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Old 01-02-2012, 11:48 AM   #1
Neal Bürger
Ludwigs Maximilians Universität
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SMC 71 - Modern Transportation - 1.1.2012 - 14.1.2012

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Confucius

Modelling challenge theme: Modern Transportation

So items could be:

- Cars
- Air Ships
- Aircraft
- Boats
- Mass Transport System
- Futurama Tube
- etc.

Secondary Challenge:

Try using smart Image Based Lighting (sIBL).

Free Resources:


Speed Modelling is all about the learning experience, so have fun try something new. Usually its a small quick project 1-3 Hours. Set a timeframe from the beginning and try to stick to it.

Use whatever tools you like, and then post:
- a wireframe image (optional)
- a clay render (if you didn't finish in time)
- a final render (if you are awesome)

Constructive specific Critique is encouraged - (one positive one negative and an optional wish)

I hope you enjoy the theme!

Last edited by Borgfriend : 01-02-2012 at 11:54 AM.
Old 01-04-2012, 01:31 AM   #2
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:25 PM   #3
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Sharon Hoosein
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Speed boat modeled in 3 hours.

Old 01-06-2012, 04:04 PM   #4
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I made the Airbus A320-200, was a good practise following blueprints cause I need more mileage with that.
I wrote on my blog hoping that Blender will update with Ngons support soon, some parts are just unnecessary complicated when you can't divide one polygon. So the nose became a bit shady on this one, no good excuse I know but I usually look forward to the practise more than the result....

Airbus A320-200, 1hour and 30 minutes
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:46 PM   #5
Loyd Blankenship
Liberty Hill, USA
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 39
My entry

Transportation Chamber, my first entry ever

Old 01-12-2012, 12:44 PM   #6
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Christopher Dyke
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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Star Wars Transport

Sorry if its not enough modern and too futuristic!
Is also my first time posting LoydB
Have been playing alot of the new SWTOR recently, so decided to make a guardian hammer from that.
Didnt post this was sorta finnished in 1.5hours

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