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03-07-2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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New Challenge - The Egg Challenge
New Challenge! The theme is based on egg photography. The subject of the shot must be egg[s], however, you can model props and build your scene from items you'd find in a kitchen, you can include other food items, utensils and containers. Markers for drawing faces on the eggs, if you decide to go that route, are allowed since some people keep them around to write expiration dates on stored food. Let your imagination run wild, tomatoes are bean bag chairs, empty soda cans made into 'getaway' cars, shrubbery made from lettuce, whatever, go crazy with it. However, no subtitles or thought bubbles, the scene communicates for itself.

The deadline is August 31st! The prize is The Art of Brave

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Create your own progress thread in the Challenge Lounge titled `Egg Challenge - Your Username`.

Check out some examples of egg photography

http://i300.photobucket.com/albums/n...e_egg__700.jpg

image from--- http://www.goodmeme.net/meme/16950
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03-07-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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I'm already in! Anyone else joining? I'll focusing on materials and lighting, trying to to grips more with mental ray, so I'll be looking for lots of assistance from Genny, and Dom and everyone else too.
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03-07-2012, 11:46 PM   #3
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The theme really makes it open to all skill levels so hopefully we'll see some more folks jump in and show their stuff
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04-07-2012, 03:16 AM   #4
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LOL I knew this was coming bahahaha. Good luck stwert, sorry Gen I just dont have the time. Wish I did, could have got my kids involved in this one.

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04-07-2012, 04:15 AM   #5
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Hey, such is life and its summer time too. Next time!
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04-07-2012, 10:40 AM   #6
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We added a challenge prize, The Art of Brave

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04-07-2012, 11:33 AM   #7
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Yeh next time, nice prize too, I like animation. No its winter here Gen, though I am in the desert so the temps are mild.

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05-07-2012, 05:56 AM   #8
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Are we limited to chicken eggs only?
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05-07-2012, 07:12 AM   #9
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I dont think so
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05-07-2012, 12:52 PM   #10
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It sounds like the idea is to create a scene using kitchen objects, so as long as you can cook with a different kind of egg, I think it would be okay. Shark eggs probably not so much.
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05-07-2012, 03:37 PM   #11
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If you can find a way to convincingly fit it into a scene as a food item with objects typically found in a kitchen then go for it.
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Thanks all.

Shark eggs? Is it upsized caviar?
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Dino eggs may look good lol
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05-07-2012, 05:47 PM   #14
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Some people eat sea turtle eggs (had them a few times as a kid, not crazy about them). It's about everyday objects used creatively, so If you have emu or seagull eggs in mind then go for it. Dino eggs, not so much lol.
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11-07-2012, 05:13 AM   #15
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Hi every one.
Interesting subject.
If I want to learn, this time (summer time) is the best time to do.
I'm already thinking about the eggs and what I can learn in this challenge.

Probably I will focus on fluids or just animation.I've not decided yet.
I'm thinking...
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