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jaredr
05-26-2007, 01:45 AM
I am going to do a model of the speederbike with scout trooper from episode 6 for this challenge.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike1.jpg

psebesta
05-26-2007, 04:55 PM
sweet i was wondering if anyone was going to do the speed bike looking forward to see your progress

jaredr
05-27-2007, 03:39 AM
Here is what i have been working on so far:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike1-1.jpg

robo3687
05-27-2007, 03:51 AM
looks like a good start to me...good luck jared

jaredr
05-28-2007, 02:31 AM
thanks robo, good luck on your millennium falcon.

Here's an update:
http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike2.jpg

EnergyPulse
05-28-2007, 02:53 AM
http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h173/neilPS88/SpeederBikeTop.jpg
http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h173/neilPS88/SpeederBikeSide.jpg
http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h173/neilPS88/SpeederBikeFront.jpg

Here are some Wires I found while looking for some for myself hope they are of some help. :)

hyp3rfocus
05-28-2007, 11:22 AM
this might be useful.

http://public.srce.hr/%7Ebrapejak/STARWARS/SWsite/slike/SWschematicGIF-JPG/speeder_bike.jpg

jaredr
05-29-2007, 12:45 AM
Thanks hyp3rfocus. However, those blueprints (from "essential guide to vehicles & vessels") are way too inaccurate. But they do have a lot of interesting information.
Anyways, here's an update:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike3.jpg

jamesylvester
05-29-2007, 12:47 AM
nice work, i especially like the tubing/hoses

octopus7
05-29-2007, 01:39 PM
The detail work on the engine is amazing! keep up the great work and good luck!

jaredr
06-02-2007, 01:38 AM
thanks!

Here's another update:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike4.jpg

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike5.jpg

HillbillyKing
06-07-2007, 04:21 AM
I love speeder bikes. I almost started to do an Endor scene with them. The model looks like it's starting out well

reedomatic01
06-08-2007, 02:17 PM
looking good, your bike looks nice, can't wait to see more.

GARcher
06-08-2007, 09:48 PM
Very nice work yoda. Looking forward to seeing it when it is finished.

I'd like to see a wireframe, myself.

jaredr
06-20-2007, 02:41 AM
thanks guys. I've been slowly adding the details on the front of the bike. I also started the scout trooper yesterday.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike6.jpg

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/scouthelmet1.jpg

WyattHarris
06-20-2007, 06:30 AM
Phew, lookin good. Great details on the bike mechanisms.

ChewyPixels
06-20-2007, 06:37 PM
Loving this one. Keep it up.

HillbillyKing
06-22-2007, 03:46 PM
Nice biker scout helmet.
The detail in the bike is looking good as well

jaredr
06-26-2007, 02:47 AM
Here's and update on the scout trooper and the bike. The Bike is nearly finished. All that's left are the control panel and the cloth thing in the back, plus other minor details that I cant find references for. There was exactly one frame in the movie that gave me the details i needed to model part of the front mechanism.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/scout2.jpg

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bike8.jpg

maje3d
06-26-2007, 03:17 AM
bike looks good, but check you're Scout Trooper's height proportions. He looks really short compared to what he should be.

michaelshippy
06-26-2007, 04:45 AM
Agreed, the bike is just fantastic - love the linkages - but the scout is too short. Most people are 7 heads tall, give or take, and I measured yours around 6.

jaredr
06-28-2007, 05:27 AM
Thanks. I actually was thinking that right after I posted. I scaled down the helmet a bit an made the legs a tad longer. But remember that the head is smaller than the helmet.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/scout3.jpg

jaredr
06-30-2007, 04:25 AM
Here's an early version of what I'm going for. The bike still needs texturing and there is a holster-thing on the right boot

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/bikerscout1.jpg

reedomatic01
06-30-2007, 04:31 AM
wow, very nice yodajared. This is coming together quite nicely. Good lighting.

Whyst
06-30-2007, 06:50 AM
wow looking really good =) i agree he seems a bit short in the un-posed shots... and not just his leg but his torso looks a bit short too i think... altho in the posed shot it isn't as bad... the legs still look a biiit short in my opinion... lookin great tho esp that latest render :thumbsup:

jaredr
07-08-2007, 10:56 PM
Final Image:

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q20/jaredr122/speederbike/beautyrender1sm.jpg

Whyst
07-09-2007, 02:54 AM
looks awesome good luck =)

sapienz
07-09-2007, 03:17 AM
Final image looks good.
my only comment would be throwing a foresty hdri for the scout to catch some green reflection on his suit.
Image is not merging as well now.

Boone
07-09-2007, 09:19 AM
A nice clean entry. Well done.:thumbsup:

rustyboi
07-11-2007, 10:34 AM
looks just like a scene from the movie itself. Great job

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