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Old 03-08-2003, 07:36 PM   #1
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o.k. I am in!:bgreen:

I will make a Lab for my MoonMan character, pic below:
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Old 03-08-2003, 07:39 PM   #2
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oh yeah, and... Moony is a Scientist and quite mad too!
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Awesome man! Im glad youre in!!

cant wait to see how you model this one...
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Looks cool Howard. I guess this has been answered before, but what is your day-job?
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thanks tweek! non-organic stuff is way hard for me. But thats what these challenges are for, right? to learn!

fredriksson- My day job is a comicbook artist. At least most days it is
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Excellent to see you in Howard! More points!

Btw I love the little monitors on the stalky things, that's going to look great!

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thanks Witchy. I should be an expert at pipes when all is said and done, eh?

here are the first shots of todays work ---->

parts, parts and more parts:
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and, putting the parts together:
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and a quick render with 2 lights....

is it possible to sharpen an edge of a poly object? (I would like the gears to be sharper)
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Not quite sure what you mean, but you could try hardening the edge.

Polygons> Normals > Harden/Soften
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"My, what alot of revoloves youve got."

"All the better to eat you with... oh wait... no."
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thank the lord for revolve!
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Great start!
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tnx!

last post for tonight-
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That's very jolly indeed.

How did you get that lighting effect? As one soon to be struggling with torches thought I'd try for some hints!
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