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Old 01-11-2009, 04:44 AM   #1
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Lighting Challenge #18: Science Fiction

Challenge #18 Deadline was Monday, March 2, 2009.

(Edit) Check out the Gallery of terrific entries that were posted here:
http://www.3drender.com/challenges/...tion/index.html


You can still download the models of a robot in a spaceship hallway from here:
http://www.3drender.com/challenges/index.htm
MIRROR
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FBX 2ND VERSION

This scene was modeled by Juan Carlos Silva. Please credit him for the modeling if you post your renderings on your webpage or include a scene on your showreel.

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Old 01-11-2009, 08:06 AM   #2
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Challenge #18

Hi guys,

Wow great scene, looks really fun.

This is my first challenge, even though i still have a lot to learn.
So count me in on this challenge.

philippe.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 10:02 AM   #3
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Awesome scene!
I'm looking forward to getting back into these challenges this year and this seems like a great one to start with!
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:07 AM   #4
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Ah... Really cool. I hope i am on this one, too.
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:52 AM   #5
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Yes, but the question is is the little robot fully rigged.

Looks like fun, but these always turn out to be more difficult than expected. Worth a try anyway.
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:42 PM   #6
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This is very neat. Count me in too.
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:55 PM   #7
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I was too late for the last one, but will definitely join this one as my first challenge on CGTalk. Thank you for providing these!
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Old 01-11-2009, 04:08 PM   #8
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Nice scene,,,
 
Old 01-11-2009, 04:49 PM   #9
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Damn it, I couldn't resist, my plan this month was to get into
character modeling well what a hell

Draft one:

Maya/mental ray, no gi/fg, rendertime about 9 minutes.

 
Old 01-11-2009, 05:46 PM   #10
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Note to Maya users

If you use Maya (version 8.5 or higher), click the square to the right of the File > Open... to get to the Open Options dialog box. There's an option there labeled "Ignore Version." Make sure that option is checked if you want to be able to open Maya files created in a newer version of Maya. This should let you open a Maya 2009 file using Maya 2008, etc.

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Old 01-11-2009, 05:51 PM   #11
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visua -

That's awesome! Great colors, wonderful to see the scene working so well! It looks like the robot doesn't cast shadows onto the floor. Maybe you're using light linking on the robot, but need to set "shadows ignore light linking" as a render option so you're not missing shadows there. The red light hitting the sides of the boxes on the left side also looks like it needs some shadowing, something to darken it near the wall.

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Old 01-11-2009, 09:50 PM   #12
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this is my first time entering a challenge here and this is my basic lighiting.

its a very quick.

hope you like.

Thanks
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:21 PM   #13
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Hello Jeremy,

I am using the FBX file and have a question about the roof, it does not have the same features as the image you posted, it is flat, is there a fix for this?

Thanks,
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:43 PM   #14
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Hello Jeremy,

I am using the FBX file and have a question about the roof, it does not have the same features as the image you posted, it is flat, is there a fix for this?


I have the same problem importing the FBX file into C4D; the roof, most of the robot and the ladder are missing.

I'll wait for another format, though.
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Old 01-12-2009, 12:48 AM   #15
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Aleg8r - Welcome! Keep going with that!

rmejia - Yes, it does look like you're missing a few surfaces. The ceiling, and also a panel on the lower right. Some of the normals appear backwards, too, if that's what the black surfaces are.

I hope to have some more file formats in another day or two, when I get the Polytrans license I ordered and can start exporting more formats with that. I'm hoping that'll make a lot of people happier.

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