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12 December 2004, 06:15 PM

Title: 3d Crab
Name: Fernando Reule / Seagulls Fly
Country: Brazil
Software: 3ds max, Brazil r/s, Photoshop

We've just finished an illustration of a 3D crab compounded on a photograph and so...well, here it is.
and here's some close-ups...
comments and critics are very very welcome!
Thanks a lot!
Seagulls Fly

12 December 2004, 02:40 AM
excellent integration. The texturing and shading is top noch.:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

12 December 2004, 03:14 AM
simply 5 star works! vote vote vote.
the crab is just out beyond the 3d world.
great job.

12 December 2004, 04:18 AM
Excellent job! Superb!

Frontpage stuff! :thumbsup:

12 December 2004, 05:17 AM
Looks very nice! The shading and lighting is working very good. Can't see the closeup images though...


12 December 2004, 06:44 AM
Very nice job,really good lighting and model,so crazy ! 5 Stars! :0 :)

12 December 2004, 06:59 AM
Perfect work. ****

12 December 2004, 07:04 AM
cool picture!

12 December 2004, 08:56 AM
very gr8 work!

it looks like the octopus, from another user (don´t remember the name)

please post more pix from the crab

12 December 2004, 09:01 AM
:applause: EXCELLENT :applause:

5 Stars, not crit, no questions.

Keep it up

12 December 2004, 09:41 AM
So well done the crab makes the photo look fake!!

12 December 2004, 10:05 AM
clap clap clap clapclapclapclapclapclapclp

aie ! !my hands burn me - -your work is simply amazing

***** 5 stars for me ,no critiques just wooOOwwwww

12 December 2004, 11:34 AM
What's with all the red crosses ? It looks like some of the links are broken.
This is beautiful, so I'd like to see all the pictures... :thumbsup:

12 December 2004, 12:53 PM
Excellent image. Crab is magnificent and fits the image superbly.

12 December 2004, 02:36 PM
Superb image, very well done!

12 December 2004, 02:41 PM
Magnificent !!! 10/10

12 December 2004, 06:02 PM
Excellent work mate!

Trabalho impressionante cara!!!:buttrock:

12 December 2004, 07:05 PM
Hey guys, thank you very much!
Sorry about the broken links, I believe they're correct now, isn't it?!

>>it looks like the octopus, from another user (don´t remember the name)

Actually, it is for the same ad campaign. The Platinum studio is responsible for the original room photograph, and we (SeagullsFly ( made the manipulation, retouches and the 3d crab. The campaign asked for 3 images, one of a Lobster, one of a octopus and a third of a crab. Platinum made the two firsts, and we made the third one.

Fabricio Moraes is responsible for modelling the crab. Gabriel Loques helped me painting the textures, and I made the shading, lightning, composition and photoshop job (including CMYK calibration, irc! :)).

I'll add some more wires and process details tomorrow, ok?!
Again, thanks a lot for the kind comments!

Fernando Reule

12 December 2004, 11:25 PM
Perfect integration !!! :thumbsup:
FRONTPAGE admins PLEAAAASE ! :scream:

01 January 2005, 04:37 AM
I would've sworn that room was a render. The lighting looks too intense on some parts of the crab. The texture is awsome though.

01 January 2005, 09:55 AM
Yes, I agree that lighting is too intense for crab.. also, in the same time when crab model looks pretty sharp, photography is litle blured out, ie details are not so sharp as crabs ones. So I can suggest to blur a bit crab or add some noise to it for more realistic effect :)

Except of that, image is really impressive!

01 January 2005, 12:12 PM

I Think you should show us this(ese) Map texture(s).

That's it. I won't comment this image.

I just hope you guys from SeagullsFly keep rocking on 3D this year and keep losing with Selemedal inside the COD and MOHAA fields.

Abraciowskis e feliz ano novo pra vcs!

01 January 2005, 12:37 PM
amazing work , i really love the texturing in particular is that photo or handpainted? or a blend/// someone plug this ,
that char. on front right now scares me ..

