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gpepper
08-08-2007, 03:22 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1186586543_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1186586543_large.jpg)

I did a little work on the eyes. Maybe the color could change if I will find that it don't fit to the chick...

Thanks for the support, Rob, Jorge, Rodolfo and Steven ! ;)

Wayne jermaine
08-08-2007, 04:41 PM
hey man ur stuff is excellent too man.. I love your concepts.. good luck to you and keep onn posting

gpepper
08-08-2007, 05:06 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1186592798_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1186592798_large.jpg)

the last render with the new eyes and the last update of the mouth...

Thanks for the comment Wayne !

handlebar
08-08-2007, 07:16 PM
Just gets better with every update. You got those eyes popping, awesome texture work.

Steve 8)

ziriguidum
08-08-2007, 11:55 PM
very good eyes and skin. You will update the fur too?

gpepper
08-09-2007, 07:02 AM
THanks Steven and Rodolfo.

Foe the moment I didn't plan to update the fur. Maybe it will come later. I have to work a bit on the bump map again.

thebest
08-09-2007, 07:40 AM
he looks very amazed :eek: I wonder what is he seeing lol :bounce: keep going my friend :thumbsup:

Gunilla
08-09-2007, 08:50 AM
Awesome, just awesome... your texturework looks great, glad to see you back with this :)

DaddyMack
08-09-2007, 09:01 PM
Hey G! Saw this as I tore off my calendar page and thought of you straight away

http://www.mack3d.com/chicken.jpg

BTW... your birds eyes make him look psychotic:thumbsup:

mdavid
08-09-2007, 11:29 PM
Yep, like the others are saying, it gets better and better. Wonderful tex work. And when I stop admiring the technical side of it, I realise how funny and also how beautiful it's looking :thumbsup:

gpepper
08-10-2007, 07:54 AM
Thanks Antone, Mark and dear Gunnie !

Rob, funny calendar you have here !
Yes, he is psycho !

musi
08-10-2007, 07:58 AM
Long time since I visited your thread - and such a progress I found here!

Great work :thumbsup:

gpepper
08-10-2007, 08:49 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1186778951_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/render.mov)

Here is a quick turntable of the Pioupiou.This is not the final but almost !

Click on the picture to see it run !

DaddyMack
08-10-2007, 09:28 PM
Off the leash mate!.. That's one mental character you've got there G!

slangford
08-10-2007, 10:06 PM
Awesome job man! But wheres everything else? Im dying to see him in the enviroment...

_slangford

overcontrast
08-10-2007, 10:30 PM
man that chicken of urs.. wish i cud put a hard punch on his face... STOP STARING AT ME YOU ASYMETRIC EYED CHICKEN!! GOD DAMMIT!@ lol

gr8 work Gp... keep it up!

Xion-Cajou
08-10-2007, 10:43 PM
Great character! Hahaha...his mama will be very proud to have a cute child like him...

Looking forward for more, keep it up:thumbsup:

gpepper
08-11-2007, 07:33 PM
Thanks for the support guys !
Thanks Rob, Sean, Zubuyer, Semih !
It's always nice to have these kind of words to continue !
Next update probably on monday !
Have a nice sunday all !

nwiz25
08-12-2007, 08:18 PM
insane details my friend! :eek: really like the new pew pew :p fits the concept perfectly! :scream:
ur modeling skills are very good! waiting to c wats next, ur full of surprises buddy! n thats crazy cool stuff!:D good luck mate! :thumbsup:

gpepper
08-13-2007, 07:33 AM
Long time since I visited your thread - and such a progress I found here!

Great work :thumbsup:

Thanks Alexandra

insane details my friend! :eek: really like the new pew pew :p fits the concept perfectly! :scream:
ur modeling skills are very good! waiting to c wats next, ur full of surprises buddy! n thats crazy cool stuff!:D good luck mate! :thumbsup:

Thanks Neville ! I'm glad you like it !

Lemog
08-13-2007, 09:17 AM
Heyo Gilou...

Really... the PiouPiou is outstanding... marvellous realisation... like it much... the design is incredible and appreciated... (and your latest rendering with first textures already on my screen !)

I'm waiting impatiently to see the continuation... cheers mate :thumbsup:

parms
08-13-2007, 12:53 PM
You are doing a great job Gilles. I am still a fan ... since the render of you "parachutiste" for a previous challenge.... see you sur l'échoppe

Parms

gpepper
08-14-2007, 09:05 AM
Heyo Gilou...

Really... the PiouPiou is outstanding... marvellous realisation... like it much... the design is incredible and appreciated... (and your latest rendering with first textures already on my screen !)

I'm waiting impatiently to see the continuation... cheers mate :thumbsup:

Waoo ! Mister Lemog on my thread !
Happy to see U here Mate ! I'm just disapointed that you don't participate this time, again.
Your project is more important, so, I understand.
I'm glad to know that you like Mister P (Pioupiou).
Don't hesitate to go here very often, I will appreciate your support !

You are doing a great job Gilles. I am still a fan ... since the render of you "parachutiste" for a previous challenge.... see you sur l'échoppe

Parms

Thanks Philippe ! see you here and there ! ;)

Lemog
08-14-2007, 09:32 AM
Don't hesitate to go here very often, I will appreciate your support !
Now I can receive notifcations, that will be easier :thumbsup:

varma
08-17-2007, 12:15 AM
Hi gpepper! I just watched the turntable, and I really enjoyed the shader work and the
fur applied to him! His facial expression is priceless and very good!
Viva la Maya!
:thumbsup:

Chrysale
08-17-2007, 11:50 AM
:) excellent !!!
so funny, that poor chick... "mais achevez le !!!"

cardboarddog
08-21-2007, 09:29 AM
Really nice work!! I love the character.. keep it up

alancamara
08-22-2007, 08:10 PM
Hey Gilles, good see your progress.

I loved the concept and the characters, it´s very funny and very well executed as usua.

I will be around to see your progress. Congrats my friend

Alan

gpepper
08-23-2007, 03:17 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1187882152_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1187882152_large.jpg)

Ok, I didn't give any news from long so I give you somthing to remember you that I'm still alive !
I forgot to give the Piou a tongue. Nothing very amazing, just a pretext to post !

gpepper
08-23-2007, 03:22 PM
Now I can receive notifcations, that will be easier :thumbsup:

I guess...

Hi gpepper! I just watched the turntable, and I really enjoyed the shader work and the
fur applied to him! His facial expression is priceless and very good!
Viva la Maya!
:thumbsup:

Thanks Mathias ! Viva la Maya, you are right !

:) excellent !!!
so funny, that poor chick... "mais achevez le !!!"

Thanks Krystal ! He will not die but I could kill anybody

Really nice work!! I love the character.. keep it up

Thanks James ! I really appreciate your comment !:bowdown:

Hey Gilles, good see your progress.

I loved the concept and the characters, it´s very funny and very well executed as usua.

I will be around to see your progress. Congrats my friend

Alan

Yes, Alan ! Finally you are here. I manage to wake you up from your curse ! We didn't see you since a long time !
I'm here, no problem ! ;)

alancamara
08-26-2007, 12:46 AM
Yes, Alan ! Finally you are here. I manage to wake you up from your curse ! We didn't see you since a long time !
I'm here, no problem ! ;)

Hahaha..Yes, I'm here finally!...I pretend back again and see your progress...keep going mate and good work so far with tongue.

Alan

Ramon
08-26-2007, 06:45 PM
Hey Gilles, nice work all around! The tonge textures are looking great also!

All the best,
Ramon

overcontrast
08-27-2007, 09:39 PM
oooo tongue!... nice detailing on the tongue.... nice to see u put so much attention to even the minute portion... keep up the good works man!

gpepper
08-30-2007, 08:51 PM
Thanks Zubuyer and Ramon !

I have been stopped a bit by my professional work but I will find time to work again. Next step is probably the Hen mother that I left behind few weeks ago.
I still have to create the environment and work on the animation of course.
I think I will post new things tomorrow...

flaeticia
08-30-2007, 09:21 PM
thats a good news :)

good night gilles ;)

gpepper
08-31-2007, 10:16 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188555396_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188555396_large.jpg)

I started to skin after doing the rig and the blend shapes. I noticed that the inner mouth texture is too bad. I have to fix it....

gpepper
08-31-2007, 11:52 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188561147_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188561147_large.jpg)

Here are the blendshapes.
He won't do such facial animation.Just winks his eyes and saying "PIOUPIOU"...

DaddyMack
08-31-2007, 12:16 PM
AHah ahahhaaahahaaah:scream:

Sandpiper
08-31-2007, 12:37 PM
That's great man!! Maybe change up the color inside the mouth so it reads better when it's open? Or maybe you've got a strategy for that already. Looks pretty fun to play with though!!

