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# 121 24-05-2012 , 09:56 PM
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I was thinking that it might be nice to create a challenge that would be a useful exercise for future employment, which got me to thinking that you might be asked to recreate something exists for FX purposes.
So i propose a challenge to recreate a famous monument either of the users choice or maybe even a specific monument.




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# 122 24-05-2012 , 11:05 PM
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And then stick it into a photo?




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# 123 28-06-2012 , 08:16 PM
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Any new challenges Coming up? This section of the forum feels abit ignored

# 124 28-06-2012 , 08:56 PM
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So i propose a challenge to recreate a famous monument either of the users choice or maybe even a specific monument.

Dibs on the Washington Monument user added image


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# 125 28-06-2012 , 10:05 PM
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Damn.

John's idea would be cool. Cooler yet, if we could put our own spin on it, like the Lincoln statue thing with someone else sitting there or something

# 126 28-06-2012 , 10:08 PM
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With a Sackboy sitting there instead.




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# 127 28-06-2012 , 10:58 PM
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Dibs on the Washington Monument user added image

Well okay, but then you have to animate it to make it fair.

# 128 29-06-2012 , 12:43 AM
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I was thinking about a challenge based on those photos where people create imaginative scenes with eggs. I think a mini challenge like this will be suitable for all skills levels since the challenge is really about imagination, only rule is (and I haven't thought it out completely) that you cannot add anything to your scene that isn't possible in reality because what makes these scenes so cool is the fact that everyday day items are used so creatively. So if you're a beginner, you'll still learn about modeling, texturing, shading/lighting and composition and if you're experienced well, you can have a bit of fun letting your imagination run wild.


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# 129 01-07-2012 , 11:14 AM
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I love those eggs, very funny. Monuments is a cool idea too, everyone likes architecture. Let me know if someone would be up for hosting a challenge for July-August, we'll add a price user added image

# 130 01-07-2012 , 11:59 AM
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I would suggest a steampunk character challenge, as hi or lo poly, real or cartoony as you want but the theme should be from a film

As you can tell Im not into architcture LOL

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# 131 01-07-2012 , 12:10 PM
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Architecture is a great idea.

# 132 01-07-2012 , 10:18 PM
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It is but its not my bag man user added image

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# 133 01-07-2012 , 10:26 PM
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Haha, well I didn't think you would be entering user added image

# 134 01-07-2012 , 10:51 PM
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hahaha spot on !

# 135 02-07-2012 , 09:50 AM
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well, the subject of challenge makes no odds to me user added image, but I would like to see a conclusion as it's been a while since the last challenge was started.


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