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XswampyX
11-08-2012, 04:19 AM
Speed Modeling Challenge #195 - Guitar FX Pedal.

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/xXswampyXx/GuitarPedals.jpg

Rules:

1. Every week there will be a subject for you to model along with a time limit. You should spend no longer than the allocated time, then post a render of your model. As in most challenges like this, your honesty on modeling times is essential. How you interpret the brief is up to you as long as the final model conforms to what is asked for.
2. Post a wire-frame and a render at 800x600 or larger.
3. LightWave must be used for modeling. 3rd party Plug-ins are allowed.
4. You can enter as many times as you like, posting each in this thread. If you run over the time, the model can still be posted but won't be subject to the judging.
5. Time spent on texturing, setting up a scene for a render and rendering is not included in the allocated period.
6. The winner is judged by the challenge starter and the prize is to set up the challenge after next week's.
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This week's topic: I've been playing Rocksmith with my guitar lately and managing to unlock some of the FX pedals in the game (yeah!) and these are rendered in 3D inside the game. So show me the pedals. It can be a real one, your own custom design, old or new.

Time limit: 90 minutes

Deadline: Wednesday, November, 14th, 2012, 22:00 G.M.T

biliousfrog
11-08-2012, 06:36 AM
Dammit, I'm too busy to enter but I'll definitely keep an eye on the thread.

Here's a real one I made for a mate recently (it took a lot longer than 90 minutes): https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152216594900405&set=pb.201657545404.-2207520000.1352381673&type=3&theater

XswampyX
11-09-2012, 08:05 AM
Kicking this off.....

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/xXswampyXx/BossRender2_Small.jpg

Not sure if I've got the scale correct :D

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egearbox
11-10-2012, 01:54 PM
Well... geez.... There's no place to go beyond that is there? Great work.

XswampyX
11-10-2012, 02:12 PM
Thanks egearbox.

But I dunno... Wasn't happy with the normal map on the rubber.

http://i465.photobucket.com/albums/rr16/xXswampyXx/Boss_Distortion_Octane.jpg

Anyway I'm judging this so I can't win. :grumpy: I just thought I would post..... not a bump or anything. :D

egearbox
11-10-2012, 04:24 PM
I have to admit I wouldn't know a guitar pedal from a bicycle pedal, so my made-up labels are just that: made up. Having said that, I do think the render on this one turned out nicely. (Not as good as yours, though, XswampyX.)

XswampyX
11-11-2012, 03:51 PM
Looking good!

Love the spec highlights on the black switches. :)

jeric_synergy
11-11-2012, 04:41 PM
I have to admit I wouldn't know a guitar pedal from a bicycle pedal, so my made-up labels are just that: made up. Having said that, I do think the render on this one turned out nicely. (Not as good as yours, though, XswampyX.)
To get the nice chamfer between the base of the knobs and the 'handle' did you just manually tweak it, or use some automatic tool (e.g. Rounder)?

egearbox
11-11-2012, 08:55 PM
To get the nice chamfer between the base of the knobs and the 'handle' did you just manually tweak it, or use some automatic tool (e.g. Rounder)?

Nope, it was all just Bevel and Knife. Wireframe attached. Thanks!

jeric_synergy
11-12-2012, 11:29 AM
Nope, it was all just Bevel and Knife. Wireframe attached. Thanks!
Thanks for the detail. :thumbsup: So basically, 'elbow grease'. :) Marvellous job!

Iain
11-13-2012, 03:34 AM
Nice work guys. I love oddly detailed little objects like these.

bellmore
11-13-2012, 01:22 PM
Here is my go at a pedal. A box and a few cylinders. Some great pedals posted so far.109125109126

bellmore
11-13-2012, 06:37 PM
Here's another one. Within the time limit.109134109135

Oedo 808
11-13-2012, 10:07 PM
Some nice models and some very cool renders here.

Octo
11-14-2012, 01:32 AM
Well finally i did join the speed modeling challenge but i passed the 90 min :( as i kept on changing to the model while in the lighting and material process and didn't keep track of time.
Disqualified but i think it was worth it.

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Iain
11-14-2012, 06:16 AM
Well finally i did join the speed modeling challenge but i passed the 90 min]

I can see how you went over time!
Great entries all round. Well done for getting two done, bellmore.

Octo
11-14-2012, 08:48 AM
I can see how you went over time!
Great entries all round. Well done for getting two done, bellmore.

yeah got carried away with details :) i have to participate more to become more efficient

XswampyX
11-16-2012, 11:42 AM
egearbox - Red Pedal. Nice modeling. Love the bevelling on the switches. Pretty render too.
Iain - Invasion Pedal? Great render as always. Pretty modelling too.
bellmore - Green Pedal. Simple (but effective) sub-patch modelling skills. The render looks just like they do in the game.
bellmore - Yellow MXR. Great design with smart re-use of geometry on the buttons/knobs.
Octo - Red pedal. Awesome render look real sweet. Love the detailing in the Valve?

The winner....

If it was down to the render then I would give it to Iain, but it's not so congratulations egearbox. Great detailing on your knobs.

Well done all.

Where's the next one?

bellmore
11-16-2012, 12:43 PM
Congrats! Well done, egearbox.

Oedo 808
11-16-2012, 12:58 PM
Congrats egearbox :thumbsup:

Nice render Iain, is it a LightWave one?

Iain
11-16-2012, 01:22 PM
Congratulations egearbox!

Thanks Xswampyx and Oedo-yes, LW render.
Just a HDRI in Image world rotated so that the hotspot is at the rear.

Cheers.

Octo
11-16-2012, 11:45 PM
congrats egearbox

Octo
11-16-2012, 11:46 PM
congrats egearbox

Oedo 808
11-18-2012, 02:27 AM
Congratulations egearbox!

Thanks Xswampyx and Oedo-yes, LW render.
Just a HDRI in Image world rotated so that the hotspot is at the rear.

Cheers.

Thanks for pointer, the surfacing is very nice, surfacing on mine are usually :censored:.

Ironically though modelling is the focus I haven't done any challenges lately because I want to get some time to put effort into the Layout side of things. Not that the modelling practice isn't good but it's my set up that needs more refinement.

The renders on the other entries were pretty good also.

egearbox
11-18-2012, 08:19 PM
Thanks to everybody for their congrats! This one just happened to go really smoothly - I guess the force was with me :)