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04 April 2006, 09:07 AM
Payam Najafizadeh is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

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04 April 2006, 12:52 AM (

Mr. Elephant is one of the best friends of Mr. Turtle, and helps him to fly and begin a journey ;)

04 April 2006, 11:18 AM (

hi friend , I am beginer in max
please help me ;)

04 April 2006, 07:51 AM
Isn’t there some one to tell me: “your turtle is look like a frog and you should fix it “ ? :scream:

05 May 2006, 01:33 PM (

mr elephant modeling

05 May 2006, 01:38 PM
nice paya
i love ur idea
i smell an award
hard work to finish it!!!


05 May 2006, 01:39 PM
Hi Payam;
Your turtle looks like a turtle and your doing just fine! It might be a good idea to gather
as many reference pics as you can and study the forms, at least that's how I do it!
good luck with your concept, it looks very interesting!

05 May 2006, 04:58 PM
hi friends
thank u for your replys
alshakno - I know you and I know taht you are joking
Varma - thank you for your kind reply .use the reference pics is a very good idea, thank you for your help

05 May 2006, 05:04 PM (

changing mr elephant style
(using biped and physique )

05 May 2006, 05:10 PM (

first texturing level

05 May 2006, 02:46 PM (

hi friends
this is the untextured background

05 May 2006, 02:53 PM (


05 May 2006, 03:05 PM (

Mr turtle fly

05 May 2006, 09:38 PM (

fly modeling update

05 May 2006, 07:54 PM (


05 May 2006, 08:25 PM
hi payam
thats realy fantastic
the turtles is fantastic
good feeling
need more work on composit
and dont forget about post working in photoshop


05 May 2006, 09:53 AM (

Mr. Turtle begin the journey .don’t forget Mr. Elephant useful help ;)

05 May 2006, 10:05 AM
Hahaha! The turtle is so funny! :D

I can really imagine that crazy "Inventor-turtle" trying to prove
to the world that he can fly - free as the birds. I'm nuts about your idea.

and now for the crits (albeit a bit late):

- The background is out of place, both colorwise and detail wise
(yes - even if DOF / blurred). It looks like it's hand-dabbed with
a wacom pen ..quickly, while the turtle looks really cool and detailed.

- The turtle neck look too "square", needs to be a bit more roundish ;)
- The wings needs some more "detailing" to them, scratches! Like
he has tried this a "few-times...he he". Eventually some tears'n'ripps.

- The rock texture looks flat and odd, maybe you could "model" the
rock so it doesn't look like a flat texture slapped onto a simple mesh?

But again - I really LIKE your idea and if you worked the image over
(yeah - there's still time...I'm pretty late on my submission too)
you could do wonders on this.

Hope I wasn't being too harsh, I'm honest and straightforward.

05 May 2006, 10:21 AM
I like your idea...:thumbsup:
It would be better if you spent more time on your modeling.
Good luck guy.

05 May 2006, 11:30 AM
Thank you SketchPad & living_for_cg for your kind reply’s ,

I really like to work more on my idea but as you know I have not enough time. may be after challenge I complete it with more details ;)

05 May 2006, 03:25 PM (

final image update

05 May 2006, 08:35 AM
wow payam
thats nice
i smell an award!!!


05 May 2006, 05:02 PM
hi Alshakno,
thank you for your reply.
award !?? :)))

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