Lemog
08-31-2007, 12:58 PM
too strong :thumbsup:

hahahaha... super :scream:

handlebar
08-31-2007, 01:17 PM
Humour ovrload, my sides are splitting, the funniest thing i've seen all year. Pure Genius.

Steve 8)

gpepper
08-31-2007, 02:08 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188569330_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188569330_large.jpg)

Still working on it (the skinning) but it goes fine...

rattlesnake
08-31-2007, 02:28 PM
Hey man u made a good job already, im sure it will be perfect after the tweaks remaining, cant wait to see him with the toung , ull be able to make much more expressions.
good luck man, this is going really cool.

Zethriel
08-31-2007, 03:49 PM
Your muscled piou piou is very funny and nicely done.Keep it up man.

gpepper
08-31-2007, 03:52 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188575575_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/head_rig.divx)

Here is a quick video to show the rig I have done for the head.
Click on the picture to download it.
Divx encoded...

gpepper
08-31-2007, 05:08 PM
Yeah, as I said before, the inner mouth have to be changed, I think it will be darker when the tongue will be in too.

Thanks for these comments, Jesse and Dad and Dario ! ;)



Here is a quick animation made with a gif:

http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/blendshapes.gif

Something is strange here...
It seems that I'm not in the same dimension than the others...
I post in the future and people gives me answers in the past...
I can't answer with a new post !

Humour ovrload, my sides are splitting, the funniest thing i've seen all year. Pure Genius.

Steve 8)

Thanks Steve ! I glad to know that it makes you laugh ! :)

Hey man u made a good job already, im sure it will be perfect after the tweaks remaining, cant wait to see him with the toung , ull be able to make much more expressions.
good luck man, this is going really cool.

Thanks Jorge ! I'm working on the tongue set driven key and then I could do some animation test !

gpepper
08-31-2007, 07:48 PM
I couldn't answer in real time !
Yes it works now !
I am back from the twilight zone !

varma
08-31-2007, 08:08 PM
That's sooo incredible!!!
the expression on the face and animatic are really good!
Your shader on the body is extreme too, I love it!

Keep up!
:applause:

gpepper
08-31-2007, 08:54 PM
That's sooo incredible!!!
the expression on the face and animatic are really good!
Your shader on the body is extreme too, I love it!

Keep up!
:applause:

Thanks Mathias ! I glad you like it. More things to come later. Probably the first animation test this weekend...

varma
09-01-2007, 10:45 AM
First animation test? Yes, I would love to see that! Bring it on!!
:bounce:

Versiden
09-01-2007, 03:40 PM
y0
looking cool. I'd probably go with a more pink tongue so it stands out a bit more
keep it up!

OKMER
09-01-2007, 08:03 PM
HI Pepper!!!Absolutely marvelous creature you got there!Bleu tong!!!
Great work!Be'll watching this for sure!Cheers!

GonzaloGolpe
09-02-2007, 09:41 AM
LOL! cool! the gif is great! I wonder what kind of sound makes this beautiful creature:D

mdavid
09-02-2007, 10:54 AM
Whoah! I missed a whole heap of cool updates. Fantastic stuff! :thumbsup:

Nennad
09-02-2007, 11:26 AM
Mrehehehh excelent work, Gpepper! I have chicken also as a main character, but an hen... now as I saw you will have an hen laying monstruos egg, we can do a little trade... I have hen modeled and rigged... so my hen for your Le Piaf ?? :wise: :twisted:
Just kidding... though, I am curious to see how you will animate his behaviour... humanish or chickenish?

infoarq
09-02-2007, 02:50 PM
No works....

Congratulations.....

gpepper
09-02-2007, 04:52 PM
First animation test? Yes, I would love to see that! Bring it on!!
:bounce:

I think it will be the next week ! ;)

y0
looking cool. I'd probably go with a more pink tongue so it stands out a bit more
keep it up!

I'm working on it, I didn't setup the shader very well for the moment.

HI Pepper!!!Absolutely marvelous creature you got there!Bleu tong!!!
Great work!Be'll watching this for sure!Cheers!

Thanks Remko !

LOL! cool! the gif is great! I wonder what kind of sound makes this beautiful creature:D

Thanks Gonzalo. He will make a huge sound !

Whoah! I missed a whole heap of cool updates. Fantastic stuff! :thumbsup:

Thanks Mark !

Mrehehehh excelent work, Gpepper! I have chicken also as a main character, but an hen... now as I saw you will have an hen laying monstruos egg, we can do a little trade... I have hen modeled and rigged... so my hen for your Le Piaf ?? :wise: :twisted:
Just kidding... though, I am curious to see how you will animate his behaviour... humanish or chickenish?

Thanks Nenad. Well, I have to say that having a team for this would have been cool ! I think I could create a little short with this !
I think he will walk like an enormous guy !

No works....

Congratulations.....

Thanks Tomas ! ;)

gpepper
09-02-2007, 05:06 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188752791_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1188752791_large.jpg)

I did a quick tweak on the tongue's shader. I still have to work again on the inner mouth texture and do a fix seam for the tongue...

thebest
09-03-2007, 07:14 AM
lol funny pic :bounce: ..........keep going mon ami :thumbsup: and always remember u rock dude

Lemog
09-03-2007, 07:33 AM
Incredible self portrait my friend... :scream:

...when the mirroir talk :D hahahaha

(sorry, it's stronger than me :rolleyes: )

In any case, his design is also funny than perfect for me... I just hope you'll have time to finish all the scene... motivation-motivation... :bounce:

gpepper
09-03-2007, 08:42 AM
lol funny pic :bounce: ..........keep going mon ami :thumbsup: and always remember u rock dude

Thanks Antone ! It's always a pleasure to see you around and to hear this from you !

Incredible self portrait my friend... :scream:

...when the mirroir talk :D hahahaha

Ouch ! I took it in the face !


In any case, his design is also funny than perfect for me... I just hope you'll have time to finish all the scene... motivation-motivation... :bounce:

I think I will finish this one ! there are 58 days left it is more than I need to complete it !

Gunilla
09-03-2007, 03:56 PM
Oh dear - your new avatar cracks me up - to funny :D :thumbsup:
Fantastic texture work all over, the new tounge looks good, perhaps you should give it another shade of red so it will stick out more?
No really, no crits from me.

La vague pour Gilles :bounce:

medunecer
09-05-2007, 06:57 AM
Cool characters! I hope to see your video about Zsphere construction technique soon. In the meantime, Good luck!

gpepper
09-05-2007, 07:35 AM
Oh dear - your new avatar cracks me up - to funny :D :thumbsup:
Fantastic texture work all over, the new tounge looks good, perhaps you should give it another shade of red so it will stick out more?
No really, no crits from me.

La vague pour Gilles :bounce:

Thanks Gunnie !

Cool characters! I hope to see your video about Zsphere construction technique soon. In the meantime, Good luck!

Thanks Marco. You can find the video here (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=4487907&postcount=102)

Warhawk
09-06-2007, 07:19 AM
Awesome job gpepper. I like the idea of your theme. Very original. The modeling, texturing and rendering looks great so far. The muscle definition is very convincing. Love the expressions on the face.

May I suggest to add some green shading between muscles to define the shapes some more. Also some strong veins on his biceps and stomach could add nice touches.


Cant wait to see more. Good luck with the contest.

medunecer
09-06-2007, 07:50 AM
Hey Gilles!

Thanks for posting the video tutorial!

OT: let me say that your town (Grenoble, right?) is fantastic!
I was there one month ago and I found it great!

gpepper
09-08-2007, 09:46 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189244807_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189244807_large.jpg)

Here is the last render with the eggs. One on its head, where the hen should be and justone at the floor, here just for the pose.
I think I will work on the Hen now.
Sorry, no animation for the moment, I haven't finished the rig yet...

gpepper
09-08-2007, 10:05 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189245905_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/wallpaper.jpg)

Here is a little wallpepper ! ;)

Click on the picture to see it in 1680 X 1050

handlebar
09-08-2007, 11:29 AM
Thanks for the zsphere tutorial, i realy enjoyed watching your workflow.

Steve 8)

varma
09-08-2007, 01:49 PM
Awesome work with the fur and lighting! Super great!
:thumbsup:
Do you think it would be a good Idea to add a few medium long hair/fur on the upper eyelid?
I still like your handling of specular! Gorgeous mapping!
:)

mdavid
09-08-2007, 02:11 PM
Fantastic work! Slightly creepy and very funny

Gunilla
09-08-2007, 02:40 PM
If I use that wallpaper I'll get nightmares... simply amazing, Gilles :thumbsup:

gpepper
09-08-2007, 03:23 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189265029_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189265029_large.jpg)

Here is the hen in its final pose and I have to do the UV again, because the geometry is too extreme compared to the old one...

gpepper
09-08-2007, 03:27 PM
Thanks for the zsphere tutorial, i realy enjoyed watching your workflow.

