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Old 11-06-2005, 12:51 AM   #1
Linus Hofmann
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Kawasaki Ninja Zx10r, Linus Hofmann (3D)

Title: Kawasaki Ninja Zx10r
Name: Linus Hofmann
Country: Ireland
Software: 3ds max, VRay

This is a project I have been working on for the best part of 5 or 6 months. Its a cg visualisation of Kawasakis Ninja ZX10r motorcycle and I did it to improve my modelling and rendering skills. Modelling done using poly subdivision surfaces mainly and used only photo reference for all my work.
Please check out these other renders of it aswell

Other Renders

It was extremely fun to do and I loved the challenge of modelling such a complex piece of machinery to the best of my abilities.
I am very happy with how it turned out but of course there are many things that still need to be fixed, which due to my limited time towards the end of the project were simply forgotten about or not tweaked enough.
Some stats:
Polycount: 5.2 million (thank god for vray proxy...;))
Render time: Averages about 5-6 hours for the 1600/1200 renders.
Object Count: 653 seperate meshes.
Well thats about it hope you enjoy looking at these renders as much as I do...:)
>> Hi resolution image <<
I don't own a Kawasaki Ninja ZX10r ;),

but I am modelling one...:D
Old 11-06-2005, 01:35 AM   #2
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jeffrey rolando
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WOW! I see you finally finished it, turned out very good
Old 11-06-2005, 01:55 AM   #3
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i never really liked this model in real life. you made it look a lot more interesting! great render! no crits.
Old 11-06-2005, 02:04 AM   #4
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Thumbs up

Oh,How to say,its wonderful,The material is very well,Looks truely.
Old 11-06-2005, 02:11 AM   #5
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Finished! Fantastic, we waiting for this masterpiece. Now I see It looks fantastic, materials and render are great. Congratz , 5stars
Old 11-06-2005, 02:22 AM   #6
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ITS HERE! ITS HERE! ITS FINALLY HERE! I've been waiting for the final shots and they're amazing! 5 stars all the way... you should make a shot that shows all the work you did that hidden under the body panels.
Old 11-06-2005, 02:24 AM   #7
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Verry good work .....I have watch youre wip section of this bike a long time

5 Stars for the good work
Old 11-06-2005, 02:38 AM   #8
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Just incredible. That's one of the most detailed images I've seen in some time. Gosh, just no words. Five stars.
Old 11-06-2005, 02:39 AM   #9
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WOW!! thats all that i can say. Man this is awesome, great job.
Need Traditional Artwork?


Old 11-06-2005, 02:51 AM   #10
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Wow, Very nice.
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Old 11-06-2005, 02:58 AM   #11
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That's the most accurate and perfect model of a bike i seen so far, excellent work all around and you get 5 stars from me for this one! (btw, i saw your wip thread earlier too, just as impressive as the rendered one here is)


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Old 11-06-2005, 03:08 AM   #12
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Finally, this bike is in the Finished Work section. Top notch work.
Old 11-06-2005, 03:09 AM   #13
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I think you know how much i love this bike already lhnova.

Hope you'll have some free time soon to get a scene done for it, the studio renders nice, but this model seriously deserves an awesome scene to go with it aswell.

10 stars from me.
Old 11-06-2005, 03:17 AM   #14
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Been following your thread for a LONG time, congrats dude, you did it! and it looks (pardon my french) a-****ing-mazing ! 5 stars for me...

I would try and place in a cool setting aswell, that would really be the cherry on the cream? (is that correct? )

Anyway, 5 stars from me
Old 11-06-2005, 04:18 AM   #15
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Great work

Every thing is amazing,Modeling texturing lighting *****
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