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hjdaniel
12-27-2004, 01:10 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/gallerycrits/55747/55747_1104156599_medium.jpg

Title: Luna City
Name: Hubert J Daniel (imaginations, Digital Amigos )
Country: Poland
Software: 3ds max, Photoshop

hey,
Some screenshots from the opening film to Mutant Chronicles Online. It was never finished...
Created with 3D Studio Max5(scanline)
The animation wouldn't be the same without Bartosz Opatowiecki who provided most of the models and whose technical support proved invaluable. Thank you Bart!
Also big thanks to Jon Hughes, Claudio Pavan, Andy Baca and Kate Kurczewska for their fantastic (unfortunately, only occasional) contributions. And of course, a huge shoutout to Marcin Kurczewski who was patient and indulgent enough to allow me to materialize my visions.
The animation is a part of a bigger thing now; to see some of it moving, check out this link:
www.digitalamigos.com/da_reel_2004.html
cheerz,
h. j. daniel,

Ollarin
12-27-2004, 02:01 PM
Amazing work! Superb! No crits here. Superb stuff!

Dennik
12-27-2004, 02:17 PM
Hey Daniel, congratulations to you and your team. Thats some superb quality work you got there! But i was wondering... When you say it wasn't finished, do you mean its an abandoned project? If thats so, its too bad, it has some great potential. It makes me wanna see more! I'm downloading your reel now.

tobiasth
12-27-2004, 02:22 PM
holy ....!!
AWESOME! :thumbsup:

DAREONER
12-27-2004, 02:39 PM
whoa very awesome, can you post a big resolution?

Neverwhere
12-27-2004, 03:22 PM
Aha!... chlopaki to jest po prostu miodzio :)
I'm... speechless... I simply love the details everywhere and the mood of it... especially the room with a roundy window. It's a great pity the project wasn't finished...
Beautiful :applause:

abadone
12-27-2004, 03:25 PM
WWWWWWWWoooooooooooooooooooooooWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW !

very good anbiance !!! amazing work !!!

:eek:

alex.h.
12-27-2004, 03:26 PM
woooooooowwwwwww :bounce: :thumbsup: :bounce: :thumbsup:

neofg
12-27-2004, 03:45 PM
WOW WOW WOW!
It's fantastic!!!
Can u post wires?

__The-Binary-Artist-__
12-27-2004, 04:05 PM
I love the look of those images (very haunting look about them).....i also like how the images have a 2D feel with the amount of detail one would find from some of the environment settings in a japanese anime movie, top stuff.....

couple of questions......how many triangles we talking here? and does the environment have the same look in the animation as those images u've posted up, or have they been run through photoshop to look that way? (it would be awesome if the animation maintained the same look as those pics) cuz i find many 3D animations tend to look too 3D at times if u know what i mean.

wybl
12-27-2004, 05:00 PM
Truly amazing. Can we see a wireframe please?

aliasali
12-27-2004, 06:03 PM
wow! very nice.

i wonder ur pc might have crushed several times.nuh?
very nice in details and i loved it.a goal for scanline renders!post some wires,eager to learn more:D

robinss
12-27-2004, 07:04 PM
Incredible work:thumbsup:

3dmiao
12-27-2004, 07:48 PM
awesome!:eek: that's really great work. 5 stars!!

vegass
12-27-2004, 08:16 PM
Awesome.... :eek: 10 star work !

spats
12-27-2004, 08:59 PM
Breathtaking! Literally! :scream:

Tilstrom
12-27-2004, 10:50 PM
it looks fantastic, well done. :D

ice0425
12-28-2004, 12:12 AM
omg~perfect job !nice modelisation and texture,Very professional,cheers!Like ur style ...:)

IGlowInTheDark
12-28-2004, 01:00 AM
That was great! I'd love to see the full intro to the mutant game. And was the parts with the guy with the shotgun from PK:BOOH? Cause I loved those demons, they and that giant devil, keep up the great work!

IGlowInTheDark

toce
12-28-2004, 07:20 AM
the city looks pretty amazing! only some of the characters would need more work to be at the same level.
great use of matte paintings, this work is quite an achievment!

bravo.

blueput
12-28-2004, 10:43 AM
wow!:)~~~~~~

WhItE CoFfEe
12-28-2004, 02:27 PM
You rendered it with scanline? Wow, it's an AWESOME work!

dixit13
12-28-2004, 03:59 PM
haba Haba HABAAA:thumbsup: .....Realy G8 stuff Maan ..Must be lot of hardwork n imagination involved :)
Love da work 13STARS

zooyorkbmxer
12-28-2004, 05:47 PM
holy ****!
scanline render?????
thats amazing!!!

