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Old 05-09-2002, 06:36 PM   #31
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Looking at your sub one name comes to mind- Roger Dean! I think your sub would look great in that sort of a setting. I know it's a modeling only challenge, but I'd still like to see what you would come up with for a scene with this Maybe after the month is over?

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Old 05-09-2002, 07:51 PM   #32
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it comin' along fiiine.. :p
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Old 06-09-2002, 04:20 PM   #33
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Added a testrender of the ship, with some volumetric light and stuff. Will continue modeling soon. But until the next update this image has to be enough ;O))

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Old 07-09-2002, 08:06 AM   #34
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I´m betting my money on this one ... looks too great.
Keep up the good work!

By the way .. are those lofts? i mean the body and the fins.

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Old 07-09-2002, 10:34 AM   #35
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bullet it's lookin' sweet man..
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Old 07-09-2002, 10:52 AM   #36
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"By the way .. are those lofts? i mean the body and the fins."
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The main body is a sphere rotated 90° selected the last isoparm and detached the isoparm. Then in side view I've pushed and pulled some rows ov CV's to get the rough shape. After that i've projected several Curves on the surface, trimming it (not the best way to get holes into a nurbs surface, but the fastest one). The fins are simple nurbs-cylinders with some tweaking. The "skin" between is a simple Birail made with 4 Curves (made two straight "curves" with EP-Curve-tool to fit the direction of the cylinder I've mentioned before. than i've created two new curves, fitting to the end of the curves I've created before (Point Snapping). One on the one side, the other on the bottom. Pulling some CV's of the connection curves I've birailed the four curves. That's it.

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Old 07-09-2002, 10:58 AM   #37
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very nice looking sub mate... you have presented it very nicely to!

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Old 07-09-2002, 11:05 AM   #38
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Just a fast scene with the Ship itself. Nothing really useful for the challenge, beacause it's quite dark, and the darkness sucks lot's of the modelling... but who cares...;O)))

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Old 07-09-2002, 12:08 PM   #39
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I've just created two Time-Lapse-Movies of the Body and the fins, for those who are interested. Isn't that good qualtiy i know, but it's my first time lapse, and i'm not that Maya-PRO.

http://members.aon.at/bulletin/lapse1.avi
http://members.aon.at/bulletin/lapse2.avi

Have Fun !

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Old 10-09-2002, 05:41 AM   #40
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Thanks!

Had a blast watching those timelapse vids! (I have an urge to actually model .. but hell! guess throwing myself from 11 mts high to the ocean grabbed some of my attention this week)

Anyway ... thanks again for those videos, glad to know there´s people thinking in "the -other-guys" .. LOL

Cya ...

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Old 10-09-2002, 07:25 AM   #41
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No Problem..was just interested if I could make these kinds of videos on my own. Thinking about creating some of them as kind of tutorial for some friends. It's great fun ;O)))
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Default BEA-UT-I-FUL My Friend!

Best one so far, imho...

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Old 12-09-2002, 12:49 PM   #43
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Thx man....

I'm far from being finished with that thingie...have to model the rear fins...maybe some Torpedo-tubes...whatever...not quite clear what's missing...any suggestions ?

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Old 13-09-2002, 06:12 PM   #44
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Hey BulletProof, Great Sub!

By the way, i saw you asking for suggestions so I might as well give it a try.

How far do you want to take the sub? Because I thought "well This Sub might be some sort of Sub detaching from a Big Momma Sub, as if this one is some sort of personal exploring unit" ... Maybe that would give you the chance to actually envision another Sub with a larger scale and it would give us another chance at watching some more great modelling from you.

Happy modelling!

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Old 25-09-2002, 09:46 PM   #45
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