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08 August 2004, 08:04 AM

Title: Nissan Skyline Concept
Name: Vision3d
Country: Poland
Software: 3ds max, Brazil r/s, Photoshop

One of my latest graphics. Created exlusive for Theory7 Ltd. Modelling time about - 60h. Model has fully detailed interior, NOS instalation and car audio system. Image rendered using Brazil R/S. Wait for Your comments.Cheers.
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08 August 2004, 09:53 AM
:thumbsup: Man that is just unbeliveble, I don't know why no one hasn't reply to this I have to say that it's one of THE best car renders out there. And thats just one of my favourites in real life...

Dr. Ira Kane
08 August 2004, 10:09 AM
Looks great! :D Swietna robota !

08 August 2004, 12:19 PM
dont shi# me! thats a picture!! :p

you are really good at that! perfect render!

08 August 2004, 12:35 PM
Nice job , really good car :thumbsup: :buttrock:

08 August 2004, 12:43 PM
holy crap thats unblievible!!
whats the render time and polycount on that beast o' cg?

08 August 2004, 12:49 PM
Thanks for Your comments:) Rendering took about 8h in 2000x1500 resolution, so not to long:) (I work on PIV 2,6GHz, 1024MB RAM, GF4 64MB). I will upload more renders to show You more details. Cheers.

08 August 2004, 12:49 PM


08 August 2004, 12:49 PM
Good car and render! but looks a RC Car

08 August 2004, 01:08 PM
- Very nice render
- It is a bit too shiny though
- The breaks look like large rocks
- I really like the headlights and the windows

08 August 2004, 01:15 PM
mmmmmm skyline, as a video I once saw the guys said "handles like u're playing Gran Turismo".

any chance we can get a bigger image, this is desktop worthy :D

08 August 2004, 01:16 PM
what a nice car!!!

first class model & render

08 August 2004, 01:18 PM
Great render! I have to agree with it being a little bit too shiny though. The modelling is amazing as is the concept, I don't find the front of the car attractive myself, but the concept is still stunning.

Wireframe/large render would be enjoyed please. :bounce:

08 August 2004, 01:23 PM
amaizing work!
why don't you show us pics of the interior, nos and so on?

najlepsze roboty zawsze sa z polski :)

08 August 2004, 01:25 PM
Wow, really impressive, can you show us any other angles?

08 August 2004, 01:37 PM
yes, more angles please!!

08 August 2004, 01:49 PM
awesome!! RC car my arse.

08 August 2004, 01:49 PM
Great Work!!!
I also think there is something wrong with the highlights.
The car seems to be a RC one


08 August 2004, 01:52 PM
agree with the reflections being too strong. not too strong if its was in a studio setup, but on an exterior environment, Id expect them to be more subtle. awesome image! would love to make it my desktop background.

08 August 2004, 02:11 PM
Excellent car dude. I like the decals. Excellent render as well. More angles!

08 August 2004, 02:14 PM
Great job! Are those Ohio plates?

08 August 2004, 02:22 PM
Could we see the interior? Id really like to take a look at car audio system..ehheeh

08 August 2004, 02:32 PM
Amazing work. No crits except that I kinda agree on what has been said, the scale apears to be that of a model car. Not sure if its the camera angle or what. But thats nitpicking, the model/textures/render are all top notch work...well done!

08 August 2004, 02:32 PM
thats beautyfull man I just had to say that, ja po prostu nie moge zjadlbym ten samochod, i could eat this car

08 August 2004, 02:35 PM
Now that you've finished it, what are you going to do with it? If it has a fully detailed interior, then you should make an animation of it! You didnt model the engine, did you?

Beautiful work.

08 August 2004, 02:58 PM great work...was this car modelled using splines?

08 August 2004, 03:00 PM
"You didnt model the engine"

LOL!! Then again, he said he modelled the sound system... :D

AWESOME render! The RC feel might also be attributed to the ground.. Bumps seem a little big, and its DOF seems to blur out pretty quick. Maybe make a sharper focus in the background?

08 August 2004, 03:08 PM
great render man, good choice of colors for the ride. Nice shaders, care to share some knowledge. Keep up the good work.