BartokDesign
12-28-2004, 06:24 PM
really impressive , waiting for the animation now .

:thumbsup:

sacada
12-28-2004, 08:08 PM
Fantastic. Love the colour and atmosphere as well as the detail.

Katss
12-29-2004, 03:38 AM
Wonderful,a fantastic amount of detail.Alot of range and scope,very eerie,spooky.very nice work.:thumbsup:

hjdaniel
12-29-2004, 11:18 AM
hey,

I am really happy you guys like the city. That was my first animated piece and
during the production I had to learn (painfully, most of the time) how to deal
with the moving picture.

It was a huge challenge ( and the main goal in artistic terms ) to keep the
quality and painterly feel of a still image in the animation. I think careful and detailed lighting was extremely important here, but what really saved my ass were matte paintings.

In some of the shots they take up to 70% of what you see. Since I am not a
great painter, I usually had to prepare a rich pre-rendered base to paint on.
So, in some scenes, if all the layers were to be put together instead of
using matte, there would be 2-3 mln polygons to deal with.

I will post some wires/wip screenshots soon.


h.j.daniel

simoncheng
12-29-2004, 12:57 PM
No crits here. great stuff.
very dramatic. is this some kind of game/movie 's project?
5 stars!!!

hjdaniel
12-30-2004, 08:07 AM
here's what i've managed to find:
http://img142.exs.cx/img142/5656/screenslunaad35fm.jpg

neofg
12-30-2004, 08:08 AM
Yeah, I need the wires!!! Can u post something about lighting? GOOD ART MAN!

Redf
12-31-2004, 04:40 PM
Really nice stuff.Impresive details and texture work.Nice!:buttrock: :buttrock:

sanshi
01-02-2005, 03:13 PM
Fantastic work .so cool .100star.

LaHorde
01-04-2005, 05:52 AM
Great, nothing else to say !
I'm downloading your demo now !

skyeywei
01-04-2005, 08:50 AM
:thumbsup: good! very good.......

laxina
01-04-2005, 11:20 AM
very nice,

AIR
01-04-2005, 11:37 AM
I myself began recently on somekind scenography work and don't have to say simplicity of my
scene,,but this,,,,dear goad.....i hate you....

PeterSanitra
01-04-2005, 06:44 PM
Realy perfect. No critics, superb styling

monkeywrench
01-05-2005, 05:23 AM
wow. epic. what kind of polycount are we looking at here...

Chrono000
01-05-2005, 07:49 AM
I hardly ever post anything unless i love it, and i love this, the animation is wicked, and special since u said its your first real shot of animation. i really love the landscapes, and architecture. the charecter good too, but i think the enviroment is so much better. characters r hard for me, i wonder if anyone else find charecter design harder then enviroment dedesign ? ? !

man totaly love it so intresting.

inky2
01-05-2005, 08:24 AM
WHY four star?Five star,five ,five stars!!! Beautiful! SO fantastic,so volume,so spatially.

Tris3d
01-05-2005, 10:27 AM
Fantastic!!.. I love the dark gothic feel to it!

TheBloodyAlien
01-05-2005, 10:36 AM
Really impressive. 6 stars.

Without considering the high levels of creativity, I have a technical question: how the h..l is possible to make images like that, when with my amd 3400+ I get stucked to move a little mountain + 2 persons? Do you have a nuclear powered PC?


Cheers,

ago-stino

B.Opatowiecki
01-05-2005, 11:38 AM
I think that Hubert said much about it. In practice we didn't have to deal with millions of polygons, because we have divided scenes into few smaller :) I think that you can make bigger ones with your machine, really. You have to fit pipeline to your machine and time you have.

yann moalic
01-06-2005, 07:18 AM
Very good ambiance!! Amazing work!!:eek:
Unbelievable, so many details.
Well done

3D-Cloud
01-06-2005, 08:23 AM
Hey awesome stuff guys ....I'm gald you finally finished it or at least part of it.
Great style there

Good JERRRRRRB!

