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02 February 2006, 05:49 AM
CORRIE ENGELBRECHT is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Shading (Textured and lit): Journey begins (

02 February 2006, 05:53 AM
Hey this is going to be great,exellant topic.
Now to start to come up with some ideas for this.

Hope to see every one joining in on this and having alot of fun.

Till laters,

02 February 2006, 07:28 AM
good luck on your journey...

02 February 2006, 08:53 AM
Best of luck Corrie , have a fun !

03 March 2006, 07:12 AM
Enjoy the challenge........... good luck. :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 07:13 AM
good luck to you!!
let`s see your idea growing...:)

03 March 2006, 10:27 AM
Welcome in the challenge Corrie... and especially... have fun :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 11:58 AM
makaron,Zapan,Claireabella,kingfish3d,Lemog- Greetings to you all and may you all have fun with this topic and challenge,best of luck.

03 March 2006, 03:35 PM
Hi Sonic, Nice to see you enter this one! Good luck!!!

03 March 2006, 09:07 AM
Sweet an other South African, i will keep my eye here, good luck mate

03 March 2006, 09:42 AM
Have been so bussy with work that I have not had any time to come up with many ideas yet.

1.This woman/alien stands on a cliff next to her mighty all-terrain vehicle looking through a pair of binoculars at a ancient city in the far distance.Between her and this city there is big reveens and cliff and valley's that she has to cross to get to her destination.

So the treturess journy begins to the lost city.

Maybe not the best idea ever but it is all I have so far.

I'm going to do a sketch on the weekend for this.

Any crits wellcome.

03 March 2006, 10:51 AM
After a little bit this idea #1 started to turn in my mind a little and expanded a bit more.

So idea #1 Revised- Woman/alien standing next to her all terrain transport looking at a ruined lost city in front of her. She is getting ready to enter this city looking for an ancient relic.She is doing a scan with a scanner in her hands of the close vicinity for dangers.This is were the Journey begins in to the unknown.Who knows what dangers lay ahead,what dark evil force lurkes inside this perillis City of long ago.

I like this revision better,it has a bit more to it.

Will do the sketch on the weekend.

All crits are welcom.

03 March 2006, 04:05 PM
Hey Corrie !

Sounds really cool , can't wait to see a sketch to illustrate that idea !

cheers ,


03 March 2006, 05:40 AM
Thanks Zapan, I've been so busy of late that I have not had time to work on this.

But I have to make a plan,soon.

03 March 2006, 08:49 AM (

This is not the best of sketches I have ever done but I want to start modelling.
The female has a sidekick robot dog type animal thing which I want to ad aswell.The rest of the story stays the same as the last one.

03 March 2006, 10:01 AM
Welcome to the challenge Corrie,havent seen your thread,
Im wishing you nice journey.

Move one with that updates,,sketchin' time has long gone now.

Seeya :wavey:

03 March 2006, 10:11 AM
Thanks AIR,I want to start modelling as soon as possible-can't wait.

03 March 2006, 10:32 AM
Hey dude first thing All the best to you for this challenge:thumbsup: Second thing modeling update:bounce: :scream:

03 March 2006, 10:55 AM
Madshooter ,I'm going to try to get something up soon.

03 March 2006, 11:17 AM
Hey Corrie !

Great idea ! Great to see a really big stylish car you're just too good at it ! also can't wait to see the lady near it !!

Go Corrie Go !

cheers ,


03 March 2006, 12:16 PM
Thanks Zapan,I'm starting with the Offroad vehicle first-actualy started modelling a part allready.


03 March 2006, 08:19 AM (

At last I have started modelling.This is the sequence for the wheel of the ATV.

All crits welcome as allways


03 March 2006, 08:19 AM
Welcome Corrie and all my best for your picture. Looking forward to see another crazy car from you! :thumbsup: I'll stay tuned:)

03 March 2006, 08:25 AM
nice looking wheels :)..& a very clean mesh
I was modeling tyres today aswell :thumbsup:


03 March 2006, 08:25 AM
Thanks thierry2005 I appreciat your support.


03 March 2006, 09:17 AM
Beautiful and fantastic wheel of course... made by a specialist of futuristic car stuffs :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 09:47 AM
Thanks for you confidince Lemog.

03 March 2006, 10:48 AM
with those wheels... your car gonna go fast... :bounce: *wroooom*...

03 March 2006, 01:28 PM (

Here is some more progress on the wheel part of the ATV.

I love modelling these things as I am going along and see what I end up with.
Uselly only have a genral idea of what I want it to look like.

03 March 2006, 01:35 PM
Yay !!

Great to see you start engineering !! Great looking wheel already , fully detailled :thumbsup:

Keep it up mate !

cheers ,


03 March 2006, 02:27 PM (

I'm still deciding weather the ATV should have 4 or six wheel.The wheels are supposed to be over 2meters tall.