08 August 2004, 03:09 PM
great reflecter!!!wonderful work!!

08 August 2004, 03:12 PM
Amazing as usual ! :thumbsup:

08 August 2004, 03:35 PM
Best cg car i have ever seen, can you please render 1280x1024 for my desktop, aah pleaaaseeee.......... :-)

08 August 2004, 03:37 PM
god dam man, this is just ****###perfect:bounce:
more angles would be great

08 August 2004, 03:44 PM
Liked too!!I simply can't believe

08 August 2004, 03:55 PM
wow, thats amazing :eek:

I love that car and i love your render :thumbsup:

Only the texture of the breakes is not ok :(

08 August 2004, 04:02 PM
Thanks a lot for Your C&C. Here are more renders (sorry for low quality of first image - I wanted to render it very quick). Kind Regards.

08 August 2004, 04:28 PM
wow, its gr8 car model, can u show other view and wireframe
how long it took to render and resolution..

08 August 2004, 04:32 PM
Supreme quality work, dude. Love the windows, cant get more realistic then that.

Only comment and its a general one... to much DOF makes the model look miniature like!.


08 August 2004, 04:32 PM
aaaa man that rear view image is fantastic......the best car rendering i've seen:eek:

08 August 2004, 04:36 PM
I can honestly say this is the best car render I have seen yet. Maybe a few of the renders out there are more photoreal but this one definitely stands out with its distinct style.

08 August 2004, 04:39 PM
hi dude

nice render... very real!

so... show the interior for us!! and the others stuffs... sound system, noz... i want to see!!!

sorry for my english! im brazilian!

08 August 2004, 04:47 PM
YaY, man, nice light! And nice object too, cool detail. Very good work. Gooood woofer;)

P.S. How many lights you use? HDRI?



Kozacka bryka;)

08 August 2004, 05:06 PM
Very very good, except that I can't help but feel that it looks like a toy car rather than a full proper sized model.

08 August 2004, 05:07 PM
I'm usually no fan of car renders, but this one really kicks ass! :)

08 August 2004, 05:23 PM

08 August 2004, 07:36 PM
great job

08 August 2004, 08:07 PM
This is killer work, i've been trying to model one of these for months and mine sucks! Want to do a Skyline Excellent work!

08 August 2004, 08:07 PM
I often see people reply to threads like these with something like "I usually don't like car (airplane, tank or whatever) renders but this one bla bla..."

So what you guys really don't like are shitty renders and models not the cars themselves ;)

Anyway really nice the DOF is a little too much on the last ones though.

08 August 2004, 08:16 PM

:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:

08 August 2004, 08:25 PM
Great model, superb texturing and lighting..

I agree that it looks like a matchboxx car in your original pic. If I were going to be extremely picky..... I'd say that the lettering on the license plate needs to be displaced or extruded.. there should be some highlights there since the rest of the car is so shiny.

08 August 2004, 08:52 PM

can we see more of the interior?

08 August 2004, 09:23 PM
I usually don't consider the cars....but it rocks!

good work!


08 August 2004, 09:29 PM
AWSOME!! i wish i could do that work someday

08 August 2004, 09:38 PM
And here goes more shots from interior... Once again thanks for many comments:)

08 August 2004, 09:51 PM
Not like I have grounds to crit - as thats pretty far beyond my current abilites. However I think the problem everyone is noticing (about apparent scale) - really has to do with the different depth of field for the car/background. The depth of field seems pretty shallow for the background (due to amount of blur for some of the closer background elements). However the car doesnt look like it has the same depth of field (everything is crisptly in focus).

Because of this - it makes the car look smaller otherwise the back part of the car would be slightly out of focus to match the same depth of field as the background.

1) Increase the apparent depth of field of the background (so as to not be so blurry - my guess is that this is part of a background image and may not be easily reduced if part of the original)
2) Decrease the depth of field of the car (so as to have some blurriness on the back half of the car)

There is also some fog/smoke in the background image as well - that is also probably adding to the scale problem as the car isnt affected by the smoke (since im guessing the smoke/fog is part of a background image and not actually done in maya)

Sick image though dude - polys? nurbs? subd?

08 August 2004, 10:07 PM
nice interior - love the details (especially the center console) - the
only questionable part of the image are the seats and door lining -
I'm not sure if it's image dithering or the the textures but they look
a bit "fuzzier" than one would expect. still, overall, a great great
piece of work:thumbsup:

08 August 2004, 10:25 PM
Man, you car guys (gals) are amazing. The bar keeps getting set higher and higher with each one i see. It's getting harder to figure out what is real anymore.
unless i missed it, what's the total triangle count?

