Anim8or Community

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

An update to Anim8or, v1.00b, is available with a few bug fixes. Get your copy HERE. See the "ReadMe" file for details.

Author Topic: The West  (Read 1478 times)

lynn22

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 591
    • View Profile
    • 3D Animation
The West
« on: January 12, 2011, 10:41:56 pm »

To finalize my western project "A native American" (http://www.anim8or.com/smf/index.php?topic=3898.0) I had to balance it with a cowboy theme  ;D

So here's a little corner of a frontier town, enjoy
Logged

ENSONIQ5

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 925
    • View Profile
    • Mission Backup Earth
Re: The West
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2011, 02:11:30 am »

Lovely as always Lynn22!  There is nothing I can critique that you wouldn't already be aware of, such as adding a bit of dirt and weathering, reducing the pattern visible in the ground, etc.  I am particularly impressed with the fact that you appear to have modelled the porch planks rather than just using a bump map, allowing for some variation in width, height and length... little touches like this make all the difference.  I also like the composition, the silhouetted windows creating a nice frame for the image.
Logged

lynn22

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 591
    • View Profile
    • 3D Animation
Re: The West
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2011, 02:27:32 pm »

When in 1872 a photographer visited this newly created frontier town, above is what he saw then, below is what his photo would look like today (thanks to the magic of Photoshop)  ;D

It took only minutes to do the boardwalk with individual planks and it does indeed make the difference. Being a desert town, there isn't much "dirt" around but I have the sand dust clinging to the lower part of the facade.

Thank you for your kind comments. You are right about the patteren on the ground, this is a straight render, no post-processing, and I should have touched that up before posting.
Logged

neirao

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 569
  • Neirao
    • View Profile
Re: The West
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2011, 05:33:36 pm »

nice work!

the Photoshop effect was execellent!!
Logged