View Full Version : Still: My Ibanez Guitar

11 November 2003, 08:14 AM
Hello, this is my first post, hope you like it!

It's my Ibanez JS100 TR and... well, I know the model isn't 100% accurate, but I thought 99% was pretty good all the way! ;)

Any comment will be very appreciate... sharing ideas with others is a good way to learn!!

Other renders (some close-up views) will be available as soon possible!

Ibanez JS100 TR - Image 1 (



11 November 2003, 11:24 AM
nice guitar :) Maybe the perspective is very exagerated but I like materials and lighting.

11 November 2003, 02:16 PM
Thanks a lot djshivan!! :)

Here I post the other images, as promised few days ago!

Hope you like them... the main goal was phororealism, and I know the low-res wood texture doesn't help... maybe some day I'll fix the "problem".

Just one more thing: no photoshop afterwork, these are pure brazil renders (except my sign, of course! :D )

C&C are always welcome!

Ibanez JS 100 Detail 01 (

Ibanez JS 100 Detail 02 (

Ibanez JS 100 Detail 03 (

11 November 2003, 02:34 PM
Really good! Great materials.

Some thoughts:

The tuning knobs (is that the right word?) in the first detail shot would look better if they were rounded off. The edge looks too sharp.

The pickups looks too clean. Maybe add some randomness to the material? I'm building a model of my guitar and I plan on working a lot with imperfections, scratches and dirt you find on even a well polished guitar :)

11 November 2003, 04:32 PM
oh yeah! i'm lovin' it (c)!!
hope you can play as beautiful as this picture is!! nice pickups, body and materials... you've got some other guitarpictures?

11 November 2003, 05:02 PM
Very very nice, the modeling is very realistic !
Are you a Megadeth fan ?
" Hello me meete the real me" ????

11 November 2003, 10:56 AM
I'm really happy you liked the pics... :)

And thanks a lot for the hints!

You all right cwikdahl, the knobs need some other work to get more realistic (I also should enhance some bump that's not visible in the renders I've done)... and you are REALLY right about dirt and scratches... I'll try to add them as soon as I can! ;-)

Hope to see your guitar pics once you finished it! ;-)

P.s: Great work on your Impreza! And great car too!!


I'm sorry, I don't have other guitar pics at the moment, but maybe I'll post a revisited version in the next future!

I just can't judge myself as guitar player, but I guess I'm not so bad! ;)


Oh, yes! I'm a megadeth fan! :buttrock:
And thanks a lot for the compliments!!

11 November 2003, 02:34 PM
very nice i was playing the exact same guitar yesterday afternoon in a shop right by me but i dont think ill get it i think ill get a maveric F1 instread just looks more impressive
you can find the F1 in there

what software did you use and thinking about what u said why not start a post your guitars thread i have my fender tele model and im sure before long ill have one of the F1 what do you think?

11 November 2003, 02:59 PM
Nice work! Often, many who try to model the electric guitar get the hardware and other dimensional details incorrect but you've done it right for this Ibanez model.
I'd agree that you should try to add some imperfections to some of the materials although a brand new and unplayed guitar can look pretty nice when kept clean and wiped off.

Show some wireframes or details on the construction.:thumbsup:

11 November 2003, 09:02 PM
hi ! i think this picture is absolutely cool ! tha perspective rocks ! it is really funny, i love it. also great model, keep it up. :buttrock:

11 November 2003, 08:23 PM
Excellent modelling, but if you dont mind sharing, how did you do the string textures?

Also, what lighting setup did you use?

How do you get those nice white reflections?

11 November 2003, 09:49 PM
Hey, I don't post too much around here anymore, but I couldn't not post when I saw this. I love it. I actually work at Fender, but that is not to say I don't like other guitars, I do. Anyhow, the detail of that headstock is really good, on a sidenote when we take pictures of guitar, we "Photo Tune" it which means that the machine head knobs are turned to the same angle, just looks better. Anyhow, I wanted to comment of the Vol and Tone knobs as well, usually they do not make knobs that are smooth like that, when you are on stage and hands are all sweaty smooth knobs are a pain, but they do look nice. I love the transparent finish, and the way it is wrapped to the object, I would love to see the map you used. I have tried natural finishes before, with much less success than you. Anyhow, good job, nice detail and stunning finish.:applause:


11 November 2003, 02:49 AM
Everything is perfect except for the pickups (too clean and the material is too flat), and the same goes for the knobs on your bridge. Floyed rose is a pretty detailed bridge, you pulled it off nicely.

11 November 2003, 04:44 AM
great image! superb!:thumbsup:

u should antialias the reflections of the stand and itll be more realistic.(just an idea)

keep the good work going!:thumbsup:

11 November 2003, 07:21 PM
Hello everybody!!

Thanks again for the hints guys! I'm so happy you liked my work.

As someone asked, here I post a link to a wireframe version of the main view and a Floyd Rose Licensed trem. detail.

Wireframe version (

Floyd rose licensed tremolo detail (

Talking about technical details, the string texture is taken form a scan of a spring.

The red wood (so glad you liked it!) is a very small "ashen" texture. Too small for me, but it worked! Planar mapping. Not the most fine way to map the model, but an easy way to avoid any "unwrap".

For the lighting and reflections, just one light + an hdri environment.

Probably in the next future I'll post a revisited version, where I'll fix all the issues you reported in this post. Anyway I want to thank you so much for all the hints you gave me!


11 November 2003, 07:39 PM
Hi gtsix, what would I have to do to have a look at that string texture?
I have been looking for a long time for a suitable texture, but as yet have not found a single one.
Any help or any kind deed will be much much appreciated, and I will pay you back in whatever way I can


12 December 2003, 08:01 PM
Hi everybody!

Here's a new render of my Ibanze model! Fixed some bump issues, still need to place som dirt and scratches... maybe next time :D

New guitar render (

Feel free to rate it if you think it's worth! ;)

Have a nice day guys, see you next time!

12 December 2003, 10:19 AM


I am going to post my own telecaster model soon (I hope), and it is surely won't be so nicely textured as your guitar!

Great work!


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