Steve 8)

You welcome Steve !

Awesome work with the fur and lighting! Super great!
:thumbsup:
Do you think it would be a good Idea to add a few medium long hair/fur on the upper eyelid?
I still like your handling of specular! Gorgeous mapping!
:)

Thanks Mathias. I first thought it would be cool to do that but I think he will look like a human too much after that.

Fantastic work! Slightly creepy and very funny

Thanks Mark ! ;)

If I use that wallpaper I'll get nightmares... simply amazing, Gilles :thumbsup:

Sorry Gunnie dear ! I think it will be really horrible when its mother will be on its head !

alancamara
09-08-2007, 05:05 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189245905_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/wallpaper.jpg)

Here is a little wallpepper ! ;)

Click on the picture to see it in 1680 X 1050


I loved...great expression, very, vaery funny. Fantastic work my friend.

Alan

gpepper
09-08-2007, 05:22 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189272177_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189272177_large.jpg)

Here is the beginning of the Hen in ZB...

I loved...great expression, very, vaery funny. Fantastic work my friend.

Alan

THanks Alan !

overcontrast
09-08-2007, 07:28 PM
hehehe nice hen buddy!... I love the way u pop eyes... the eyes alone makes ur characters hillarious!

keep up the funny business buddy!:thumbsup::bounce::buttrock:

icedeyes
09-09-2007, 02:06 AM
the hen looks cool but Piou looks great.. keep it up and keep us posted

Nennad
09-09-2007, 09:56 AM
Mrehehe i plan also to popup eyes of my hen when laying few of her eyes :) !

BTW how is your Piou leg rig looking? It is most frustrating part of chicken rig :sad:

ChrisD01
09-09-2007, 10:06 AM
hello Gpepper

I like the new head of your "piou piou" and
the face of hen is irresistible, congratulation for the work, i'm very curious to view the ensemble of the image:applause:

varma
09-09-2007, 07:44 PM
Cool expression on the face and the eyes, yes, you know how to manipulate them to
be expressive and alive!
keep us updated!
:thumbsup:

gpepper
09-10-2007, 04:16 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189440969_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189440969_large.jpg)

Here is the next step of the hen's modeling...

gpepper
09-10-2007, 04:22 PM
hehehe nice hen buddy!... I love the way u pop eyes... the eyes alone makes ur characters hillarious!

keep up the funny business buddy!:thumbsup::bounce::buttrock:

Thanks Zubuyer ! I will try to keep the crazy thing in me during the next 49 days !

the hen looks cool but Piou looks great.. keep it up and keep us posted

Thanks George, I keep posting !

Mrehehe i plan also to popup eyes of my hen when laying few of her eyes :) !

BTW how is your Piou leg rig looking? It is most frustrating part of chicken rig :sad:

Thanks Nenad, I think that it gives the cartoon look of the scene !

I just do a basic rig with some set driven key to open or close the toes...

hello Gpepper

I like the new head of your "piou piou" and
the face of hen is irresistible, congratulation for the work, i'm very curious to view the ensemble of the image:applause:

Thanks Christophe ! I hope that I manage to give her such personality than the Werechick !

Cool expression on the face and the eyes, yes, you know how to manipulate them to
be expressive and alive!
keep us updated!
:thumbsup:

Thanks Mathias !

gpepper
09-11-2007, 09:45 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189547118_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189547118_large.jpg)

Here is a quick test in maya to render the hen. For the moment only a sss shader and the color maps and a displace map. I have to connect a bump map and a specular map too !

gpepper
09-11-2007, 10:25 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189549530_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189549530_large.jpg)

next step...

Versiden
09-11-2007, 10:36 PM
nice work on the skin shader.. looks like it's just been plucked.. a few random feather hairs here and there would add to it nicely :thumbsup:

gpepper
09-11-2007, 11:16 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189552558_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189552558_large.jpg)

here is the shader and all the texture I use for the hen. Many textures ! diffuse, subdermal, epidermal, bump with a normal map generated in ZB, differents maps to give the weight of each layer of the SSS, specularity, etc.

gpepper
09-11-2007, 11:17 PM
nice work on the skin shader.. looks like it's just been plucked.. a few random feather hairs here and there would add to it nicely :thumbsup:

Yes this should be the next step !

gpepper
09-11-2007, 11:18 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189552678_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189552678_large.jpg)

here is the last render, I have to go to sleep now !
see you tomorrow !

mdavid
09-12-2007, 03:15 AM
Wow!!! That's a fantastic hen. The skin is looking brilliant.

Elendil_le_Grand
09-12-2007, 08:02 AM
I love it the shader is beautiful ...

varma
09-12-2007, 09:28 AM
Excellent shader on the hen! She looks very num num!
And thanks for a showing your shader network, you have obviously put a lot of work in
all those maps! What resolution are your maps at, by the way?
Keep up the good work!
:thumbsup:

Lemog
09-12-2007, 09:39 AM
This guy "déboîte grave"...

awesome texture mate :thumbsup: just remain you to add some freaky feathers :scream:

gpepper
09-12-2007, 09:43 AM
Wow!!! That's a fantastic hen. The skin is looking brilliant.

I love it the shader is beautiful ...

Thanks Mark and Nico ! ;)

Excellent shader on the hen! She looks very num num!
And thanks for a showing your shader network, you have obviously put a lot of work in
all those maps! What resolution are your maps at, by the way?
Keep up the good work!
:thumbsup:

Thanks Mathias !

I first paint the diffuse in Zbrush using poly painting and projection master. I use some skin texture taken on some hens' pictures.
Then I export the displacement map with ZB and the normal map too.
The displacement map in tif is converted in .map.

Then in photoshop I do some transformation with the diffuse map to have the subdermal and the back scatter color. Most of the time, this is just a color correction of the diffuse but sometimes I can put some veins and more details if I want to see some details in transparency...
The specular is created with the normal map and the diffuse mixed all together.

The back scatter and subdermal weight are painted in zbrush

The size of the diffuse, the diplace and the normal map is 2048X2048. The other maps are 1024X1024 for the maps which are the SSS's layers and the weight of these layers are 512X512, that's enough I think.
It is possible that my mental ray doesn't like this huge amount of maps ! I think that I should reduce some of them before doing the final layer or I should compose the two characters...

This guy "déboîte grave"...

awesome texture mate :thumbsup: just remain you to add some freaky feathers :scream:

Merci copaing ! ça me fait vraiment plaisir venant de toi mon maître !

Thanks Laurent ! I'm really proud that you appreciate my work on this, really !

Next step will be the feathers and after this the environment !

Lemog
09-12-2007, 01:11 PM
...quand j'aime, j'le dit !
avec une pointe de jalousie... :scream:

Wayne jermaine
09-12-2007, 02:23 PM
nice chicken

gpepper
09-12-2007, 04:02 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189612918_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189612918_large.jpg)

So here they are, together, mother and son !

gpepper
09-12-2007, 04:04 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189613059_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189613059_large.jpg)

So, I think I have to work on the mother color because she is to dark in front of her son. I think the part of the egg doesn't look like an egg, I will work on that.

Lemog
09-12-2007, 07:14 PM
What do you eat actually Gilles ? you seem very powerfull... I'm speechless, just continue like that... it's the good way...

...we're watching you :thumbsup:

gpepper
09-12-2007, 07:23 PM
What do you eat actually Gilles ? you seem very powerfull... I'm speechless, just continue like that... it's the good way...

...we're watching you :thumbsup:

Thanks Laurent !
I just don't work to much. I spent the last two years having this technique in me but nothing to let it speak. Now I have this pipeline which seems to work a bit so I spend less time doing test.
But It is not finished, I have to put some other details on the hen mother and then doing the environment which isn't as easy as it seems ! When I will be at this point I would like to be Lemog who model architectural things better than everybody I use to know !
I just have to do a hens' house, this will not be the Universal thing you do !
Thanks again Laurent !

gpepper
09-12-2007, 07:26 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189625173_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189625173_large.jpg)

Still working on the shader of the mother...

Lemog
09-12-2007, 08:34 PM
...Now I have this pipeline which seems to work a bit so I spend less time doing test.
Glad to hear that... I'm very happy, cause I like much "your" style... I always like much what I couldn't do myself !

I just have to do a hens' house, this will not be the Universal thing you do !
Thanks again Laurent !
Poor hen... but I'm sure to be able to find something adapted :scream:

Gunilla
09-13-2007, 07:01 AM
Hen is looking good now! Will you give her feathers? The egg is a bit hard to read though, maybe you could try to make it thinner and with some cracks.
You're doing just great here it's a joy to see :)

gpepper
09-13-2007, 07:06 AM
Hen is looking good now! Will you give her feathers? The egg is a bit hard to read though, maybe you could try to make it thinner and with some cracks.
You're doing just great here it's a joy to see :)

Thanks Gunnie !
Yes I will add feathers to her, just few My source is this :

http://www.upc-online.org/amag/000216rescued_hen.jpg

You are right, the egg looks like a rock !

gpepper
09-13-2007, 11:39 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189683540_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1189683540_large.jpg)

I did a quick retexturing on the hen to see better the "link" between her child and her...

