View Full Version : Environment: Birdhouse

04-25-2004, 02:58 PM
this is my last home work, i did it with Max6 and Vray. It s the first time I use Vray,
I wish you like It :)

comments are welcome

04-25-2004, 03:05 PM
ah ok.. you're an intimist, aren't you ?!

nice, nice, nice.
cannot see so far any problems (maybe just the dof for the left top tree is a little bit too much... but probably is needed to get that nice composition.. without.. the little house will be a little bit naked.. I think).



04-25-2004, 03:20 PM
like the texture
did u use vrays disp.

04-25-2004, 04:10 PM
That is an absolutely beautiful work of art. Thank you for sharing.

04-25-2004, 04:49 PM
hehe very cute !!:rolleyes:

tu devrais mettre un p'tit wazo je pense que ca renforcerais le p'tit coté intimiste qu'il s'en degage !

en tt cas

i lke ur picture :love:

04-25-2004, 08:42 PM
francesca :
Yes I am :D your are right the deep of field is a bit strong, but this is picture is completely different without dof.

K-design :
No, I use the old Bump :), The displace is very nice but useless here I think.

polycowboy :
Thanks :)

maxman :
je me suis posé la question de l'oiseau, mais ca change compeletement mon image, le but était de faire une maison a zoizo, et non un oiseau dans un decors , tu me suis ? :)
parcontre, si je fais un oiseau un des ses 4, je pense reprendre le meme decors mais avec un cadre different.

04-25-2004, 09:07 PM
oooh that looks very real

04-25-2004, 09:12 PM
Amazing! You might want to make the nails a tad bigger and add more specular / reflection to the leafs. :)

04-25-2004, 09:25 PM
Really good image!
Intresting example to do something colse to photorealism, without matching it.
Good job!

Sorry for my ENG! :D

04-26-2004, 10:23 AM
very very super bo, !!!!!!! tu devrais te mettre a la 3d toi je suis sur que ca te plairais !!!

04-26-2004, 11:57 AM
very nice work, how many times for rendering?

04-26-2004, 06:59 PM
Thats cool looking! Its like were spying on the house waiting for a bird to pop its head out. Nice colors.:thumbsup:

04-26-2004, 07:02 PM
very nice mood and very sweet feelings !!
Si je peux me permettre d'etre un peu pointilleux( en fait tres pointilleux pour le coup he he ), la texture de l'epaisseur du trou est a retravaille, rien de mechant mais ca assez visible etant donne que l'oeuil est dirige vers cet zone...
les feuilles sont tres reussi...tres bO rendu !!

04-26-2004, 07:55 PM
Its like were spying on the house waiting for a bird to pop its head out.
:) otacon, but looking at your avatar will be hard for you to catch a bird...:)


04-27-2004, 08:00 AM
if you want to see a wire :

rendering time is 41 minutes.

oui c 'est vrai que j ai un peu fait ca rapidos :)


:) tu as raisons

you are right ! :) something dont match.

maybe specular on leafs will give some realism.


04-27-2004, 08:03 AM
very very nice work man! i really love your images. well done :bounce: :applause:

maybe add some birds poo! :D:cool:

04-27-2004, 12:15 PM
nice mood. Really missing a little cute birdie though.

04-27-2004, 02:02 PM
looks really nice!

I'm much worse at texturing, but I did notice something weird about the texture on the front of the house.

there doesn't seem to be any relationship between the model and the texture.

example: under the stick that sticks out of the house I would expect some green stuff from the rain dripping down, but instead it's really clean.

Awesome image though, finally a good use of Dof :)


04-27-2004, 02:37 PM
superbe, scene toute simple avec tout ce qu'il faut.

04-27-2004, 02:42 PM
I like the pic but missing a bird ? no ???

04-27-2004, 03:39 PM
Really nice, kinda like a still life. I love the leaves the way they are. My only crit is that, although I don't mind the DOF in the foreground and background (it emphasizes the subject better), I don't think there should be so much on the birdhouse itself. Why blur out the detail when it looks so good?

04-27-2004, 03:52 PM
first of all: AMAZING birdhouse. no crits at all.
The only thing i dont like is the way the leaves are blured in a way you can't even tell it's a birdhouse. I don't think you should not use depth of field, i would only use less. great work alltogheter

04-27-2004, 07:14 PM
really awesome!

my only suggestion would be to subtly change the colors of the leaves in the back to be bluer/less saturated to push them back, and those in the front to be yellower (tho just a tiny bit) to bring them forward.

it should create enough visual depth to allow you to tone down the dof a bit.