01 January 2005, 03:26 PM
i would not dare to post any crit!
looks quite perfect to me.
and yes, any additional piece like wires or textures would be extremly appriciated.
this kind of post give a real sens to spending time on this forum.:thumbsup:
thanx for sharing this master piece secrets.

01 January 2005, 03:31 PM
this is just amazing!!

Keek rocking síguls!!!

01 January 2005, 03:49 PM
Best work this year by far :scream:

Front page for sure....unbelivable textures and lighting.

Id really like to see the lobster image

01 January 2005, 05:39 PM
This is so cool that I've almost said a bad word :D

The guys from síguls just rock a lot :thumbsup:

Congrats again!

admins.....Front page!

01 January 2005, 09:00 PM
Excelent work!
Comp, light, textures, shaders...everything very well done.

[plugged] :deal:

I wish you guys a great new year.

01 January 2005, 09:00 PM
Awww, its a cutie. Really great work, love the details and colours :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 09:06 PM
Now there's an image for a "Fake or Foto" contest. Superbly done.

01 January 2005, 09:10 PM

wonderful !

01 January 2005, 09:24 PM
When can I eat it!

01 January 2005, 10:07 PM
HEELP!!! This is going to give me nightmares! I always liked crab...until now...

Absolutely excellent work! Amazing!

01 January 2005, 10:09 PM
Very impressive. Can you share a bit on how the shader is built up? It looks quite complex and I have hardly any idea on how to build something like this. Is there some quite strong sub surface scattering here?

01 January 2005, 10:21 PM
I whould die if i saw that in real life

01 January 2005, 10:21 PM
Compositionally, it reminds me quite a bit of Bernardo Barbi's image. It's quite good though.

01 January 2005, 10:41 PM
lol better then the octapus good job i like it.

01 January 2005, 10:45 PM
this is perfect.cant say anything else

01 January 2005, 10:49 PM
WOAAWWW we really feel the same composition work with the octopus and spirit of the ad... the customer should be happy !

Modeling : 5 stars - Texturing/Shading : 5 stars - Lighting/Rendering : 5 stars !!

Nothing to crit, it's fantastic ! :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 11:02 PM
:eek: ......................... best render in the cgtalk ............................:eek:

:buttrock: would you like to see my 2D challenge concepts & grand space opera city....................................:buttrock:

01 January 2005, 11:06 PM
EXcellent Work
some of Action Will Be Great

01 January 2005, 11:17 PM
The integration is excellent, and the texture work is INSANE.

01 January 2005, 11:26 PM
jeez that's good only problem no one seems to see :-/ in the other photos it looks like the PS job is like really approaching blown out i love the first picture now THAT is perfect.

01 January 2005, 11:29 PM
Compositionally, it reminds me quite a bit of Bernardo Barbi's image. It's quite good though.

Yes... this crab is one of three illustrations that have been made for this publicitary campaign. Platinum (where Bernardo Barbi works) did the 2 first illustrations (octopus and lobster) and we from Seagulls Fly ( did this crab one.

If I am not wrong, the slogan of the campaign is something like "Don't let the smell of the kitchen take over your whole house"... Pretty nice idea by the way... he he he

We are all very flattered about the feedback we are getting on this one. Thank you everybody!!!

01 January 2005, 11:30 PM
Ive seen alot of yer work, and i just have this too say, its artists like you that inspires me.

01 January 2005, 11:38 PM
it looks wierd, lol just kidding
seriously it looks gorgeous

01 January 2005, 11:39 PM
Great texturing. Great rendering.


By the way, the octopus picture is better, in my opinion.



01 January 2005, 12:14 AM
Those are some awesome details!!! :buttrock:

01 January 2005, 12:33 AM
I'd have to disagree with you ago-stino; while I really like the octopus image, I think the crab composite is that little bit more realistic, it just 'sits' in the image better. Also, and this is such a small thing, theres something a little wierd about the octopus reflection in the marble; looks too Photoshopped (could it be that it has a LDR reflection rather than a HDR reflection? Do you know what I mean?)

