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-RJB-'s High polygon models and scenes thread

Discussion in '3D Graphics and Art' started by -RJB-, 7 Aug 2007.

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    FlowRellik Community Member Community Member

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    whoa...seeing all this awesome new ship designs makes me feel nostalgia. I might watch some B5 sometime this weekend. Great lore and superb battles were fought in this :)
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    It's been a slower modeling week so I only got a bit done. Working my way down the middle of the ship adding detail and then I'll expand out.

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    ooooh my that looks marvelous! Are you planning some kind of animation thing with these or are they just for hobby?
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Mostly just a hobby. I use them in still images but animations are not out of the question. I may also use them to build up a portfolio and use it as examples if I do commission work in the future.
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    Majestic MSFC's Resident Klingon Staff Member Administrator

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    Nice progress mate. Keep up the great work. :)
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Center area is almost done.

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    I often wonder how commissions work tbh. The biggest reasons why I never done any is because atm I don't feel confident on my skills atm, and I'm confused on whether you have to mark them down on taxes.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    I always get asked if I can do work for others so I guess that is a sign that you are at a skill level to attract people.

    I'm not sure how the taxes would work, that would require some investigating. The most importation thing is just keeping paper work of what you make just in case.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Stargate - Ancient Fleet

    Original designs base on Stargate.

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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    New scene.
    SGDS.jpg

    Update on the Battle Carrier
    B5CentauriBattleCarrier2.jpg
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    Jetfreak Philippine Ingenuity Community Member Seraphim Build Team

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    Background/lighting is top notch RJB. Do you use stock images? Because I mix and match cloud photos and what not to make my nebulas.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    For my backgrounds I have my own starfield and like you I use stock cloud pictures and edit them and reshape them into nebulas that work for the backgrounds.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Centauri Republic - Sentri Class Fighter (Mark 2)

    Original design based on Babylon 5.

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    Majestic MSFC's Resident Klingon Staff Member Administrator

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    Great work mate loving all the updates. :)
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Thanks.

    I'm definitely happy with the progress I've made this year so far.
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    Damn, you are just showing off now RJB.

    Love the way the carrier is coming along, that would give the Poseidon a run for its money huh?

    The Sentri Mk2 is a thing of beauty. Why replace something when you can just upgrade it and make it better than new? :thumbsup:
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    I think the Poseidon would still win out in number of fighters. The battle carrier will be more a jack of all trades. Basically it is it's own small fleet and center of command for larger fleet actions.

    The mark 2 is a bit better armed than the original but also following my new modernize design theme.
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    The Poseidon has a greater number of fighters, this is true, but your battle carrier probably has a full complement of those Sentri Mk2s. It's possible they would overwhelm larger numbers of Starfuries and Thunderbolts I presume.

    In any case, loving the look of the new EA and Centauri fleets.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    It will also be heavily armed. It's going to be a big wall of death.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Earth Alliance - Razorback Class Starfury.

    Gravimetric enhanced 2nd generation Starfury.

    Original design based on Babylon 5.

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    SciFiFan We lurk in the shadows Staff Member Forum Moderator

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    As a fan of the University of Arkansas, I approve of the class name.

    :clap::lol2:
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    Yep, I want one of them Razorbacks for my birthday. Amazing work! :worship:
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Earth Alliance - Arcadia Class Cruiser

    Original design based on Babylon 5.

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    The battle carrier is slowly getting near a end.

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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Modeling of the Battle Carrier is now done.

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    kjc733 Wibble Staff Member Forum Moderator Seraphim Build Team

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    How do you do the hull detailing? Do you extrude the panels from the original mesh or do you add separate objects?
    If you extrude them, how do you ensure consistency in the panel arrangement?
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    It depends what I'm trying to do.

    Complex items I'll model separately. Basic hall areas I'll extruded and bevel. Other parts I'll design shapes and cut them into the model and then extrud and manipulate it from there.

    Just lots of forward planning before I start.

    Looks like I did do a write up on this a long while back on some of the methods.

    http://www.msfc.com.au/community/index.php?threads/lightwave-basic-panel-tutorial.4265/
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    kjc733 Wibble Staff Member Forum Moderator Seraphim Build Team

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    That is not a technique I'd considered before, I must try that sometime.
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Size chart. Babylon_5_-_Size_Chart_by_Mallacore.jpg
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    -RJB- Nyarlathotep The Crawling Chaos Staff Member Site Manager

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    Babylon 5 - Making the Republic Great Again.

    Centauri Fleet

    Original designs based on Babylon 5.

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    Stunning work mate. :)
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