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# 1 25-04-2012, 03:35 PM
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About UV mapping & texturing

Hello,
I am interested in honing my UV mapping & texturing skills. I am more interested in hard surface UV layouts rather than organic.

I would like to jump to the UV layout & texturing phase instead of modeling the scene objects.
Please let me know if the following tutorials come with downloadable 3d models of (scene files) or do I have to model them from scratch.

1.The Med Lab - Asking about the room environment not the character
2.3D Exterior Set Design - Fantasy Landscape
3.Haunted House
4.The Complete Sand Speeder Project
5.The Spitfire

Once I know that the models will be available for download, then I can buy only the specific modules ( lessons/ chapters ) that deal with UV laying & texturing....that way I can better optimize my budget & time.

Thank you.


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# 2 25-04-2012, 03:47 PM
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# 3 27-04-2012, 02:12 AM
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Looking specifically for tutorials.
Thanks for asking.

# 4 27-04-2012, 09:19 AM
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Go the Spitfire...Im sure it comes with the model mate...if not just holler and you can have mine....

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# 5 27-04-2012, 09:04 PM
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They should come with scene files in all of these

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# 6 30-04-2012, 02:04 PM
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Sorry I missed this post, there's no scene files for The Med Lab or Fantasy Landscape they're some of the oldest tutorials on the site. I'll have a look for the scene files for The Spitfire and Haunted House because I think we have them on the site but I'm not 100 percent sure.

Regardless, I think the best tutorial of these when it comes to learning UV and texturing would be The Sand Speeder there's a lot more texture painting in the other ones whereas in that one you'd pick up more in terms of various techniques. The scene files are in part 1 of the tutorial and UV layout starts in part 10 so I added a couple of points to your account so you can check it out for yourself.

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# 7 01-05-2012, 07:23 AM
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Miss_ Nova:
Hello Nilla,
Thanks for the info & also so much for the points.
I just bought the SandSpeeder videos.

About the haunted house, please let me know if you could find the model.
I would love to UV & texture paint the haunted house project as well.
Also, by chance if you could find the spitfire also.
Thank you again, I appreciate all the help.


bullet1968:
Thanks for the offer, man!
Do you think you could upload the spitfire in the resources section?
Sincere appreciation.

# 8 01-05-2012, 07:35 AM
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no worries mate...here you go. All UV is layed out ready to go. The model isnt super good but it was my first plane LOL. Just give the whole model a new lambert material then take a new snapshot in the UV editor. Save that mate then import into PS or whatever and paint away!!!! My newer Spitfire is MUCH better but I havent finished it yet LOL. When I have finished the new Spitfire I will upload that model into the resources...it will be a while though...I want this new one to be as good as Jay or Pixals planes (I wish LOL). Here is the link to my new model.....

http://simplymaya.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36247

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# 9 01-05-2012, 09:03 AM
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bullet1968 : Thank you so much for the instant response.
I have downloaded the model & will work on it tomorrow.

# 10 01-05-2012, 05:34 PM
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Miss_Nova : Hey Nilla, I am also interested in "The Complete Apache Helicopter Project " & was wondering if the model will be provided (scene file) so I can follow along UVing , texturing, compositing etc. Meaning I can buy all the videos after the modeling phase.

Thanks in advance.

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# 12 01-05-2012, 08:56 PM
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Bullet I think Pixal has nicked that one so he can shoot it down with his 190, thats not cricket you know.........dave




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# 13 02-05-2012, 03:16 AM
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LOL dave thats my OLD Spitfire...the new one is still coming, just need to find time...Pixal you are a Cad! LOL

How did you go with the file njon?

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# 14 02-05-2012, 04:43 AM
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LOL, the was for the compliment. But now that dave has come up with the idea....

# 15 02-05-2012, 04:53 PM
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bullet1968 : The model & texturing worked out great. Good the UVs were done, I enjoyed the painting. Thank you again for your kindness. It saved me so much of time.

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