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03-05-2011, 04:46 PM   #16
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Original photo is not required. Interpretations are allowed it could be a stylized version of what you remember as your favorite toy.
-But it has to look like a toy right? ( I mean shading wise)
-So it has to stay in the real? ( no aliens kicking earth around ...)

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This challenge is about the model. It must be textured and lit but the environment it's in will not count in the judging.
A turntable of the finished model is also encouraged but not required.
Think something like this.
-So basically toy refers to toy as in the model not the topic/keyword ,so you can make a lego castle, but not a baby sitting in the middle of a city playing with skyscrapers as if it were his boxes to play with?

Again sorry for being a pain, but better safe than sorry
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03-05-2011, 06:06 PM   #17
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Can I model a plastercine model that I made? I want to model 'plastercine' but just modelling a block of it would be a bit boring.
Yes this would be fine interesting take on the challenge actually

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03-05-2011, 06:13 PM   #18
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-But it has to look like a toy right? ( I mean shading wise)
-So it has to stay in the real? ( no aliens kicking earth around ...)
Has to be a real toy yes. You could try for photorealism or go for a more toon shader style, we leave that to you.


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-So basically toy refers to toy as in the model not the topic/keyword ,so you can make a lego castle, but not a baby sitting in the middle of a city playing with skyscrapers as if it were his boxes to play with?
A Lego castle would be fine if Lego is your favorite toy form childhood then just modeling a Lego brick would be pretty boring

And yes it's an actual toy we want.

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03-05-2011, 06:23 PM   #19
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Second thoughts on entering... 2 months is too long for me and the prizes are too major... I know, sounds crazy. I'll cheer everyone on from the sidelines .
It does sound crazy lol just join in at the end of month 1 there is no start date

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03-05-2011, 06:38 PM   #20
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stwert get in there mate

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03-05-2011, 06:44 PM   #21
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That's a cool idea elephantinc... I think it would hinge on getting the shader just right.
That's the fun. I want to work on my rendering.
I'm in then.
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03-05-2011, 06:45 PM   #22
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Haha... if inspiration hits, maybe I'll put together an entry. When I'm in a challenge, I tend to put all the other projects and tutorials and things on hold, which I want to get working on at some point
So dedicating 2 whole months to a single project is a lot. I know I don't have to, but I know my tendencies pretty well, a) I'm competitive, b) bigger prizes, more pressure, c) I prefer doing it for fun and learning d) if I get bogged down with a project, I tend to procrastinate rather than switch projects or push through...
Okay, enough life story and psychoanalysis... if inspiration hits, I'll maybe submit an entry.
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03-05-2011, 06:50 PM   #23
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I'm in to - I really like the idea of modeling a toy - really great.
And with this prices there will be a lot of entries - this could be real fun :-).
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03-05-2011, 10:52 PM   #24
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I will see how I go...as a bush baby my toy was a stick...LOL...now thats a good model
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03-05-2011, 10:55 PM   #25
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you should do a plush kangaroo and i'll do the wooden buzzy bee :p
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bahahahah chirone...thats a good idea....sadly the only roo's I had as a kid in the bush...were on the BBQ...he he he he
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04-05-2011, 01:02 AM   #27
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Did a blog post about this new challenge and the previous one . Also I'm asking, RockyMills, Tweety, and Stwert if I can add their images in the post instead of just links to the forum. Hopefully they see this.
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04-05-2011, 01:09 AM   #28
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04-05-2011, 01:03 PM   #29
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Ahh pity Im not allowed to enter this is a great challenge. I would have modelled my old thunderbird 2 die-cast toy by dinky toys, complete with plastic Thunderbird 4!!

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Thunderbirds...ssssssswwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeetttttt tttttttttt
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