Nennad
09-13-2007, 12:49 PM
It will be very interesting to see how will such huge monster appear from such small egg :).
I agree with Gunnila for the egg comments, and maybe some ligh yellowish/brownish colour for the egg too, but that may vary very much...

varma
09-13-2007, 09:22 PM
The new one is definitely the better! You have richer colors there!
By the way, thanks for the explanations about your texture sizes!
Keep up the good work!
:thumbsup:

yznah
09-16-2007, 10:28 AM
is it a 7 difference game? i don't get it :)

Pooyag
09-16-2007, 05:30 PM
kinda creepy, in fact, very creepy! and that shows how good of an artist you are :thumbsup:
keep the good works up!

alvin-cgi
09-17-2007, 02:50 AM
very funny characters!!:D

Lemog
09-17-2007, 06:28 AM
Oeuf corse, the new one is better, but maybe you could push more the granny aspect...

About the egg.. I thinks too something more orange_pink_jellow_brownish will be better, with little dots, more "egg"... and with sharp broken edges, and little parts at each side, on the face of your beats, a bit like this "sorry" paintover :

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c54/lemog/cuik.jpg

gpepper
09-17-2007, 06:43 AM
It will be very interesting to see how will such huge monster appear from such small egg :).
I agree with Gunnila for the egg comments, and maybe some ligh yellowish/brownish colour for the egg too, but that may vary very much...

Thanks Nenad. Yes, the egg was done too quickly and when the mother wasn't sticked to it, it appeared cool. Now I think I have to work on it, the shape and the color.

The new one is definitely the better! You have richer colors there!
By the way, thanks for the explanations about your texture sizes!
Keep up the good work!
:thumbsup:

Thanks and you welcome Mathias !

is it a 7 difference game? i don't get it :)

I think this is the 1 difference game, still don't have it ?

kinda creepy, in fact, very creepy! and that shows how good of an artist you are :thumbsup:
keep the good works up!

Thanks Pooya, it touched me in the heart !

very funny characters!!:D

Thanks Alvin !

Oeuf corse, the new one is better, but maybe you could push more the granny aspect...

About the egg.. I thinks too something more orange_pink_jellow_brownish will be better, with little dots, more "egg"... and with sharp broken edges, and little parts at each side, on the face of your beats, a bit like this "sorry" paintover :

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c54/lemog/cuik.jpg

You are right, Something like this should be great. About the hen, I don't think I will update any other thing on her because there is still a lot of work to do on many things !
The egg, the environment, the final rig, the animation, render, compositing... !

musi
09-18-2007, 11:23 AM
Hey Gilles,

I wonder to see these characters animated! :D
It looks great! I don't think you have to change anything on the hen, she is good as she is. But peaces of the egg shell would be really nice addition. And may be some steam coming of the chick as he just got out of the egg added in post :)?

And funny, I am using exactly the same ref image for the chicken, HAH!

gpepper
09-22-2007, 03:47 PM
Hey Gilles,

I wonder to see these characters animated! :D
It looks great! I don't think you have to change anything on the hen, she is good as she is. But peaces of the egg shell would be really nice addition. And may be some steam coming of the chick as he just got out of the egg added in post :)?

And funny, I am using exactly the same ref image for the chicken, HAH!

Thanks Alexandra !
I wonder too !
I hope to have time the next week to work on the final touch of the hen before starting the environment. I will have huge work to do for a strategy game and another stuff for TV...
Cool for professional work, not so cool for my personnal projects !

r1-381
09-26-2007, 03:35 AM
love that bird! i clicked on your cg portfolio link and saw the full body render....that thing is awesome!

agou
09-27-2007, 09:07 AM
Hehehe, haven't been on this forum for a while and what did I see? amazing stuffs as always - and your work is a part of it. Btw the concept is simple but it works, I really love the contrast between the hen and its "little" chicken!

gpepper
09-30-2007, 04:41 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191170503_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191170503_large.jpg)

Hi all !
Back again, I didn't do something Huge, just change the egg...
I hop to have some time next week to start the environment !

gpepper
09-30-2007, 07:21 PM
love that bird! i clicked on your cg portfolio link and saw the full body render....that thing is awesome!

Thanks Casey !

Hehehe, haven't been on this forum for a while and what did I see? amazing stuffs as always - and your work is a part of it. Btw the concept is simple but it works, I really love the contrast between the hen and its "little" chicken!

Thanks Sophie ! I'm glad you like it !

gpepper
09-30-2007, 09:31 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191187913_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191187913_large.jpg)

Here is the whole render of them with fur... Still have to do some feathers on them...

r1-381
09-30-2007, 09:33 PM
love it. gonna be cool to see this animated.

overcontrast
09-30-2007, 09:59 PM
when talking abt strange NOTHING BEATS UR HAIRY WIRE CHICKEN!! man its still creepy in an awesome way...the egg yolke looks so good ... maaan keep up the strange works of urs...:beer:

mdavid
09-30-2007, 11:43 PM
This image raises the question: do farmers feed hormones to their chickens? No seriously, it's looking fantastic. Very funny and beautifully done too. The egg shell looks very convincing

gpepper
10-01-2007, 07:32 AM
love it. gonna be cool to see this animated.

Thanks Casey ! Animation will arrive at the final step I think. I'm not an animator so I will put all my forces in modeling and render. I hope to do a cool animation !

when talking abt strange NOTHING BEATS UR HAIRY WIRE CHICKEN!! man its still creepy in an awesome way...the egg yolke looks so good ... maaan keep up the strange works of urs...:beer:

Thanks Zubuyer !

This image raises the question: do farmers feed hormones to their chickens? No seriously, it's looking fantastic. Very funny and beautifully done too. The egg shell looks very convincing

Thanks Mark !
I don't know if they give hormones.
The more I work on this chicken the more I think that it could be a cool story about a Werechicken !

nwiz25
10-01-2007, 06:45 PM
simply awesome! :eek: love the details my friend! :eek: that egg making me hungry!! :cry:

Lemog
10-01-2007, 07:35 PM
hahaha... trop fort, beau contrôle sur la matière...

you push further your capabilities Mister Pepperowski :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-01-2007, 09:09 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191272978_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191272978_large.jpg)

Her is the start of the Hens' house...
The very first start...

Thanks Neville and Laurent ! ;)

mdavid
10-01-2007, 11:09 PM
That hen house design is just perfect. Excellent choice :thumbsup:

thebest
10-02-2007, 08:31 AM
keep going my friend :thumbsup:

Lemog
10-02-2007, 09:23 AM
So cool Ze Houz :scream: :thumbsup:

Gunilla
10-02-2007, 01:11 PM
I agree - really cool house, perfect for our happy couple :scream:

fellah
10-02-2007, 08:25 PM
aaah, it dosen't look as gross as i thought it would in the beginning, but still woaw.... sick! :D

I hope you will finish, looks great so far!

gpepper
10-02-2007, 10:22 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191363746_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191363746_large.jpg)

I had few times to work on it...
I hope to have time in the next 28 days !

That hen house design is just perfect. Excellent choice :thumbsup:

Thanks Mark ! I hope to catch this "house"'s essence well !

keep going my friend :thumbsup:

Thanks Antone ! Great to see U back here !

So cool Ze Houz :scream: :thumbsup:

Ok, d'accord, bonjour le spam ! Tu avais 5 minutes à passer Lolo ?

I agree - really cool house, perfect for our happy couple :scream:

Thanks, I think this is the best I can find for them !

aaah, it dosen't look as gross as i thought it would in the beginning, but still woaw.... sick! :D

I hope you will finish, looks great so far!

You are right Enders, I stayed "light" in my final perception of this horrible creation ! I could be more GORE !
Thanks for dropping here !

Lemog
10-03-2007, 06:29 AM
Ok, d'accord, bonjour le spam ! Tu avais 5 minutes à passer Lolo ?!
eh... ooooh... :curious:

c'était pas du spam... juste une manière de dire que la référence était géniale... surtout dans le genre poulailler géant :deal:... non mais...


grrrrrrrrrrrr ( :beer: )

agou
10-05-2007, 10:49 AM
Héhé nice house. I'd like the same for my vacation...la petite maison à la
prairie quoi...

musi
10-05-2007, 10:58 AM
Love that house reference, fits to the concept very well! If you will get close to it - you are good!
Start of it looks promising :thumbsup:

And those chickens of yours ended up just wonderful! :)

gpepper
10-06-2007, 06:10 PM
eh... ooooh... :curious:

c'était pas du spam... juste une manière de dire que la référence était géniale... surtout dans le genre poulailler géant :deal:... non mais...


grrrrrrrrrrrr ( :beer: )

Ok, pas de soucis copain, toujours ravi que tu me soutienne !