Evil Pumpkin
08 August 2004, 11:09 PM
:thumbsup: Wow! Really good job, the details are amazing!!


08 August 2004, 11:44 PM
ill just give you 5stars, and congrat you for this amazing talent........and patience :scream:

08 August 2004, 01:32 AM
dude i have that jbl amp lol by if its an all show and go car, why is the trunk boxy, it shold be fiberglassed :) car looks great besides the sony products ;)

good color scheme

08 August 2004, 01:41 AM
Wow , Bloody Nice , you do a good job.
Ill be keeping my eye on your further works.

08 August 2004, 01:46 AM

08 August 2004, 01:58 AM
the shape is pretty out of whack if it's meant to be an r34

08 August 2004, 02:04 AM
Wow man this is incredible!Nice image.

08 August 2004, 02:37 AM
chrome looks nice

08 August 2004, 04:24 AM
very nice car man!

what were your rendertimes like?

its bugz
08 August 2004, 05:04 AM
Ur modelling is awesome! but for the material on your car is too shiny... if it's being matched with your background, isn't fit. the one on the rear side with the bagage opens, your caustic is too low, i still can see the noise on the opened door n window. if it's a RC car, could be... but like the other said, nice concept! Also your modelling, i believe it takes a good determination to make those details... again, good work but need a lil' bit work out coz it looks very 3D.

sorry for my english...:buttrock:

08 August 2004, 05:57 AM
holy monkey... this is superb! I'll definitely have to keep an eye on your future work. Great job!

08 August 2004, 06:05 AM
OMFG gorgeous car render. May we have wires please:love:

08 August 2004, 06:15 AM
Goodness, that car looks awesome and the environment and render fit perfectly. Will u take me for a spin sometime?

08 August 2004, 06:54 AM
Nice. I love it. Great Concept. The back of the car cathces well the Skyline feel. The paintwork is great. There are some GI artifacts but I can live with them. :deal:

08 August 2004, 06:55 AM
And one shoot from boot (rendering time 39min). Model has about 1 300 000 faces, poly modeling.

08 August 2004, 08:00 AM
beautiful work... texturing, renders and modeling. dobra robota szefie

08 August 2004, 08:40 AM
:thumbsup: ......................................

08 August 2004, 09:28 AM
Great work man. How long did it take to render?? Brazil loves to be slow. Are you going to animate it or keep it only as stills?

Przypomina troche mi NFS'a :thumbsup:
Przy okazji sporo nas tutaj z Polski co nie?

08 August 2004, 09:58 AM
Hehe Faktycznie sporo 'nas' tu:) Co chwila ktos cos zagaduje po polsku:)
And propably a will keep it as a stills, I have many commissions nad can't take time to animate this:( Maybe in future....

08 August 2004, 11:22 AM
Most realistic car- render I've seen for a while ... some really good shit you have here ... Love to see this animated some time, some bumping woofers and some neon under the car ;) Love to see some more bigger renders ...

08 August 2004, 04:41 PM
Absolute, this car rock's a lot, congrats !


08 August 2004, 06:49 PM
gratuluje! kawal dobrej roboty!

08 August 2004, 08:28 PM
nice work!
Przyjemny praca!

08 August 2004, 09:06 PM
Boah, this is great!!! :bowdown: Could you please render again in 1280x? or 1600x? or maybe 3000x. The bigger the better. :buttrock:

08 August 2004, 10:56 PM
Terrific job!!! Nice render!!! :thumbsup:

Evil Pumpkin
08 August 2004, 12:00 AM
I wish I have this car....very impressive work, on all, I really like the texturing and the light! bye


08 August 2004, 03:32 AM
Nice model Mang!! Great render too!! Can you give a brief explanation of the setup you went through to get the render in Brazil?

Samples of Image/GI
HDRI map?
Extra lights?
and the setting to do this shtuff!!!

08 August 2004, 03:11 PM
Outstanding work, man.

I would really like to see the wireframe.

08 August 2004, 03:43 PM
Here is the wireframe:-) I'm sorry DanRod, but I don't give those imformation about scene setup for anyone. Cheers.