Great work to the whole team at Seagulls Fly, you guys should be really chuffed with yourselves :D

01 January 2005, 12:40 AM
I was just curious, did you put all the lights urself or you have used GI and Final Gather (or radiosity, i dint use max for way too long) with HDRI ?
The picture is absolutely nice, may be you shuold write a tutorial on it. But i was just curious about the HDRI as you are using photographs, using HDRI would make life easier a lot of times.
Anyway, want to know your lighting and rendering setttings too. hehe. thx

01 January 2005, 01:04 AM
Very, very good. Amazing work. You should write an article explaining how you did the lighting of this scene.

Bom trabalho, pessoal. Parabéns! Bom 2005 para vocês aí do outro lado do atlântico.

01 January 2005, 01:17 AM
just amazing... beautiful shading and lighting ;)

01 January 2005, 01:30 AM
very nice indeed. the only thing bothering me though is the lighting. The lighting is very good but the crab looks like it's a different layer. Especially the front claw. the top of the front claw becomes dark, which doesn't make any sense considering the light is sitting right on top of it. The bottom of the claw seems to have no shadows and is brighter than the top. Another thing is the depth. the crab needs to be a lot more illuminated in the back, considering the back room is more illuminated than the actual front room.

Other than that, it's a really wonderful piece.

01 January 2005, 01:57 AM
:applause: HEIII you have reach the perfection! congratulation

01 January 2005, 02:04 AM
Nice work guys!


Troy McClure
01 January 2005, 02:30 AM
Flawless! :applause::applause:
No critic

01 January 2005, 02:35 AM
Hey...happy new year!!

I'm quite astonished with so much replies and comments! Thanks a lot!! As Cadinho said, we're flattered about all the views and comments. Thanks also for the front page (valeu Antropus, tu é O cara...e não por isso! :))

About the lighting, shading and rendering...

I've rendered with brazil rs, using only the skylight for shadows. No radiosity or light bouncing. No HDRI also. I've positioned planes with self-illumination materials on specific places to make the highlights where I wanted them. The textures we're blended between illustration and photos. Yes, there is SubSurface scattering, but very little, because the crab should look big. No displacement, only bump.
As I was rendering it for high-res-CMYK image (6K pixels wide), I rendered parts of the crab separatedly, and diffuse and reflection on individual layers, so I could control it's intensity on photoshop (I'll put these images, with the lights also).

Well, I'll put textures maps, wires and more details about the production on monday, when I return to Seagulls.

I agree about some lightning 'poetic licensing', but the Crab is the main thing on the image, and the claw is the main thing on the crab, so we had to make it look cool and jumping out the scene. I'll make a bit of an explanation of the lights on monday.

About the octopus...Platinum made such a 'favor' making it so damn good, so we had to make the crab worth some place on the ad campaign! :))
The 'Lobster' was also made by platinum, but it wasn't 3D, only photo composition.

Once again, thank you guys very much! More images to come...

Best regards to you all!!

Fernando Reule
Seagulls Fly (

01 January 2005, 02:42 AM
Pretty cool, but I agree with Rony. The lighting does seem off a bit. The crab just doesn't seem to sit in the scene convincingly. Looking at the shadows under the table and other furniture, I think that there should be just as dark a shadow under the claw. Also that the side of the claw that is facing the viewer should not be so illuminated but in shadow. The current lighting makes the crab look too flat. It's a nice image, but with a little more lighting work it could look much cooler. Nice work.

01 January 2005, 02:45 AM
:thumbsup: Fantastic the details, congratulations teacher.:love:

01 January 2005, 02:46 AM
Very good. A work that it does not deserve you criticize, only

01 January 2005, 02:48 AM
its about time that they took revenge. and with such style. nice work. no critics... just great job

01 January 2005, 04:22 AM
I have to agree with Knick Knack about the Octopus render, the reflections don't have any "specular" aspects to the...if that makes any sense, the reflections only reflect things darker than the surface, which is generally not the case with reflections, which is why I think the floor looks weird and in a strange way there is another octopus beneath it...????

