Mechanical Scorpion, Banshee (3D)

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Old 08 August 2003   #61
Close-up View of the front mechanics and the optical system (viewport Screenshot):


Another one:
 
Old 08 August 2003   #62
And the optical system without the shell:


Untextured pre-rendering (smoothed twice)
 
Old 08 August 2003   #63
Last but not least a simple metal-shading-test which was the base-material for the scorpionīs shell:


Please feel free to ask if you have any questions!

And yes: I will certainly upload a proper, nice wireframe as soon as possible!

cheers guys!!!
 
Old 08 August 2003   #64
@jscheel and fabrizzzio: I take this as a compliment

DaveWilsons work is amazing... heīs a genius.
 
Old 08 August 2003   #65
You did an awsome work!

Can you get us some more info on texturing part, Banshee

Congratulations!!!

P.S
I send you a PM
 
Old 08 August 2003   #66


Didnīt see your post here before so I wrote a PM as well.
Check your mail
 
Old 08 August 2003   #67
nice nice nice cool rendering - and ... gimme that metal !!!
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Old 08 August 2003   #68
Hey Banshee,

If ya want i can post the info you sent to me about the texture.
 
Old 08 August 2003   #69
amazing...

maybe shadows could be better, but this is not so important
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Old 08 August 2003   #70
Hey! Good news (for me at least..)

I got my new PC today
Itīs a 2.6 Ghz with a Radeon 9800 and 1 GB RAM.
So I have to install everything tonight (and propably tomorrow) and then Iīll render this little guy in High-Res (8000x6000 for print ,just for myself of course, nothing special).

It will be really cool when I donīt have to wait ages after each mouse-klick or command anymore.....

Yeeeha!

Thanks to all again who wrote something and gave their comments. It was very encouraging!
 
Old 08 August 2003   #71
Quote: It will be really cool when I donīt have to wait ages after each mouse-klick or command anymore.....


yepp my system (Athlon 750 mhz + Geforce 2Mx + 384 mbRam) isn't the best anymore, too
 
Old 08 August 2003   #72
Oh, I forgot to answer some questions, sorry
I do appreciate your c&cīs and I try to answer all of them, shame on me if I forget someone.

@VizStorm: Yeah, quite bright But that was intended. I even put some rim-lights with a very light, white volume-light behind the model to get these "glowing" edges. I wanted it to be that way to achive this kind of painted, airbrushed look.

@phonic: I havenīt planed to put it into an environment. The reason for this is simple: First of all, I simply wanted to present this model as a stand-alone model without anything around, so the eyes canīt get distracted by "unneccessary" stuff. You know what I mean? My english isnīt the best...
Secondly I personally love this style - just one Object, Character or what ever centered, drawing all the attention on itself (typical: Iīm an advertising-student )
Third: I wanted to have a decent Wallpaper for myself

@robcamp: Yes, 5-6 evenings. When I come home from work I normally relax for about half an hour, call my girlfriend and then start maxing. I need this! Then my head just gets empty again and I can concentrate on sth that I like and donīt have everydays work in my head...
I think I got this done in 5 days because I knew exactly where I was going. I had my reference-photos, I knew how the mechanic had to look like.. The materials were created within 2,3 hours.. so I didnīt lose too much time.
 
Old 08 August 2003   #73
Banshee... you're insane!!

that's incredible work.. how'd you get your head round the workings of that lil beasty!

lookin forward to seein it in a proper environment..
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Old 08 August 2003   #74
that is the most detailed scorpion i've seen in my life and coolest. nice
 
Old 08 August 2003   #75
oohh weehh

abseluter hammer

hast das ding echt geil hingekriegt . besonders die nahaufnahemen der " augen "
 
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