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05-13-2008, 12:58 PM
Greg McQuay is entered in the "Uplift Universe Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/uplift_universe/view_entries.php?challenger=15550)

Latest Update: Work In Progress: Embryo (cellular fly through)
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05-13-2008, 01:03 PM
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Heres my final image for the image category..... and work in progress for a short movie. I decided to make a animated version of a mother and her alien child to be. I have a cool vision of how it all plays out..but bringing it to life..will be a challenge.

05-25-2008, 11:15 PM
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Ok..heres my first storyboard. It took me a few days to come up with the main idea. This wont be easy..being that I only have two weeks to finish... and a few months of 3D experience.

05-25-2008, 11:23 PM
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This is the second storyboard. I might change, or add an additional scene in the beginning, we'll see how it goes later.

05-29-2008, 09:20 PM
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Finished modeling the star of life. Its a bit different from the death star that we all heard about. This cellular life-form travels billions of light years away..searching for an host..in which it'll soon find on planet earth. I will start modeling earth and the space scene tonight.

05-29-2008, 10:21 PM
haha this is gonna be crazy!!!

06-04-2008, 04:27 PM
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Had to do a bit of research to model earth.... but after viewing the latest entries, I might have to give up. 3D is tough, and I'm years behind:(

06-07-2008, 08:40 PM
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Yes! Just when I was about to give up..we get a bonus of 9 days! This is the wire frame for the blood cell ride.

06-07-2008, 08:50 PM
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This was a tough one to rig and animate. Now that I have the animation going..Im having trouble with the rendering. Just cant get it to look like I pictured it.

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