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Russel-Nash
09-05-2005, 08:12 AM
Torsten Thuenen is entered in the "Spectacular Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/spectacular/view_entries.php?challenger=7831)

Latest Update: Modeling: Belinda
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1127069964_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=2655295#post2655295)

JamesMK
09-05-2005, 08:13 AM
But of course!

Good luck, Torsten :thumbsup:

TheFirstAngel
09-05-2005, 08:17 AM
Hehehe, best luck and have loadsa fun!

Squibbit
09-05-2005, 08:18 AM
excellent, nice to see u , Russel!



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thebest
09-05-2005, 08:26 AM
good luck Russel_Nash

Russel-Nash
09-05-2005, 08:34 AM
Wow, here we go again. :scream:
Just couldn’t resist. I am glad it’s 3 month again otherwise I couldn’t take part. Holyday season again. Will be of to Nepal end of this month.

So no time to lose. Let the fun begin. :bounce:

Russel

Russel-Nash
09-05-2005, 01:13 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1125925994_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1125925994_large.jpg)

Belinda was sick of all that stupid grazing and rumination. So she left the herd to do something really spectacular.

Squibbit
09-05-2005, 01:19 PM
sweet :D



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erilaz
09-05-2005, 02:05 PM
Nice angle! I like!:D

AnimZiggy
09-05-2005, 09:24 PM
sweet n funny! Good luck!

Russel-Nash
09-06-2005, 07:56 AM
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This is a concept idea of a more serious pic. It shows the arrival of the Idluartok.. Every decade they start their incredible journey to bring freshwater to those in need.

Meanwhile I think I will show an other part of their journey. Which I think shows a slightly more spectacular moment. But I yet have to draw the concept.

Thanks for your comments.

Russel

JamesMK
09-06-2005, 03:39 PM
Looks like we're heading for yet another classic Torsten here - really looking forward to it.

Squibbit
09-06-2005, 03:43 PM
Looks like we're heading for yet another classic Torsten here - really looking forward to it.

yea, u said it, haha :thumbsup:



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Russel-Nash
09-07-2005, 08:01 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126080070_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126080070_large.jpg)

Just a slightly variation of the concept. It shows the gathering of the Idluartok fleet shortly before they pass the strait of Goltemare.

I am still not satisfied with it. I am missing the “WOW” factor. Maybe I have to choose a different camera angle.

Meditate about this matter I will.

Russel

JamesMK
09-07-2005, 08:10 AM
I am missing the “WOW” factor. Maybe I have to choose a different camera angle.
Try a more ground-based angle, like if you were standing on that beach.

Work that, could it.

Russel-Nash
09-07-2005, 12:35 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126096512_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126096512_large.jpg)

One more concept.

Disasters always have the best potential to be spectacular. So here’s mine.

Russel

Ego
09-08-2005, 12:07 PM
Good luck ! :D

ihamid
09-08-2005, 08:25 PM
last one is better pov wise and has the element of great disaster.. nice work!

Russel-Nash
09-09-2005, 09:51 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126259515_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126259515_large.jpg)

In the year 2.848.958 BC after two years of hard work and tireless training Ngrambo started his final attempt to be the first in prehistory to conquer gravity for more then a second.
He contacted the oracle of Tencanema to find the best day for his project. Unfortunately he forgot to ask for unpredictable appearance of any creatures which were believed to be extinct for several million years.

He succeeded and was the first to conquer gravity, but the landing was anything but a success (except for the T-Rex of course).
The only consolation Ngrambo had was, that he was not only the first to conquer gravity but also the one who invented the term “Fast food”.
Which should be known for millions and millions of years.

ihamid
09-09-2005, 10:05 AM
heheh thats cool sense of humor man ! give more :twisted:!

JamesMK
09-09-2005, 05:50 PM
Hehe, fast food looks like a great idea to me :D



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Russel-Nash
09-11-2005, 01:05 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126443940_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1126443940_large.jpg)

So I have decided to go for the iceberg concept. I don’t want to do another cartoon-style image. As I have nearly no experience in texturing and lighting this will be a real challenge.

Here just a quick start of the ship hull.

Russel

SuperXCM
09-11-2005, 05:22 PM
Hello!

hehehehe a lot of good concept here... :)
So you choice the iceberg concept.... can be really spectacular.... but you must find a really cool camera view... :shrug:
anyway i'm waiting to see update of this good start of modeling. :thumbsup:

Let's go!! :beer:

vampeta
09-16-2005, 09:44 AM
Hey Torsten,

You have realy some cool conzept ideas here!
my personal Favorite is the great jump on your first conzept. but.. nethertheless... catastophe & disaster are almost very spectacular!

:thumbsup:

P.s: thanks 4 the cool hint in my thread!
Great luck to you
Alex

Russel-Nash
09-18-2005, 06:59 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1127069964_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/11/7831/7831_1127069964_large.jpg)

I think I will change direction. The iceberg concept may be the most spectacular, but I didn’t get the right access to it.
I will go for the first concept.
Here is a first modelling step.

Russel

Gunilla
09-18-2005, 07:03 PM
Excellent choice! I really like the Belinda concept the best - this will be awesome, good luck!

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