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10-20-2004, 02:04 PM
Manuel Dreesmann has entered the Grand Space Opera 3D.

10-22-2004, 03:27 PM
hm testing the picture function

10-23-2004, 05:24 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098552243_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098552243_large.jpg)

first try of a fighter

10-23-2004, 05:36 PM
tell us more abt ur over all intention of ur scene... u got a good start on the fighter... keep posting... best of luck

10-23-2004, 05:47 PM
Hi my Name is Manuel Dreesmann i am a 18 years old pupil. I live in Germany and work with Maya for 4 Months. So it is clearly that my Intention is not to win, but to learn.

The Story:

2 Races/aliances fights against each other. The defender are people who live in big orbital stations which simulate a natural world inside. Their Spacestation have clear forms and are strong buildings to hold the enemies away.
The other race (the attackers) have spaceships in enourmos dimensions. Their ships look old and very dangerous.

P.s.: sry for the rigirious start, but i had to test the system of upload pictures.
And sry for my very bad english, i had bad teachers 8)

10-23-2004, 05:53 PM
Cool Man and Good Luck to you :)

10-23-2004, 05:59 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098554369_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098554369_large.jpg)

here an early concept of a space station

10-23-2004, 10:20 PM
following picture shows
another conceptional ship
a little bit influenced by the
star wars comic illustrations

10-23-2004, 10:23 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098570199_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098570199_large.jpg)

critics welcome

10-23-2004, 11:02 PM
The fighter and spacestation are good solid designs.

The second spaceship is less good. The overall shape is fine, but IMHO the strange repeated shape on the side and the multiple rectangular planes trailing out of the bottom look too "random" as if you were just adding them for the sake of complexity rather than having them serve a reasonable purpose as part of the essential engineering design of a working spaceship.

If you could change these into recognisable stabilising wings, armour plates, or launch bays etc the spaceship as a whole would be more believable.

10-23-2004, 11:07 PM
good going

these opjects were very nice ist only a test??
plz show the real work soon

good luck

10-23-2004, 11:15 PM
Its lookin pretty good so far, but the mothership looks a little confusing though. It could just be just because of the lighting though.

10-23-2004, 11:24 PM
the last 2 pictures are only a test. I need them and more ships to produce an concept of the whole scene. After this I will modell them real with more details....

I hope my Pc will allow this :D

10-23-2004, 11:37 PM
If you want 1000's of ships you might want to try rendering them out separately and then replacing the ships with alpha mapped quads with the texture being the rendered images. That way you get a spaceship per quad and your computer should be able to handle millions of them. Then only perhaps the closest 20 ships need to be real 3D models.

10-24-2004, 07:49 AM
thx for tipp

10-25-2004, 07:49 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098733763_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098733763_large.jpg)

Ok i think i have to explain :D

there will be a big conflict in the background. U will see laser shots and a lot of space ships.

In the front of the szene are only 2 ships. The ship u see is a patrouille ship in the canyon. I will add an attacker who come from the right side. It will look like ur eyes are under his wings.
I hope my english allowed me to explain clear what i want :D

10-27-2004, 03:31 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098891102_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098891102_large.jpg)

I bought today a scanner. So u can see now my first made concepts.

10-27-2004, 03:49 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892181_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892181_large.jpg)

here is a fighter

10-27-2004, 03:50 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892255_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892255_large.jpg)

the left one shows an defend of a space ship.
The right side the entrace to a underground base

10-27-2004, 03:52 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892329_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098892329_large.jpg)

transporter with the opportunity to put the container away

10-27-2004, 07:55 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098906904_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098906904_large.jpg)

a rough landscape modeling with examplary textures

10-28-2004, 05:52 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098985927_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1098985927_large.jpg)

here the scene a little bit modified

-sky added
-fighter skaled
-landscape smooth

10-29-2004, 11:57 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099051051_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099051051_large.jpg)

1 Defender
1 attacker
And the symbol of the defenders

10-29-2004, 12:04 PM
Keep trying and you will become a 3d artist. Good luck to your efforts

10-29-2004, 02:30 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099060208_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099060208_large.jpg)

here u see the transporter

10-29-2004, 04:34 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099067693_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099067693_large.jpg)

new details added

10-29-2004, 10:21 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099088481_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099088481_large.jpg)

Yes a fighter ....
just a little bit rough moddeled

10-31-2004, 09:10 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099257048_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099257048_large.jpg)

a defender ship ......

11-01-2004, 04:42 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099327320_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099327320_large.jpg)

a little bit details added

11-02-2004, 06:14 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099419272_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099419272_large.jpg)

here u see a different set ...

11-04-2004, 11:47 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099612050_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/7/4310/4310_1099612050_large.jpg)

Yeah what should i say :D

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