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04-08-2006, 08:18 AM
Thibaut Claeys is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/journey_begins/view_entries.php?challenger=11366)

Latest Update: Final Image: The journey begins
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148578582_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=3579137#post3579137)

04-08-2006, 08:20 AM
Hi all,

I finally decide to participate to this contest

Good luck and congrats for all the beautifull work I see.

04-08-2006, 10:49 AM
Here is the concept sketch, it's a small character and his equipment on a big bug starting a long journey


04-08-2006, 10:53 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1144493583_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1144493583_large.jpg)

Here is the concept sketch, it's a small character and his equipment on a big bug starting a long journey

04-11-2006, 05:03 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1144775004_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1144775004_large.jpg)


here is the bug, made using spline modeling

04-11-2006, 09:03 PM
Nice model, it reminds me of the facehugger with pink legs like that, but that's not to say it doesn't look original! :p Let's see more!

05-04-2006, 06:21 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1146766858_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1146766858_large.jpg)

Here is two of the three character I plan to use in the compo, the third is not yet defined.

05-04-2006, 06:27 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1146767229_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1146767229_large.jpg)

The bug with the "house" on it and the two Elom characters rigged.

05-04-2006, 07:41 PM
Really, great modeling. I liked your concept. Good luck!

05-05-2006, 04:22 PM
thanks for the comments

05-18-2006, 07:43 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1147938209_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1147938209_large.jpg)

here is the color version of the bug with the third character added.

05-18-2006, 04:37 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1147970233_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1147970233_large.jpg)

this is the environment, rendered without textures and effects.

05-18-2006, 06:26 PM
that environment is pretty sweet already, looking forward to seeing more ;)

05-19-2006, 07:31 AM
that environment is pretty sweet already, looking forward to seeing more ;)


hope you'll like the rest.

05-19-2006, 07:33 AM
This is really impressive! I hope you can get it done in time. I think it will be a great entry!

05-21-2006, 08:41 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148200858_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148200858_large.jpg)

here is the first compo. Made in two step,
first: I render separatly the mountain, the city and the cloud and I use this pic as a background for the rest of compo.

05-23-2006, 09:14 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148375646_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148375646_large.jpg)

the final composition, will post the final image soon.

05-23-2006, 10:24 AM
Hi, I like how your work is going on!
The final comp result looks very good!
Go on & good luck!

05-23-2006, 11:20 AM
Thanks Peleng and good luck to you too

05-23-2006, 11:45 AM
nice work! go go go:) :scream:

The Journey Begins (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=322760&highlight=alvin)
Spectacular 3D (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=275950&highlight=alvin)

05-23-2006, 03:08 PM
I like the original render much more then the final comp!!

The original is alot more lively; nice colors and the character seems to be a part of a credible world...

The final comp is way too dark, too contrasted... it sucks the life right out of it.

good luck!


05-23-2006, 06:50 PM
I agree with patbb, they both look very nice though. Love the color and lighting in the original render! :thumbsup: (Just upping the saturation in your comp will probably fix it)

05-24-2006, 12:35 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148430937_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148430937_large.jpg)

I have made little changes on the color/contrast which was too dark.

05-24-2006, 10:17 AM
This last one is good. It's just a matter of taste ... someone like saturated colors other dont. Just do it your way. ;)

05-25-2006, 05:36 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148578582_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/13/11366/11366_1148578582_large.jpg)

The journey begins for three little "Eloms", they are on the back of a "Rin", mix between a spider and an insect. "Rins" are well employed in the "Eloms" country but the main problem is that a "Rin" only run when the rider sing, and it really don't care if the song is true or not.
This journey will be a very, very,... long journey.

05-25-2006, 05:43 PM
Hi-Res Version: 1280*800


05-28-2006, 09:20 PM
hi! very nice final entry, the texturing on the beast looks marvelous, well done! :thumbsup:
good luck in the voting! :)

05-29-2006, 07:54 AM
I didn't write you yet that I love your image, modeling and compositio...Is a shame that your character is not very visible,but is surely a very nice image...congratulations.....Good luck:thumbsup:


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