Héhé nice house. I'd like the same for my vacation...la petite maison à la
prairie quoi...

Thanks Sophie ! I will find one for your next holiday if you want ! ;)

Love that house reference, fits to the concept very well! If you will get close to it - you are good!
Start of it looks promising :thumbsup:

And those chickens of yours ended up just wonderful! :)

Thanks Alex ! I hope to do an animation ! My professionnal job takes me more and more time ! I will finish this contest as fast as a snail !
If I'm too short, the things will fly to the illustration contest !

gpepper
10-06-2007, 06:20 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191694825_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191694825_large.jpg)

I don't have so much time to work on the challenge. I work on a strategic video game for Ageod, I work for Les Lapins Bleus to instruct TVs on a new software...
So this is hard to find time to work on my Pioupiou !
A little step on modeling...

mdavid
10-07-2007, 12:00 AM
Wonderful! If I was a chicken that's where I'd want to live. Good luck finding time for this - it seems like you are extremely busy

gpepper
10-07-2007, 02:26 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191767193_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1191767193_large.jpg)

So, I finally finished the base modeling of the house. Now this is the step for Zbrushing. THis will help me to add detail to the house and texture it too !

overcontrast
10-07-2007, 10:14 PM
the house is looking good buddy.. keep it up... will be waiting to see the finished model w/ textures :bounce:

Nennad
10-08-2007, 09:55 AM
It will be great idylic chicken house! Hope that background will be idylic too, to give contrast between monstruous duo on idylic farm...

Lemog
10-08-2007, 02:08 PM
Le tressage de l'osier, une future reconversion ? :scream: hahaha...

the effect is very good... that make much in the design... keep going'

digital-bobert
10-09-2007, 01:13 PM
Very cute! Looking great

gpepper
10-10-2007, 04:26 PM
the house is looking good buddy.. keep it up... will be waiting to see the finished model w/ textures :bounce:

Thanks Zubuyer ! I'm working on it !

It will be great idylic chicken house! Hope that background will be idylic too, to give contrast between monstruous duo on idylic farm...

Thanks Nenad ! I have to confess that I did'nt think about the background already ! I hope to find an idea soon !

Le tressage de l'osier, une future reconversion ? :scream: hahaha...

the effect is very good... that make much in the design... keep going'

uhuh ! Maybe when I would not earn money with CG !

Very cute! Looking great

Thanks Bobby ! it touch me in the heart !

For the moment I'm dealing with the time ! 19 days to finish, it will be short ! because I have many things to do for my professional projects ! I hope to finish the house this week and the whole environment at the end of the next week... I don't need many times to animate because it will be very simple, few moves from the Werechick and data from camera tracking reimport in the 3D scene...
Then hit render, compose, maybe some sounds or music and that's it !

ChewyPixels
10-12-2007, 04:45 PM
For the moment I'm dealing with the time ! 19 days to finish, it will be short ! because I have many things to do for my professional projects ! I hope to finish the house this week and the whole environment at the end of the next week... I don't need many times to animate because it will be very simple, few moves from the Werechick and data from camera tracking reimport in the 3D scene...
Then hit render, compose, maybe some sounds or music and that's it !

C'mon bro! You have to finish this! :bounce:

gpepper
10-13-2007, 06:22 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192256543_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192256543_large.jpg)

I'm working on texture. I am testing the new Zmapper for zbrush during texturing...

gpepper
10-13-2007, 11:31 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192275064_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192275064_large.jpg)

next step...

thebest
10-13-2007, 03:01 PM
keep `em coming my friend :thumbsup:

Trickz
10-14-2007, 01:22 AM
Looking great, nice work :)

mdavid
10-14-2007, 08:16 AM
You've created chicken heaven. The texturing is wonderful :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-14-2007, 02:39 PM
keep `em coming my friend :thumbsup:

Thanks Antone !

Looking great, nice work :)

Thanks Rick, I am pleased to know that you like it !

You've created chicken heaven. The texturing is wonderful :thumbsup:

Thanks Mark ! I still have many work to do to finish it but I think, when the house and the camera move will be finished, I could put all together in some animation render test...

gpepper
10-14-2007, 04:56 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192380994_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192380994_large.jpg)

I did some tests to find a cool camera move. So I decided to track a real shot and bring the 3D tracking in Maya.
Here is the first test:
Click here to see the test (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/playblast_track.mov)

Tit-Co
10-14-2007, 05:02 PM
Cool progress !
may be too bright texturing on the house. I'll see it more dirty or with more ground spatters or something else. So the roof texture is a little bit lowres or too smoothed.
But it depends on the camera moves you want to do. May be it'll be good.
I know there's not much time left, so good luck to finish ! And you'll finish that !! ;-)

(your link doesn't work)

gpepper
10-14-2007, 05:17 PM
Cool progress !
may be too bright texturing on the house. I'll see it more dirty or with more ground spatters or something else. So the roof texture is a little bit lowres or too smoothed.
But it depends on the camera moves you want to do. May be it'll be good.
I know there's not much time left, so good luck to finish ! And you'll finish that !! ;-)

(your link doesn't work)

I don't know, this is sure that the roof is not so good, I will see if I have time to fix this. Many parts of the texturing were done quickly so it could be better...
I have to stay concentrated on on thig, the animation of this camera and then the chicken...
I will fix the texturing and the other elements which will take part of the scene very soon !

My link is just in update... The upload takes too much time that it really needs !

gpepper
10-15-2007, 07:12 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192432325_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/test_rendu.mov)

I did a render this night with the camera move. I think I will test anotehr move cause this one shakes too much...

Gunilla
10-15-2007, 08:08 PM
Hey! The link doesn't work... lovely texture for the hen house, and the soft glow looks like a good set for the animation.
Can't wait to see the updated camera test :)

r1-381
10-16-2007, 03:05 AM
cool idea to use real camera movement. is that hard to learn? i've been interested in trying that sort of thing but have no idea where to begin.

nice "hen house" by the way.

gpepper
10-16-2007, 06:45 AM
Hey! The link doesn't work... lovely texture for the hen house, and the soft glow looks like a good set for the animation.
Can't wait to see the updated camera test :)

Sorry, I saw yesterday that it didn't work but the server was down... It is fixed !

cool idea to use real camera movement. is that hard to learn? i've been interested in trying that sort of thing but have no idea where to begin.

nice "hen house" by the way.

Thanks ! No it is not so hard to learn. I use Icarus which is a free softare because it is not for commercial use. This is the old "PFtrack". You can download it and some video tutorials here (http://www.peerlessproductions.com/tuts/pages/Icarus.html).

Gunilla
10-16-2007, 12:43 PM
Sorry, I saw yesterday that it didn't work but the server was down... It is fixed !


Got it now! Yes, looks promising - I like the natural style for the camera. Just a little less shaky and it will be fine :thumbsup:

Nomad
10-16-2007, 01:12 PM
Oh maman le gros poulet! :scream:


Exellent, all is exellent. And I love your last render of the house.
Verry nice work so far :thumbsup:


Good luck in the last steps.

Lemog
10-17-2007, 05:29 AM
The camera shake much... but it's certainly a bit disturbing because all was not in the scene... If we could imagine better we walk, that will be perfect... :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-17-2007, 11:27 PM
Got it now! Yes, looks promising - I like the natural style for the camera. Just a little less shaky and it will be fine :thumbsup:

Thanks Gunie, I'm trying to fix it !

Oh maman le gros poulet! :scream:


Exellent, all is exellent. And I love your last render of the house.
Verry nice work so far :thumbsup:


Good luck in the last steps.

Thanks Maciej !

The camera shake much... but it's certainly a bit disturbing because all was not in the scene... If we could imagine better we walk, that will be perfect... :thumbsup:

The probleme is that I didn't use the same camera angle so I did some translation and scale of the group and it increase the camera shaking.I'm doing some new tests. Few shots later !

icedeyes
10-18-2007, 04:53 PM
the render looks great but i have to agree that the camera motion is too erratic... great work

gpepper
10-20-2007, 12:23 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1192882980_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/test_rendu2.mov)

here is another test...

gpepper
10-22-2007, 06:34 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193034855_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193034855_large.jpg)

Still modeling and putting things in the scene...

gpepper
10-22-2007, 07:36 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193038565_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193038565_large.jpg)

here is the texturing of the feeding dish.

gpepper
10-22-2007, 08:00 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193040020_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193040020_large.jpg)

I started to model the tree, In ZB for sure...

gpepper
10-22-2007, 09:23 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193044970_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193044970_large.jpg)

here is the tree with texture and final modeling. Let's export it to maya !

gpepper
10-22-2007, 03:02 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193065330_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193065330_large.jpg)

I tested to do a render with weeds on the roof...
It seems to be nicer than the huge thing that I had at the beginning...

gpepper
10-22-2007, 06:09 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193076548_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193076548_large.jpg)

Here is another render...

infoarq
10-22-2007, 07:29 PM
simple great!!

i love this style... bend meshes and a fantastic quality render...

an textures too

infoarq
10-22-2007, 07:30 PM
simply great!!

i love this style... bend meshes and a fantastic quality render...

an textures too

JamesChoux
10-23-2007, 02:31 PM
Hey Teacher !!
It's cool, very cool !
I like that !

