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Old 05-30-2006, 10:18 AM   #1
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Hardcore Modeling Challenge: Big Ben - Clock Detail

Ok im kinda new here, never done any challenges before, but i tought this would be good to brush up my modeling skills. Ill be doing the clock and some of the windows beside it.

1st update: about 2 hours into it
 
Old 05-30-2006, 11:23 PM   #2
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Wow for only 2 hours! The grating looks perfect....if you don't mind me asking how did you do that? I know I am going to have alot of difficulty with that part.
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Old 05-31-2006, 07:15 AM   #3
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Noggy:
Well i made a imageplane with some photo reference, so getting the proportions right was quite easy after that

Here's another update: +/- another 4 hours
 
Old 06-03-2006, 06:24 PM   #4
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Update: many more hours i think i lost count :P, i also did a little lightning test

 
Old 06-03-2006, 07:31 PM   #5
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Wow, that's looking great *thumb*.
 
Old 06-04-2006, 03:48 AM   #6
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Really nice work dude, i hope i'll be able to give to my scene the same result
With which soft are u working ?
 
Old 06-04-2006, 05:19 AM   #7
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Wow realy cool modeling , can you show how much of the tower are you actualy planing to do ? ... congrats.
 
Old 06-07-2006, 08:12 AM   #8
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Insane and most definitely hardcore.
 
Old 06-07-2006, 09:18 PM   #9
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Looking great. Tell me, did you model the gothic lettering completely by hand, or did you
use a font?
 
Old 06-08-2006, 07:36 AM   #10
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Hey thanks for all the reply's everyone!

Dominikmk:
I'm using Cinema4d

Lolec:
I'm just doing the clock face itself and some of the details around it, not the whole tower

JustChrisThe instcription is completely made with extruded splines


I'm really busy with my exams for school but i think i have an update ready soon.
 
Old 06-09-2006, 03:32 PM   #11
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Here's another update:


I mirrored it, so the clock on the left may look strange
 
Old 06-11-2006, 03:07 PM   #12
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Just an FYI:
ROBERTO's BULLHORN: BIG BEN (The voting thread goes LIVE on the 13th)

Looking forward to your final entry.
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Old 06-12-2006, 03:03 PM   #13
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Here is an update .....


ROBERTO's BULLHORN: BIG BEN Voting Thread Will Go Live On Friday June 12 @ MIDNIGHT
Until then...
I am NOT looking.

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Old 06-13-2006, 03:04 PM   #14
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Nice model!

Keep in mind you have until This friday to post a Final entry!

Keep it up!

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Old 06-13-2006, 07:19 PM   #15
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Final Entry

I'm really pleased with the end result, i don't think i ever made anything this detailed.

Render time: about 7 hours
Rendered and modeled in Cinema4D
Time spend on it: estimaded 60 -70 hours

Final Entry:


1600 x 1200 Version


Orthographic views:

- Top
http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/3384/3top8ee.jpg

- Side (Left)
http://img50.imageshack.us/img50/3313/1left9as.jpg

- Front

http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/9568/2front3db.jpg
 
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