03 March 2006, 03:36 PM
Interesting concept , and good modeling so far:)

03 March 2006, 03:40 PM
Lots of detail. I like it.

03 March 2006, 06:04 AM
Stefan-Morrel,Lemog,Zapan,Tuck and Z-Bom thanks for visiting my thread.The aim is to please.

Hope you guys visit again soon.

03 March 2006, 07:35 AM
cool set of rims, I really like them ;p

03 March 2006, 07:52 AM
Thanks Versiden.

03 March 2006, 08:12 AM (

Here I have started with the body of the ATV.There is still lots of work left on this.I'm angshius to see what it is going to look like at the end.

03 March 2006, 08:23 AM
Excellent modeling again Corrie ! Great start on the ATV ! :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 10:47 AM
Waouw... 2 meters tall... impressive... you can continue... all good mate :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 11:37 AM (

A little bit more details added and a clay render in Mentalray.

All I have time for today.

See yah!

03 March 2006, 12:11 PM
Nice modeling! Render is very good too! :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 12:18 PM
Thanks Lemog and BobbEr.

I wnt to try and model a lot on the weekend,but now it is almost time to go home.


03 March 2006, 04:07 PM
Looking good so far! Nice modeling, hope you have add as many details on the body as you have with the wheels.:) Keep it up!

03 March 2006, 05:56 PM
Wow you're doing fast !! :surprised :applause:
So much details ! Oh and it's so great to see how you're building this ... thx for sharing !

chop chop my friend !!

cheers ,


03 March 2006, 06:00 PM
Wow, nice set of wheels! I'll enjoy watching the rest of the vehicle develop. Best of luck!

03 March 2006, 12:35 PM
Wheels look simpy awesome, very nice details:thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 12:38 PM
Hi Sonic;
Cool to see you again, I remember your Spectacular entry and super detailed engineering on cars! I'm sure this one would be as interesting and fun!
Good luck man!

03 March 2006, 07:02 AM
Hey all, thanks for visiting and the kind words.

I'm definitely putting lots of details on the vehicle.I'll have it no other way.

03 March 2006, 10:05 AM (

Did not have time on the week-end for this(to many parties)but work a little this morning on it.

The vehicle is still evolving and growing.

03 March 2006, 10:08 AM
Wow great modeling skills! You must like cars:D

Keep it up:thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 12:08 PM
Very slick so far!


03 March 2006, 12:18 PM
Hey Corrie

I like the vehicle, the details and all that. Glad you went with the 6 wheels.
Be carefull the details support the rest of the image and message.
Just my 2 Ēs


Max 234666 cccp
03 March 2006, 12:53 PM
Excellent detailed!

03 March 2006, 01:16 PM
Vedic kings- I like anything mechanical.It is easy to model for me.

jamiemccarter- Thanks dude!

smallone3d- I always tend to go a little over board with the details,but its fun that way.

03 March 2006, 01:53 PM (

Some more updates on the vehicle modelling.

Long way still to go.

03 March 2006, 02:15 PM (

Just a clay render to see what it looks like with some lighting.

03 March 2006, 02:21 PM
Nice one, this is looking ace! With some mud/grime on the tyres and body this will look ace. Good luck! :wip:

03 March 2006, 02:23 PM
Yeah... very good design... :wip: :beer:

03 March 2006, 02:46 PM
Excellent design for this futuristic vehicle ! I really like !
The rims exceed a little too much, but its right only one purely personal opinion :p

keep up this way ;)


03 March 2006, 04:07 PM
Seriously dig the ride man. Are you going to dirty it up a bit? Something this refined is not meant to keep clean...

03 March 2006, 01:22 AM
Novel way of attaching the fenders. I can't wait to see how you put the rest of the vehicle together. So far so good, I really like what I see.

03 March 2006, 01:25 AM
Hi there, the machine is looking very good! it would look even better when textures are there! :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 07:48 AM
Thanks you guys for dropping by.

M477,asbassie,Climax-I'm going to try to put nice dirt and maps.

flaeticia-I hope the wheels will be more in context once the model is finnished.

Lemog- thanks.

03 March 2006, 12:11 PM
Yay !!
it grows really fast !!
Awesome design Corrie !

cant wait for more ,

cheers ,


03 March 2006, 04:23 PM
Hey what a cool car that you desing!....keep doing that!:thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 04:44 PM
the design of you vehicle is cool. pretty smooth specially the edges. Nicely done. cant wait to see the final version with texture. Great job. Good luck to al have all the fun during the contest.


03 March 2006, 04:58 PM
Very nice concept. I will be watching this thread :)

03 March 2006, 05:55 AM
SONIC-X...Really hope you enjoy the idea of dirt too, it's like, it's no fun if it's not fun. What else are you gonna surprize us with?