I hope you'll finish this challenge.

See Ya !

PS: Ma parole c'est dur l'anglais ... ^^

gpepper
10-23-2007, 04:40 PM
simple great!!

i love this style... bend meshes and a fantastic quality render...

an textures too

Thanks Thomas !

Hey Teacher !!
It's cool, very cool !
I like that !

I hope you'll finish this challenge.

See Ya !

PS: Ma parole c'est dur l'anglais ... ^^

Thanks James !
I don't have so much things to do to finish this one ! The characters are finished, the house too. I am working on the background for the moment.
Vue is going to help me a bit...

gpepper
10-23-2007, 05:19 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193159322_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193159322_large.jpg)

I started to work with VUE. I needed a HDR sky. I created an atmosphere and then render it in panorama. Here it is ! So easy !

gpepper
10-23-2007, 07:11 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193166688_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193166688_large.jpg)

so here it is, included in the render...

Maxter
10-23-2007, 07:19 PM
Good work with the render... I like it!:thumbsup:

Nennad
10-23-2007, 07:32 PM
I like it, will be idylic, with some feel of unease ...! If I were you I would saturate colours more, but this colours will better fit colours of your models. You are obedient to overall style, thats great!

infoarq
10-23-2007, 07:33 PM
You are right...
VUE can help you... and make increible backgrounds!! (i used too in all scenes... background, anim,.....)

gpepper
10-23-2007, 09:04 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193173443_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193173443_large.jpg)

Here si the first background generated with VUE ecosystem. Should be on the left side...

gpepper
10-23-2007, 09:08 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193173734_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193173734_large.jpg)

Here is the other part of the background, should be on the right side...

gpepper
10-23-2007, 09:10 PM
Good work with the render... I like it!:thumbsup:

Thanks Fabio !

You are right...
VUE can help you... and make increible backgrounds!! (i used too in all scenes... background, anim,.....)

You are right, it is incredible ! I just a rookie with it but I think that I'm going to use it more !

gpepper
10-23-2007, 10:32 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193178719_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193178719_large.jpg)

Here is the compositing of the environment.
5 layers:
the sky, the forest, the house, the zdepth and an occlusion pass...

r1-381
10-23-2007, 10:36 PM
i love it. this is the second project where i've read about vue being used. how do you use it? i really want to try it out. does it import into maya or do you have to try and match it up in post?

anyway...nice work. the scene looks great. can't wait to see that big bird moving around in it.

gpepper
10-23-2007, 10:56 PM
i love it. this is the second project where i've read about vue being used. how do you use it? i really want to try it out. does it import into maya or do you have to try and match it up in post?

anyway...nice work. the scene looks great. can't wait to see that big bird moving around in it.

Well I have to say that for the moment I just use it in post. My renders are mapped on a plane...
I tried to use the xstream plugin but I didn't manage to do what I want !
But many things are possible, like importing camera tracking data, very useful to do some cool visual effects !
I have to say that I it very fun to use it and not so hard to understand, in the beginning...

gpepper
10-23-2007, 10:58 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193180315_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193180315_large.jpg)

Here are the several layers...

DaddyMack
10-23-2007, 11:14 PM
Ok now you're just showing off:P

Nice work G! makes me excited to see the anim..

infoarq
10-24-2007, 05:45 AM
YEAAAAAAW!! great render..... and anim look too.

composing layer are a good idea... because if you use a big ecosystem with radiosity problably you need a bit extra time of render per frame.... and we need these time in this competition... hahaha

musi
10-24-2007, 07:25 AM
Wow, that's looking great!
I like the way you distribute the depth of field, keeping focus where it's needed! :thumbsup:
Just a little bitty comment... Some of the lines are looking too strait and clean, like the front panels of the roof and the middle support pole of the house. What about deforming them just a bit, adding some irregularity? And another hing is the shadows behind the house and beside that foreground thing (I guess it's for feeding chickens), don't you think they look a bit too dark?
Just some thoughts, feel free to ignore :)
Looking forward for final animation!

gpepper
10-24-2007, 02:41 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193236892_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193236892_large.jpg)

Here is a quick integration. I have many things to tweak but I don't know if I will have the time. First things, I can't render everything in the same render ! I thought I would have this problem. So every thing is separated. The bad thing is that I don't have so much time to rerender and recompose. It is possible that the final animation will not be as good as I wanted !

gpepper
10-24-2007, 02:47 PM
Ok now you're just showing off:P

Nice work G! makes me excited to see the anim..

Thanks Rob ! Please stay cool, I don't think that it will be so nice...

YEAAAAAAW!! great render..... and anim look too.

composing layer are a good idea... because if you use a big ecosystem with radiosity problably you need a bit extra time of render per frame.... and we need these time in this competition... hahaha

Thanks Tomas. You are right, Vue is very slow in render when you have huge scene !

Wow, that's looking great!
I like the way you distribute the depth of field, keeping focus where it's needed! :thumbsup:
Just a little bitty comment... Some of the lines are looking too strait and clean, like the front panels of the roof and the middle support pole of the house. What about deforming them just a bit, adding some irregularity? And another hing is the shadows behind the house and beside that foreground thing (I guess it's for feeding chickens), don't you think they look a bit too dark?
Just some thoughts, feel free to ignore :)
Looking forward for final animation!

You gave me some cool comments Alexandra, thanks. You are right many things have to be tweaked again. I will see if I have enough time !

gpepper
10-24-2007, 04:20 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193242852_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/pioupiou.divx)

I start and animate him...
Not my business, really... I'm too bad !

The file is a divx, click on the picture to see the animation...

thebest
10-24-2007, 06:48 PM
keep rocking amigo :thumbsup: ...till the final whistle no surender

DaddyMack
10-24-2007, 07:01 PM
Weee!... Great to see this boy of yours start to come to life... This will no doubt turn out to be a very strange entry indeed:buttrock:

gpepper
10-25-2007, 08:34 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193301262_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/anim.divx)

Here is the first part of the animation, blend shapes are finished, just animation of the chest for the moment. Let's animate the legs and arms. Then the hen...
I think the camera animation gives a lot to the scene. Thanks 3D tracking !

Divx file again, click on the picture to see the animation...

Tit-Co
10-25-2007, 01:02 PM
Mort de rire !
Je reconnais bien là ton humour caustique ! ça pique et j'adore ça !

Really good caustic humor touch ! Keep working. The end is very soon ... good luck !

gpepper
10-25-2007, 01:23 PM
Mort de rire !
Je reconnais bien là ton humour caustique ! ça pique et j'adore ça !

Really good caustic humor touch ! Keep working. The end is very soon ... good luck !

Merci et encore tu n'as pas vu la version avec la poule morte dessus... ça vient bientôt !

Thanks Nico but you haven't seen the version with the dead hen on the top ! Coming next !

Lemog
10-25-2007, 01:34 PM
Don't know exactly if the Stange Behaviour is more about the hen or about you Gilles :scream:


...your too much :thumbsup:


çà pour piquer... j'ai les yeux qui piquent :scream:

JamesChoux
10-25-2007, 02:13 PM
:applause: huhu On sent le gros budjet pour le son ! ^^
C'est carrement pas mal mec ! Faudrait ptete que tu fasse bouger les jambes et les pattes, légèrement.
vite vite la suite ^^

Yeah it's great. I think you should move the legs, a few.
Next next !!

gpepper
10-25-2007, 02:39 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193322291_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/animation.divx)

The animation is going to be finished very soon. I am giving you the last test with the hen !

gpepper
10-25-2007, 02:39 PM
Don't know exactly if the Stange Behaviour is more about the hen or about you Gilles :scream:


...your too much :thumbsup:


çà pour piquer... j'ai les yeux qui piquent :scream:

Thanks Laurent, I have to say that most of my troubles are here, in this challenge...

:applause: huhu On sent le gros budjet pour le son ! ^^
C'est carrement pas mal mec ! Faudrait ptete que tu fasse bouger les jambes et les pattes, légèrement.
vite vite la suite ^^

Yeah it's great. I think you should move the legs, a few.
Next next !!

T'as raison ! c'te loose !
Je fais que ça bouger les jambes, je stresse de pas finir !

Tit-Co
10-25-2007, 03:27 PM
oh la vache ! oh my G. ! RIP poor mummy Hen !
AH AH !
teased for the final render !