01 January 2005, 04:51 AM
Good job man I love it:thumbsup: I think making distance between background and foreground is more important than the details

01 January 2005, 04:53 AM
Very similar to the octopus that was here on cgtalk not long ago... But very cool as well! I luv the detail and the materials/shaders and the composition! Simply everythin! Well from me no doubt! :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 04:58 AM
that crab is absolutely unbelievable...good god that is so realistic...

im speechless

01 January 2005, 05:00 AM
Wow^_^ You Must Have Super Power!!!

01 January 2005, 05:08 AM
It is like a joke :) Perfect job!

01 January 2005, 05:42 AM
Have you guys ever tryed crab soup a la coconut ?

01 January 2005, 07:32 AM
Nice work.

I cant believe all the details in the close-ups.

01 January 2005, 07:36 AM
wow ! are u going to animate this? xD

01 January 2005, 09:11 AM
Wow. That crab is greatly modeled and textured :eek:

Amazing work

01 January 2005, 10:01 AM
OMG wow! that is amazing, shaders and textures are perfect. :eek:

01 January 2005, 10:04 AM

awesome shaders and very nice modelling.

5STARS,NO POWER in critting!!
very nice!

keep up the veryvery awsome work.:D

01 January 2005, 10:15 AM
oh forgot to say:
i want WIRES!:d
plz do send us wires,just want to learn!

01 January 2005, 11:45 AM
H men ;)

remember the dancer girl you did last year, with the great video tutorial, always at top ;)

yes, thanks to give us some texture :)

you use brazil R/S, could you speak a little about lighting and shader you use ???

thanks a lot, and congrats for the award ;)

01 January 2005, 12:20 PM
excellent integration. The texturing and shading is top noch.:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

you used photoshop ???

01 January 2005, 12:24 PM
excellent integration. The texturing and shading is top noch.:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

you used photoshop ???

01 January 2005, 01:37 PM
Holy Crab!

Wonderful texture execution!

01 January 2005, 02:01 PM

wonderful man. congratulations for this work n the front page plug :)

01 January 2005, 04:43 PM
Hey, great work. Nicely done. Comp looks nice and the model looks superb. :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 06:20 PM
cool like---

01 January 2005, 06:26 PM
Holy Crab! to hehehe
what i can say? amazing guys!!!

brazillian power kkkkkk

01 January 2005, 06:37 PM
Wonderful ! Remind me another pic with an octopus instead of a crab... :D

01 January 2005, 06:46 PM
Fantastic image :beer

01 January 2005, 06:46 PM
like the octopus this image looks very impressive !!

the shading and texturing are beautiful

01 January 2005, 07:41 PM
This image is amazing!!!

The modeling, texturing, lighting and composition are all astonishingly wonderful.

Very good job: to all who worked on it.

...but there seems to be a problem with it: usually a crab's rear legs grow from the side of it's shell but on this images I get the distinct impression that they are growing from the claw instead.

But it might just be my own perspective that’s warped. Still it is a tremendously impressive piece or work.

01 January 2005, 08:32 PM

I've had the octopus on my desktop for quite a while now, it always gets comments at I'll have a crab to go with it!
Gotta track down the lobster now...

01 January 2005, 08:46 PM
Wonderful ..

i wand brazil render setting please

01 January 2005, 12:54 AM
Simply amazing! Lighting and texture detail are inspiring.
Makes me hungy for some soft shell crab....
Great work!

01 January 2005, 01:08 AM
Awesome! :D :)

No crits.

01 January 2005, 01:29 AM
Deliscious crab. Just out of curiosity, what is the lobster, octopus, crab campaign
all about? Must be kinda funny...about dining out? Amazing stuff...

my 3d Grand Space Opera entry (

01 January 2005, 03:41 AM
wow the detail is just amazing
congrats !

01 January 2005, 03:52 AM
WOw great Composition and Shading. I could have sworn it was a real crab. Wierd hes in the house though HEHE. 5 Stars. Keep it up and amaze us once again.

