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05 May 2006, 01:41 AM
Puppala V. Ramam is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Final Image: Final Image with detailed Story (

05 May 2006, 07:37 AM (

When we long for a life with less difficulties, goal reminds us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure… The Journey Begins.

05 May 2006, 09:05 AM
hey ram..
great to see you here the idea and i remember you send me some pictures of your tracking ...i just remember after i see this conceptart....
but i feel if you can change little interms of placment of character and the road to the sun... here it is what i feel...:)
see i think oyu have some image in your mind but this is what i feel to loook good..
you also can visit my entry not going to finish off my entry becuse of work load...but all the best to man there few days left...keepitupp

05 May 2006, 01:54 AM
Good to hear you after long time. Thanks and I got your sugession. But...
My concept is not tracking on the mountains... I just posted image and quatation yesterday but I didnt explained the concept. The concept is... " He started the Journey and he has to reach the summit of the talest mountain to travel across the tall and deep mountains. There is no road but he found only one way to reach his goal is ropes way. He has to walk on the ropes to reach his goal. If his feet slept, there is no knowing where he might be..."

Hey, I will check out your challenge.

Try your best to finish it man... Still there is time... All the best.

05 May 2006, 02:42 AM
wow i love your style! you got toon shader on?
Great style!

05 May 2006, 03:17 AM (

I started modeling and here I am with my character's base level geometry of Hand and I've to work on more ditails. There is not time and have to work hard to finish as early as possible.

05 May 2006, 03:21 AM
Thankx.... looking forward for more comments...

05 May 2006, 03:52 AM
ram now i understand...idea is great man....kip it up......great going...

05 May 2006, 04:41 AM
Hey... Thankx man...

05 May 2006, 07:00 AM (

This is my character Head modeling and working on body. There are few days remaining and I wish to finish before dead line.

All the best to every one...

05 May 2006, 07:19 AM
Hey Ramam,.. good work man. The stuff is coming out good. Have a gr8 go. Wanna see more. Keep em coming. :P


05 May 2006, 07:22 AM
Thankx... Rakesh. Who are you doing...Comment makes perfection...

05 May 2006, 01:11 PM
Nice concept sketch. Good luck with creating the body.:)

05 May 2006, 04:38 PM
Great start on the face modeling !

05 May 2006, 01:49 AM
THanks Hoju for comments. I am looking forward to see your composition. Work hard...Good luck.

05 May 2006, 01:56 AM
Thanks gpepper. Great work on Creepers on the character. Looking forward for more beautiful images…:)

05 May 2006, 02:14 AM
The heads are really good as well as the concept! The hands could use some work though. They aren't quite as detailed as the heads.The concept reminds me of landscape paintings which is pretty cool.

05 May 2006, 03:29 AM
Thankx Womball...:) Your precious comments makes more perfection in the character details. I am still working on the model to finish. I am thinking to give more details in mapping for hands. I finished only base model.

05 May 2006, 03:41 AM (

Hey guys... This is my weekend progress in my character modeling. Looking for your presious comments.

05 May 2006, 05:06 AM (

This is another update of the character. I finalized this figure after so many changes with hours of work. Now I need to work on UV mapping, costume-modeling…ect. I am lacking of time but I will try my best to finish my concept.

05 May 2006, 12:40 PM
You are very fast.

She's looking beautiful! I want to see her finished before the competition is over. :D

05 May 2006, 01:37 AM
Thanks Jedi Huice...:)

working on outfits...

I hope to finish it... but lot work to do...let us see...

05 May 2006, 01:33 AM (

Hi guys, I made some more time to work on my character and here am with another update. Still I have to work on outfits and props for better look to start the Journey.
Of course your suggestion makes me more perfect.

All the Best folks...

05 May 2006, 09:05 AM (

Hey guys... Few more props added. I am running out of time. There are so much to create but I dont know where I will land up....!
Any way you guys all the best and cheers up.

05 May 2006, 11:06 AM
nice modelings , man , keep the work

05 May 2006, 05:18 AM
Nice modelling, and as Jedi-Juice said, you are very fast.:wip:

05 May 2006, 06:22 AM
Really fast modeling! Very nice too! The texture of the shirt could use some work its kind has a moir (I think that's the word) effect going on. The same thing happens when you film pin stripes.

05 May 2006, 02:13 AM
Thank you guys... I am a bit fast in modeling but I am slow in other areas. I am not sure I will finish with in time or not. Because so much to do. Thankx for comments and keep looking for maore. And all the best you guys... enjoy the hard work and sleepless nights.

05 May 2006, 06:27 AM (

I finished modeling, skinning and rigging. This is my character pose when she is starting journey. I alomost finishing texturing and lighting. Then I need to compose with visual back ground image. I am lack of time. I dont know when I will finish.

05 May 2006, 10:06 AM (

Guys... its my sample textured Image. I am still working it.

C&C Welcome...

05 May 2006, 01:39 PM (

At last I finishde back ground. In this I land up different way of approach.

05 May 2006, 01:42 PM (

Hey guys... this my composition with the character. And thinking this will be final Image also.

05 May 2006, 02:28 PM (

The Story behind in her Journey:

She started her journey for the sake of her beloved soul meet.