Lemog
10-25-2007, 04:00 PM
Super l'anim... ptete un peu saccadé une paire de fois, ex. au début, un mouvement un peu sec de l'aile droite entre autre... mais ça devrait le faire :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-25-2007, 04:03 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193328217_medium.jpg (http://gpepper.free.fr/cgtalk/strange/anim4.divx)

I think I have finished with the animation. I could do better but some of my choices in rigging stop me to have nice and easy way to animate ! I take to mech time on modeling and rendering without thinking about animation ! Too late. So here it is. I hope the coll camera move will hide the fact that I am a zero in animation...

oh la vache ! oh my G. ! RIP poor mummy Hen !
AH AH !
teased for the final render !

Yes, sorry, I have to say, get the children out of the room, she is probably dead...

Super l'anim... ptete un peu saccadé une paire de fois, ex. au début, un mouvement un peu sec de l'aile droite entre autre... mais ça devrait le faire :thumbsup:

T'as raison, comme je le disais, je ne suis pas trop un animateur ! En plus de ça j'ai fait le con lors de la modélisation, au niveau des jambes et des bras c'était carément impossible à rigger ! Enfin ,je ne vais pas faire mon français et trouver des excuses bidons, je suis mauvais en anim, voilà tout.
Merci du soutien mon pote !

MrHobby
10-25-2007, 05:48 PM
When i try to view your video it reads as code due to the direct link of the divx file.
Try adding a divx player in the webpage.

Looks good though.

gpepper
10-25-2007, 06:31 PM
When i try to view your video it reads as code due to the direct link of the divx file.
Try adding a divx player in the webpage.

Looks good though.

Does it ? Strange, I can download the video without any problem. I will see what I could do to get it easier...
Thanks Richard.

Tremoside
10-25-2007, 06:55 PM
It was also working for me too! Started download right in the moment :)

And they're cool WIPs. Camtracking is superb over there! :thumbsup:

DaddyMack
10-25-2007, 07:39 PM
hahaaaaahhh he looks and sound psycho... thanks for the early morning laugh G! Can't wait to see this rendered

overcontrast
10-26-2007, 01:19 AM
haha awesome!!... love this freako chicken's expression... priceless!!... and gr8 job on the animation too!!... lets render this sucker!!:scream::thumbsup::deal::buttrock::applause:

infoarq
10-26-2007, 09:02 AM
hahaha it´s great....

in special mon...

gpepper
10-26-2007, 09:18 AM
It was also working for me too! Started download right in the moment :)

And they're cool WIPs. Camtracking is superb over there! :thumbsup:

Ok, cool, I was afraid to know that I was the only one to see this video ! A sort of twilight zone feeling...
Thanks Mark, I have to say that this camtracking gives a lot to the scene...

hahaaaaahhh he looks and sound psycho... thanks for the early morning laugh G! Can't wait to see this rendered

You welcome !
The render is finished but I don't know if I will let you all see it before the final animation. I also have a bad sss effect with the hen at the end of the animation. Nothing really important but the poor hen is very transluscent !

haha awesome!!... love this freako chicken's expression... priceless!!... and gr8 job on the animation too!!... lets render this sucker!!:scream::thumbsup::deal::buttrock::applause:

Thanks Zubuyer, don't know if the animation is really good, I just know that I really screw up things in modeling to have a great rig and so, a great animation. I will do this better the next time !

hahaha it´s great....

in special mon...

Thanks Tomas !

"In special mon..." What did you mean ?

gpepper
10-26-2007, 12:04 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193400279_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193400279_large.jpg)

Software: Maya,mental ray,Photoshop,ZBrush

Here is the render of the Werechicken. I have to tweak somethings again. The shadows are too dark and the Hen is too transluscent...

Play Video >> (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/strange_behavior/player.php?entry_id=83938)

Tremoside
10-26-2007, 12:12 PM
WHOOOOAAAA!
After those tweaks it will be amazing! :bounce: YEEEAH! What a dark mood it has. That voice kills for sure. Is it your voice? LOL :applause:

gpepper
10-26-2007, 12:28 PM
WHOOOOAAAA!
After those tweaks it will be amazing! :bounce: YEEEAH! What a dark mood it has. That voice kills for sure. Is it your voice? LOL :applause:

Thanks Mark. Yeah, I keep this old render in case of I would not manage to render it again in time. The environment is in render now but it takes too long ! 5 minutes per image ! The characters render in 3 minutes... I have 236 frames to render ! so approximatively 20 hours of render for the environment and 12 for the characters !

Yes the voice is mine !

Gunilla
10-26-2007, 01:16 PM
AAAhhhrghh - someone please help me up from the floor! Thanks Gilles, that definitely made my day... he looks awesome and that voice is absolutely horrifying. Rambochick!

Dang, you're doing great here :thumbsup:

Demitsuri
10-26-2007, 08:45 PM
hahaaaha that is ..... no words.

You want us to "die" from laugh? :scream: If it is so, than i don't mind. ;)

Amazing work !

Lemog
10-26-2007, 09:33 PM
I agree with Gunie... the RamboVoice is perfectly adapted... I'm laughing in the silence of the night ! géniaaaaaaaaaaaaaal... vite le calcul :thumbsup:

ania
10-27-2007, 08:07 AM
lol
great
the hen up there is cool

Versiden
10-27-2007, 08:41 AM
lol.. that sound is just funny man!

it's awesome.. can't wait for the final comp

gpepper
10-27-2007, 12:36 PM
AAAhhhrghh - someone please help me up from the floor! Thanks Gilles, that definitely made my day... he looks awesome and that voice is absolutely horrifying. Rambochick!

Dang, you're doing great here :thumbsup:

Hey Gunie ! I'm glad to know that it made you laugh all the day ! Thanks for you nice words dear !

hahaaaha that is ..... no words.

You want us to "die" from laugh? :scream: If it is so, than i don't mind. ;)

Amazing work !

Sorry guy ! This is not what I want ! ;)

I agree with Gunie... the RamboVoice is perfectly adapted... I'm laughing in the silence of the night ! géniaaaaaaaaaaaaaal... vite le calcul :thumbsup:

Thanks Laurent !

lol
great
the hen up there is cool

Thanks Anna !

lol.. that sound is just funny man!

it's awesome.. can't wait for the final comp

Thanks Martin, I'm glad you like it. The level of my animation is no as high as yours, you will give us an amazing entry in the end ! Cheers my friend !

gpepper
10-27-2007, 12:55 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193489720_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193489720_large.jpg)

I give you the composition before doing any post treatment and without the final render of the characters. A sort of gift waiting for the final ! I hope to have time doing a little making of after the animtion and doing a biggest render for the still image. See you very soon, all !

Play Video >> (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/strange_behavior/player.php?entry_id=84015)

Lemog
10-27-2007, 01:12 PM
That already give a good feeling... the final compositing promise to be great.. I just hope the hen will be a little more visible...
I'm really speachless be the originality...
When you start with this idea, I couldn't image a result like that... je suis fan... braov mec...

...quelle classe !

Versiden
10-27-2007, 01:25 PM
awesome work!

I love the handheld camera feel to it..

goodluck, almost thr!

Tremoside
10-27-2007, 01:39 PM
Agree with Lemog! Chicken a bit more visible. Maybe a mask on her. Color correction in post. Right now the color is too similar (and dark) to the "henster" :) but it's just an issue. Scary hell cool stuff. Impressing update! :bowdown:

infoarq
10-27-2007, 02:09 PM
simply one of the bests....

congratulations...

gpepper
10-27-2007, 04:28 PM
Thanks Laurent, Martin, Mark and Tomas ! Having such cool comments from you, who I consider as Huge artists, give me a trus good feeling, right in the heart !
I can't do better with the Hen, she is cut a little by the placement of the chicken. I don't have enough time to recalculate with a new position, it takes too long but the final render of the characters is more lighted, you will see the final tomorrow.
I'm just waiting for the render to finish and then I could start the post effects.
As I told you early in the day, I hope to put a little Making of at the end of the animation.
See U soon guys and thanks again for the visit !

gpepper
10-27-2007, 10:12 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193523134_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193523134_large.jpg)

Software: After Effects,Maya,mental ray,Vue,ZBrush

Ok, before doing the intro (txt) and maybe the final making of, here is almost the final...

Play Video >> (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/strange_behavior/player.php?entry_id=84067)

DaddyMack
10-27-2007, 10:51 PM
what can I say?... This is a totally bizarre piece G!

cracks me up every time

gpepper
10-27-2007, 11:42 PM
what can I say?... This is a totally bizarre piece G!

cracks me up every time

You are right, it can seem strange...

gpepper
10-28-2007, 01:16 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193534129_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193534129_large.jpg)

Software: 3ds max,After Effects,Maya,mental ray,Photoshop,Vue,ZBrush

I did a special Still, here it is. I still have to work again on the video but I give you a new one...

