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florian
08-25-2004, 11:51 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/gallerycrits/48639/48639_1093477883_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/gallerycrits/48639/48639_1093477883.jpg)

Title: Kick It Like...ehm...panda?
Name: Phenomedia
Country: Germany
Software: Max6 Photohop

Here is another render of our soccergame.

You can find the pandas biggest enemy here:
http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=164789


Rendered with mentalRay3.2. Ocean Shader and simple Skylight.

every critique is welcome...





>> Hi resolution image << (http://img55.exs.cx/img55/7929/PandaChinaBig.jpg )

SheepFactory
08-26-2004, 12:00 AM
Very nice render. I like the colors a lot.

*Plugged

jussing
08-26-2004, 12:05 AM
That is soooo cute!! I usually don't do these fanboy comments, cause - well, lotsa folks will do that anyway - but this just hits my heart. :love:

No critique, I love it as it is. But then again, I always had a thing for pandas.

Cheers,
- Jonas

Tughan
08-26-2004, 12:05 AM
I like everything! Especially that balls! :D Style of the rendering is very cute. Good work my friend. :thumbsup:

florian
08-26-2004, 12:06 AM
wow :bounce:
I'm honored.

Thanks Sheep Factory

Monstre
08-26-2004, 12:07 AM
Looks awesome, but theres one thing that was bothering me..

The DOV(Debth of View).. near the tall building, it gets sharper.. I don't know if you ment it like that or wat?

Musoka
08-26-2004, 12:11 AM
Love the concept of this artwork. The rendering/modeling is great as well. Awesome piece here ^^

Goul
08-26-2004, 12:13 AM
lol , funny idea and great work :thumbsup:

Another nice render , another cute charachter !
I love the facial expression here too

Man..."you had a new fan" :D

Hecartha
08-26-2004, 12:21 AM
the renderind has something really special. I really like it! Perhaps a linear cartoon clouds could complete it. It would reduce the sharp effect of the montain/hill i think

Myce
08-26-2004, 12:21 AM
That looks gorgeous, love the image.
But I dont like the water. Remember water is transparent and has substance. The water looks shallow in the image cos the character is standing in it. You should atleast be able to see the bottom, and anything below the surface, unless of course the water is very murky. But then you still should be able to see something just below the surface anyway.

florian
08-26-2004, 12:27 AM
@monstre: Yes. It was ment to be that way. I tried to simulate (photoshop) an overbrightning background. But i must admit :hmm: that didnt work that well.
The whole DOV is just photoshoped (I know that could have done better)

Right now I really have a hard time leaving my PC and go to bed. :wise:
There are so many nice comments, questions and private messages to my first and last 3Renderings on this forum.
Thanks a lot.

...and a big thanks to the admins putting me to the frontpage.
I took a screenshot :thumbsup:

Soon2bAnimator
08-26-2004, 12:49 AM
you never seize to amaze me florian :bowdown: (becomming a fan) texture & lighting is great, the colors look like water colors...did you by chance use Ink & Paint ?

francescaluce
08-26-2004, 01:16 AM
the picture is great.. surrealistic.
some minor techy problems.. but who cares ?
:surprised




ciao
francesca

Alucard1703
08-26-2004, 01:43 AM
I like it, you got skill. Your other Images are great too. :applause:
So your working for Phenomedia? Where is Gothic 3? :) Part 1&2 were really good RPGīs.

DougNicola
08-26-2004, 02:09 AM
Great image! Immediately I want to know what happened to get the panda in this situation, and what's on his mind.

skyfinch
08-26-2004, 02:09 AM
florian, you produce some amazing work.

elnady
08-26-2004, 02:12 AM
Very good job man:thumbsup:
yes nice colour:bounce:

barpoet
08-26-2004, 02:46 AM
I love it! , the panda has a great expression on his face, a real "fed up" look , Good Work!:arteest:

EDDIEthePIRATE
08-26-2004, 04:21 AM
You do great work!
eddie

phoenix
08-26-2004, 05:11 AM
very cute ......