She started the Journey, but she doesn’t know how to reach her destination. She knows, every where has to face so many difficulties along her journey. But she is confident in her every step. She knows that, has to pass so many dangerous forests, steep mountains and deep valleys along her path. Still she started her journey because for sake of her soul meet. She has to give life again to her soul meet by bringing the Sanjivini (a Sanskrit word, It means The powerful element which gives life). Because with out him she is nothing in her life. So she starting to count every step towards her destination.

Her Journey begins…

05 May 2006, 04:29 PM
hey ramam.
things r come out very well but if u can work on little skin texture it will be's look very much pink red...other things r fine...any way good luck:thumbsup:

05 May 2006, 10:41 PM (

I changed BG camera view to show more depth than before one. And I changed postion of tree. c&c welcome.

05 May 2006, 10:46 PM (

Challenge to procure Sanjeevani to save her Love:

Brave lover indeed…! Man of her dreams – man who saved her – man who won her heart facing all adds is now in grave pain fighting for life. Only the magical herb – Sanjeevani can relieve him of the pain. Sanjeevani Mountain is the most dreaded mountain on far faraway land – beyond the horizon! Crossing dense wild forests, trenches, and dreadful ways scaling the highest mountains in impossible weather is the only way leading to the Sanjeevani. The brave lover is focused to face any challenge – for only aim – Save her Love!

- The Journey Begins! -

05 May 2006, 02:28 AM
Hey Puppala! Nice scene and extremely well-written backstory! Hope you have more time during the next challenge and enjoy it as much as this one! Your work looks like a professional postcard made about an exciting place to go! Congratulations upon finishing, cheers!

05 May 2006, 04:29 AM
seems like a path fullof misteries is waiting for this lady...i think your environment is really nice , and u did also a good work on that sexy girl:buttrock:..good luck on voting man

05 May 2006, 04:57 AM
Eric...! Thanks for comments and it strengthens me to create more. I hope to see you in next challenge too. Keep post to me when ever you inspired. Stay well. Cheers...:)

05 May 2006, 05:02 AM
HI Jorge... Nice to hear you.
Thanks for appreciation and comments. Good luck to you also. All the best to you too. Stay alive in CG Talk. Cheers...:bounce:

05 May 2006, 05:18 AM
Really cool final image, and the girl came out very sexy. Although you don't show much of her and you modeled her face so well too.

05 May 2006, 06:34 AM
Thanks Nathan for comments. Yes you are right that I am not showing much but I wants to pose her like that she is going for Journey so she is. Good luck.

05 May 2006, 01:01 PM
The scene you've created is very beautiful - almost a magical feel about the landscape and a great stage for a journey! Congratulations on making such an inspiring image

05 May 2006, 03:07 AM
Thanks Mark:) I am so happy you liked it. I would like to see more yours works. Keep posting and keep in touch. All the best for voting.

05 May 2006, 09:39 AM
It is a beautiful composition but I find that the lack of shades and contrast do this image a little flat.

05 May 2006, 01:58 AM
Thanks for comment Veteran... Actually I want to show the environmental lighting and shading when the Sun about to rise. Usually in early hours landscapes will be soo dark and fogy. So I showed that feel in my Landscape and I want scene should be very far from the camera. So I gave the shading and lighting to match that feeling and that is my idea behind it. May be for all these reason you may felt like that.
Once again thanks for your precises Comment. Keep in touch. And all the best.

05 May 2006, 05:47 AM
Hi Ramam, the concept is good man. Hey one quick thought, Do you remember the last sequence from the LOTR movie, fellowship of the ring? Instead on being on a flat surface and look upon mountains so far, why not have her already tread on to the mountains, tired and dirty and still building confidence to seek her destiny. So u can show a far of mountains so on. Just like ur concept showed when you posted it, Like the character man. Still not sure on her costume though. She looks a lot for action than adventure :) Great go!

Cheers Buddy

06 June 2006, 06:02 AM
Hey Rakesh... Thanks a lot for comments and suggestions. The scene you are telling in LOTR is already started the Journey. But I showed as I thought, like Journey srating in my image. Any way as you know the challenge deadline already finished so I cant do any thing know. But I will develop more on this concept with your suggestions and post it in gallery. Keep in touch...

06 June 2006, 01:50 AM
Hey Naresh,
Did you final image? You are talking about skin color. Main Hindushtani aurath skin color deneki khoshish kar raha huin. Isleyien dhoda pinkish diya tha. Any way...yee puraa nahin huwa. Any way thanks for comments. I inform you for my next update.

06 June 2006, 06:41 AM
hey ramam.
finaly u comup with a great work.:thumbsup:.there is three thing i would like to sugest..
1-make the road width little narrow..
2-put more leaf on the tree or make the trunk little thiner..(it's little out of propotion)
3-play with character overall's slitly look cut out kind of thing...the color of character not matching with the scene..

dont forget all this correction..if u feel to do...u did lot of had work on character so dont let it be like this....all the best
good luck

06 June 2006, 06:51 AM
great head and hand model! i love the concept

all the best.

06 June 2006, 03:25 AM
Thanks Karthik. I am so happy you appreiated it. Keep in touch.

08 August 2006, 02:20 AM
What happening...!

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