01 January 2005, 04:32 AM
Very nice.. i only found it weird that the crab lacks shadows beneath him.. i mean.. he have nice shadows created by his err... feet.. but hte whole chunk of the body doesnt seem to cast shadow.. i mean.. the light source seems to be directly above.. so there's to be a hint of shadows beneath the body.. but from wat i see.. its all bright.. niwaes.. its juz my opinion.. great job on the crab!:thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 05:04 AM
holy crab! that's one big piece of crab. excellent. although, don't u think that the opacity of the frosted glass door isn't quite right...cause don't u think that the image behind should be more darker or more visible since it's closer to the glass? just my opinion. still thumbs up to this render.

01 January 2005, 06:01 AM
wow,thats some piece of work.
Cant say more,not experienced enough to crit.

01 January 2005, 09:42 AM

Congratulation! A superb integration, and a amazing work on the "skin" of your crab!

Happy new year and congratulation

01 January 2005, 12:01 PM
Can't say nothing but compliments... and yea, please animate this beastie :)

01 January 2005, 12:23 PM
well done ..................................................

but do crab's have hair or fur idea

about it simply superb ....

01 January 2005, 12:28 PM
Congratulations !!! Impressive work !

Everything, from modeling to composition is top notch.



01 January 2005, 12:28 PM
crab do not have hair's ???????

:) thats my comments ...............?

every theing is fine .............................simply superb.................:bounce:

01 January 2005, 12:39 PM
Awesome good!
And the former one is nice!
Wonderful texture and light~

01 January 2005, 01:22 PM
my only crit and its just being a perfectionist would be that he doesnt have the hole for him to hide his eye into. crabs have this little gully next to their eye that they can fold their eye back into to keep it from getting hurt. your crab doesnt have this. everything else is very nice indeed.

01 January 2005, 02:02 PM
Awesome work. As has already been said, the texturing/shader work is exquisite. Great attention to detail as well.

For those asking about the crab's "hair"... crabs do have bristles or "feelers" that give them a sense of touch despite their hard exoskeleton. Sort of like a cat's whiskers. Some species of crab/lobster have more than others.

01 January 2005, 02:10 PM
Nothing to crit.

01 January 2005, 02:18 PM
Five stars from me.
Wish I can do this !
Maybe there are a bit things that are not good but I think it's not important. Perfect render.
:applause: :applause: :applause: :applause: :applause:

01 January 2005, 02:49 PM
Great 3d crab :)
The texture work is excellent:thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 03:12 PM

I'm really astonished about the replies, never thought it would be so viewed. Thanks a lot!

Well, here go a a few wires.

The CRAB was originally positioned by me, with a low-poly prop. Then, Fabricio Moraes (damn good AND fast modeler) modeled the crab, with a help from Gustavo Duval. I've added a few details myself only to increase the complexity on especific parts.

I'll post more images in a few.

Best Regards

Seagulls Fly (

01 January 2005, 03:31 PM
Here goes a few reference photos taken by my faithful friend Fernando Jorge (Valew Pateta, vc é incrivelmente prestativo! Obrigadão!).

The main idea of making a 3D Crab is that the original animal is soooo disgusting, and positioning it grabbing the door would be hard on photo composition. So, the goal was to make a photo-realistic crab, but not as dirty and slimy as a real one.

Using these (and a LOT of other photos) as reference, we started modelling and texturing.
Model for FRONT mapping.

Diffuse map.

Bump map.

The textures were painted/photoshopped by me and Gabriel Loques.

Seagulls Fly (

01 January 2005, 03:59 PM
For the shading, no HDRI and no light bouncing. The reflection only reflects the planes (too hard to place highlights with a single HDRI image).

The render is separated because it was too big, and I could control its intensity with more control on photoshop.

Adding the 2nd over the 1st with a linear subexposition gives exactly the same result as rendering in one pass.

The lights are 3, plus the Brazil RS skylight.

I'll write about the shadows in a bit.

Thanks a lot.

