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09 September 2005, 04:47 AM
ZiJing Xiao is entered in the "Spectacular Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

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09 September 2005, 01:56 AM
hihi~~how about yours??^^...hope can see your 3d soon:) ....i have no idea right now~Ha Ha:shrug:

09 September 2005, 05:06 AM (

Hi, everyone, this is my first time to join the CG challenge held by CG

the title of the talk is "Spectacular" and I have been thinking for sveral
days........finally come up with an idea of creating the image of a "future

In my imagination, the concert takes place in the middle of beautiful
chinese scenery with mountains and waters. the performers are sitting in
this Hi-tech flying objects, some of them are suspending in the sky, some
are floating on top of the water and the music are echoing between the

in the middle of the mountains, there are many small buildings....they all
have opening viewing balcony...peoples are enjoying those magnificent music
in appears that the atmosphere are full of floating musical

the musical instrument playing by the performer is similar to the chinese
traditional strig instrument "Gu Zheng"...............all the achitectural
style of the the buildings are a combination of classical chinese achitect
and futural cyber achitect... everything here are covered in a Chinese

I have never been doing such a big 3 D project before and i do know that
there are a lot of difficulties in the creation process but I will do my
best to overcome all these. it such a great opputunity for learning , no
matter if I got the credit or not.

09 September 2005, 05:11 AM (

The one shown here is just a draft....i will continue to perfect it....hope
you can give some suggestions............
I will speed up the process............ :)

09 September 2005, 05:24 AM
:thumbsup: good work~~hope can see more from your"Spectacular"^++++^

09 September 2005, 06:57 AM
I like the sketch a lot! Vigorous, interesting style. Look forward to seeing it in 3D!

09 September 2005, 02:59 AM (


09 September 2005, 05:49 AM
Beautiful concept and sketches! Good luck for this huge scene - it's going to be spectacular :thumbsup:

09 September 2005, 06:27 AM
i will continue to perfect it....hope

Hey pcjohn great sketch, and interesting idea, but I think you shoudn't give so much atention to perfecting it, because as I understand you will do it in 3d, so you should start modeling I think...

Good luck ! :thumbsup:

09 September 2005, 05:32 PM
Hey pcjohn great sketch, and interesting idea, but I think you shoudn't give so much atention to perfecting it, because as I understand you will do it in 3d, so you should start modeling I think...

Good luck ! :thumbsup:

Thinks Crying Horn!!!I'll do it in 3d as soon as possible!!:thumbsup:

11 November 2005, 04:31 PM
Hi my friend,
you concept is wonderful!
keep on struggle~~
i am waitting for the final work:thumbsup:

12 December 2005, 07:08 PM (

model for the play object.

12 December 2005, 07:17 PM (

model for the player head

12 December 2005, 07:24 PM (

model for the player(pose)

12 December 2005, 07:33 PM (

model for the GUZHENG

12 December 2005, 07:38 PM (

model for the mountain

12 December 2005, 07:45 PM (

model for the building.

12 December 2005, 07:50 PM (

texturing for the fly odject

12 December 2005, 07:57 PM (

texturing for the fly object.

12 December 2005, 08:07 PM (

texturing for the player

12 December 2005, 08:17 PM (

texturing for the player

12 December 2005, 08:23 PM (

texturing for the player

12 December 2005, 08:25 PM (

texturing for the GUZHENG.

12 December 2005, 08:31 PM (

texturing for the mountain!

12 December 2005, 08:37 PM
2 days to go!!:bounce: come on guys!! give me some advice!!
THANK YOU!!:scream:

12 December 2005, 06:13 AM
Hi! i Love your concept so much. Great sketches. Great ideas. Can't wait to see the final render. Good luck on winning!!!

12 December 2005, 04:12 PM
Wow pcjohn, you have such a good work going on here man.
Your modeling and texturing is very good, apart from the great concept an sketches.
I'll advise you to be the most direct as possible, cause I dont think you'll have much time for continue with your great details... So come on... hurry up, and finish you wonderful entry.
Good luck.

12 December 2005, 04:45 PM (

Lighting test

12 December 2005, 04:48 PM
Thank you!!claudio_jordao (
Yes,I don't have much time for continue with details... so...
I'll try my best!

1 day to go!

12 December 2005, 04:50 PM (

render test

12 December 2005, 04:52 PM (


here's one preview...

12 December 2005, 04:55 PM (


12 December 2005, 04:58 PM (

too bad...
need to do much works on this!!!

but 1 day to go!

12 December 2005, 03:20 PM (

composit test...

12 December 2005, 04:07 PM
Hey pcjohn,

Interesting looking image and great character model. :thumbsup: Good luck with this

12 December 2005, 04:36 PM
Thanks mmoir!!

I just still working on this now!

12 December 2005, 06:45 PM (

Story background :

several hundred years B.C., There existed a civilized world in somewhere of the eastern(mainland of china), And the human started to appear here, They came from the future civilization, and brought the high technology to this space.

Those people were businessman from the future civilization, they are very busy and highly stressful in their life, So, they are eager to live in a quiet place, where they can liberate their body and mind. Earth is contaminated gravely at that time,and people can’t live outdoor. Hence, those businessman start inventing the time machine. Some of them had succeed. So, they come to the high antiquity where there is no contamination, But, not many people can go there, because it costs huge expenditure and resource for the time traveling. Those businessman limit the frequency and people number of travelers each time to maximize their profits..
They also build a lots of outdoor entertainment item to attract people coming here. Hence, only those patrician can go to there, unfairness still exit even in the future.

Main Story :
In the dusk, There is a open concert staging in the ancient nation. Executants rides a high-tech flyer suspending in the air, and playing the zither similar to the Chinese GU ZHENG. They are floating around the landscape gently. The music is spreading in the beautiful scenery…
There was many building stand in among the mountain and loomed through the cloud. So, we can image how many people is enjoying the music peacefully. As if many music note waft in the atmosphere.

12 December 2005, 07:39 PM
:rolleyes: I am really very excited by finished this challenge!And I got a lot from it.

My friends did their best to help!

Thank you very much for the bother!

Special Thanks:

Bra Hong
Zhoutuo Huang
Yi Xu
FanSheng Zhang
Hailin Deng
Jacky Yang
Eddy Jone
Yun Shao
Kanghui Wang
Crying Horn


My parents!

12 December 2005, 09:55 AM
:D There' s a instrument Zheng in my room, just 3 meter away from me. your futuristic Zheng design is very interesting~ I like youe modeling job. good luck John! Please come earlier by next challenge:)

12 December 2005, 12:05 PM
Hey pcjohn, I'm glad you made it.
Don't worry if you think that you can do better... and save that energy for the next challenge.
Your image is very good and very interesting. Congratulations.

12 December 2005, 07:45 AM
very good modeling and wonderfull details... I wish we should see more of these details instead of clouds in the final image...

Beautifull work though.... Good luck in challenge :)

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