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Offline SILENCER

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NCC
« on: February 01, 2018, 10:58:02 PM »
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Offline bobbystahr

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Re: NCC
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2018, 03:15:41 AM »
Very nice render, is the model yours or from the net? It's a nice one.
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Offline luvsmuzik

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Re: NCC
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2018, 11:49:48 AM »
Very nice!! Crispy, crispy clear!

About your inquiry about wireframe  rendering......

I tried some simple experiments in Blender. Blender has a wireframe modifier now that can add depth to the basic wireframe edges of a model. I found that these complex models are difficult to apply since the ones I have are free models made out of program, probably in 3DMax. That said, if one had the model file and could remove the subdivision surface and use just the basic model (less complex edges) perhaps a series of wireframe models could be done. Was it SketchUP that had the ability to render in wireframe too? I know I did that somewhere along the line, but not sure where.

I have also seen some images of wireframe only with subdivision surface avatars that look pretty cool. It could be that Blender could restrict the problems I had with trying this, but I am just a simpleton at modeling. :)

Offline René

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Re: NCC
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2018, 12:04:19 PM »
Great lighting on the starship!

Offline SILENCER

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Re: NCC
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2018, 01:17:19 PM »
Thanks for the comments.

I never did, however, inquire here about wireframe rendering.
Every time we had some director show us some Sketch Up model his pal did over in the art department, our Modo guys always had to rebuild them.

I don't model, either. Camera and layout is my thing.

As for the Trek model, I've had it awhile. It's an old one, not even UV'd, if I recall correctly.
Enterprise rendered in LW 2018. This shot isn't composited, it's just the TG background in Lightwave with the ship on top. Not to say that the shot could not benefit from adjustments and comp.

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Re: NCC
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2018, 01:39:36 PM »
oops...sorry that was Upon Infinity....

Yes, I used to do SU, then found exported 3DS had normals problems due to my lack of knowledge about extruding faces, etc, etc, etc....of which I had no clue when making.

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Re: NCC
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2018, 02:37:45 PM »
Could you teleport Bones over to me? I'm struggling with a bad case of cold virus. :(
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