CGTalk > Sponsored Challenges and Awards > Past Challenges (Archives) > CGChallenge XXVII - TEN
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-14-2012, 12:17 AM   #1
grantmoore3d
Geek Extraordinaire
 
grantmoore3d's Avatar
portfolio
Grant Moore
Creative Director
ComboMash Entertainment
Vancouver, Canada
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,281
CGChallenge XXVII: TEN - Grant Moore

Not entirely sure I'll have the time to participate between a new job and putting work into another hobby project, but I'm going to give it my best attempt anyways! Here is my current working concept / idea...

Powers of Ten
I've always been interested in science and love seeing the various CG elements that are added to TV shows in order to explain the world in an entertaining way, so I thought it would be fun to create an animation which cycles through a series of scenes depicting the world at various sizes (0.01mm, 0.1mm, 1mm, 1cm, 1m, 10m, 100m, 1km, etc...). So maybe I'll start off at the atmoic level continue quickly jumping to the next bigger power of 10, DNA, cells, small animal, human, a city block, city, earth, solar system, galaxy, etc...

The idea would be to create a very quick snapshot at each size and then quickly "zoom" out to the next bigger size. Not necessarily going for scientific accuracy, but just something visually interesting at each scale, roughly.
__________________
ComboMash Entertainment Inc
Website | Twitter | Facebook | IndieDB | PressKit
 
Old 10-14-2012, 11:18 PM   #2
mmoir
ya win some ya lose some
portfolio
Mike Moir
Ontario, Canada
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,724
Grant,
This is a unique idea and can almost see the animation now... I think maybe 10 separate jumps of 10X as well would be nice too.
 
Old 10-15-2012, 12:29 AM   #3
TeamBAR
Generalist
 
TeamBAR's Avatar
portfolio
Kevin McNamara
Technical Artist
Seattle, USA
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 42
I'm assuming that you've seen this, could be great inspiration for your piece! Best of luck

http://vimeo.com/819138
 
Old 10-15-2012, 02:54 AM   #4
TeamBAR
Generalist
 
TeamBAR's Avatar
portfolio
Kevin McNamara
Technical Artist
Seattle, USA
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 42
I'm guessing that you've seen this classic. Could be great inspiration for your piece. Best of luck!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fKBhvDjuy0
 
Old 10-15-2012, 10:37 AM   #5
OZ
2d,3d,all is good 4 me!
 
OZ's Avatar
portfolio
Fabio Oscar Corica
2d 3d modeler and animator
Florence, Italy
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 3,072
great idea

GREAT! cool idea! I hope you can finish the challenge because the idea is very interesting.
So good luck!

-OZ-
__________________
-OZ-

B-movie
 
Old 10-15-2012, 10:41 AM   #6
adib
Expert
 
adib's Avatar
portfolio
Adrian Baluta
Senior Animator Ubisoft Romania
Ilfov, Romania
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,671
Send a message via Yahoo to adib
Really nice idea!Good luck in the challenge!
 
Old 10-15-2012, 10:41 AM   #7
CGTalk Moderation
Expert
CGTalk Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.