XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

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08-01-2008, 06:02 AM
Just finished a logo animation for Imaginaishion Productions.


I thought it turned out pretty good and was VERY fun to work on.

You can download the HD MP4 version (http://www.eggington.net/%7Ewegg/4Match/GlintFireE.mp4). <-- "Best" version. Plays great with VLC. (http://www.videolan.org/vlc/)

Or an HD MPEG version (http://www.eggington.net/%7Ewegg/4Match/GlintFireE.mpg). <-- "Good" version but a bigger download.

Or an SD MPEG version (http://www.eggington.net/%7Ewegg/4Match/GlintFireE_640.mpg). <-- "Ok" version.

If Quicktime is whats opening these then I'd highly suggest you pick another player. Windows Media Player, VLC, real etc. Quicktime on Windows is not so great as of late.

I tried to post a write-up I made about how I did everything but CGTalk is telling me I can't upload that many pictures. Bit of a bummer. Its all on my blog (http://www.eggington.net/%7Eblog/?p=96) though so. . . if you have any questions about the process I went through to make it you can go over there and read up. Please let me know if I haven't covered something and I'll try and get more specific. Withing reason. . .

Thats all! Happy animating. :arteest:

My Fault
08-01-2008, 07:44 AM
Awesome work there Billy, you really are a one man messiah wrecking crew. Lots of good stuff in there. The shader flow is quite sick. My favorite part is the recoil of the match when it hits.


08-01-2008, 10:18 AM
go billy! great stuff, and i can't believe you didn't use the I.S. , hahahahahahahha!

08-01-2008, 10:43 AM
Most... Impressive.................(in my best Darth VAder voice....)

A great job, Wegg! And it surely is a great example of messiah's power and flexibility.

Maybe see if it can be run as a tutorial...or in one of the 3D Stills submissions....perhaps that would allow a selection of stills. Of course, as I have seen done in the modeling forum, you could simply attach an image or two at a time in a couple different posts as you answer questions.

Thanks again,

08-01-2008, 03:53 PM
Really nice job and quite an interesting bit of shading work there!:applause:
Thanks for making the video and the info on your blog available to us.

I especially like the shading displayed during the travel through the head of the match.
For a brief moment it reminded me of 2001 A Space Odyssey's "Star Gate" imagery.

fwiw, I use Media Player Classic with Quicktime Alternative installed and the HD mp4 file plays back smoothly on my old school 2.8Ghz P4 machine.

08-01-2008, 04:00 PM
Since Wegg mentioned it, what IS up with QT player? What are the issues?


08-01-2008, 04:29 PM
I really don't know. For a few years now even plain, low resolution mpeg 1 movies have stuttered in Quicktime. It doesn't get any more low-tech than that. . . It seams Apple concentrate on the codecs they promote and ignore compatibility with any other more "open" solutions. Very Microsoft like if you ask me.

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