03 March 2006, 08:05 AM
Hahh, great design as always. Excellent modeling, congrats Corrie!:)

03 March 2006, 08:14 AM
Now, here you go dude! I am finally on your board. Design looks cool so far. You know what you are doing, donīt you!? Good luck with the challenge and everything ;)

03 March 2006, 08:59 AM
Zapan-Thanks dude ,Ihave to find time to make it grow even faster.

melkao-Thanks for the complement.

megabytes2004-Thanks ,fun is what it is all about.

nemirc-Thanks I'll keep an eye out for you.

asbassie-Dirt is going to be great.I think i should Braai less so I can work more on this.

thierry2005-Welcome friend ,let the fun begin.

Oweron-Hey there and welcome,I hope i know what I'm doing because my wife always tells me diffirently.

Cheers all.

03 March 2006, 01:48 PM (

A little update for today.

03 March 2006, 04:46 PM
Great design, beautiful image :cool:

03 March 2006, 01:18 AM
Uow, impressive modeling! Nice!

03 March 2006, 05:12 AM
A very strong feeling for this machine mate... very good :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 11:22 AM
Braai is for people who have time.I simply try and keep up at work and devote every off second to this challenge...i.e. I'm eating right now.

03 March 2006, 11:43 AM
asbassieBraai is for people who have time.I simply try and keep up at work and devote every off second to this challenge...i.e. I'm eating right now.

asbassie-Well abassie today is friday which ,payday, means it is definitely time when I get home for a dop and chop.Tomorrow I'll work on the challenge again.

I'm glad you are so devoted to the challenge.

tuck-thanks for the visit friend.

Diogo Faim-Welcome and thanks for visiting.

Lemog-I'm glad you have a strong feeling for this machine.I just worry that I get so carried away that I put so much details in that you don't see on the final scene,agh well it is lots of fun.

04 April 2006, 02:00 PM
And it grows really fast !!

Gooooo Corrie !! :bounce: ... let's see if you can make it even faster :D !!

cheers ,


04 April 2006, 02:05 PM
Thanks ZAPAN,

I have been battling to find time to work on the challenge.There is just so much happinning right now that I can't keep up.

04 April 2006, 07:23 AM
Our offices have moved so in the middle of is me,trying to juggle the work to be done, organizing the workplace and working myself to death on this challenge. And yet at the end of the day I still haven't had time for a nice social action with meat on a grill. There's still hoping that someday rest will come. Sorry to hear that your time is so divided and hope you get to show us more of the good work.

04 April 2006, 07:58 AM
Me not having anough time is not so much a sosial thing,but more a work thing.There is so much projects comming in and I'm bussy the hole time and have to work over time to get all my work done and even then I can't get every thing finnished.I'm hoping things are going to settle down before the end of the challenge so that I have time to finnish.At the moment when I'm getting a little bit of off time I try to relax and spend it with my kids.

04 April 2006, 08:10 AM
Doing good Corrie! Sure hope you'll fiind the time to finish this like you want man!:) Good luck!

04 April 2006, 08:14 AM
Looks cool Corrie, great work ! :thumbsup:

04 April 2006, 08:23 AM
thierry2005,gpepper thanks for the support you guys.

04 April 2006, 10:39 AM
Arf , sorry to hear Corrie !! :sad:
Well I hope you will find some time to party with us a little bit anyway ! :)
Plenty of time left so ....

cheers ,


04 April 2006, 11:27 AM
Oh damned... it's very sad to hear... I understand... always the work... I know well...

I just hope you can comes very soon to finish this project before the end... while waiting, good continuation and especially much courage for your work... :thumbsup:

...and don't forget to take some good moments with your friends :beer:

04 April 2006, 11:54 AM
Thanks Zapan and Laurent.

There is always time to see you what you guys are up to.

04 April 2006, 07:39 AM
C'mon Corrie, don't fall asleep, bring up those textures! :bounce:

04 April 2006, 10:59 AM
Sorry, I have actualy done some more work on the vehicle ,but have not had time to post it yet.Hopefully soon.

05 May 2006, 06:58 AM (

Here is the all terrain vehicle textured and lit.I,m not finnished with it yet, but this will do for now cause there is still lots to do and little time left.

Crits welcome.

05 May 2006, 09:06 AM (

Here is just a close up of the cockpit.
Not to much details cause it is going to be in the back ground.

05 May 2006, 10:05 AM
nice work, go on

05 May 2006, 03:47 PM
Keep going dude! Just keep going... :thumbsup: Good luck with sparetime hunting!

05 May 2006, 03:53 PM
Hey cool car...the textures are very nice....good modeling my friend....keep going!:thumbsup:

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