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11-13-2003, 01:02 PM
Hey folks, been a while, here's the latest model ive been working on, it was a birthday present for my dad, thats why its composited into his driveway. Completed in less than 2 weeks in my spare time.
comments and crits are appreciated,
11-13-2003, 03:03 PM
looks very very nice!!
although i cant help feeling there's something missing....cant put my finger on it though....
OT: you gave your dad a picture af a car for his birthday???!......ok.......
I'll take a closer look at the car and see if i can figure out what the problem is......maybe it's the lighting?....
very cool model non the less.! :thumbsup:
11-13-2003, 03:10 PM
what the hell man that is called photorealism
11-13-2003, 05:21 PM
- the wheelhulls have a square edge.
- the headlight washing system is missing.
- the rear wheel needs to be definately bigger.
- and there's something wrong with the reflection on the left side of the car - it needs to reflect less pavement. maybe i'm wrong but it just looks weird.
take some advice from this image:
anyways - a great piece of 3d(even though i don't like it in real life, looks ugly) and a nice composition.
11-13-2003, 05:23 PM
The problem is that you dont have the reflections from the grass on the car I think. Looks like you just cheatet the grass in PS.
Some more work on the reflections and then it`s perfect.
Keep up the good work!
11-13-2003, 06:04 PM
thats really good
11-13-2003, 06:33 PM
What you're not getting that makes it look kinda funny is the gap between the hood and the grille is not well defined enough. That and the grass reflection.
11-14-2003, 02:40 PM
There are some areas that need to be fixed, as others mentioned. Good job overall though.
...But damn, I hate all of Chris Bangle's designs :(
11-14-2003, 07:24 PM
Thanks for all the input!
Yea, I made my dad a car for his birthday, he's had a wagon for 15 years and its about time he got something fun, I figured he'd like it because he was drooling at the commercials ;).
Here's a little update, I fixed the front and the reflections. All I had to do was make my shadow material not reflect on the car. The reflection is actually an environment map I made from sitting in the middle of the driveway and taking 30+ pictures and photoshoping them together. It should be usefull later when I get my hands on a digital video camera. Still workin on the littke bits, washing system etc.
11-14-2003, 09:10 PM
that looks better!!!! great work! :buttrock:
11-14-2003, 10:32 PM
Yeah, much better now!
The new reflections helped a lot...
imo the shadow beneath the car is too strong and too black when compared with the house shadows (not completly opaque and slightly blue)... but that's just nitpicking!
awsome job :thumbsup:
11-15-2003, 12:42 PM
I love this car
Wish I could have one
I like the second pic
11-15-2003, 05:48 PM
Very nice but it looks like the car has alittle to much noise on it.
11-15-2003, 06:53 PM
WOW. Somebody has to much sparetime.;)
11-17-2003, 11:40 PM
Here's another update :)
11-18-2003, 02:17 AM
omG! first nice . Second, that house looks EXACTLY like a house of my friends who lives in Burnaby, BC, Canada. err anyway.. gj!
11-18-2003, 02:59 AM
hey dont u think shadows too dark:thumbsup:
01-16-2006, 04:00 PM
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