View Full Version : The Journey Begins Challenge (3D) Entry: Rishikesh Nandlaskar

02-28-2006, 07:33 AM
Rishikesh Nandlaskar is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Modeling: WEED SLAYER (

02-28-2006, 08:34 AM
Welcome Back, Cubisis! It will be an honour to watch u work again!:D

02-28-2006, 08:39 AM
Nice to see U ther Rishi ! I will follow your thread with great interrest ! :thumbsup:

02-28-2006, 08:57 AM
Hey Rishikesh !

Great to see you in this new one !!
No doubts you'll create a wonderfull piece once again !

Best of luck and have fun !



02-28-2006, 11:39 AM
have fun my old mate :thumbsup: best of luck to u

02-28-2006, 03:09 PM
hey! glad to see you again cubisis ! your spectacular entry is my favourite ! good luck and have fun man!

02-28-2006, 03:33 PM
Good luck to ya!
Enjoy the ride!

03-01-2006, 03:44 AM
welome to the challenge too
wish you success !:thumbsup:

03-05-2006, 04:42 PM (

This is a concept which I have come up with while scribbling on my sketch book.I have roughly arranged my idea in words.

(rough description of my idea which would gradually become concrete.)

A squad of brave soldiers have taken up the task to fight against the alien weeds who are spreading their cyclopean arms thru the earth destroying whatever comes in their way. These weeds have arrived from the earths core.They cannot think,they don't have motives or mission .But they are spreading and causing huge destructions.They have fire inside their body.So new arms and ammunition were created to destroy them.The man who was leading this journey of certain death and who destroyed hundreds of monstrous weeds minimising their count on earth sensed that this is just the begining of the journey.There is something even worse to fight ahead.He was later called as the WEED-SLAYER.

03-05-2006, 04:45 PM
Wow this is a concept.


03-05-2006, 05:03 PM
Hi Rishikesh! Wow, that is a really strong concept you got going - looking forward to follow you once again :thumbsup:

03-05-2006, 05:30 PM
powerfull... :applause:

03-05-2006, 06:09 PM
Nice start Cubisis! good luck it promises a great thread!

03-05-2006, 06:53 PM
very nice concept:)

Good luck!

03-05-2006, 09:14 PM
I like that keep going

03-05-2006, 09:37 PM
Nice start Rishi. looks like a strong theme... Good Luck. :thumbsup:

03-06-2006, 01:01 AM
thanks kidmesh,gunnilla,makaron,climax,vedic kings,the best,triumphant .

best of luck to u all too:bounce:

03-06-2006, 08:54 AM
I should be great ! Nice sketch Rishi ! :thumbsup:

03-06-2006, 09:18 AM
Nice Sketch. Always a fun of gruesome fantasy/sci fi, I really dig the story. A suggestion though: It would be nice to turn it into an action centered image, instead of a posing one. How about introducing motion: the characters racing by with high speed in their vehicle, passing through the infested land, shooting at the weeds which are trying to get them. In the distance it seems that the land is more infested, so the journey just begins. This would steer the theme towards the journey and the mission of the challenge.
However that is just a suggestion. I already like the concept sketch as is.

03-06-2006, 09:21 AM
Hi there,

this is a very nice sketch you have there. I like the fact that you are not going mainstream on this one, but you create something that you feel has a strong message. THe obvious thing to make was a lanscape with some people embarging on a journey, "Just like mine" but this is something else and it makes me rethink my own concept skecthes.

Iam looking forward to see what you can get out of this one... :)


03-06-2006, 02:59 PM
thanks larsgehrt,a-papantoniou,pepper for your suggestions which would definitely help me make my concept more concrete.:thumbsup:

03-06-2006, 06:14 PM
I am a little too busy with my office work, so even when I wanted to work on updates I couldn't.I got some time to write this.Expect my update very soon.till then best of luck to every participant.:thumbsup:

03-13-2006, 08:36 AM (

got some time to start modeling.

03-13-2006, 01:38 PM
It's a very cool picture and idea but I think you may need to work on it more so it looks like a jounery.

03-13-2006, 01:59 PM
Hey Rishikesh.

