probably be a whole lot better than mine. I'm not really entering to win this challenge. Just really testing some ideas. So I 'm not really competing with anybody here.
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You should still do it. Yours would probably be a whole lot better than mine. I'm not really entering to win this challenge. Just really testing some ideas. So I 'm not really competing with anybody here.
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Same. I'll probably take desert island thing on another time, there was another person who was going to do it anyway. I need the CG exercise!
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I finally got started and I did some sketches and settled on this idea. Not an island but I wanted some water in there. The models are stand ins of course . It's pretty much a remote marsh land village. There will be plants, grass, and little dingys and stuff.
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ah, there is some action on this thread!
looks like you angled the camera for this shot, or rotated the world
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Nice start Gen

was wondering when it would get going, look forward to the rest.....

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I'm not abandoning the challenge even though March is being a brat about it. Finally got to dig mah grubbeh mits in and started in on of the shacks.
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Yes its looking the part now Gen...good to see you are still in it! Not trying to be me (sorry Surveyor mode) the X pieces actually would intersect with the bottom lats...and have another across the top...this gives strength...sorry being a construction boy it springs automatically to mind...good job though mate

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so howd you place all your planks of wood at the top of the tower and put in all those curves into the building?
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Good stuff Gen, the shack's looking nice and rickety.

Chirone, I cant speak for Gen on how she has modeled her shack but if it was me, I would duplicate the parts next to each other, with dupe special, then providing the model had some good division I would throw a lattice deformer around it and pull it around, this way everything will stay in position but become deformed next to one another

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