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bazsa73
03-03-2012, 06:49 AM
Hi, this is Ufo Joe. Modeled and rigged in Lightwave. This guy is a revision of an old concept (he had 3 eyes) and I refurbished his cockpit and the control panels. So enjoy and tell me what you think.

http://forums.newtek.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=102307&stc=1&d=1330782516

djwaterman
03-03-2012, 10:05 AM
Hey, it's great, dynamic look, is it a post production look or a all in one LW render? Anyway the image "reads" really well at a glance, would be great animated as part of a film.

bazsa73
03-03-2012, 11:19 AM
Hey, it's great, dynamic look, is it a post production look or a all in one LW render? Anyway the image "reads" really well at a glance, would be great animated as part of a film.

Thanks:) It's almost straight out from LW, just a thin amount of post applied in AE. I want to animate this guy now, doing some button pushing and similar stuff. I picked him from my WIP library which I regularly revisit everytime whenever I have a chance.
But I guess I will transfer this guy over to maya as the new geocache export-import works seamlessly and I like maya's CA tools but I shall see.
If I dont bump into great difficulties I stick with LW.

Some more poses:
http://forums.newtek.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=102312&stc=1&d=1330798081

evenflcw
03-03-2012, 03:59 PM
Very nice (simple) character design. Great scene, great colors. Love to see more of this.

Tartiflette
03-04-2012, 03:58 PM
The first image is great, superb lighting/overall colors, i like it ! :thumbsup:
Is it animated ?


Cheers,
Laurent aka Tartiflette :)

bazsa73
03-04-2012, 11:22 PM
Not yet but I will soon! Thanks

pauland
03-05-2012, 01:46 AM
It's the guy from "The Goonies"!

bazsa73
03-08-2012, 12:55 AM
Hello Guys,
Here is a quick animation test, I chose finally a retro cartoon look. Faster to render and I dont see any reason to copy Pixar or the Big Ones because they have huge renderfarms but I dont. So I go cartoon. Economical and brings back warm childhood memories. That's the ideology of the concept :)
(turn HD on)
https://vimeo.com/38145341

Tartiflette
03-08-2012, 04:16 AM
Love it, and the celshading style is great too ! :thumbsup:
Keep up the tests, you will end up with a great animation.


Cheers,
Laurent aka Tartiflette :)