Smoking Robot, Axel Akesson (3D)

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  08 August 2004
Smoking Robot, Axel Akesson (3D)



Title: Smoking Robot
Name: Axel Akesson
Country: Germany/sweden
Software: Softimage|xsi 4.0

Hey!

After a lot of work... it's finally complete.
I hope I've improved a bit since my last robot.

Some info:

Done in XSI 4.0
- Standard lights used.
- A few reflection passes used to get nice reflections (no HDRI).
- Rendered in 2K, 16 bit and composited using the FX Tree and final touches in Photoshop CS.
- Too many passes.

Reference image from the book "1000 robots, spaceships & other tin toys", Teruhisa Kitahara & Yukio Shimizu, published through Taschen.


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  08 August 2004
That is awesome! I love those little robots.....i did some a while back. This looks very nice. Good job!
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  08 August 2004
The little scratches on the robots body really add to the realism. Nice job.
 
  08 August 2004
Very realistic!!!
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  08 August 2004
Well done! I like the design of it!
Try to do an advertising poster of the robot in the old 50s-Style!

André
 
  08 August 2004
really nice and realistic rendering m8
good modelling and texturing
 
  08 August 2004
Looks really cool!

But where do you put the cigarette?
 
  08 August 2004
I once had a robot that did that back in the late 80's or early 90's, I forget. No cigarette, but smoke would come out of its mouth. I'd be surprised if they were allowed to make something like that today, though. A bunch of parents would probably file lawsuits claiming that it made their children want to smoke or something. Kinda makes me feel old.
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  08 August 2004
it blows my mind that something this simple can get 4 stars
 
  08 August 2004
Thanx guys!

sswift: Read the post by slackjaw10.

Cheers,
_aki

Last edited by aki : 08 August 2004 at 03:34 PM.
 
  08 August 2004
Overrall i like the image, i think the robot is a bit too shiny, when i look at him, i think tin, and tin is rarely ever that shiny, i'd dent him up a bit, or even if he's brand new, give him more of a metallic sheen, he looks plastic in areas right now, i like the concept and the model though, looks very cool. As for Slag, if you have valid criticism, i think any of us would be happy to field it or respond, but just making a simple stupid comment is rude and pointless.
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  08 August 2004
I was only joking about the cigarette. :-)
 
  08 August 2004
Thumbs up

Very realistic! Excellent modeling and texturing!
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