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3dRaven
02-28-2006, 08:42 AM
Gregory Werner is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/journey_begins/view_entries.php?challenger=9679)

Latest Update: Modeling: hair test
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142709513_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=3358379#post3358379)

3dRaven
02-28-2006, 08:44 AM
Firing up my engines and ready to go.

Have a good challenge people & let the games begin :D

Elsie
02-28-2006, 08:46 AM
Have a great one Greg *hugs* Can't wait to see what you come up with :D the best of luck!

KangarooMan
02-28-2006, 08:49 AM
Hey there Gregory,

Great to see you again! Best of luck to you! :bounce:

Matt :)

MVDB
02-28-2006, 08:54 AM
This journey will be a blast. Good luck to ya! :thumbsup:

alvin-cgi
02-28-2006, 08:57 AM
welcome man!:scream:

Squibbit
02-28-2006, 09:07 AM
welcome and good luck, buddy!


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DimitrisLiatsos
02-28-2006, 09:27 AM
Good luck friend...and have fun. :)

3dRaven
02-28-2006, 09:36 AM
Elsie: Thanks for the warm welcome :D

mmbenya: Hey Matt :) Nice to see u drop by

MichaelMotion, alvin_cgi: Thanks guys time to dust of the wacom and get some sketches up soon :bounce:

Squibbit: Thx, waiting to see you on the challenge board soon too :D

DimitrisLiatsos: Nice to see the old crew looking in :)

se7enthcin
02-28-2006, 09:39 AM
good luck to you. May all your ideas be good ones. :bounce:

arturro
02-28-2006, 09:42 AM
witam, witam:twisted:
Tym razem od poczatku do konca walczymy:buttrock:
good luck my friend

makaron
02-28-2006, 09:45 AM
http://hem.bredband.net/makaron/smile/bbbb.jpg

letīs the fun on this journey begin... and good luck

gpepper
02-28-2006, 09:49 AM
Welcome back Greg ! this could be a great topic for U ! Have fun !

Bikod
02-28-2006, 09:52 AM
Good luck :)

jmBoekestein
02-28-2006, 02:42 PM
Allrighty!!! Good luck! :scream: off it be... :applause:

ilusiondigital
02-28-2006, 03:57 PM
Hey Greg, my friend, good luck in this new journey, hope to see your first steps soon

mosconariz
02-28-2006, 08:01 PM
Crows and Ravens! You're here!

luck!

Climax
02-28-2006, 09:03 PM
Welcome in Gregory! have fun and good luck! :thumbsup:

3dRaven
02-28-2006, 10:01 PM
Well i decided to go for a greek mythology style this time. My idea so far is to do a group of explorers waiting in port, getting ready to head out into the full sea on a quest (still deciding on the type of quest).

The rest of the crew are saying goodbye to their familly and friends not knowing when they'll return....oh yeah and i'd like to throw in a vision of where their journey will lead them, maybe I'll throw in a cyclops & hydra somewhere....still deciding on the format of the pic though (ratio & size)

Virtuoso
02-28-2006, 10:04 PM
Ready to overheat the ol' PC again greg......Thats the only way to fly.....;)


I'll check in best I can,best of luck to you,have fun and kick all polys hard....;)

3dRaven
02-28-2006, 10:15 PM
Thanks for the posts guys and keeping me motivated :)

Oh yeah and i'd like to make it that the world is flat :D sorta like water flowing off the edges just have to think of a camera view that will show all of this....too much going through my head at the moment

I'm sure the ideas will form into a nice image once i sleep on it.

beelow
02-28-2006, 10:39 PM
Sup dude, found ur thread hehe. Its been a long time searchin and the journey ends here, LOL!

Good luck dude!:thumbsup:

TheFirstAngel
03-01-2006, 03:41 PM
heheh bring em on greg, wanna see them greek godesses and monsters and sum grim heros beat your Journey! go go go mate!

medunecer
03-02-2006, 09:23 AM
Good luck Gregory!

Gunilla
03-02-2006, 10:18 AM
Hi Greg - good to see you in and good luck! :thumbsup:

AIR
03-02-2006, 10:44 AM
Hi Greg,Im waiting for your stuff to start taking shape now pal...Seeya.

calisto-lynn
03-03-2006, 08:41 PM
yaaaay! hi, raven, im so happy to see you again!! wellcome to the challenge and have lots of fun! good luck my friend!!:D :D

kmest
03-05-2006, 07:42 AM
hey gregory raven......welcome here man....show em what you got....move move move......

grooshka
03-06-2006, 11:15 AM
greetingz mate!
Polish team in action once again (hope not last)!
good luck with your work!

calisto-lynn
03-09-2006, 08:19 PM
well there's still plenty of time, but...id really like to see what will you come up with this time!cheers!:D

TheFirstAngel
03-09-2006, 08:24 PM
level 82 necromancer... hehehe ravybone get busy!

gpepper
03-09-2006, 08:40 PM
Eh, Greg, where are U ?

3dRaven
03-10-2006, 09:05 AM
Sorry for the delay guys n galls, still having some final stuff done to my leg after the operation so its was really hard to concentrate on the challenge, if all goes well I'll be back in action within 2 hours and hopefully will start posting. I've done several concepts but am still searching for something that would make me happy.