08 August 2004, 07:38 PM
great work..what can i say i just love watching it

09 September 2004, 01:55 AM
You do excellent work! I wish I could hire you for some work, because that kind of skill needs to be rewarded. Screw all that model crap - I've been to car shows and that is proper! Your console is off the hook, the whole customization looks like the real deal. The shiny reflections look like lights are on it and it has a high buff, like that car should have! Keep up the awesome work!!!

09 September 2004, 07:34 AM
SauronBlue I'm open for interesting suggestions and commisions. Thanks for kind comment.

09 September 2004, 01:09 PM
Very of the best looking cars iv'e seen.....the reflections and the ligthing are impressive.....Great work

09 September 2004, 08:00 PM
Very good render and lights!

Good Job

09 September 2004, 09:13 PM
great reflections and textures! I wish I could make that

Hake Oslo
09 September 2004, 09:31 PM
Wow, very impressive. Not sure what I can say that hasn't already been said, so just keep up the good work.

09 September 2004, 06:58 PM
Can we expect to see any other car models from you?
This one woke my hunger ;)

09 September 2004, 07:21 PM
I'm workinq on my personal site and portfolio but If You want I could send You my older works on e-mail. Cheers.

09 September 2004, 08:52 PM
wow great rendering:)

09 September 2004, 03:32 PM
thats beautiful man but i'm from ohio (currently in orlando goin to full sail) and i know as well as you, you'll never find a car like that in ohio!!! lol

great work man... my fav. car render to date

09 September 2004, 09:57 PM
not even funny that render is sick!!omg that is so real I thought at first honest to god it was a render man thats GREAT!!


10 October 2004, 10:58 AM
how did you make that what did u use ? to make it , because i want to make things like dat :bounce: but i don't know what to use !
thanks mate !

10 October 2004, 08:25 AM
truly aggressive! :twisted: nice job!

Piotr Dobosz
10 October 2004, 10:09 PM
woww good work:) pozdrawiam:)

10 October 2004, 08:39 AM
wehey! Thanks for showing such stuff around here! CG award certanly! Great job. I like the reflections effects and, mainly, the interior. Kick ass man!

10 October 2004, 06:08 PM
Hi everyone,

for this model I actually had a car designer come up with a concept version of the nissan skyline, didn't just want to exactly copy it, its pretty touch as the skyline is pretty fine as it is, but the outcome was pretty good, you can see the original design sketches below.

I then had Piotr model the car in 3D, and yeh I think we all agree he kicked ass this time, nice work Piotr.

I have done a short animation of the car, you can see it by going to my site ( and clicking on "view our portfolio", its pretty basic but render time is too long to do anything else.

I have included a few more high res renders of the street scene for you too :)


Nevil (MD Theory7)

10 October 2004, 06:14 PM
Hi everyone,

for this model I actually had a car designer come up with a concept version of the nissan skyline, didn't just want to exactly copy it, its pretty touch as the skyline is pretty fine as it is, but the outcome was pretty good, you can see the original design sketches below.

I then had Piotr model the car in 3D, and yeh I think we all agree he kicked ass this time, nice work Piotr.

I have done a short animation of the car, you can see it by going to my site ( and clicking on "view our portfolio", its pretty basic but render time is too long to do anything else.

I have included a few more high res renders of the street scene for you too :)


Nevil (MD Theory7)

11 November 2004, 01:40 AM
Nice work,
but whats the deal with not giving out hints bout ur rendering setup, this whole thing is supposted to be about helping each other isn't it? People give you crit and comments on how to better your work and you give them insiration for thier own work (hopefully) There are no big secrets about how to setup a good render so why not help the guy out


I'm not trying to flame you here, I like your work, but think its nice to help out others too k?

11 November 2004, 10:41 PM
don really knw wht to say... looks like u took foto wid ur cam... :p
itz just too good... :p

11 November 2004, 11:34 AM


12 December 2004, 01:39 AM
Great Sketches and renders. It's also great in the close shot. Very nice colours and shinnigs. Great work.

12 December 2004, 01:21 PM
Wow! This really looks great!

Love the Skyline, and love it even more what you've done with it! Any chance posting some more wireframes (without mesh/turbosmooth?)? I think we can learn a lot from them!

06 June 2005, 02:21 PM
Really great work. I would love to see one like this on the street. The rendering is simply amazing. 5 stars.

09 September 2005, 12:37 AM
thats insane modeling, great job :thumbsup:

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