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Gargulio
10-21-2003, 08:15 AM
Piotr Welk has entered the ALIENWARE Challenge.

Gargulio
10-21-2003, 10:58 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066777095_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066777095_large.jpg)

first sketches

Gargulio
10-21-2003, 10:59 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066777180_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066777180_large.jpg)

first sketches

pgp_protector
10-21-2003, 11:18 PM
I like the way this one looks like it will be going.

FrankyMo
10-22-2003, 10:55 AM
Very interesting... To be honest i prefer the first sketch (Black and white one), but the second is really cool too!!!

Gargulio
10-23-2003, 03:12 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066921936_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1066921936_large.jpg)

this is secound sketch

klingspor
10-23-2003, 03:45 PM
Wow, this looks very organic!

How big are those "cabbages" supposed to be?

Baaaah!
10-23-2003, 04:36 PM
Really like that last drawing :thumbsup: what's the idea behind it?

elnady
10-23-2003, 04:47 PM
hEY MAN
THE LAST ONE IS AWESOME:applause:

gmask
10-24-2003, 02:36 AM
Yup looks like Alien cabbage to me :drool:

Gargulio
10-27-2003, 09:43 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067251402_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067251402_large.jpg)

concept idea

Gargulio
10-28-2003, 07:43 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067373800_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067373800_large.jpg)

?

Powell
10-29-2003, 01:29 AM
I really like this latest concept....nice composition. Color scheme could use a little work though. good stuff!!:thumbsup:

FrankyMo
10-29-2003, 04:15 PM
Like the AlienCabbage... First one... What did you use to draw it??

Gargulio
10-29-2003, 10:24 PM
First one - ball-point pen + a little computer

Last one - marker + little computer

Gargulio
11-01-2003, 05:46 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067712390_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067712390_large.jpg)

sketch of environment ?

Gargulio
11-01-2003, 08:14 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067721297_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067721297_large.jpg)

sketch of environment

Gargulio
11-01-2003, 08:56 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067723782_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067723782_large.jpg)

AlienCabbage III - environment
firat model

Gargulio
11-01-2003, 09:37 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067726255_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067726255_large.jpg)

AlienCabbage III - environment and lighting

kjc
11-01-2003, 10:38 PM
I like the green environment sketch :thumbsup: That green lighting makes me wanna know whats behind there. Draws you in. Nice work.

Designer2
11-01-2003, 10:48 PM
nice the way your concept is going, i like the green light too i think it breaks the usual colors lot of people used to use...

:beer:

Gargulio
11-02-2003, 04:09 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067792941_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067792941_large.jpg)

AlienCabbage III - sketch of environment and lighting

kjc
11-02-2003, 05:10 PM
Yeah! now that's even better with the rays coming through. This would certainly look good as a poster. I wanna see more but not wreck the mystery. Nice work. :)

camdoggz
11-02-2003, 06:58 PM
Dude I love the progression you can see through your concepts. And the last version is really mint (good).

Nice to see you working through alot of issues with the concept. On the last one I would really like to see a little more detail about half way down....just before the shafts of light run out.

:beer: Wicked work tho

C.

Hellsp4wn
11-02-2003, 07:14 PM
Wow, your concepts have been improving. From great to truly amazing
I really like that last one, the rays of light are fascinating
Can't wait to se the final render :)

:thumbsup:

Gargulio
11-02-2003, 08:51 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067809880_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067809880_large.jpg)

this is my model

Gargulio
11-02-2003, 09:03 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067810604_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067810604_large.jpg)

I only try...

future14
11-03-2003, 02:36 AM
hey dude, i really like the composition and the lighting, giving great atmosphere!!! :applause: :applause: :applause:

Gargulio
11-03-2003, 06:57 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067889440_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067889440_large.jpg)

I try to find a color for my project - this is only sketch.

Gargulio
11-03-2003, 09:39 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067899158_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1067899158_large.jpg)

? my English is not very well

Gargulio
11-05-2003, 06:14 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068016467_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068016467_large.jpg)

brain

Gargulio
11-06-2003, 05:58 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068145102_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068145102_large.jpg)

Experiment with composition and rendering.

Cullen
11-06-2003, 07:25 PM
Cool. Very organic. So have you modeled this already?
anyways... keep up the good work.

KMcNamara
11-07-2003, 12:15 AM
I really like the AlienCabbage III's material. You should apply that to the spheres.

