View Full Version : FXWars! THE OCEAN!: Jonas Ussing
02-10-2006, 07:39 AM
Yay. :) Can't wait to get started.
I just landed a freelance gig though, that'll keep me 300% busy for a month, so chances are I won't finish. Still, I'll give it a shot!
02-10-2006, 09:53 AM
Forgot to specify, I'll be doing "The ship".
02-10-2006, 12:03 PM
well judging from your lava river I could tell yours is gona be awesome!!
02-11-2006, 09:03 AM
Good luck !
I hope it'll be a pirate ship ? :thumbsup:
02-12-2006, 10:58 AM
02-13-2006, 11:39 AM
Thanks guys, you're too kind!
Yes, it'll be a pirate ship (or similar, from that age), with torn sails and all.
My first step is to model the ship (gathering reference right now).
-Because I know I'll never completely finish putting the "finishing touches" on the water, so if I start with the water, I'll never get to working on the ship. ;)
However, since the water is what the challenge is about, I'll have to do some darn quick speed modelling, and get the ship over with quick.
Will update soon.
02-19-2006, 01:24 PM
First update, the ship.... the reference is mainly The Black Pearl from Pirates of the Caribbean, the goal is to have a modelled ship by the end of the day.... rather optimistic, perhaps...
02-19-2006, 08:00 PM
...this is all for today, I'll be back tomorrow! :)
02-19-2006, 08:26 PM
The ship is coming out really good! Well done!:buttrock:Looking forward to the pirate-like ship!:thumbsup:
02-20-2006, 11:18 PM
Thanks! Here's today's detail.
Cheers, folks! :)
02-21-2006, 11:35 PM
Didn't get a lot of time today, but tomorrow I expect to give it a big nod. :)
02-22-2006, 06:20 AM
nice ship its looking great, this gonna be a great simulation
02-22-2006, 07:14 AM
Thank you, I've been forced to up my standards after I saw your chinese fishing boat. :)
02-22-2006, 08:29 PM
Yeah the chinese fishing boat looks nice, but yours is really coming along too! I'm really liking it so far, can't wait to see more. I love the style of ship you chose.
02-22-2006, 11:45 PM
@Rusdom: thanks! :)
I feel like I'm moving at snail speed, every day I hope I'll finish modelling the next day...
02-23-2006, 09:21 AM
Fantastic stuff! Going to be great learning from you guys! I will probably enter the next fx challenge but wouldn't have the time for this one unfortunately! :sad:
02-23-2006, 02:26 PM
:thumbsup:this going to be great, i had the pirateship idea also but since your making it already i will leave you with the honours.
the model is becoming a real ship more and more every time i see it.
Maybe i will join the wars, just need to find myself some time for it.
Goodluck i'll be watching you (^_^)
02-23-2006, 09:31 PM
This ship is looking awesome :applause: , the stairs and the cannons are looking great, and I love the barrels, just the size of that barrel next to the cannon seems a bit out of scale. Besides that, great work! :D
02-24-2006, 11:36 PM
the model is very good indeed.
Will be watching you too:thumbsup:
02-25-2006, 10:25 AM
That's absolutely awesome, Jonas! :scream: You really got that 'main shape' very nice! I'm looking forward very much for the ocean itselfes! :)
What about the freelance-project? Is it an interesting one? :rolleyes: :D
Have fun & Luck! :)
02-28-2006, 06:13 PM
Thanks for the encouragements, guys! :)
...working on the back now...
EDIT, forgot to answer this:
What about the freelance-project? Is it an interesting one?
It was, actually, but I had to decline because I'm too busy with a deadline at work. The project was an environment for a cinematic for E3, which would be really cool for my CV. Technically, I don't have time for this ocean clip either, and the ocean clip doesn't even pay, so you may ask why I didn't cancel the ocean challenge to do the freelance clip... Answer is, no-one is gonna sue me if I don't finish the ocean challenge. ;)
That looks awesome :thumbsup:
What app are you using?
02-28-2006, 08:37 PM
Hey Max, thanks! :)
I'm using 3dsmax 7.0.
03-01-2006, 03:33 PM
...beginning to look ship-ish. :) The sails and masts are still temp.
03-02-2006, 10:07 PM
...finalizing sails and ropes...
I still need some lanterns and a pattern on the back of the cabin.
And those large, tall triangular shapes on the sides will be replaced with patterns of rope.
Beautiful :thumbsup: . Could you show some wireframes? I like to see how skilled modelers work :)
03-03-2006, 07:10 AM
Aww, you flatter! :blush:
here's a wire....
The sails will be smoothed to a higher poly count.
03-03-2006, 07:47 AM
very very nice model
03-03-2006, 03:23 PM
Great jonas! well done! keep it up!:)
03-10-2006, 12:54 PM
Hi, Jonas :)
Your ship is fantastic.
the pink plan will be with opacity map?
03-10-2006, 02:26 PM
the pink plan will be with opacity map?
No, I won't use opacity maps as they don't work well with Max's render elements (they will render as solid in zdepth and lighting passes :rolleyes: ). I plan on building all the ropes and knots.
But unfortunately, I doubt I will finish in time, as I have zero time to work on it for the next 14 days. :shrug:
03-10-2006, 04:07 PM
Hey too bad i was looking forward to your results!
Oh well one man overboard!
03-13-2006, 08:25 AM
Well I will finish (to much effort put into it now, to just skip it), just don't know if it will be in time for deadline. ;)
03-13-2006, 03:51 PM
well then hope its finished before I retire!
jussing you! you better finish it!
Comon man YOU CAN DO IIT!~
03-17-2006, 11:38 PM
Hope to see an update soon. The dateline is fast approaching, so you have enought time to render the final scene.
03-27-2006, 07:31 AM
so chances are I won't finish. Still, I'll give it a shot!
Yup, I'm not finishing. Sorry.
I hope lots of other people submit their entries, there were lots of really cool water preview renders all around.
03-28-2006, 10:18 AM
03-28-2006, 01:35 PM
Wrong thread? ;)
03-28-2006, 01:35 PM
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