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jdtiX
05-28-2006, 08:39 PM
Well, I managed to squeeze out a roof; I had lots of fun and frustrations, and learned a ton and will continue to work on this model to have something nice for my demo reel. There were so many great entries, and I wish everyone the best.

Weapon of choice: Lightwave 3D 8.3
Hours: 85-95
Polys: 830,000+

(Rendering in process...Having some difficulties rendering 1600 x 1200 with only 768 MB RAM)

Front Ortho 1 (http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/orthoSide_Tex.jpg) 2 (http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/orthoSide_wire.jpg)
Top Ortho (http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/orthoTop_tex.jpg)
Perspective (non-render) (http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/Perspect_shaded.jpg)

EDIT: It looks like I may be late with my final entry. This computer just isn't cooperating, Well, I wish everyone else the best of luck.

jdtiX
05-28-2006, 08:48 PM
I dunno, let's hope I get this right. Here's a foundation...
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower1.jpg

jdtiX
05-28-2006, 08:51 PM
Here's ten characters so that I can post more progress: 1234567890:curious:
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower2.jpg

jdtiX
05-28-2006, 08:58 PM
Here's maybe 4 or 5 more hours into it.
Halfway there! lol
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower_rndr1.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower_rndr2.jpg

Shortricci
05-28-2006, 11:32 PM
Fantastic start...!

Zephyrpower
05-29-2006, 03:37 PM
Jamaar! How's it going? Good to see you participating in a CG Challenge, but I'm curious, are you using Lightwave? How did you learn that, I thought they taught with Maya at CCAD..or did you learn it on your own?

jdtiX
05-29-2006, 08:38 PM
Thanks, guys. :)
Hey Barnabas, yep, I'm using Lightwave. Maya's my second language. :p I'm not quite up to speed with Maya, And don't have that much history with LW, so as opposed to jumping around, I'm gonna stick with LW. And yup, all self taught along with a nice, handful of tutorials. :)

Here's the little ornament dealie thingie on the very top. Or my interpretation, Since reference is like 25 x 30. :rolleyes:
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/top_ornament.jpg

jdtiX
06-02-2006, 12:47 PM
Not too bad, I guess. Some minor porportion or position issues I'll address later. (Feel free to point anything out, though.)

I'm gettin' a lil' scared, though. I'm seeing some things that I'm not particularly sure how to model. But I'll make sure to ask if i'm troubled.

o0
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower220000.jpg
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower220001.jpg

SweD
06-02-2006, 01:30 PM
I think you got it ! :thumbsup:

jdtiX
06-09-2006, 03:45 PM
Update: I see I have a minor height problem with the top roof that I'll address, along with some other tiny inaccurracies, but I'm going to try and get all the elements and doodads out the way, first. And FPrime isn't working on the computer that I'm modeling on, so that's why my renders are kinda....eh.
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower30000.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower30001.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h253/jthreattix/tower30002.jpg

RobertoOrtiz
06-11-2006, 03:06 PM
Just an FYI:
ROBERTO's BULLHORN: BIG BEN (The voting thread goes LIVE on the 13th) (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=368846)

Looking forward to your final entry.
-R

RobertoOrtiz
06-12-2006, 03:05 PM
Here is an update .....


ROBERTO's BULLHORN: BIG BEN Voting Thread Will Go Live On Friday June 12 @ MIDNIGHT (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=369174)
Until then...
I am NOT looking.

-R

jdtiX
06-13-2006, 12:26 PM
Well, I'm interpreting Friday "June 12" as Friday June 16th so if it is, then I'm still hard at work; if it's too late, then, well, I'm still hard at work. :)

I'll still post some results just for giggles at least by Friday if it's already too late. I'm having a hard time opening up a scene file on the computer that I'm working on with only 512 MB RAM, but I'm working on it. Hopefully I can find a better computer in time.

RobertoOrtiz
06-13-2006, 02:55 PM
Opps, yes I meant his friday.


My bad...
:)

-R

jdtiX
06-13-2006, 03:16 PM
PHEEEWWW!! I've been holding my breath since yesterday...

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