View Full Version : Vandenbrink Carver, Hans Groothuis (3D)

10-19-2004, 01:39 PM
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Title: Vandenbrink Carver
Name: Hans Groothuis
Country: Netherlands
Software: (Other)

Modelled & Rendered with Electric Image

I always wanted to Model & Render a Car, but I never could decide which Car, until I saw The Carver on BBC TopGear Then I knew I wanted to make The Carver. Ok, maybe itís not technically a car, but is definitely a Cool vehicle!

A few weeks ago, I was between two projects, and had some time to spare, so started to build the Carver. I could not find technical drawings, but luckily there were lots of photographs on their website: [url=http://www.carver.nl (http://streams.planet.nl/cgi-bin/reflector.cgi?dir=bbp&subdir=topgear&type=wmv&stream=072.wmv[/url).

I wanted to render an image that would fully focus on the Carver, thatís why I chose not to use a background.

My next project had started, just before I finished the Carver. In a few late nights sessions I finished the model, and rendered this Image. The next time, when I have some time to spare, I will try to Animate the Carver.


Hans Groothuis

10-19-2004, 10:59 PM
Sorry, i messed up the links, the correct links are:

BBC Topgear Carver (http://streams.planet.nl/cgi-bin/reflector.cgi?dir=bbp&subdir=topgear&type=wmv&stream=072.wmv)

Carver website (http://www.carver.nl/)

10-19-2004, 11:54 PM
Now that's a very cool car and render :)


10-20-2004, 12:02 AM
awsome model, i think that shadows needs to be improved, the car looks weigthless, maybe in a actual enviornment it would look good. As for the model its one of the best I have ever seen good job with the texturing.

10-20-2004, 11:15 AM
Wow, I like this one, It’s even better than the real one! It look’s like a Jet Fighter on wheels, It makes me want to drive this baby.
And I think the shadow is OK in this ‘environment’. Beautiful is the reflection of the suspension coil on the other side of the front wheel, I only knew what it was when I saw a photograph on the Carver site

Did you make this model in the Electric Image Modeler???


10-20-2004, 10:24 PM
Really wonderfull render!

Nice tight modelling, well done.

10-21-2004, 10:48 AM
.. good concept, good render ! :buttrock:

07-16-2005, 02:43 AM
Sorry, i messed up the links, the correct links are...

Hi iKKe. My name is Ian Bruce with CarverUS in California. We're planning to be manufacturing a version of the VanderBrink Carver for the Chinese and US markets. We were very impressed with your work, and wanted to get in touch with you for some possible CGI work. Have a great day. -- Ian Bruce

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