Seagulls Fly (

01 January 2005, 04:17 PM
Damn You. I have no words for that:scream: . Thats ... i don't know what to say. You kill us men!! My head .... :cry: You rock men ...
Gold in every centimeter.

01 January 2005, 04:59 PM
¡¡¡grreeeaaatttt work!!! ¡¡¡excellent!!!
five for you *****

01 January 2005, 05:24 PM
wow man... great job.
all is so good... fantastic work.

mandou bem pra cara**o!!! parabéns.

Rafael Capucho
01 January 2005, 06:21 PM
an excellent work of the Seagulls Fly.

01 January 2005, 06:48 PM

Seagulls Fly? More like: Seagulls Rock.

I saw the stuff you guys did with a certain Brazilian dance celeb which was so helpful to me with regard to "soft bouncy bits" on females and much more.

Whoever thinks the octopus is better than the crab will probably revoke their statement upon further study of the relevant imagery.

Your work is of such a high standard that I feel obliged to say Thank You rather than great job. I look forward to your future posts. Oh sh*t, I've dribbled into my keyboard. hehehe

01 January 2005, 07:32 PM
As a Quake player would probably say: IMPRESSIVEEEE!!

01 January 2005, 08:34 PM comment :love:

01 January 2005, 11:37 PM
IT is wow ! I have not any for say . Perfect texturing and rendering .
Fernando good luck . :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 01:08 AM
WOW surprise!

01 January 2005, 02:32 AM
Thanx for the making of... it is so great!!! Just incredible man!

01 January 2005, 02:56 AM
Fernando, sem dúvida seu trabalho está cada vez melhor. Parabéns, e muito sucesso!

There´s no doubt your work is each time better. Congratulations and very much success!

01 January 2005, 06:03 AM
fantastic job.....

01 January 2005, 09:13 AM
fantastic work, very nice lighting and shading

01 January 2005, 10:50 AM
wow wow wow, that is so cool, i mean the furniture looks so real ... oh right its the crab we talking about lol. thats got to be one of the best photorelism pieces i have seen for a while, a really clever lighting set up to, pretty much a photographer approach to the lighting with using planes for highlights.

really really impressive, i just hope a crab doesnt wander into my house now ... :eek:

01 January 2005, 01:08 PM
Very nice!
Congratulations all of the seaguls members!
Excellent work!

01 January 2005, 01:33 PM

Only thing I don't like is the photo. It's simply not as realistic as the crab.

01 January 2005, 02:12 PM
WOW DuD!!!hehehehe
Caraca Fernando... ficou sinistro...
parabéns pelo prêmio! Merecido!:applause:

Man... amazing work, illumination and texture are "Show de bola"!!! hehehe

Go to hell! hehehehehehe :buttrock:

01 January 2005, 02:53 PM

01 January 2005, 03:05 PM
deeply impressed! modelling + texturing is awesome. i love that translucency on the spikes!

01 January 2005, 04:38 PM
Amazing!! Have some ScArEd people running away from their dinner :p

01 January 2005, 06:55 PM

Damn you guys!! I just arrived from my tiny-little vacation... and decided to check some news on CgTalk.... and what did I saw?? A giant Crab, made by "sígus flai"....AAArghh!! Ok... I quit... damn!!

Feliz Ano novo galera!!
Parabéns a toda equipe e espero que vcs tenham muitos frutos-do-mar esse ano hahehah!!

Vitor Vilela

01 January 2005, 07:41 PM
i think that the octupus was better. And i see that on this one the mapping is not so perfect

01 January 2005, 08:49 PM
Well, there's more than 7 differences between the photos.
Here's the original and manipulated photo. I'll put some close-ups in a bit.

Thanks a lot

01 January 2005, 09:25 PM
These guys are really the best! I´m proud to be their friend!

Rock and roll, baby!


01 January 2005, 01:42 AM
wow!. whatta crab!!! awesome!

01 January 2005, 02:04 AM
Wow...Cool. That looks kind of like an "octopus in the living room" picture someone posted a while back. There was a making of article if you search for "octopus" on CGN. But congrats, dude, on acheiving such fantastic realism. Now if you'll excuse me, looking at this is making me depressed that I can't do this.

