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Author Topic: first scene  (Read 2562 times)

freesailor

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first scene
« on: November 27, 2010, 09:00:04 pm »

here's my first scene render... its more a study in light and shadow.. i'm a pretty lousy modeler.. but i needed to do SOMETHING with the stairs i wrote a plug-in for... lol


oh, i would really like to have wires for the telephone, but am having no luck myself(lousy modeler)... would appreciate it if someone could show me how to model an electric wire... tnx
aloha...
« Last Edit: November 27, 2010, 09:05:34 pm by freesailor »
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Re: first scene
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2010, 09:26:27 pm »

For a first scene that really isn't bad! Your "bad" modelling does not show that much. The one thing I would say that is distracting is the placement of the light coming from the window(out of view). If it is the moon, it is very low to the ground and the shadow runs right across the pictures and stuff on the wall. It clutters up the wall and is slightly distracting from the rest of the image. Other than that minor issue this is a good first render I think.
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freesailor

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Re: first scene
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2010, 08:54:15 am »

thank you for your encouragement, kind sir.... the whole thing started as I followed a lighting tutorial, trying to make shadows... guess I got a little carried away with the thing...lol what I really wanted was shadows of lace curtains against the wall, but I discovered that light doesn't seem to flow thru transparent images, or even glass material, either...grrrrrr...
anyway thanks again for the critique and encouraging words
aloha
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lynn22

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Re: first scene
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2010, 02:39:39 pm »

freesailor, this is a very nice scene.
If you want to finish it with the phone wire then here's a tutorial on how to extrude along spline to make it :)
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freesailor

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Re: first scene
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2010, 08:55:43 pm »

Wow!! talk about personalized tutorials!!! Awesome!! Thank you very much lynn, I'm hopping to anim8or right now to add some wires... I'll post the results when I'm done... and thanks also for pointing me to your(?) site, I'm sure I'll find some interesting things there...
aloha
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lynn22

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Re: first scene
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2010, 10:37:58 pm »

You're very welcome freesailor, I'm looking forward to your new render with wired phone ;)

It is indeed my site, so please feel free to visit often.
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Re: first scene
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2010, 05:30:11 am »

boy, it looks so easy on paper...lol had some kind of problem with the phone, so I had to re-do it... then the wires weren't as simple as it looked... anyway, here's the new render with wires... YAY!!! ;D
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Re: first scene
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2010, 10:30:28 am »

Congrats ! The wires look perfect and next time it will be easier ;)

I love the bannister of your staircase.
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Re: first scene
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2010, 09:02:36 pm »

thank you!! if you check out the ASL scripts database, on page four you'll find some plug-ins for the stairs, landing, and banister... try them out if you like...
so, remembering my mom always yelling at me to "get yer toys out of the front hall", I added the last element to my scene... he he he.. Bob Ross always said you should sign your art work, sooooooooooo... the final touch  :)
aloha
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blazecon0

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Re: first scene
« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2010, 01:44:02 am »

thats actualy quite impressive ^^
my first render was a leaf if i remember right, so you already got me beat :p
keep up the great work ;)
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