THE HARDCORE MODELING CHALLENGE #2: BIG BEN! Post your reference here!


#1

Post on the thread your reference sites…

-R


#2

BIG BEN
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/Big.ben.toweralone.arp.jpg (1670x2179)

Clock detail
http://image03.webshots.com/3/8/81/88/95888188Hqwvjk_fs.jpg (2048X1536)
http://www.raindrop.com/travelogues/britain/ben_face_0657.jpg (400x379)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/03/images/040330_daylightsaving.jpg (180x119)
http://mattfitt.com/gallery2/d/28982-2/IMG_4210.JPG (300x400)
http://www.paginasprodigy.com/famless/compartidos/bencloseup.jpg (1464x2012 Supplied by Jorge “Rattlesnake” Lescale )

http://everyscreen.com/photos_05/BigBen_02.jpg (600x653)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/low/uk_news/1501943.stm (article)

http://www.commondreams.org/headlines04/images/0402-03.jpg

http://www.news-star.com/images/092802/new_bigbenLR.jpg

http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/MultimediaFiles/Live/Image/6260.jpg

[font=Verdana]http://albums.laurenstravels.com/albums/houses-of-parliment/Face_of_Big_Ben.jpg[/font]


#3

http://www.ribapix.com/image.php?i=18834&r=2&t=4&x=1

http://www.ribapix.com/image.php?i=15902&r=2&t=4&x=1

http://www.ribapix.com/image.php?i=15901&r=2&t=4&x=1

http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Westminster_Palace.html

http://www.jeffb.com/uk00/lg_00ac040808_084116_1.jpg

http://www.kleptography.com/dl/fm/england01.jpg

http://www.greggayden.com/europe05/Big%20Ben.jpg

http://underscorebleach.net/gallery/london/big_ben?full=1

http://www.michaelpead.co.uk/photography/london/fullsize/westminster/15-11-05%2026%20Big%20Ben.JPG

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2a/Palace_of_Westminster_-Clock_Tower_and_New_Palace_Yard_from_the_west-_240404.jpg

London Architecture

http://www.modelshop.co.uk/education/e_0502.htm

http://members.lycos.nl/coenvanos/Big%20Ben%202%20Groot%2075%20DPI.jpg

PDF:

http://www.parliament.uk/documents/upload/G11.pdf


#4

Stefan that is awesome reference!

Thanks!

-R


#5

Decent detail of the Hour and Minute hand

http://www.cerc.utexas.edu/~jay/creative/UK_trip_2001/ReallyBigBen.jpg

Big Ben is 316 ft. (96.3m) tall


#6

Here is something I was able to put together that might be of help for some people. Sorry, it’s a bit low res, but I’ll see if I can make a vector file of it.


#7

Nice and close on the face:

more of the face, this shows some detail of the roof I’ve not seen before:

http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=125579415&size=o

more flickr goodness:



http://www.flickr.com/photo_zoom.gne?id=58255375&size=o



#8

:eek::stuck_out_tongue: Good lookin’ out!


#9

Good luck. :thumbsup:


#10

I hope this helps. The text right under the clock face says
DOMINE SALVAM FAC REGINAM NOSTRAM VICTORIAM PRIMAM
Basically it means Lord save our Queen Victoria I


#11

windows refrence “this will defenatly help” … a bit
http://www.bygones.net/thumbs/LargeGothicArch.jpg

http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/pancras/4.jpg


#12

:scream: boyaaa “http://www.bygones.net/Thumbs.asp?CurPage=1&strCategory=Windows


#13

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