Cya all in a bit :D

3dRaven
03-10-2006, 01:55 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142002527_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142002527_large.jpg)

Been having a bad week for 2d so i decided to go with a 3d concept,.

The main character have just found a working military holo-map with the coordinates for an area untouched by the 3rd world war. So their journey to eden begins.

3dRaven
03-10-2006, 10:53 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142034798_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142034798_large.jpg)

Hopefully by tomorrow this chap will start looking human. Most of the major edge loops are in place and now its time to start pushing verts :D

3dRaven
03-11-2006, 11:45 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142081153_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142081153_large.jpg)

An update on the face. Looking more human I hope. Still lots to do, gotta do battle with the ears soon :/

makaron
03-11-2006, 11:51 AM
letīs see some ears on that head that beginning to look good :)

3dRaven
03-11-2006, 05:09 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142100546_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142100546_large.jpg)

Modelling update. Added in modeled eyes and a start on the ears and neck.

Elsie
03-11-2006, 05:37 PM
Hey Greg, it's looking good! Nice to see some modelling :D looking forward for updates!

DaddyMack
03-11-2006, 05:54 PM
Heyaaa!!! Off to a killer start I see Greg:thumbsup: Good luck mate, How's the medieval torture device going? Speaking of torture... would you believe I'm now learning Max:surprised I'm gonna 50/50 the challenge Maya/Max...

I'll be definitely hanging here to see what wonders pop outta your machine this time:bounce:

3dRaven
03-11-2006, 06:46 PM
Thx for the cheers Elsie :D I'll do my best to keep em coming on a regular basis

If it isn't my imaginary friend :D Looks like you'll have a large mountain to climb then...use max only for rendering cuz it's crashtastic :D

Medieval torture device was removed a day ago. Getting used to the comfort of being 3 kg lighter :scream: Back to crutches though for a while..

ChewyPixels
03-11-2006, 06:50 PM
Great story behind the image. Quick question: What's the object behind the vehicle?

3dRaven
03-11-2006, 07:04 PM
They'll be ruined skyscrappers, I might add in parts of a military base around them later on as well (to show where the map was found)

Hopefully I'll get a mix of fallout & mad max in the end :)

3dRaven
03-11-2006, 10:38 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142120335_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142120335_large.jpg)

Slowly boxing out some muscle groups. I'll stick to the arms and some of the torso for now. He's going to be wearing a shirt or light body armour so I the rest won't be really that visible.

monsitj
03-12-2006, 01:44 AM
nice progress man! model look great too! good luck!

3dRaven
03-12-2006, 11:07 AM
Thanks for the encouragement monsitj. Hopefully he's be done to the waist by tomorrow :)

From then on cloth modelling :eek:

3dRaven
03-12-2006, 06:42 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142192572_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142192572_large.jpg)

Had a slow day but I'm finally getting past the more time consuming areas of the model. The next ones will be done a lot fastr once the base model is fully finished.

KangarooMan
03-14-2006, 09:05 PM
Hey there Gregory, it is great seeing you're able to begin work for the challenge! Excellent job on the base model, he is really taking shape! :thumbsup: I am sorry to hear your leg has given you so much grief. :sad:

Matt :)

3dRaven
03-14-2006, 10:20 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142378449_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142378449_large.jpg)

A rather slow week so far. Here's an update on the body mesh. Still lots of edge loops to fix but the main shape is there...

3dRaven
03-14-2006, 10:25 PM
Hi Matt :)

I'll be speeding up soon. Just need to tidy up the mesh a bit. Had quite a long break from 3d so I need to remind myself some stuff. Wo'nt be going into too much body details, most will be covered in clothes so it's just a place holder really. Just have to fix the arms they're annoying the hell out of me :D

Oh yeah and the leg is healing nicely, back to crutches but I should be running around within a month if all goes well :D

TheFirstAngel
03-16-2006, 03:44 PM
great start greg, squeeze those pollys :D! fly birdy fly!

beelow
03-17-2006, 02:13 AM
Hey dude! Glad to see some progress here! I'll wait for the next update, peace!:thumbsup:

calisto-lynn
03-17-2006, 12:30 PM
nice update!!i hope to see more soon!!:D:D

3dRaven
03-18-2006, 01:00 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142647213_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142647213_large.jpg)

Changes some facial features, added in procederal material for the eyes and a placeholder for the skin.

Started modelling clothes.

3dRaven
03-18-2006, 01:35 AM
beelow Nice to see you visiting my thread again :) I'll try to speed up with the progress.

calisto Hi Linda :D Hopefully in the next update he'll grow some hair

the1st_angel Getting slowly bored of diablo so updates will be more frequent soon :twisted:

Most of the poly errors will be hidden under clothes so the boxiness should disappear in a few updates

3dRaven
03-18-2006, 06:18 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142709513_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/9679/9679_1142709513_large.jpg)

Added some hair. Still needs recombing till the final, but it's an idea of how I want it to look.

KangarooMan
03-23-2006, 06:16 PM
Hey there Gregory, great looking updates that I missed here! I like the facial features a lot, excellent job! :beer:

Matt :)

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