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Pfister
12-13-2003, 07:47 PM
Created and rendered in Cinema8.1 "Weed" was a project that was supposed be done by Halloween...didn't happen.

http://www.imaginationmagic.com/WallPapers/Weed.jpg

Zixe
12-13-2003, 08:39 PM
nice model!!

Reminds me of "Feed me Sea Mor!" forgot the movie title haha.

Carrot Juice
12-13-2003, 08:58 PM
little shop of horrors

Gatling
12-13-2003, 09:20 PM
Mario Bros :beer:

Looks very nice, but the tears in the lip look more like flesh/cloth tears to me, perhaps include fibers?

Pfister
12-14-2003, 02:23 PM
Thanks for the comments and the input so far. I appreciate them very much...

Ron

Gatling
12-14-2003, 05:24 PM
Also, the lighting of the topmost vines does not seem to match the rest of the plant, maybe make them darker :thumbsup:

shaftoe
12-18-2003, 03:26 PM
Cut the Crap! Bring on the Meat!!!

Very nice. Would love to see this mod in an animation!

mikepolizos
12-18-2003, 03:42 PM
Nice model!
Maybe it is too round but it is in your choise!

Good work! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

lubiya
12-18-2003, 04:01 PM
nice image,
my only comment is, what if putting the head a little off the center and making the hands more visible. They're not seen very much even though they are pretty cool.
good job...

mattmos
12-18-2003, 04:46 PM
Good work. The tongue could use some displacement and not just bump mapping as the edges seem a little too smooth. Maybe put a santa hat on him and he could be a christmas project ;)

stakk4
12-18-2003, 07:21 PM
heh, the drool and teeth remind me of Aliens.

But I agree with Shaftoe, Weed should star in his own short!:scream:

nobrain
12-18-2003, 08:15 PM
somebody said mario bros. I say either marlboro tentacles or ochu. I remember which one this reminds me more of.

now get that slobber mouth a tissue! he he..

cool model.

SidewinderX143
12-19-2003, 03:22 AM
Originally posted by Carrot Juice
little shop of horrors

that's exactly what i htought :D

DrQuincy
12-19-2003, 03:57 AM
Yeah I saw LSOH not so long ago, first thing i thought of when i saw your render, great stuff!

Pfister
12-20-2003, 01:34 AM
Again I have to thank you all for the comments and the ideas to make the little 'ol plant better.

Weed was actually based on a sketch I'd made on a napkin. I didn't even think of the Audry2, the plant in Little Shop of Horrors, until I started to submit the image and some of the feedback came through. Sigh...back to the old drawing board I guess.

Ron

Clockwork
12-20-2003, 09:37 PM
Darn I was expecting to see "Weed" wink wink, nudge nudge. Nice model, love the clean style.

Pfister
12-20-2003, 10:46 PM
Clockwork

I've been toying with the idea of creating a nasty bud...we'll have to see. It wouldn't be too tough getting a reference here in BC; Heart of the best Weed country in the world. :rolleyes:

Ron

Clockwork
12-22-2003, 12:57 AM
Heheh I know, just moved to Alberta after living on the Island for many many years ;)

Pfister
12-22-2003, 01:02 AM
The Island!!!!! Maybe I should do something magical and mushroomy instead. ..

dimitrios_c
12-22-2003, 01:26 AM
Nice but improved lighting will do wonders for this image. It almost looks like the scene has just one light in it....I'd love to see this with radiosity if you got the advanced render module.

Pfister
12-22-2003, 02:35 AM
dimitrios_c

I wanted a more harsh out door look...but I understand what you're saying. I may actually try the radiocity vs. the area light to see what the difference would be. I know that when I'd experimented with the radiosity during some tests I ended up with an annoying 'glow' inside of the weed's mouth...hate when that happens...but I may try again using area shadows for my key light and a radiocity setting with the advanced module. Oh, before I forget, there were four light sources used in this image...

Thanks dimitrios_c,

Ron

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