01 January 2005, 02:06 AM
I'm not too sure about the compositing. It somehow does feel layered (especially the claw up-close). But that doesn't take anything away from being an awesome piece of art! Great crab model/textures/materials!

WhItE CoFfEe
01 January 2005, 03:57 AM
Wow! The bump is done so well. The reflection is great. The texture maps have enough details. It's wicked, dude!

01 January 2005, 04:44 AM
Very cool!It's no dout to be a superb work.

01 January 2005, 06:17 AM
U know what? the room looks CG. hehehe ..


Very Good team work... I am sure this beats the ILM teamwork.
And if its a solo work. U are god!

Good Observation skill. Very Good.

You are hired... welcome to my Studio ;)

01 January 2005, 06:17 AM
hahaha twisted. if I could suggest one thing though for this piece... the weight of such a beast with feet like that would be too much for the floor. I think punctures or dents in the floor could add some depth to this already beautiful piece.

01 January 2005, 11:05 AM
Wow! wow! wow! I could only dream of doing something like this so no crits from here! Great stuff! :applause:

01 January 2005, 12:52 PM
hahahah! it really looks like the ROOM is cg and the CRAB is a photo, ROFL!

very very very very very very very very well done. easily the most realistic cg ive ever seen.

01 January 2005, 01:51 PM
Very professional!

01 January 2005, 02:44 PM
what i can say? fantastic

Parabénszaço pelo excelente trabalho muito bom mesmo o making off tá show de bola parabéns a toda equipe da seagulls fly pelo trampo.


Alberth Costa - Uchimata

01 January 2005, 04:48 PM
hey Roile,
good work.


01 January 2005, 07:42 PM
Excellent image.

01 January 2005, 07:44 PM
Very Excellent image.

01 January 2005, 07:54 PM
Every thing it so good. Perfect

01 January 2005, 08:50 PM
wow that is a nice lookin crab. hate to have one of those walk in my house.

01 January 2005, 09:47 PM
Great work. It would have been cooler if it had cracked the door though :D

01 January 2005, 04:38 AM
Really amazing work, I've seen none better. How did you achieve that great shine/overexposer highlight effect? I've played with Brasil some but no technique comes to mind to achieve that effect.


01 January 2005, 05:51 AM
this is ill sick madd cyco work man i love it texturing is crazy but ... compositing hmmm

i think it needs to be affected in some areas that might seem minute but like the claw by the greenish tile could use some indirect reflected light from those tiles just to tie it in with the rest of the illusion

yann moalic
01 January 2005, 08:10 AM
Crab is magnificent and texture is amazing!
In my advice the shadow underneath the crab is too soft!

Congratulation ;-)

01 January 2005, 01:16 PM
Well , what can i say ...... ! BRAZILLLLLLLLLLLLLLL:buttrock: 10 stars .....

Luciano Netto

01 January 2005, 01:40 PM
I mean there are some things that're only GOOD, not EXCELLENT but it's not important.

01 January 2005, 02:21 PM
very nice done

01 January 2005, 04:44 PM
Olá, Fernando!
Cara, esse conseguiu ficar melhor que o polvo. Modelagem, textura, composição, pós... dukaramba mesmo. Me diz uma coisa: qual é o cliente dessa campanha? Ví os outros trabalhos no site da Platinum, mas não deu pra sacar quem era.

Hi, Fernando! Wow, this one it's even better than the octopus. Modeling, texturing, composition, pos-production... everithing. Tell me one thing: who's the client of this ad campaign? I saw the other images at Platinum website, but couldn't identificate the client.
Keep the awesome work goin' on.

01 January 2005, 12:51 AM
It is hard to doing but u did it .

bravo dear . good luck .:thumbsup:

but u know what I mean ... !

01 January 2005, 08:55 AM
This is a very awesome work.:)
A notice for those who are stuck in Maya and Renderman.:deal:
It is important for a work to be done artistically the software is not that important.
good luck!

