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robbylamb
06-24-2004, 04:02 PM
Just wanted to post a few images and movies of a bike I just finished

http://abunchofshortguys.com/images/Robbie_big.jpg

There are a few rendered turntables hosted on the "A Bunch of Short Guys" website
(An animators guild in Dallas) (http://www.abunchofshortguys.com)

Quicktime

No background 14 megs (http://www.abunchofshortguys.com/Robby/R6_text.mov)

Feedback welcome and encouraged

ToddD
06-24-2004, 04:55 PM
It looks very good! :) There are a few things that need a little work IMO.
First I would make some filler objects you can see some spots are hollow in the animation. In the engine bay a simple box with a black shader would rectify that. A radiator in the front opening would help as well.
Model the rear shock, it would take minutes, and improve the model.
Last thing I think would help a bit, adjusting your materials. The silver parts have no shine, I know the black parts are mat finish, but the silver are painted. The headlights look dark, try excluding the internals from casting/receiving shadows.
A very good piece, I think a little more time would greatly improve it.


Todd

robbylamb
06-24-2004, 06:21 PM
Thanks for the feadback. The Paint reflection didn't dawn on me because I've looked at it too long. I knew something was off but couldn't place it. The reflectivity wasn't on. So I am currently working on that. The shock is there but I guess too deep. Moving it. the engine was there as well but I guess I deleted a couple of poly's on accident.

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