Gargulio
11-09-2003, 09:58 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068418735_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068418735_large.jpg)

bump map only with color lighits

RKurczewski
11-10-2003, 04:51 AM
Problem with images like that is that they just look too complete :) Maybe add some small details to give impression of scale ? I really love overal impression and hue of Your colours.

centavrus
11-10-2003, 06:15 AM
hi ! i like it very - mostly forms, light and colour composition - but it seems to me you could add some light to foreground in stage for giving volume to the obgects that are closer to us. Also your idea is great
:thumbsup:
www.centavrus.nm.ru

Gargulio
11-12-2003, 07:23 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068668626_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068668626_large.jpg)

and now Cabbage - sketch

future14
11-12-2003, 07:52 PM
hey....awesome!!! :applause: the latest sketch is so great dude!!!

Gargulio
11-12-2003, 10:42 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068680542_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068680542_large.jpg)

and now Cabbage - sketch

adr
11-13-2003, 07:04 AM
wow your concepts are awesome man . How can you do that? :)

Gargulio
11-13-2003, 07:20 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068754821_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1068754821_large.jpg)

what do You think about?

Gargulio
11-17-2003, 10:15 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1069110915_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1069110915_large.jpg)

field of cabbage ?

Gargulio
12-12-2003, 09:51 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071226282_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071226282_large.jpg)

Segmoria
12-12-2003, 10:28 AM
your cabbages have a brain-like look
they're so nice I wanna eat them :drool:

If I were you I would go for a cerebrum-cabbages concept

http://www.netrom.com/~skipjack/Cabbage.jpg http://ehpnet1.niehs.nih.gov/docs/1999/107-1/forumfig-brain.JPG

OZ
12-12-2003, 12:00 PM
cool stuff!keep it up man!

Gargulio
12-12-2003, 05:41 PM
Thanks Segmoria, but the brain like cabbage, was my concept from the very beginning

Gargulio
12-15-2003, 11:05 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071489944_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071489944_large.jpg)

still in concept

Gargulio
12-15-2003, 11:06 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071490016_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1071490016_large.jpg)

cabage

TheFirstAngel
12-17-2003, 03:36 AM
Absolutely awesome! Great light, Great maps, great composition!
This sh*#t rockz! :applause:
cant wait to see wuz next!
be inspired and keep rockin' man!:buttrock:

Designer2
12-19-2003, 11:40 AM
Awsome, realy good, i haven't been here since page 2, this is developing very nice.
:hmm:

Gargulio
12-27-2003, 02:34 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1072539270_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1072539270_large.jpg)

first try of texturing

tr1cky
12-27-2003, 08:00 PM
If I were you, I'd lessen the volumetric light a bit as it is too overpowering, and instead add more ambient light in the color of the main light source you want (yellow). This'll bring out the geometry better without washing it out. Otherwise cool!

Gargulio
01-01-2004, 11:35 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073003751_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073003751_large.jpg)

after change software

Gargulio
01-02-2004, 10:59 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073044757_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073044757_large.jpg)

now I can work on cabage

JamesMK
01-02-2004, 12:18 PM
Great lighting going on here, I must say. Will be interesting to see how the finished cabbages turn out (or turn-ip perhaps...)

It seems to lack a bit of depth right now though... maybe the foreground in the top-left part is a bit too busy... (edit - I'm talking about the texturing render a few posts up now /edit)

Shows a lot of promise no doubt!

Gargulio
01-02-2004, 09:26 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073082363_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073082363_large.jpg)

surface for cabage

Gargulio
01-02-2004, 10:20 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073085606_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073085606_large.jpg)

Surface

Gargulio
01-02-2004, 11:37 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073090263_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073090263_large.jpg)

Alien cabage - model and textur

Gargulio
01-03-2004, 10:12 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073128365_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073128365_large.jpg)

sketch for compositing

rickycox
01-03-2004, 11:56 AM
That's looking heaps better, just a couple of things to watch for. It looks like the detail on the front buds is blowing out, maybe just adjust the lighting. Also I think you need to increase the overall contrast and maybe tone down the Post FX. It's looking great though keep going. :thumbsup:

Gargulio
01-03-2004, 04:15 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073150135_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073150135_large.jpg)

Litle compositing

Gargulio
01-06-2004, 01:26 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073399171_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073399171_large.jpg)

this is only part of compositing

eska
01-06-2004, 10:14 PM
Realy good painted background.
I want to explore this world
;)

Gargulio
01-08-2004, 07:45 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073594703_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073594703_large.jpg)

cabage, what do You think about this.

TheFirstAngel
01-08-2004, 07:59 PM
Looks like what grew out of the particlerain i firsttime saw i took a deep breath trough a coconut...;)
looks like some Microscopic world, cool shot. But I hope you won't leave your fantastic colored scheme now, the athmosphere is fantastic, just think the light is overshot, if the level dims a bit, the colorfull almost flourescent shine of the composition is absolutely awesome.