04-27-2004, 08:19 PM

I'd be nice a little transluciency on the leaves, if you have, sorry, i can't see it.
Anyway, really nice end real picture, and the theme of it also makes me happy :love:

04-27-2004, 08:58 PM
excellent job, I love it.

The only crit I have is that the wood could be warped and twisted a little .

keep it up.

04-28-2004, 12:19 PM
I love it. very nice work:applause:

04-28-2004, 04:52 PM
nice work...i really like it

04-30-2004, 08:47 AM

Nice job dude!
And what about having a little (even dead) bird?
You can also add few littles details on the mesh.

Keep on posting!


05-02-2004, 06:05 PM
after all your comments, this is the updated birdhouse, I realy love the DOF so i keep it strong :)

the bird is verry simple. I don't have more time for it :rolleyes:

I wish you like it



05-02-2004, 06:23 PM
l'oiseau est en 3d?? si c'est le cas chapeau:buttrock:

05-02-2004, 06:24 PM
Yes! the bird really adds much to the piece...beautiful!

05-02-2004, 08:12 PM
realy realy nice!!! I prefer this one :bowdown:

05-03-2004, 07:59 AM
Much better with some life form.
Keep the white background?
Nice job indeed!

05-03-2004, 08:03 AM
Très très joli !
Les couleurs sont très bien choisies, calmes et reposantes.
L'oiseau est bluffant ! le velouté des plumes est palpable.
Du grand travail !

05-03-2004, 08:42 AM
simple but stunning !
love it !

05-03-2004, 09:05 AM
great work Mr Clems!!!:thumbsup:

05-03-2004, 09:21 AM
Wow Mr. CLems.......Awesome work! The bird looks really good, and everything just fits. Nice texturing and lighting.

I really think the bird topped it off. :bounce:

Keep it up!


05-03-2004, 09:28 AM
Well, i like the image very much, but as someone said, i think the DOF is too strong. I mean, first of all, i would not blur the house at all, i find it very unrealistic. Appart form that, the front leaves are too much and unrealisticaly blurred, showing as stains instead of making the composition richer IMHO. As it is a matter of taste, and you said you like the DOF as it is, just keep it that way, but sincerely i think it makes the comp disperse, broken. Maybe i would put the camera just a little closer to avoid too much leaves in the front.

05-03-2004, 09:31 AM
Very nice texturing! I really like it and it looks realistic :)


05-03-2004, 12:30 PM
Wooooo !!
Rarely seen a so beautifull CG image !
Just simple, poetic. Nothing unusefull. Maybe the Dof is too high, in my opinion.
Mr Clems is the best....

05-03-2004, 05:54 PM
Much better now!
Great textures. Can we take a look to a low res diffuse map?

05-15-2004, 03:37 PM

this is a small animation with the bird,
it is a test render, 4 days for rendering :surprised

you will see some mistake in this video but it is not the finale animation

Birdhouse_test1.avi (

05-17-2004, 06:38 AM
vraiment joli mouvement de l'oiseau tres naturel ....bluffant:bounce:

05-17-2004, 07:15 AM
Arf !! Mr Clems is now animator !! ;)
The Bird moves like a real one, difficult to do this kind of subtil animation, hard to make it credible. :surprised
Great work Mr Clems, still the best ! :thumbsup:

Touf, Serial Animator...

05-17-2004, 03:47 PM
clap clap clap clap
great lights captain :beer:

05-17-2004, 06:34 PM
fantastic!! nothing more to add. So somple - so beautiful.


05-26-2004, 10:33 AM
a quand un nouveau travail? j'ai hate de voir car enchanyé de cette maison d'oiseau....:p

05-26-2004, 12:53 PM
yeeees, bah voila, une ptite anim et ca le fait grave,
Pour regler tes problemes d antialiasing (sur le cabanon) met toi en adaptative subdivision en min.rate :1 max rate:4, impossible que ca foire sur l antialiasing pour du 2K, suivant ton format tu peux descendre un peu (pour du pal ) 1-3

Pour ma part je mettrai un peu de camshake et je ferai une mise au point animé.
en tous cas chapeau :beer:

05-26-2004, 02:34 PM
hehe ! c bien tout ca !j'avais pas ton image depuis mon dernier post, mais je vois que tu a rajouté l'oiseau; et je prefere avec...
continue comme ça :beer:

05-26-2004, 06:31 PM
Great DOF and image.

05-30-2004, 11:48 PM
The wood is very realistic! I'm impressed!!!!:applause:

06-02-2004, 02:40 PM
Nice job MrClems!
can't the bird spread its wings to take off? :D
And where can we see your new pictures?
See YA!

06-27-2004, 03:17 AM

06-27-2004, 03:31 AM
Very true work!

06-27-2004, 12:18 PM
nice rendering.

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