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DonRallo
03-19-2008, 12:07 PM
Ralph Keidel is entered in the "Uplift Universe Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/uplift_universe/view_entries.php?challenger=14244)

Latest Update: Final Image: The Long For Freedom
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1210654706_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=5146999#post5146999)

DonRallo
03-20-2008, 08:49 PM
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JuanManuel
03-20-2008, 11:33 PM
So if I understand correctly, the human is an alien's pet?
Very interesting concept.

DonRallo
03-20-2008, 11:43 PM
Not realy... i think of an Alien, who lives in this cage and dreams of freedom.

So the alien is the pet and the child is watching him.
I don't know weather its enough if you see the alien in the mirror only.

But I havn't other Ideas yet how i can show my Alien in this direction.

(my english is bad.....)

DonRallo
03-26-2008, 06:02 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1206554568_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1206554568_large.jpg)

Its work in process but only a basic Mesh

DonRallo
03-27-2008, 03:52 PM
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My Alien without texture but with eyes.

DonRallo
03-29-2008, 01:46 PM
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With Google SketchUp made conceptsketch of my premises.

DonRallo
03-29-2008, 01:53 PM
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First googlesketchup-sketch edit fast with paint.

Concept-Final - Premises

Pegahoul
03-29-2008, 02:05 PM
hehe looks like this one's going to be cute ^^

DonRallo
03-30-2008, 04:11 PM
I hope so...^^

Russel-Nash
03-30-2008, 04:55 PM
Hi Ralph, nice to see you entering this challenge, too.

Looks like the whole XSI Forum entered. :scream:

Cute looking alien. :thumbsup:

Good luck with your entry.

Torsten

zmaj
03-30-2008, 06:11 PM
Dude, in my humble opinion You should focus on as few elements possible. Meaning, ditch the ambient and deal with three elements; alien / cage / child. Create a simple but powerfull image... a visual dialogue between the alien and child.

DonRallo
03-30-2008, 07:42 PM
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This is my Alien, the final version.
Only the premiese is missing

DonRallo
03-30-2008, 07:53 PM
I think anyway that i remove the child. So in this Scene are only two alines in the cage an the Woman. IN addition i set the viewcamera in wide angle an so on. I think its a powerfull pic in final but i couldn't draw it like that.

DonRallo
04-10-2008, 03:16 PM
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...without words.

DonRallo
04-15-2008, 06:52 PM
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Another WIP of the Permieses....
in the next time i'll abort the citchen.

btw: my first contact with XSI was in december 07...

DonRallo
04-19-2008, 01:00 PM
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an other WIP of the permieses...95 % closed.

I hope i can abort the citchen today.

DonRallo
04-20-2008, 09:47 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1208728020_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1208728020_large.jpg)

a new WIP, 2 passes, lightning WIP

Russel-Nash
04-22-2008, 10:22 AM
Hey Ralph,
that's looking really good already. :applause:
Looking forward to see more.


Torsten


P.S. You have a thunderstorm in your kitchen with all that lightning, but the lighting looks good. :D

DonRallo
04-23-2008, 05:03 PM
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this is the citchen of my scene, version 1.8...

now i have to add some litle objects and i hope in one week i can post the final image...

please comment my image because i need i litle bit feetback for finishing my work..

(worst english ever, isn't it? :)

DonRallo
04-23-2008, 05:11 PM
sorry but i dont know why i take a doublepost....sorry

DonRallo
04-23-2008, 05:11 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1208970700_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1208970700_large.jpg)

this is the citchen of my scene, version 1.8...

now i have to add some litle objects and i hope in one week i can post the final image...

please comment my image because i need i litle bit feetback for finishing my work..

(worst english ever, isn't it? :)

DonRallo
04-24-2008, 01:08 PM
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this is the AO-pass of my scene.

Necronomiden
04-24-2008, 03:29 PM
hey man, this is looking good from the cage perspective, i asume you'll start the woman now :)? im kind of sad you removed the boy, it seemed like a more interesting alien/human interaction

DonRallo
04-24-2008, 07:54 PM
yea i'm kind of sad too...but if the time isnt over maybe i try to model this litle boy.

I hope i can abort my scene in the next 15 days...but it isnt bad that you have remind my the litle boy...thx :)

DonRallo
04-25-2008, 12:31 PM
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Another WIP of the citchen with few changes...

DonRallo
04-29-2008, 02:12 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1209478371_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/20/14244/14244_1209478371_large.jpg)

my first WIP from my woman...

Ferx
04-30-2008, 11:17 PM
Hey Ralph, interesting approach to the concept :D The design for the kitchen and house looks great and the camera on the cage is cool touch!! I Think the knees of the woman are a bit low. but is the first wip on her :) Looking forward for more updates. Cheers mate! :beer:

DonRallo
05-07-2008, 01:29 PM
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This is my first prerendering with my litle alien...only the woman is missing.

DonRallo
05-07-2008, 01:31 PM
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This is my second WIP from my woman with simple textures...time is runing

DonRallo
05-07-2008, 05:52 PM
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this is my first final composing with human and aliens ... scene nearly closed

DonRallo
05-10-2008, 04:55 PM
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i've add something in the scene

Russel-Nash
05-11-2008, 04:28 PM
Rendering looks nice. The light seems a little bright.

Hurry up, time is running.

Torsten

DonRallo
05-13-2008, 04:58 AM
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After humankind in the year 2092 succeeded crossing the boundaries of the solar system, it came to light, humans were by no means the only lifeforms in the universe. Since many species lived under the same conditions as people on earth and were partly nice and tame, many aliens were brought to earth to be sold there as pets. The special lifeforms got forgotten, an alien wasn't anything special anymore and life went on.

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First i was inspired by my mumīs idea of an alien in a cage and second a litle bit by the movie "Find Nemo", the scenes and views in the aquarium...but only inspired.

MiGa
05-13-2008, 08:44 AM
Nice image! You did a very good job. Good luck with licence ;)

Necronomiden
05-13-2008, 02:20 PM
hi ralph, congrats on completing your image :beer: it makes me a little sad that aliens aren't gonna be special in the year 2092 but life goes on :D not mine tho, ill be dead by then :)

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