View Full Version : Hebdomas Mechnical, V!0 (3D), (3D)

03 March 2004, 05:38 PM (

Title: Hebdomas Mechnical, V!0 (3D)
Software: Lightwave 3D

Lightwave 7.5 and Photoshop

Animago 2004 1st Place (Home -> Object of utility)

03 March 2004, 07:03 PM
Whow really nice detail and render man! can u show a wire? I really like the golden material, looks very real!

03 March 2004, 07:25 PM
the wires :)

03 March 2004, 08:56 PM
you are crazy aren`t u ?
the level of detail...
eh i cant say anything ...I just lost my voice

03 March 2004, 09:36 PM

03 March 2004, 11:35 PM
cool stuff

i would move it to center of the table.. hehe
don't want it to fall off the table... looks expensive

04 April 2004, 12:48 AM
cool as, looks really good, the only thing bothering me is the black area behind the hands, needs a bit of detail or something, just looks like an empty space, other than that you have done an amazing job

04 April 2004, 06:06 AM
right, must add more detail inside, looks a bit empty :)

04 April 2004, 08:18 AM
Thats pretty nutty.

It looks pretty real, except I guess it would be nice to see rust or dents on it, but still... WOW~

What you should do is stick this in an animation where everything is insanly modelled like this. Heh

04 April 2004, 08:24 AM
:beer: :bowdown:
amazing work..
is the spotiness in somne area coming from hdri or from the brdf shader ?

nowaday a nice piece of work !!!!

04 April 2004, 11:28 AM
frontpage material :thumbsup:
could you post one laying on the table? |) (it looks a bit strange standing)

04 April 2004, 11:39 AM
very nice work, love that golden shader

04 April 2004, 12:31 PM
WOW!! How many time modeling it??

04 April 2004, 01:29 PM
this shiny look comes from the hdri and the bloom shader, looks a bit old and dreamy i think
i've placed some distant lights at the bright areas of the hdri.

i'll post a laying version tomorrow, it takes a bit to render ... :)

04 April 2004, 01:30 PM
modeling time was 2 days

04 April 2004, 02:54 PM
wonderful render! love the detail! I can't really say anything else!?

perfect? :p

04 April 2004, 10:19 PM
Beautiful! :applause:

04 April 2004, 01:01 AM
Truly excelling, professional work, definitely frontpage and up center.
There's ONE thing I can think of criticising thou, I think the glass looks a little too transparent, or not specular enough. ..Maybe it's just me being an envious little twerp thou..
Could I ask you how you've done the lighting, especially the "gleam" on the chain handle? I'd really appreciate it.

04 April 2004, 08:42 PM
this "gleam" is a shader named bloom in lw.

to the lights, no radiosity used.

there are one area light, four distant and one point light, i've placed the them at the bright areas of the HDRI with different colour settings.

04 April 2004, 09:49 PM
:eek: nice work man. First i thought, it was real.

"gut gemacht" :applause:

04 April 2004, 05:10 PM
here's the back view...

moved to page one :)

04 April 2004, 05:38 PM
Looks Good! Can't wait to see the laydown version. :thumbsup:

04 April 2004, 06:26 PM
WOW! :drool:
Really great stuff man! I really like the gold material.

Are you going to animate the mechanics ?

05 May 2004, 09:01 PM
Awesome work... an animated version would be brilliant....

05 May 2004, 03:26 AM
Amazing texturing and lighting. Most people forget the good old 3 point lighting here. Always powerful when done right.

Dave Black
05 May 2004, 03:59 AM
Simply perfect.

Plugged on the front page!



05 May 2004, 04:23 AM
O My God...

That is beautiful.

05 May 2004, 04:32 AM
Heh heh, front page only a month after it's origional posting... Glad to see this thread revived for such things

05 May 2004, 04:35 AM
niiice! I like that a lot.

Something bugs me a bit though... Maybe it's the intense orange vibes I get from the lower shiney parts on the front view. I almost expect it to be a different shade of orange. But, that's mostly a preference thing. Wowee, you've done such a great job!

05 May 2004, 04:53 AM
Beautiful ! :applause:

05 May 2004, 04:57 AM
WooooooW!!!!! This is amazing work.....really. It looks real with the awesome textures and lighting. So many details! Great work.

Keep it up.



05 May 2004, 04:58 AM
Is this modelled after a real pocket watch? And if so, is it commercially available or is it an antique/heirloom of some sort? I really like pocket watches and mine broke and I haven't found one I like since then, this looks awesome though!

As far as the image, excellent!

05 May 2004, 05:05 AM
Fantastic work, although something bothers me about the larger engravings on the sides of the watch inside. Is that displacement, or modelled in? (Hard to tell from the wires). I think perhaps it's due to the roughish edges beveling into the engraving.

Spectacular detail overall! :beer:

05 May 2004, 05:11 AM
Hey WhiteRabbit Obj:

Here is the result of a google search.

cliky clicky (

Nice image & watches I have to say.