01 January 2005, 09:22 AM
It`s so cool....Yeah....:buttrock:

01 January 2005, 11:03 AM
wow! (love the integration)

01 January 2005, 02:34 PM
Great work! somehow i miss the shadow of the crabs main body. shouldnt it be visible on the floor in consideration of the photographs and grabs perspective and light positon? shadows of the crabs legs are excellent though.

01 January 2005, 01:08 PM
incredible.. cngrats.. :applause: :applause: :applause:

01 January 2005, 09:02 AM
wow what a picture .....wonderfull

01 January 2005, 06:29 PM
seagulls are incredible... amazing work!


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01 January 2005, 11:49 PM
wow so much detail, very nice

01 January 2005, 12:43 AM
It so realistic looking. Great work! The attention to detail right down the the hairs on the claws are very impressive. Keep it up!

01 January 2005, 06:19 AM
love the work good awsome detail in the crab did you use hgri lighting

01 January 2005, 04:53 PM
Very original I must say... not to mention technical look

great work...

01 January 2005, 06:21 AM
thats awesome 3D modeling man' i like the texture u put on it' ur great, want to see some wireframes

01 January 2005, 10:20 AM
Really perfect :thumbsup:

01 January 2005, 11:34 AM
great modelling and texturing but i dont think the image works. It looks like 2 seperate images composited in photoshop. The crab doesnt compliment the room and vice versa, the 2 dont react to each other. Good concept though, i just think it needs a touch of work.

01 January 2005, 03:22 AM
Holly cow thats a BIG CRAB!! Looks good!

01 January 2005, 08:48 AM
First of all; bravo! :buttrock:

Then a question; did you use SSS in the shell texture?

thank you for your precisions.

01 January 2005, 08:41 AM
I find the image really photorealist, the crab is really well modelled and textured but the habition is really quite carried out also, it's good job!!! Good continuation!!!...:buttrock:

01 January 2005, 05:18 AM
Excellent Wok!!!

01 January 2005, 07:24 PM
It's so realistic looking, very believable. I'm impressed how well you matched the crab up to the background picture. Great work!

01 January 2005, 10:08 PM
Juz amazing crab, really impressive work

02 February 2005, 01:30 AM
Man oh man that's good stuff. Me and some fellow students are viewing images and posting and such, and we stop at the good ones. And your work my friend, is one of those.

02 February 2005, 08:04 PM
That is Cool!! There is just one thing that is bugging me. The fact that there is nothing that is disturbed, makes the picture look funny. Just a suggestion.

02 February 2005, 02:48 AM
I've never been shown such detail within detail. Great work!

02 February 2005, 03:02 PM
excellent work

02 February 2005, 03:44 PM
Very realistic. Fizes-te um excelente trabalho.:thumbsup:

02 February 2005, 07:36 AM

im going crazy with this. :bounce: :D
02 February 2005, 04:20 PM
The idea of this is sooooooo creepy (love it). The color work is outstanding, great job!

02 February 2005, 09:52 PM
This is amazing. Really Great job! :bowdown: :surprised

02 February 2005, 08:39 AM
Excellent..... :thumbsup:
But, I would like to see a little damage in the scene? It looks a little to clean? I mean a giant crab would inflict a little damange to it's surrounding, would'nt it? (Unless it a well trained house pet :) )
But it's still very well done....

03 March 2005, 12:47 AM
love the crab though the background looks overy white washed but awsome crab! mmm crab..:thumbsup:

05 May 2005, 12:04 PM
The shading and lighting is working very good.Superb image !!

06 June 2005, 12:28 PM
(cant give u more than that!!:) )

09 September 2005, 06:34 PM
The textures are awsome, the bump mapping on the crab is great. Lighting is wonderful over all great.

01 January 2006, 02:07 PM
wow ........It very beautiful ....I like BrazilRender

10 October 2006, 06:53 PM
OH GOD,That is great!!

My English is not well,I can`t give expression to my idea.:bounce: T

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