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Old 01-02-2013, 09:09 PM   #16
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Great work so far. I think you can lift up the hood a bit or just rework you bevel on the borders because I find that borders are too edgy unlike the refs photos


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Old 01-03-2013, 03:42 PM   #17
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I have been playing with the bonnet all the time, I will try how it looks if I make it a bit rounder, it still seems to be to flat. Thanx for the sharp eye

I also noticed there is an extra line/edge/rim around the side windows, some more work for tomorrow then
 
Old 01-03-2013, 07:56 PM   #18
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Can you give us your wireframe maybe I can figure out the problem
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:12 AM   #19
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sure I can!

actually I couldn't, I needed to look it up

 
Old 01-04-2013, 12:32 PM   #20
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i think it's better now:
 
Old 01-04-2013, 04:39 PM   #21
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yah a bit. I just find that the reflection don't flow of the hood to the side. It's cut
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:41 PM   #22
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model ready, i need to work a bit on the environment and the lights and camera settings but you get the idea...I hop I have some time left this weekend to finish it


 
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well, after a lot of tweaking, here's the final result:

front:


side:


top:


rear:


hours spent: about 80 (thus meaning my boss would sell this for 7000 euro excl. taxes)
software: 3ds Max 2012 with Mental Ray
personal goal1: learn to render in MR. At work we always use Vray and...I know understand why. What a CRAPPY renderer, specially the shadows were hard to get right and still they are way to black! aaaargh...
personal goal2: model a high poly car. I have modeled cars before but they were always low poly, I did a high poly once but that was not a real car and you tend to take shortcuts then because there is no reference anyway. I learned a lot about turbosmooth and smoothing groups, I knew most of it but it was a good practise. In my daily job we don't get to do this.

I wanted to do a different scene first but that ment I would have had to model another car, a buggy and a truck...and I barely made this in time. So, here we are, at the beginning of mad max 2. In the late afternoon, close to sunset "Mad" Max Rockatansky stumbles upon a small settlement on an oil well. In the post-apocalyptic world oil and fuel are the most important goods so he needs to go there and find a way to refill his Interceptor. If you want to know how it ends....get the film

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Old 01-06-2013, 07:40 PM   #24
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Congratz for finish ait. Good luck for the contest
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