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Old 05-07-2006, 04:02 PM   #1
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Hey guys thought id give this ago, looks like fun
even if i dont get this finished, ive taken part

havnt been using maya for that long, so this is a first

My combo was "Outside Tin"

first thing that came out of it

So heres the idea:

a Tin (of beans or something) seen walking away from the shop, he has been disposed of because he has a dent in his side,

the camera will focus primarily on the tin, with the shop in the background

The tin wearing an sadish face & carrying a bag tied to the end of a stick

not to good at drawing but here is a rough sketch of the tin attached

Good Luck all

Jay
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Old 05-07-2006, 05:33 PM   #2
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Ha ha - sounds like a fun idea. Good luck in the challenge!
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Old 05-07-2006, 09:47 PM   #3
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thats a fun idea oliverj87, good luck
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thanks,

still juggling ideas around, thinking of giving him like a bowler hat tipped to the side or something

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after a bit of quick work

i got the rough shop & where bits is gona be placed

came across one problem though, for some reason everytime i tryed to use the append polygon tool to sort out the P on shop its kept like crossing over instead of just making the square or triangle

there wil be a cash machine put into the part of the building that has been extruded

its basic poly form, there is parts that need smoothing etc, but they will be done when ive laid out everything

Jay

*edit* the render is maya default settings, so not to good quality
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Looking good - I think the problem with the append to polygon tool is that the normals on each part are facing different directions. Select one of the sides that you are trying to append to and do edit polygons>normals>reverse.

Hope this helps.
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Thanks Arran

thats sorted my problem out, still learning what everything does

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Nice looking start!

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No problem mate - check out the maya tips and tricks section if you haven't already - there is a ton of useful info.

http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...threadid=15467
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Just a thought here.

You could model a cake in a tin pan, and place the camera looking out of the tin pan into the kitchen.
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yeh nice idea mate, had a similar ideaish

having a tin lying on its side in its own blood (tomato sauce)

something fun, but as im still learning it wont be too flash

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