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MSus
01-19-2010, 05:56 PM
You know the drill. Time limit 2h.

- The speed modelling challenges are open to everybody. If you're registered on the forums you can participate.
- Every week you get a list of items. Pick at least one and try to model it as fast as possible. If you want, you can do all of them.
- Do not exceed the time limit of the challenge. If you're out of time and still haven't finished, post the unfinished model. Speed is key!
- Focus on modelling. Shading, lightning and "proper" rendering are optional (and thus not limited by time).
- Take as much time for reference hunting as you need.
- When posting your model make sure you post a wireframe of your model. (try to do more then one view of the model).
- You can do any challenge you want. The challenges are not closed when the week passes. If you fancy an older challenge, do that.
- The most important rule - enjoy it.

This weeks items:
- tennis racket,
- a harp,
- a hedgehog,
- a leaf-blower,
- an obstacle course.


Have fun!

Callesw
01-19-2010, 10:13 PM
Okey, this is my second attempt on this. A tennis racket! All made in Blender.

http://i935.photobucket.com/albums/ad200/Callesw/Tennisracket.jpg

lordofarda
01-20-2010, 12:47 AM
I tried my hand at the obstacle course in the form of the X-Men's Danger Room. It's not much and rather plain, but I only had about an hour to do it. And man, I really need to learn how to light interiors.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v506/lordofarda/dangerroom.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v506/lordofarda/wire.jpg

tanzim
01-20-2010, 12:40 PM
First attempt, 106 minutes, not that great a model though, would've been faster if I wasn't talking to people over MSN :S

Kremers
01-20-2010, 01:24 PM
Hey guys,

Here is my attempt for the tennis racket, took me about an hour.

Callesw
01-20-2010, 08:55 PM
Nice models guys :) forgot to mention, mine took around 90 minutes to make.

JKrause
01-21-2010, 04:10 AM
Here is a quick attempt at sculpting a harp in Maya:

http://homepage.mac.com/sternum1/harpFinal.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/sternum1/harpWire.jpg

It took about 90 minutes with photo research.

costinus
01-21-2010, 06:59 AM
My first post and my harp. 1h 45 and 10 min for texturing

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/8905/harp1.jpg
http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/8633/harp2.jpg

http://img96.imageshack.us/i/harp1.jpg/
http://img638.imageshack.us/i/harp2.jpg/

MSus
01-21-2010, 01:48 PM
Nice models, keep up the good work, but please post a wireframe of your model (even if it's an SS).

stascrash
01-21-2010, 02:49 PM
Hey Guys,
I wanted to make a Tennis Racket.
Here you go.
I also added a ball, but did not count it towards total time, it took about 20min, i know it is simple, but i wanted to use nurbs and it was giving me problems while i was trying to calculate the extrude and booleans, not sure why, so i got it done eventually :)
I hope you like it,
http://i807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/stascrash/smc_32_sub.jpg
http://i807.photobucket.com/albums/yy352/stascrash/smc_32_sub_wire.jpg

Callesw
01-21-2010, 07:40 PM
Oh, sorry, missed that little thing. I'll make sure to post the wireframe in the future :)

HCGremlin
01-22-2010, 05:36 AM
Total Time 1 hr 15 min

http://www.shonmitchell.com/images/Racket.jpg

HCGremlin
01-22-2010, 07:55 AM
Total Time : 1 hr 45 minutes

stoopid strings, spent longer placing those bloody things then any other part

http://www.shonmitchell.com/images/Harp.jpg

lordofarda
01-22-2010, 11:07 AM
Seems that the tennis rackets are the way to go with this challenge :P Here's my go. About 50 minutes or so. It's kinda plain, but I was getting bored/tired. So I stopped here.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v506/lordofarda/tennis.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v506/lordofarda/wire-1.jpg

HCGremlin
01-25-2010, 06:05 AM
it was always my childhood dream to run this course
I managed to get everything but the station weapons in, thinking bout doing the eliminator next

total time 2 hrs
http://www.shonmitchell.com/images/OCA.jpghttp://www.shonmitchell.com/images/OCA.jpg
http://www.shonmitchell.com/images/OCA.jpg
http://www.shonmitchell.com/images/OCA.jpg

gdsworld
01-25-2010, 05:51 PM
Modelling done in just under an hour, planning + render setup were not included in the time.

6,705 poly count (including the balls and the background plane)

http://img211.imageshack.us/img211/6117/tenniscomposition.jpg

I quite like this racket and the wireframe, though I struggled a bit on the handle bar.

MSus
01-26-2010, 06:09 PM
Wow, been away for a few days and when I get back a million new models :) Good work everybody, every racket looks superb!

stascrash
01-28-2010, 12:22 AM
Haha, it is true, i love everyone else's models, great ! ! ! What's funny is that most ppl are making rackets, what is up with that >? and yes, i made one too lol :cool:

gdsworld
01-28-2010, 12:42 AM
Haha, it is true, i love everyone else's models, great ! ! ! What's funny is that most ppl are making rackets, what is up with that >? and yes, i made one too lol :cool:

Lol, thats funny.
Can't wait to see your wire, it was hard to make the handle curve thing.

stascrash
01-28-2010, 02:04 AM
i have posted, look at STASCRASH, should be on the first page.
handle was fun, but i had more fun trying to figure out how to make the tennis ball loops. that you have... ;)))

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