Play Video >> (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/strange_behavior/player.php?entry_id=84086)

ashiataka
10-28-2007, 02:26 AM
Hi Gilles! Congratulations! There is so much exertion. Great to see it's finish. Bravo! Cheers!

Tremoside
10-28-2007, 08:52 AM
Yeeeha! That's gonna be cool! Henster is an awesome character! When I see, I hear a movie trailer's dark voice... "Those times.... no hope...no way out...A new messiah born...to collect all desperated eggs and chickens to rule the world...it was called...Henster...and the henishment begun"

Ok, enough of kidding. GOGOGO :buttrock:

Jakyll
10-28-2007, 09:26 AM
Very great. I look forward to the final video.

Peter-Eriksson
10-28-2007, 09:37 AM
HA HA this came out totally weird :-)
Love it! Good luck now!
/peter

Trickz
10-28-2007, 01:33 PM
Haha thats enough to give me nightmares ;) Nice work, all the hard work paid off

infoarq
10-28-2007, 02:18 PM
no words....

I can´t say anything...

I hope final animation....

PIIIIIIOOOOO PIIIIIIIOOOOO!!

Lemog
10-28-2007, 04:02 PM
A short moment of pleasure (not for the hen...)... congrats Gilles...

...j'me suis encore pêté une côte en rigolant :buttrock: t'as bien mérité une tite binouse :beer:

gpepper
10-28-2007, 08:09 PM
Hi Gilles! Congratulations! There is so much exertion. Great to see it's finish. Bravo! Cheers!

Thanks Y !

Yeeeha! That's gonna be cool! Henster is an awesome character! When I see, I hear a movie trailer's dark voice... "Those times.... no hope...no way out...A new messiah born...to collect all desperated eggs and chickens to rule the world...it was called...Henster...and the henishment begun"

Ok, enough of kidding. GOGOGO :buttrock:

Thanks Mark ! excellent trailer ! It could be funny ! I will see if I can do a movie with that !;)

Very great. I look forward to the final video.

Thanks Jürgen !

HA HA this came out totally weird :-)
Love it! Good luck now!
/peter

Thanks Peter, you are right, it is weird, a lot !

Haha thats enough to give me nightmares ;) Nice work, all the hard work paid off

Thanks Rick ! I hope you won't have nightmares for too long !

no words....

I can´t say anything...

I hope final animation....

PIIIIIIOOOOO PIIIIIIIOOOOO!!

Thanks again Tomas, you were a great support and inspiration and you gave me the will to go far with VUE ! see you soon my friend !

A short moment of pleasure (not for the hen...)... congrats Gilles...

...j'me suis encore pêté une côte en rigolant :buttrock: t'as bien mérité une tite binouse :beer:

Thanks Laurent, my friend ! You are right, it is short ! I would have liked to do more but 24 hour a day is bit short when you start a new job and when customers take all your time ! I hope to have the opportunity to participate to another challenge very soon with more time ! Anyway, you were and you are a great support for me, thanks again !

La binouse c'est quand tu veux mon pote !

gpepper
10-28-2007, 09:41 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193607681_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/18/12567/12567_1193607681_large.jpg)

Software: After Effects,Maya,mental ray,Photoshop,Vue,ZBrush

So girls and guys, here is my the grand final !
I put a making of at the bottom of my animation.
The music is from Riverside-Out of myself-Loose Heart.

Just few things about this animation:

First , why did I choose this character ?
There is a joke that I use to know when I was a teenager. It was this:

What is the cry of a 300 pounds chicken ?
The answer is:

PIOU PIOU !

So it is ridiculous ! But I decided to do it in 3D, a huge Chick ! But when I started to think about it, I told myself that the mother must suffer a lot to lay the egg of this monster. Is the mother of the 300 pounds chicken 1000 pounds or is she a normal hen ? So I decided that she will be normal with an anormal child...
Another idea was to make an animation of a werechicken. At full moon, the hen is laying and the chicken get bigger and bigger ! A cool animation with animated displacement could be done ! Maybe I will try this the next time !
So U understood that the idea of this animation was only a bad joke.

But there is a story behind this picture and animation:

THE WERECHICKEN:

In a very beautiful farm in the french alps, some terrible thing happened. A poor hen bringed to life a huge chicken at full moon. WE call him the Werechicken ! As you can imagine the poor chicken was hard to lay and his mother died during this horrible part of her little existence...
In the morning the chicken woke up and was looking for his mother. He called her name:

-Piou piou ! Piou piou ! Piou piou ?

No answer...

He was very sad, and alone...
You can imagine how long it took to him to understand what happened...
I think he still haven't realized.
And somewhere in the french Alps, A huge chicken pecks seeds with his mother still over his head...

What a strange behavior...





Play Video >> (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/strange_behavior/player.php?entry_id=84204)

OKMER
10-29-2007, 03:21 AM
Haha!!!MAdness!!!Love it!Knew the same joke in my childhood,haha!And you brought it on screen amazingly well!Ronflll!
Great story also!Hope I'll bumb on that chicken this winter!Congratz on a great finish and very best of luck to you man!Cheers!

alvin-cgi
10-29-2007, 03:48 AM
Nice one, good details explanation.:thumbsup: by the way, the Piou piou vioce really funny, love it.:)

gpepper
10-29-2007, 08:20 AM
Thanks Remko and Alvin !
I heard 17 days left ?
Cool to hear this even if I don't know if I can push higher my composition. Maybe adding some particles...

Tit-Co
10-29-2007, 08:52 AM
Really nice !!! And great making-of !
If there's 17 days left, maybe you can render again the animation part where the characters shadows are a little bit too dark. And it's a good idea about the particles to make sand or dust on the ground.

anyway, congratulations you've done a really good work and adding the gpepper's touch ! It's precious. :buttrock:
You have finished it ! :thumbsup:

then see U for the next one. maybe. (If i manage to start this one :rolleyes: )

Tremoside
10-29-2007, 08:58 AM
Heyyah! Good to see all the things in place! Nice workflow, I like the way you used the strength of different softwares. That making of is so inspiring! Simply: Congratulations, great-great job :thumbsup:

Gunilla
10-29-2007, 09:36 AM
Wonderful, Gilles dear :)

That is such a freaky shot - and the story also makes it really sad... poor Rambo, can't find his mom.
I love the making of too, it's some really nice tricks in your workflow. I'm sure a lot of us will benefit from it.

Congrats for the splendid finish :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-29-2007, 10:11 AM
Really nice !!! And great making-of !
If there's 17 days left, maybe you can render again the animation part where the characters shadows are a little bit too dark. And it's a good idea about the particles to make sand or dust on the ground.

anyway, congratulations you've done a really good work and adding the gpepper's touch ! It's precious. :buttrock:
You have finished it ! :thumbsup:

then see U for the next one. maybe. (If i manage to start this one :rolleyes: )

Thanks Nico ! I will see if I have time to work on it again !
I hope to see you joining us next time !

Heyyah! Good to see all the things in place! Nice workflow, I like the way you used the strength of different softwares. That making of is so inspiring! Simply: Congratulations, great-great job :thumbsup:

Thanks Mark !

Wonderful, Gilles dear :)

That is such a freaky shot - and the story also makes it really sad... poor Rambo, can't find his mom.
I love the making of too, it's some really nice tricks in your workflow. I'm sure a lot of us will benefit from it.

Congrats for the splendid finish :thumbsup:

Thanks Gunie Dear ! ;) I hope my way to work would have helped some of the beginners.

Demitsuri
10-29-2007, 10:34 AM
Although i did'nt post much in this thread, i was watching your progress.

It was great concept from the begining, and it become great finished piece. :scream:
Thank you for amaizing work and very intersting and helpful workflow. :thumbsup:

Congrats and good luck with voting.

Lemog
10-29-2007, 11:56 AM
Thanks for the story... it's the cherry on the cake...

I must agree with Tit-Co... if you have time... a little, that would be interesting to have the shadows "débouchées"...
...et + si affinités :scream: (voir suggestion dans l'Echoppe)

gpepper
10-29-2007, 12:32 PM
Although i did'nt post much in this thread, i was watching your progress.

It was great concept from the begining, and it become great finished piece. :scream:
Thank you for amaizing work and very intersting and helpful workflow. :thumbsup:

Congrats and good luck with voting.

Thanks Dimitri !

Thanks for the story... it's the cherry on the cake...

I must agree with Tit-Co... if you have time... a little, that would be interesting to have the shadows "débouchées"...
...et + si affinités :scream: (voir suggestion dans l'Echoppe)

De nada hombre !
You are right, maybe I will put another scene or some effects...
Let's see if I have the time to do this...

authentic
10-29-2007, 01:00 PM
Hi gilles. Congrats for this piece. I like the subtility of the camera move.