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JohnPGiancarlo
12-23-2008, 02:22 PM
Ok here is my Idea: The entire Ice Kingdom, "the Castle", wich will be entirely made out of ice, will be on giant Iceberg called "Icelandia", this Iceberg will be so big that it will have it's own ecosystem, Waterfalls, wild life, trees "Frozen-trees", even volcanic activity wich we will see in the form of steam, since I don't have time to tell the hole story I will show you only the end of the kingdom. " a secuence of the iceberg melting by the volcanic activity, followed by a huge explotion and finnaly the sinking of "ICELANDIA". All of this will be witness by a giant whale called "the King".

Did I meantion that the style will be steampunk, "just in case I don't make it to this challenge...

:thumbsup: HAHAHA, just kiding, I'll be glad if a can achieve only 10 % of what I just wrote.


Cheers,

BusterHymen
12-23-2008, 02:46 PM
Holly cow, that is one big story. :eek:

Isn't FXWars a "mini" challege, sounds like you have yourself a feature film.

Thats it, I am doomed for sure (even if you only pull off 10% of this).

Good luck man.

JohnPGiancarlo
12-29-2008, 03:15 PM
Ok so here is Iceberg Initial model, I modeled it in Maya and took it to Zbrush to make the different types and variations

http://i450.photobucket.com/albums/qq225/johnfreefly/SCENE01_SetProps.jpg

This is the Scene in Maya, there is no castle yet I know., this is basicly my BG Plate.

http://i450.photobucket.com/albums/qq225/johnfreefly/SCENE01_Maya_Screen_001.jpg

First render..

http://i450.photobucket.com/albums/qq225/johnfreefly/SCENE01_Render_001.jpg

toufik
12-31-2008, 10:41 AM
it look realistic i like the rendering keep going

raylistic
12-31-2008, 11:07 AM
cool. What is the shader that you are using? Procedural?

JohnPGiancarlo
12-31-2008, 01:07 PM
cool. What is the shader that you are using? Procedural?

very simple actually.

here is a screen shot of the shader network.

http://i450.photobucket.com/albums/qq225/johnfreefly/ICEBERG_Shader.jpg

mustan9
12-31-2008, 01:19 PM
That turned out very well.

toufik
12-31-2008, 02:56 PM
amazing and look sympel is it possibel with max ?

JohnPGiancarlo
12-31-2008, 05:02 PM
amazing and look sympel is it possibel with max ?

I think it is, for the snow just try to use a max blend shader, in the first channel plug a ramp with the colors of the snow and then on the other chanel a noise map to give it some variation, for the mask use what ever black and white image you like could be a smoke procedural texture, or anything you like, then just plug a noise or smoke to the bump and displacement channels of your max scene.

Ohh and donŽt forget the ambient oclussion shader in the ambient color of your shader, thats key to get nice shadows.

that should do the trick within max.

BusterHymen
12-31-2008, 07:29 PM
This is looking great, you sure are not failing to deliver!

JohnPGiancarlo
12-31-2008, 08:00 PM
This is looking great, you sure are not failing to deliver!

Hahahaha IŽll probably fail , IŽll do my best though.

Cheers man Happy new year.

Stefan-Morrell
01-01-2009, 04:06 AM
the shader looks good to me,nice first render too...


keep it coming!

RobertoOrtiz
01-18-2009, 02:46 PM
CgTalk:FXWars! Winter Kingdoms - You have ONE WEEK to GO! (Jan 26th) (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=139&t=720061)

Just a heads up!

-R

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