SimplyMaya Forums

Welcome to the forum, feel free to ask questions here.

Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

New Thread
 
Thread Tools
Old 20-07-2008, 04:00 PM   #16
THX1138
14 Year Veteran
 
THX1138's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: U.S.A.
Posts: 2,138
Thanks: 0
Thanked 69 Times in 68 Posts
Default

Mike, what is the deadline of this challenge?
THX1138 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-07-2008, 04:10 PM   #17
mtmckinley
The Maya Mountain
 
mtmckinley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 8,245
Thanks: 1
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
Default

TBD
__________________
-Mike
www.mtmckinley.net
The Maya Toolbelt
mtmckinley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-07-2008, 12:16 AM   #18
Chirone
Subscriber
 
Chirone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: NZ
Posts: 3,125
Thanks: 11
Thanked 147 Times in 143 Posts
Default

looks fun... i might try this...
__________________


that's a "Ch" pronounced as a "K"

Computer skills I should have:
Objective C, C#, Java, MEL. Python, C++, XML, JavaScript, XSLT, HTML, SQL, CSS, FXScript, Clips, SOAR, ActionScript, OpenGL, DirectX
Maya, XSI, Photoshop, AfterEffects, Motion, Illustrator, Flash, Swift3D
Chirone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-07-2008, 02:26 AM   #19
daffas
Subscriber
 
daffas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: The States
Posts: 193
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Can we use swords since they use to be everyday items?
__________________
Do what you like, like what you do.
daffas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-07-2008, 08:48 PM   #20
Acid44
Registered User
 
Acid44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 2,639
Thanks: 12
Thanked 186 Times in 179 Posts
Default

is there a poly limit for this?
__________________
Acid44 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-07-2008, 10:07 PM   #21
Joopson
Registered User
 
Joopson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 2,313
Thanks: 1
Thanked 33 Times in 33 Posts
Default

nope, not unless you want one
__________________
Environment Artist @ Plastic Piranha
www.joopson.com
Joopson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-07-2008, 10:24 AM   #22
bendingiscool
Subscriber
 
bendingiscool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: London
Posts: 567
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Hey Mike, started on an old WWII jeep a while back, would I be able to finish up and destroy this?

Chris
bendingiscool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-07-2008, 12:57 PM   #23
BennyK
Registered User
 
BennyK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: IL
Posts: 738
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Cool Looks promesing

Lots of competition .
I saw many of you in previous challenges, some I never saw in a challenge before. I wonder how many will stay with us until the final render...
Looking forward to compete against you guys .
Benny
__________________
When in doubt, delete history and freeze transformations.

My latest snake game
(Requires DirectX9 SDK and Framework)
BennyK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-07-2008, 08:56 AM   #24
loonitun
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Denmark
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

i am so in this will be my first challenge ... and well i dont have much time duing 15 hours work at the momment, but hope the deadline is after the 5/08 so i have a bit time to model
loonitun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-07-2008, 01:22 PM   #25
amoeba
Registered User
 
amoeba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: NZ
Posts: 207
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Mike, is it okay if we do not just 'abadon' the object, but give it stuff like dents, scratches, etc that do not happen over time?

__________________
W.I.P's
-
Finished work
Mech
amoeba is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-07-2008, 04:01 PM   #26
mtmckinley
The Maya Mountain
 
mtmckinley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 8,245
Thanks: 1
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
Default

please do!
__________________
-Mike
www.mtmckinley.net
The Maya Toolbelt
mtmckinley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-07-2008, 02:41 AM   #27
s2-speedy
Registered User
 
s2-speedy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: ENGLAND UK
Posts: 286
Thanks: 3
Thanked 19 Times in 17 Posts
Default

I think im goin to join this 1, Could do with workin on my textures

Is a ruined / abandoned helicopter ok? < thats my first idea so far- thinking rusty metal, smashed windows, bend rotory blades and and broken tail perhaps.

I know its mainly the object your looking at but could possible do a scene with it in a jungle style environment with grass or weeds/vines growing over it. < but thats a secondary idea >
s2-speedy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-07-2008, 09:32 PM   #28
paldav
Subscriber
 
paldav's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: north west england
Posts: 388
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Default

Its been mentioned that it may be against the rules to use an old model allready built, as this is the first time ive taken part in one of these challenges can you let me know so that i can change tack if need be

cheers
__________________
free memory low..exception thrown
paldav is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-07-2008, 12:57 AM   #29
mtmckinley
The Maya Mountain
 
mtmckinley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 8,245
Thanks: 1
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
Default

please don't use already built models
__________________
-Mike
www.mtmckinley.net
The Maya Toolbelt
mtmckinley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 11:40 PM   #30
keithd203
Subscriber
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Although I'm a total infant in Maya, I think I will join this challenge. It will probably be a very poor entry, but it will give me a good before and after picture as I learn.
keithd203 is offline   Reply With Quote
New Thread

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

1 Month

$34

Month-to-month billing
$34/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
 
 

3 months

$87

Billing every 3 months
$29/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $5 per month or $15 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

12 months

$288

Billing every 12 months
$24/month
Unlimited access to all videos
Project files to download
Easy to cancel at anytime
Save $10 per month or $120 in total compared to monthly billing with this package.

Your plan will automatically renew. You can cancel at any time via your PayPal account to avoid being charged again.

You can view the FAQ on our video plans here. You can contact us directly here. By clicking one of the buttons above, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.