Check this watch out (

05 May 2004, 05:29 AM
nothing but red Xs here I'm afraid....

and if you want some fancy clocks... ;) I actually have an older model Atmos clock at home:)

05 May 2004, 05:35 AM
Originally posted by discode
Hey WhiteRabbit Obj:

Here is the result of a google search.

cliky clicky (

Nice image & watches I have to say.

Check this watch out (

Ah HAH! You found it, thank you my good man. I have in fact done google searches before, sad part is, pocket watches tend to be mega-expensive and I don't have the cash to spend on some of these pricey things. It seems that the watch he modelled, and you found for me, is 1200 Pounds, or what, 1700 Dollars I believe. Maybe in a few years if I work my way up to VFX Supervisor or something! :thumbsup:

[edit] Btw, pocket watches tend to be real chick magnets... of all things. For anyone interested! Something this bright and shiny ought to bring 'em flocking!

05 May 2004, 06:10 AM
The detail is just amazing. I like.. I like a lot.

05 May 2004, 06:30 AM
Just beautiful!!

I really love it!


Magne Hage
05 May 2004, 06:48 AM
Simply amazing.
Keep it up :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 06:55 AM
I didnt even notice that there was a glass there first (alot of watches doesnt have a glass), must've been the modelling making my eyes go all googely over the gold ;)

05 May 2004, 07:24 AM
Nice work indeed!

05 May 2004, 07:24 AM
You just made the desktop of my computer man. This is absolutely fantastic. I want one now.:thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 08:16 AM
Absolutely awesome level of detail, fantastic lighting and shaders... I am in awe and bow to your greatness :bowdown:

Now... about an animating version.. ;)

05 May 2004, 08:21 AM
Great job on the watch. The details are really sweet.

05 May 2004, 08:21 AM
hehe, give me a render farm ;)

the front shot rendered 14h! without radiosity :cry:

05 May 2004, 08:40 AM
:applause: Wow super sweet!

Can you tell a bit more about your rendering techinique & surfacing? I know with gold a lot comes down the reflection image & method. Did you use any HDRI lighting & are those real caustics from the glass of the watch on the letter or faked?

BTW are you using G2 or Lightwaves standard renderer?

05 May 2004, 08:59 AM
awesome details!

it needs patience to create such model!

your shaders & lighting is amazing. It looks better than real!

05 May 2004, 09:01 AM
Incredible modeling work :buttrock:
The rendering is also a 1A :applause:
I really like it


05 May 2004, 09:29 AM
Very G-R-E-A-T ,what Lights u used ? you use HDRI ?:bowdown: :bowdown:

05 May 2004, 09:59 AM
i'll post a screenshot in a view hours :)

05 May 2004, 10:55 AM
That was fantastic.:eek: I thought that I was a patient person...but I probably go nust if I would try to make something like that.

looking forward for more pic :bounce:

05 May 2004, 11:05 AM
awesome evrything :thumbsup:
realy great stuff.

05 May 2004, 11:09 AM
lol u are crazy, the level of detail, the material, the lightning .... awesome n1 ! :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 11:24 AM
Sorry if this has been asked, but I don't have time read all the posts right now.

Is that an actual watch, or is that your design? I love that watch. I'd buy one.

You did a extraordinary job by the way.
UltraFantastic. :applause:

05 May 2004, 11:58 AM
Your modeling acuracy and "patience" for all that detail is really outstanding, for that alone :bowdown:

Amazing model and render, 2 days to model it? :surprised Oh boy, u r fast :buttrock:

Send this to Proton, im certain that this image is a must on the Lightwave Gallery page :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 12:15 PM
A very nice amount of detail for sure! The materials are quite nice. Good use of Lightwave's glow plugin, it really adds to the atmosphere of the scene.

05 May 2004, 12:17 PM

You are a god!

05 May 2004, 12:18 PM

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 12:39 PM

05 May 2004, 01:28 PM
You have a good eye for detail (not to mention time). All I have to say it looks better than real. Nice work!:bowdown:

05 May 2004, 01:31 PM
damn, u hit the front page... nice!
I should finish something now too :rolleyes:


05 May 2004, 02:52 PM
WOW! great work! going so deep in detail must be bit like a meditation...:wise:

you said you used photoshop also on this? did you just make adjustments on the finla image or did you render masks/passes you used in photoshop?


05 May 2004, 03:03 PM
this is nothing less than gorgeous

05 May 2004, 04:12 PM
ok, here's the wanted light setup:

radiosity: 0.0% :rolleyes:

Hollis J Wood
05 May 2004, 04:23 PM
that is just too beautiful for words

05 May 2004, 04:44 PM
Holy Crap...AMAZING! Had to be german! ..You guys make the best spray paint the world has to offer aswell (belton)...

05 May 2004, 05:06 PM
Absolutely beautiful work, amazing. Would love to see more of your work if possible. Three bowing thingies for you
:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

05 May 2004, 05:14 PM
Originally posted by v!0
ok, here's the wanted light setup:

radiosity: 0.0% :rolleyes:

just a quick note, In LW, position of distant lights makes no difference, only direction. So you don't need to position them all over your scene like that, unless you are just doing it for targeting purposes.

