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Old 21-08-2003, 01:18 PM   #1
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Hey guys.. I bought a new truck about 3 weeks ago, almost 4. I decided to model it since I bought a new camera and I could take pictures easier... It has been along process and I have been working on it in my spare time.. I thought I would show you what it looks like, I am going for photorealism... I wanted to do a muddy texture by making my real truck all muddy, but it hasn't rained here since I bought it so right now I am just going to try and make it dusty like my jeep... I will post my texturing wip here starting today. thanks!
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Old 21-08-2003, 01:35 PM   #2
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Good luck and welcome back Brian.
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Nice truck mate.....
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Old 21-08-2003, 02:05 PM   #4
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THanks guys... I got engaged so i needed to save some $$... so my little honda is now in someone elses hands i decided i don't think I would like having a car in the price range i was looking for after having the honda, so i decided to get another truck I like it alot except for the gas miliage... like 18 mpg, pretty bad, I am used to 4cylnders. Update within the hour (I hope)
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Old 21-08-2003, 04:33 PM   #5
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here are my wheels... the bump map that i have on the dirt, is on the same layer as the bump on the text... so the text looks pretty messed up right now on the wheels... I need to figure out a way to fix that... oops thanks,
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BTW These are entirely new wheels compared to the jeep. I tried to give them a more realsitic shape than the others. THanks,
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Old 21-08-2003, 06:17 PM   #6
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fixed the bump map problem i think... here is an update. Thanks!
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(still needs a valve stem)
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ROCK ON!

...used to have a ranger too


...wait... I had a crx, AND a ranger.... ARE YOU STALKIN ME MAN???!!!
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Old 21-08-2003, 07:17 PM   #8
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lol, yeah, thats wierd man... I was hoping that you wouldn't catch on... lol Well here is a very slight update...
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looking great man! good work!
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great work as usual brian!

exept i think that the part as shown on the pic (hope you don't mind) the greay area (hope this gives you an idea) should be smooth...i think

but awesome work man!!!!

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aldudeau,

Thanks alot... Yeah, I need to figure out what to do with that, either continue the dirt on to the wheel a bit, or back it off more, so that there isn't such a hard stoping line for the mud against the wheel like there is now. But, very good point, I will probably do that. Thanks alot,
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sweet brian
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how do you make that tire ? i can't do it
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How do you make a the tire??? Its really not to difficult... maybe I should make a tutorial on how to do it I would if there was enough interest, but I am pretty busy this weekend so it wouldn't be untill sometime later next week, or next weekend... here is a slight update... I know the texture is overdone, especially the bump map....but i haven't been working on it that long, so I will be tweaking it alot. THanks for all of your comments!
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coming along really really nice

And I'm interested in this tire tut And I think, I'm not the only one
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