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Snefer
04-22-2009, 08:54 PM
Me and two friends have started doing a little project together, its basically a short animation with a strong sci-fi/fantsy theme, we have just started, so not much to show yet, but I thought I'll show some stuff here anyway, this is a..platform, which the main character in this little animation will walk onto. ^^

http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/platform05.jpg
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/platform05b.jpg

OrchidFace
04-25-2009, 07:52 PM
Thats really cool! I wish I had friends that were into CG to do projects with :(. I eagerly await this project's progress.

Snefer
04-28-2009, 08:22 PM
Here is the walkway leading out to the platform. Or atleast a part of it :)

http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/walkway3.jpg

OrchidFace
04-28-2009, 09:04 PM
holy cow that set is gonna be awesome. Looks like you will have tons of texturing to do though. Are you three just kind of building everything or do you have tasks designated for each (such as animator, modeller, etc.)?

Snefer
04-28-2009, 09:23 PM
Thanks. Yup, lots of texturing to do. I will be modelling and texturing everything (and unwrapping *sigh*) One of us will do all the rigging, animation, and the third one will make the shading, lighting, rendering and compositing :)

OrchidFace
04-29-2009, 04:48 AM
dude this is gonna be sick. I'm stoked for this. If this project disintegrates I will probably hunt you down...

Snefer
05-05-2009, 08:43 PM
Here is a start on the character, still blocking out alot of stuff :)

http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/gubbe04.jpg

Tollman
05-12-2009, 12:27 PM
hello, i'm the rigger/animator on this project and here's the animatic that we're moving on with.
We're all siked about the outcome of this.
Now on to production!

(click image for link)
http://www.jonasborgman.com/animaticSnap.jpg (http://www.jonasborgman.com/animatic_04_jb.mov)
www.jonasborgman.com/animatic_04_jb.mov (http://www.jonasborgman.com/animatic_04_jb.mov)

//Jonas

Snefer
05-12-2009, 07:30 PM
Here is a closeup of a panel from the door that will open in the beginning of the cinematic. Been busy concepting, and figuring stuff out, but here goes:
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/door03.jpg

Snefer
05-13-2009, 09:50 PM
Some more work on the door :)
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/door05.jpg

Snefer
05-16-2009, 10:48 PM
Base for the central pillar in the room, just a quicke while I reboot my brain a bit^^
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/pillar03.jpg

SmoothWiz
05-21-2009, 05:43 PM
Hi Guys!

I'm the dude doing the Shading/Lighting/Rendering/Compositing/FX and blablablal stuff;-)

I wanna share a WIP of the mattepainting that's goint to be the environment outside the whole main area..(U're gonna se it when the door opens in the beginning of the cinematic. Of cource it's going to be pretty overexposed and stuff in the beginning, but hey, allways good to plan for the unexpected:-) .)

Well well.. Here goes.. Let me know what y'all think! :-)

http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/6118/cgtalkmattepainting.th.jpg (http://img33.imageshack.us/my.php?image=cgtalkmattepainting.jpg)

Mellbrix
05-22-2009, 01:41 PM
Looks pretty interesting y´all? Good Luck Guys!

thatonejondude
05-22-2009, 04:05 PM
Thats really cool! I wish I had friends that were into CG to do projects with :(. I eagerly await this project's progress.

Haha I'll have to relate to Orchid Face on this one... Would've been nice to have had some friends to model/animate with haha...

What I'm trying to say is that you dudes are a good team... Building a friendship around CG is one of the coolest things in my oppinion!! Good Luck dudes!!!

TheWinterLord
05-23-2009, 08:15 AM
Good luck guys! This is going to be sick! :)
*Bookmarked

Snefer
05-28-2009, 10:18 PM
Finished modelling the door, not in its final shape here, some parts are missing, hiding them while working on the surrounding area :) alot of stuff left here, though =)

http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/door08.jpg

OrchidFace
05-28-2009, 10:46 PM
glad to see this is still moving along. Although at this point when I try to comprehend the amount of uv mapping and texturing that is to come for you guys I can't help but wet myself from fear.

Snefer
05-29-2009, 07:21 AM
haha, yeah... Actually it isnt THAT bad...sofar. The door is already UVmapped and half-textured so. But yeah, I don't look forward to it ^^

mjdowswell
05-31-2009, 03:32 PM
The detail on all of this is absolutely gorgeous!…always nice to discover another Sci-Fi animation going on!

Look forward to seeing more.

SmoothWiz
06-05-2009, 10:38 PM
this is an early Lighting WIP on the doorscene.
No shading or textures...
http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/6238/wip001z.jpg (http://img5.imageshack.us/my.php?image=wip001z.jpg)

Tollman
06-08-2009, 10:19 PM
an animation WIP on the main door, (shot 2).

http://www.jonasborgman.com/mainDoor_preview_017.mov

//Jonas

Snefer
06-22-2009, 09:03 PM
Here are some viewport shots of the environment sofar in the first shot =)
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/wiptexture1.jpg
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/wiptexture2.jpg
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/wiptexture3.jpg

Geuse
06-25-2009, 12:21 AM
Nice detalis!
Really dig the sci fi setting.
Couldn't view the animatic, but in short what is the story about?

I'm curious though, would you be interested in any character help on this project?

Either way, it's looking great. Looking forward to the finished result.
Keep it up!

SmoothWiz
08-05-2009, 08:53 PM
So here's an update on the Lighting....


The previous one was rendered in maxwell to get a quick preview,
I've now broken that into bits and fed them to mental ray. out comes an array of blargs and usefull passes and this is the composited WIP result.


http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/5256/wip002.jpg (http://img9.imageshack.us/i/wip002.jpg/)


The way I've thought about this is that I want as few boudries in compositing possible, so I've divided the scene into passes with that in mind... I'm now fully able to light this scene in realtime in a physical manner:-)

cheers!

PeteS
08-06-2009, 04:22 AM
This last shot is just amazing!

Snefer
08-06-2009, 09:21 PM
Blip-blop, I'm a WIP-Bot!

http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/Robohead7.jpg

mistasam02
08-07-2009, 12:02 AM
Sick design! :D

OrchidFace
08-07-2009, 09:03 AM
I'm very glad to see that your a pro in the CG industry, because if this is what hobbyists can do then I think I'd go jump off a bridge.

Snefer
08-11-2009, 10:00 PM
http://www.torfrick.com/Art/MOV/Robohead8.jpg

small update on the robots head :)

SmoothWiz
08-23-2009, 05:13 PM
This is an update regarding the main character.. I'm doing the head right now parrallell with the lighting /shading/rendering/comp/FX of the doorscene...
Modelling about done, I've just started on texturing the head,, so this is VERY WIP:-)

http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/5256/wip002.jpg (http://img20.imageshack.us/i/wip002.jpg/)

http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/7957/wip003.jpg (http://img6.imageshack.us/i/wip003.jpg/)
hehehe Largest post EVER!
Enjoy:-)

SmoothWiz
08-26-2009, 08:32 PM
Forgot to grab the renders form the farm again,,, so I spent today polishing the texture on the main characters head... there ya go! For now all the skin is just lambert-shaded.. ,, I realize now also, I have to remoddle some stuff before I move on.. ah well

http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/3677/wip004.jpg (http://img8.imageshack.us/i/wip004.jpg/)

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