:)

Mykeac
01-06-2005, 11:21 AM
Well, you've messed my mind up for today with your preview - which blew me totally away.
Please let us know when I can buy the finished movie. It's magnificent!
In awe
Myke

adel3d
01-06-2005, 02:29 PM
Excellent work!
good luck!:applause:

bHR
01-06-2005, 03:19 PM
:applause:Awesome!!!
Can we see as wireframe?
bHR

Ogam
01-06-2005, 09:04 PM
Great Job, Full Thumbs Up :thumbsup:

Hubercie, gratulacje, miło widzieć starą ekipę z pl.comp.grafika.grafika3d :buttrock:

Awesome is its depth and scale. Flawless.

Fuse562
01-06-2005, 10:07 PM
very nice, 5 stars :applause:

Ramteen
01-06-2005, 11:06 PM
WoW .It make me crazy . what the pain ?!! :eek:

Ognus
01-07-2005, 02:08 AM
i have a pet book in which the city is named Luna City. Its gothic too. Now I have to change it! Newman!

Good job by the way. Looks absolutely immersing.

Malek
01-07-2005, 11:28 AM
Thats really nice, like the mood in the pictures

trafamwa
01-07-2005, 06:52 PM
noword describe it like ( perfect ) .

I love Dubai :) .

D-res
01-11-2005, 09:31 PM
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whoa!

I really need to stop looking at these pictures. They're making me even more critical of my own work. Those are some amazing renders my friend. keep up the great work! :)

ATX-YU
01-12-2005, 11:07 AM
I really like the scene!how did you make it?i mean the details,it's so fantastic and so natural!

PINGemator
01-14-2005, 03:57 PM
too many artists have attempted to create their own versions of mysterious 3d landscapes often ends in scrap bin, but yours difinately stand out. good stuff..

LAcrima
01-14-2005, 04:42 PM
Beauteful, even looking as it was only a picture

Qing16203
01-14-2005, 04:58 PM
ni mama ge se bi! tai qiang le!

so strong! powerful images!

Classy_cat18
01-18-2005, 05:41 AM
It's amazing. So gothic. I would love to learn to do this one day. I'm learning to, but I'm so far down the ladder.

tgfx
01-18-2005, 06:16 PM
wow.. that is impressive...wanna join tgfx???

karanta
01-19-2005, 09:23 AM
Awsome! Outstanding!

bjnorberto
01-19-2005, 10:19 PM
Congratulations for this awsome work. If this would be a game as on the demoreel credits, it deserves a 2 hours of imersion on this cool and well trimed 3d project :thumbsup:

Jadan
01-20-2005, 06:26 AM
i hate you. this isnt happening.....

must reboot! cant take it!
aaaaaaaaaaa- thats sick!
You are amazing! Its just what I'm attempting to do.
Do you have any tips for creating amazing buildings like these?

-cheers on a job well done!

lamarvisions
01-25-2005, 01:11 AM
:buttrock: Fantastic work.An exceptiona; amount,and all done with great abilities.Fantastic is all I can say,i am almost speechless.:buttrock:

samo05
01-28-2005, 09:53 AM
Awesome work! Shame it wasnt *finshed*!:sad:

agasco
01-31-2005, 01:35 AM
wow!! great job. I love the look you give to the city, there is something gothic and cyberpunk in it, is just great

ajc188
02-01-2005, 02:49 AM
It's so detail and stylish! good work!

pixpax
02-02-2005, 09:24 AM
Can't help falling in love with those awesome pictures

umnifarious184
02-10-2005, 02:09 AM
so which buildings have apartments for rent... and which are hotels.. that city looks awsome... you spent alot of time doing this project, and it shows... your work is real cool..

SuperSeizureRobot
02-10-2005, 08:09 AM
freakin sweet...reminds me of the original crow movie...perhaps if it had an illegitimate child with the movie aliens...which as we all must agree would be freakin sweat as well

IQ_0
02-23-2005, 11:43 AM
exelent realy impresive

linen_umbrella
02-26-2005, 09:19 PM
The tone of your pieces are absoloutly breathtaking, it kind of reminds me of the Gormenghast Novels. Great job :)

revoltkid
09-13-2005, 09:14 PM
whoa! $%$#% amazing, love the concept :P

nie sadzilem, ze polacy "umieja" tak odjechane rzeczy robic :PPPPP

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