AndyH
08-26-2004, 05:36 AM
2 front pages in a week?? Youre on a roll here son!
Great work! Love the colour - it creates a nice atmosphere. Good water too.

natsirk
08-26-2004, 08:03 AM
Its a good picture
heres my Crit
The water is to realistic for the scene ,
But if you think he should be able to see the bottom i dunno were your living but were i live in Tasmania bottom of Australia the water can actully be blacky green enough and possible be like this.

Nice going , cya

natsirk
08-26-2004, 08:05 AM
Although as i recall Water has allways been a set better than normal cg,
i remember watching Ice Age the water in that didnt really fit either into the movie concept feel.

orange_3D
08-26-2004, 09:03 AM
this looks great! i love the rendering style too :bounce:

one thing is don't feel there is enough variation in the rotation of the soccer balls, especially the ones closer to the camera...

cheers

mimo8
08-26-2004, 09:06 AM
amazed by your skills and output
I just hope this is teamwork and you didnt do it since you posted the cute girl some days ago

you mental ray handling is great - I love the soft look and feeling the image has

can you tell a bit how you created the fur - is it fur or what else?

thnx

PeterSanitra
08-26-2004, 10:00 AM
I like the overal image coloring, but maybe the back is too blurry

AndyH
08-26-2004, 10:12 AM
Why the hell has this post only got 2 stars?
Everyone who posted loves it, so why the negativity? If anyone has any comments you should let them be known, rather than stating it and remaining silent!

Supervlieg
08-26-2004, 10:35 AM
Great cartoony style. Very well deserved FrontPage!

Kinjiru
08-26-2004, 12:09 PM
I love it! sooo cute, so perfect!

I want a panda for me!

mrgrundy
08-26-2004, 12:52 PM
fantastic image man, love the colors and the feel of the piece. Especially his expression. Good compositin as well. :applause:

Wookie Cookie
08-26-2004, 01:05 PM
i really like the textures, especially on the bear and the balls. the water's really nice as well. awesome!

HocusPocus
08-27-2004, 12:15 AM
great atmosphere in this scene...

I think the balls and even the bear could be a little wet..., maybe the specular levels a little high...

Great work!

T.frog
08-27-2004, 05:39 AM
great job! but,the panda's hands looks problems!

Sqwall
08-27-2004, 06:56 AM
Funny. :thumbsup:

Evil Pumpkin
08-27-2004, 11:58 AM
I love this ones! even more then his enemy....the balls are very well done, i like the texture a lot! and the panda looks very funny!!


peace

dcmoutinho
08-27-2004, 02:20 PM
the render itīs great:thumbsup: , the glace of the Panda is charming...

Lotus7
08-27-2004, 02:40 PM
awesome work!! the only thing bothering me is that the sand and rock area doesnt seem as detailed as everything else!!! but well they are far away so no big deal!!
Good Job!!

florian
08-27-2004, 03:48 PM
First of all thanks for all the nice feedback. :)

Some of the "questions" (hi Lotus) can be anwered by this thread.

http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?p=1536657#post1536657

Everything (except the MentalRay Ocean shader) is realtime geometrie.
Lot's of Photoshop of course. :D

http://img47.exs.cx/img47/5848/PandaBody.th.jpg (http://img47.exs.cx/my.php?loc=img47&image=PandaBody.jpg)

http://img34.exs.cx/img34/9063/ChinaMesh.th.jpg (http://img34.exs.cx/my.php?loc=img34&image=ChinaMesh.jpg)

hope that answers your question...

MacSilva
09-01-2004, 11:06 PM
Nice work! Very talented!

Do you have more soccer players?

Kinjiru
09-02-2004, 12:09 AM
ok ok, you are a prodigy fan, so I like you a lot more! :p

keep up the good work! one day I'll reach your level...one day ;)

Aearon
09-12-2004, 10:08 AM
great stuff florian! :thumbsup:

very nice composition and lighting.

tilite
03-30-2005, 06:33 AM
thats adorable... uve done well

leader_b
06-25-2005, 05:25 PM
love you style~especial the panda`s impression~
can you give your msn?
my msn is :leader_b@msn.com

Mino Luo
07-09-2005, 08:46 AM
ganz gut...
ich mag das!

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