Keep on rockin' man!

Defonten
01-09-2004, 01:52 AM
Wow..:drool: I -am -impressed ))

X-tremely interesting! Must be something great in FR :thumbsup:

I think lights and textures will play an extremely imnportant role in your scene. Somewhere may be even more important role than than geometry complexity etc. Hope to see FR Soon ! Great work! :thumbsup:

shanesemler
01-09-2004, 08:10 AM
I love the look of this! The colors and textures are beautiful!

Cullen
01-09-2004, 10:48 PM
Wow this is an amazing pic. It is so soft it looks like a painting and not from a 3d application at all. Congrats on the texturing and lighting. And goodluck for the final piece

Gargulio
01-10-2004, 01:21 PM
Thanks Cullen, I try to made this efect and I am happy that this is not only my imagination.

eska
01-11-2004, 08:10 AM
Hi
I love everything, really!
Just one things if I can say - remember, the subject is a whole background, and should be believable, and therefore I like more the plants in front of a big gate like strucure than this last staff. But as I understand, this was just exercise?
In any case, GOOD LUCK:bounce: :wavey:

Gargulio
01-11-2004, 11:35 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073867730_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1073867730_large.jpg)

This is not final compositing, this is firs tray ...

Gargulio
01-16-2004, 10:03 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074250994_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074250994_large.jpg)

Still in work

Gargulio
01-16-2004, 03:40 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074271222_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074271222_large.jpg)

new composition

eska
01-16-2004, 03:54 PM
Hi again or for the first time.

Your vegtables are getting beautiful. If possible, soften up the blue color from The back, for some god 30% and you have a finished piece. Now, it is a little bit to strong.
In overall, very beautiful and unusual work.

Gargulio
01-19-2004, 10:11 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074553865_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074553865_large.jpg)

?

eska
01-19-2004, 10:16 PM
This is very unusual - I love it.
Best luck:bowdown: :wavey:

Gargulio
01-19-2004, 10:23 PM
Thank You Eska.

Gargulio
01-20-2004, 12:34 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074562496_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074562496_large.jpg)

Is it final?

Ian Jones
01-20-2004, 12:57 AM
Foreground seems a tad monotone, but overall the image is excellent. Really hostile and creepy looking, nice work!

pigwater
01-20-2004, 03:52 AM
beautiful ... love the last version .. the front ones may be a little monotone , i could see specks of color in there .... but absolutely beautiful thing ya got going here ... :applause:


good luck :thumbsup:

Gargulio
01-20-2004, 06:26 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074583600_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074583600_large.jpg)

Scren from LW

Pufferfish
01-20-2004, 06:49 AM
Great image! I really like the feeling of it. I would not wanna see what kind of things lives in that cave, if there even lives anything, except those "cabbages". That image allows the imagination fly freely, the place can be anything. One feeling I get from it is a strong feeling that you are watching inner parts of some huge monster stomach.

I like it alot. Great work!:thumbsup:

Gargulio
01-20-2004, 07:44 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074588278_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/3/120/120_1074588278_large.jpg)

final

Gargulio
01-20-2004, 07:59 AM
thank you all

grzesiekj
01-20-2004, 08:20 AM
Hi Piotrek!

I have been watching this thread for a while as you know. :)
Its a great progress, from a great sketch you have made, to this beautifull picture.

I wish you all the best. You are trurly a very talented and skillfull artist :)

Good LUCK!!!!

Grzesiek
www.3dluvr.com/jonkajtys

shamhead
01-20-2004, 09:02 AM
Hey, havent seen this since a few pages back, you've done an amazing job in bringing it together, great image :thumbsup:

eska
01-20-2004, 06:30 PM
Finally I see it done.

One word - AMAZING, just amazing.
Best luck, you realy deserve it.
You are one of the major players here:bowdown: :wavey:

I would be honored if you have time to visit also my thread

http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?postid=1090320#post1090320

markw7
01-21-2004, 01:27 AM
Wonderful work! Quite beautiful.

Silencer1M
01-21-2004, 01:51 AM
Hi there, love your work - very original and good textures
I specialy like the brain cabage- super ideea !
Maybe you will have time to visit my thread:
Good luck !
my work (http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=97451) :thumbsup:

qwatkins
01-21-2004, 04:26 PM
Well executed and nice color scheme

Ian Jones
01-21-2004, 09:21 PM
I'm not exactly sure what you changed from the previous version, but the little contrast and post adjusments worked well. Particularily improved the foreground. Good job.

Gargulio
01-26-2004, 07:47 PM
Thank you all, I got the stars.
:)

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