Beautiful Render by the way :D

05 May 2004, 05:22 PM
Originally posted by v!0
the front shot rendered 14h! without radiosity :cry: [/B]

Ouch! Thought about FPrime?

btw... nice work!!! :)

05 May 2004, 05:27 PM
Hey man this is Excellent !!!

Cool Clock ! absolutely coll materials and render, also a great design !


05 May 2004, 05:31 PM
Very impressive!

Just wondering how you got the etching so fine... must have used a monsterous bumpmap or displacement map.

05 May 2004, 05:38 PM
thats right, bumps on uv's.

i've made all the fine engravings with illustrator and my wacom.

05 May 2004, 05:49 PM
well lid

05 May 2004, 06:20 PM
Great render and VERY detailed model! Nice to see some great Lightwave work make it to the front page!

Congrats. :applause:

05 May 2004, 06:56 PM
Amazing :buttrock: There's a jaw dropper right there!

05 May 2004, 07:01 PM
wow, boy!!! I'ts incredible, good work!! :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 07:12 PM
WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! It's beautiful! I want it! want it want it ..... want! Want! WANT! :drool:

05 May 2004, 08:27 PM
What can I say that others haven't said yet ? Just perfect ! So realistic that I tried to steal it :p

What kind of references did you use ? Cause I'm modelling a Music box and I was looking for this kind of documentation.

Keep going !

05 May 2004, 11:12 PM
WOW !!! Detail is breath taking :eek: :surprised
Truly amazing !!!!

Could you post the full resolution so i can see the very detail of the clock ?


05 May 2004, 11:29 PM
A master piece that is all I can say:bowdown:

05 May 2004, 11:39 PM
Simply stunning!

couple of sugs if i may...

You could try putting the watch on a little cradle or dispay support, atm it looks like it would just topple over.

The paper looks a little flat for the period look. paper back then tended to be pretty irregular, tho i gues whoever could afford to buy that watch could afford the best in parchment stock!

The pic is beautiful as it is tho.


05 May 2004, 11:46 PM
beautiful :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:

05 May 2004, 02:09 AM
all i can say is holy crap.

damn nice

05 May 2004, 01:07 PM
Looks allmost to photorealistic to be CG super nice work man Keep it UP :D

05 May 2004, 02:23 PM
you are a maniac!!!!! lovely!!!!!:drool:

05 May 2004, 02:58 PM
great job.really awesome.:applause: :applause: :thumbsup:

05 May 2004, 05:14 PM
Nice work :beer:

05 May 2004, 05:29 PM
Did you use layers for your textures? Gradient?

05 May 2004, 06:14 PM
I can't believe it is a CG picture, it really like a photograph.

05 May 2004, 06:14 PM
only normal texture settings, no gradients. only the text-parts were two layers, one for bump and one for the color (black text)

05 May 2004, 07:33 PM
Originally posted by Xero`
It looks pretty real, except I guess it would be nice to see rust or dents on it, but still... WOW~

Come on, rust !? - Don't you know that gold & platinum don't rust!

No, this piece is quite alright and realistically detailed like truly expensive, precious timepieces are.


05 May 2004, 08:30 PM
Originally posted by v!0
only normal texture settings, no gradients. only the text-parts were two layers, one for bump and one for the color (black text)

So are you saying it's procedural? Or did you use image mapping on anything other than the text?
Just out of curiosity, are you using one image of the room for the HDRI?
I come from a mechanical background and I've seen lots of great mechanical images. This one rocks! Great job.

05 May 2004, 08:42 PM
i've made the textures in illustrator with my tablet, therefore image maps :)

the BG is a HDRI.

05 May 2004, 10:29 PM
i am dumbfounded, this is absoulutly awesome. i like clocks, but holy crap!

05 May 2004, 10:33 PM
ur gold is amazing
fine peace of ART

05 May 2004, 03:50 AM
Hey, there .... This is more than amazing, man!!!
Very nice materials indeed .... does any1 know how to make such bright material in 3dsMax 6.0.....??!!!
I'm a junior 3dsmax artist
Someone Gotta stop this man .... stop hiiiiiiiiiimmmmm ... . . .

05 May 2004, 12:57 PM
Wow, very nice work... It's one of the most beautiful works ive ever seen, really!

05 May 2004, 10:52 AM
great 3d picture from a great work and great 3d tools by a little genius with some great talents !:applause:

05 May 2004, 11:51 AM
How in the world did you get Lightwave to do that. I hate lightwave. What I wouldn't give to undo and delete my purchase of it. Ahh well....I see this and it makes me wonder what my problem is. This is simply beautiful art here.

01 January 2005, 06:57 PM
Nice, right amount of detail, nice lighting and interesting look... great

02 February 2005, 11:45 AM
thx :) the next clock will be finished soon hehe

03 March 2005, 10:34 PM
nice detail. did you use hdri at all? it looks so real!

10 October 2005, 07:58 PM
GREAT!!! I like watch!!! And your watch engineered very good!!! Materiales are Great!!! The best job!!! :thumbsup:

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