Definitely a nice story and sketch:thumbsup: . The head model is coming along great as well but I do agree with bkeiser3d , I think the journey part of the image could be stronger.

03-13-2006, 02:52 PM
Yup ..head topology looks nice...Humble thought now...i always look on those things 'cuase i usually make tha same mistake....lower lips corners at the same point left and right as the upper..when...most odf the times(or u can say normally) in human...lower lip corners are a bit inwards on the horizontal if they going in the mouth...i hope i make sence...

Love the clean way u model..:)

03-13-2006, 03:28 PM
yep! nice mesh on the head model!
ear looks great!
can't wait for more.. :D ;)

03-13-2006, 03:51 PM
Hey Rishikesh, how are you mate? Yes, is great! One more great wrk is comming... good start man, congrats :thumbsup:


03-13-2006, 05:02 PM
thanks for all the suggestions so far.:thumbsup:
- yeah,I am working on to make my image look more like a journey.

3.dimitrisliatsos- i am still working on the head model.I just could not wait to submit something when I saw so many entries.

4.michael motion
5.alancamara- hello.great to see you too participating.

03-13-2006, 06:20 PM
cool beginning keep going :thumbsup:

03-14-2006, 05:36 PM
interesting concept but nice....good model:eek:

03-19-2006, 06:17 AM
hey rishi,

nice to see u in action again. nice concept.will be looking forward to all ur posts.
all the best.

03-20-2006, 09:55 AM
hey dude... nice to see u again.. good start...

03-20-2006, 02:57 PM
really promocing head you just modeled !
i wish i could get mine as clean as this one.

care to give me some crits? Could use it alot!

god speed

or was it gods weed ? :argh:


03-20-2006, 04:37 PM
The head is great but you didn't do any update since a long time. Are you working on it in secret ?

03-20-2006, 05:56 PM

I am actually a bit tied up with some office work.i will try to submit the updates very soon.

03-20-2006, 07:13 PM (

I am finding it very difficult to remove time from my office work.But I still hope that i can finish the journey.

03-20-2006, 10:30 PM
Hey mate ! splendid modeling here ! so clean ... the whole topolgy seems perfect to me !

Keep it up mate !

cheers ,


03-21-2006, 06:51 AM
Excellent ! Great update !

03-21-2006, 07:18 AM
Beautiful model, Rishi! Now - let the polys fly :thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 07:27 AM
Amazing organic modeling!!

Keep it up:thumbsup:

03-21-2006, 08:54 AM
cool body:thumbsup: keep going:scream:

03-21-2006, 03:29 PM
Great modeling ! Keep it up!:bounce:

03-22-2006, 02:01 PM
thanks zapan,vedicking,the best,,agou for the support.:)

03-22-2006, 04:40 PM (

to update got some time to model the lower torso and some costume part.

03-22-2006, 04:45 PM
cool. :thumbsup:

what software r u using?

03-22-2006, 04:47 PM
Coming along nicely on your weedslayer. :) Chisel in them details!

03-22-2006, 07:21 PM
cool updates but I really think that something wrong with the hands :rolleyes:

03-22-2006, 09:03 PM
wow ..thats some really cool modeling!..i like it!..great work ..ill stay tuned for updates

03-26-2006, 07:41 AM
cool update :thumbsup:

03-26-2006, 09:24 AM
Good work. Keep moving and the blood flowing :bounce:

03-26-2006, 02:17 PM
Really good start for the guy...

Still has lot work to do,so i will be around for crutiqes...

good luck

03-27-2006, 06:15 AM
hey rishi go on man...good goin...wating for final render...cant wait...:beer:

03-27-2006, 07:36 AM
Nice modeling skills man, nothing to crit on that one, I will be back for more detailed versions. Keep that good work coming!:thumbsup: :)

03-27-2006, 01:47 PM
hey rishi.. good going man..hope u do great textures as well...

05-23-2006, 06:46 AM
i am very sad b'cos i couldn't continue with the challenge,but the good thing is that i have joined Rhythm and Hues as a character modeler.May be I will take part in the next challenge.Best of luck to everyone for this challenge.:thumbsup:

05-23-2006, 06:49 AM
Wow! I would love to get a job with them! That's worth more than the competition in the long run. Are you going to continue this some other time?

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