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Discussion in 'Scifi 3D Forum' started by Wookieefett, Apr 27, 2006.

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  1. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Hey guys... I think I've only been using max for about a week now and I'm making an area for a lightsaber duel. This is the very beginning though...

    The mustafar background is only temporary

    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/ben_duelarena.jpg]

    Can you guys please give me ideas for textures, detail and other parts of the place (I think I'm going for a mix between kamino and mustafar).

    Thanks
     
  2. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Here is an update...
    It's the dorway that leads onto a balcony sorta thing

    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/areaupdate.jpg]
     
  3. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Ok here is the start of the balcony

    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/balcony1.jpg]
    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/balcony2.jpg]

     
  4. Clone_Commander169

    Clone_Commander169 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Good start so far, id like to see alot more detail in this model. keep up the good work
     
  5. Kchr1ss

    Kchr1ss Jedi Youngling star 2

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    damn why you all do the same balcony over and over again XD. I remember at least 5 people have started on it and Pixelmagic has the most completed version. Somebody please finish it :p.
    Anyways very nice start for 2 weeks of experience.
    I like the other catwalk, thats a cool idea ;)
     
  6. morpher-2005

    morpher-2005 Jedi Master star 4

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    Very true.

    It's a good start but needs more detail (I must have said that in about 3 different threads this past fotrtnight).
     
  7. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    LOL!!! I'm just really using the mustafar balcony as inspiration... I never said i was making mustafar, i only said im basing it sort of around mustafar and kamino...

    And yeah I agree that it lacks some detail (I'm hoping that the texturing will cover up that a bit)... Anyone got any suggestions...
     
  8. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Ok this is the very start of the landing platform...

    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/landingplatform1.jpg]
    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/landingplatform2.jpg]
    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/landingplatform3.jpg]
    [image=http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b312/kenobifett/landingplatform4.jpg]
     
  9. Half-Jaw

    Half-Jaw Jedi Youngling

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    I think its very good, considering you've only been using max a few weeks. Keep it up :D.
     
  10. ZildjianUFO

    ZildjianUFO Jedi Youngling

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    Mind if I asked how you learned so quickly?
    Because I may be getting max sometime this weekend and I'd love to get the basics down quickly, and stuff...hehe
    Did you just watch tutorials, or what?
    Thanks.

    ~ZildjianUFO
     
  11. morpher-2005

    morpher-2005 Jedi Master star 4

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    Stop spamming!!!
     
  12. hansolo102

    hansolo102 Jedi Youngling

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    ok sorry bout that!
     
  13. hansolo102

    hansolo102 Jedi Youngling

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    now these pics look impressive.
     
  14. Wookieefett

    Wookieefett Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Sorry for the extremely late reply. But i just mucked around with it and searched for tutorials... I got the hang of it pretty quickly.

    Hansolo102, do you have MSN or anything, i am still interested. If you wanted me 2 do something in 3d studio max, i suck at EVERYTHING except detail. So all I could do for you is make a scenario or room, but not even texture it lol. I'm pretty much useless 2 you with 3d stuff. On the other hand, if u still need an fx guy PM me or send me an email.

    chainsaw_wookiee@hotmail.com
     
  15. George Mezori SCIFI 3D

    George Mezori SCIFI 3D Scifi 3D Forum star 4 VIP

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    If you're serious about what you are doing you should forget about texturing. It's not gonna hide your lack of modelling. You should keep modelling till you are good at that then move on to a new skill. This model is way to under-detailed.
     
  16. hansolo102

    hansolo102 Jedi Youngling

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    sorry for delay in replying! don't have msn (will install it soon). at the moment i'm working on a tripods short - i want to learn more about special fx etc then i plan/hope to work on a starwars/sci fi/batman short - haven't decided which yet.

    phil
    www.eclipsecreative.info




    Sorry for the extremely late reply. But i just mucked around with it and searched for tutorials... I got the hang of it pretty quickly.

    Hansolo102, do you have MSN or anything, i am still interested. If you wanted me 2 do something in 3d studio max, i suck at EVERYTHING except detail. So all I could do for you is make a scenario or room, but not even texture it lol. I'm pretty much useless 2 you with 3d stuff. On the other hand, if u still need an fx guy PM me or send me an email.
     
  17. hansolo102

    hansolo102 Jedi Youngling

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    my msn address philip@eclipsecreative.info

    cheers
    phil
     
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