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Author Topic: My Road  (Read 2669 times)

Boywonda1

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My Road
« on: December 07, 2008, 02:02:57 am »

Just tryin to make a road. Biggest anim8or project file of mine
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Re: My Road
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2008, 02:42:57 am »

thats cool! when u finish it u can start building buildings and just add to it to make ur own town. te he.  i always wanted to do something like that but forget.
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Re: My Road
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2008, 03:35:26 am »

It looks like a decent start, but has a salient issue I see in a lot of beginning users work.
Many of the textures and objects in the scene are not proportional to what they should be.  This gives it the feel of some small little toy, whereas I'm sure you want something a bit more realistic.
For instance, look at your first image:
The street lights are MUCH too thick and large.  The pole is too thick and the head of the light is too large.  Try to keep things proportional.  This is the same with the lines on the road, they're much too thick.  Look on either side of the yellow lines, there's barely any room to fit in a car.
My advice, take advantage of the zoom tool.  Use it to get up close and get the detail the correct size, it will make this much more believable.  Your design looks pretty solid though, just work on the proportions.
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Dreadkb

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Re: My Road
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2008, 04:49:44 am »

Hihosilver, I completely agree.

Idk if it's the same where your from, but if you're from USA, then the lines on the road are the wrong colors I think. See, in America, you put a yellow line between opposing lanes of traffic. Between lanes of traffic going the same way they use a white line instead.

Other than that, great job so far. Just keep working on it, and you'll have something to be proud of for the rest of your life.
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Re: My Road
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2008, 11:12:54 pm »

Also I don't think there should be that many street lights, especially if it's a highway (?). Then you could put local lights inside the street lamps. Also try getting a texture for the road too, no road is that perfect.
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Boywonda1

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Re: My Road
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2008, 08:59:52 pm »

thanks for the advice but i think most of the mistakes are because i was too rushy on this project because of my other projects but i will make improvements
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