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Old 07-11-2002, 09:56 PM   #1
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Well, I finnished my model, next is the matchmovin and animation, but I thought I could get some words on the model.
Here is my WIP (it has alot more pics)

http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...&threadid=1936

Thanks for all your help guys,
Brian

P.s. This Model took me about 6 days, in my free time between work and school. Is that good or bad? thanks,
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Old 07-11-2002, 09:57 PM   #2
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Here is The new bike
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Old 07-11-2002, 09:57 PM   #3
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here are the thursters close up.
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Old 07-11-2002, 10:01 PM   #4
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Very nice!
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Too cool=)
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I really like your bike and I can't wait to see it animated
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nice stuff man.. :p
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Old 08-11-2002, 09:46 AM   #9
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wow..sorry brian_ellebracht for missing this post, glad i found it, very nicly done, great detail... really nice work
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Well, its about 4:45 in the morning, I have to get up in about 1 hour to go to work. I have been up all night rigging ET's ride. I was getting frustrated, So I took a break and made this composite for my intro to my animation. Let me know what you think. I rendered the bike in Maya, Composited, colorised and made all text in Photoshop. THanks,
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Time to go to bed.
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Old 08-11-2002, 11:47 AM   #11
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Ha, Ha funny!!!

I have one thing to mention;
From a layout/desing point of view, the main motive here is both the moon and the rider I think.

But, as I see it, um... although there is a foreground and a background, this usual contrast isn't that strong in your pic.

Maybe the rider should be made smaller in contrast to the moon, for giving that "balanced contrast" (self contradictory statement, isn't it) in the picture.

Or maybe it is the intimacy of the zoom/camera that seems a bit unusual.

But this is just what I think.
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This is the coolest bike I have see to date . Nice design and modeling job looks sharp. One crit you put so much detal in to the model that the two shocks? on the front struts loook to plain and out of place. Just my opinion Great job.
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Good point I never noticed that. I can try to add some more detail to the front shocks. thanks for your opinion.
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Good point I never noticed that. I can try to add some more detail to the front shocks. thanks for your opinion.
Brian
or you could reduce detail everywhere else - if you only need it for the moon scene. i would like to see more light on the bike. in the movie i think you could see it with more contrast.

just my $0.02
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Old 08-11-2002, 06:11 PM   #15
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NICE!

Straight Maya render? or Mental Ray? or...

Also, did you use Maya depth of field, or....

Just wondering

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