Making a floating island (3dsmax)

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  05 May 2011
Making a floating island (3dsmax)

Hey all,

How would one go about creating a floating island in 3dsmax?

I'm planning on making a floating island with some sort of city on it. But i cant figure out where to start.
Can someone maybe enlighten me?
 
  05 May 2011
Enlighten about what? The modeling? The actual floating on some liquid surface? The design/&concept? It's a very broad question you ask.
 
  05 May 2011
Sorry i should have been more clear, my apologies.
Its about the modeling of the island.

My idea is to have an island floating in the sky.
 
  08 August 2011
It's all about reference. You won't be able to do anything, until you have a general idea about what you are making.

Sooooo....Floating Islands....

2 places come to mind in terms of where to look.

World of Warcraft Burning Crusdae - You might not play this game, but some of the coolest game environments live there.

http://media.mmo-champion.com/image...agrand-full.jpg

You could even look at some of the in game islands to get a basic idea on how they made the low res game file.

OR

Pandora from Avatar...

http://www.manoneileen.com/wp-conte...ar_Pandora1.jpg
 
  08 August 2011
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