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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:04 am     Reply with quote
OMFG it is hard to believe how much you've managed to get out of sketchup with those human characters. Shocked

Looking very good!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:41 am     Reply with quote
samhell, thanks! Smile
How's Genesis coming along?
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Few more notes (while I'm here):

Think I spoke too soon about Blender. The 2.61 interface is still bewildering to
me (more sophisticated lighting is still out of reach)...

Still liking Sketchup's cartoony quality, though would need an army to produce
all the models/detail - or I'll do it myself. Twisted Evil
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Re story, just mentioned to a buddy (yesterday): "All the original ideas that I
thought were futuristic, most of them are close to reality already. Will have to
think again." So I'm thinking again. Smile
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Another recent thought/development (from last year; helps make sense of
my choices/direction): would like the 'sets' to be available to anyone, so
they can expand the story or adapt it to their own needs. Hence Sketchup...
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120116 - Speaking of futuristic:

Ten top predictions for life 100 years from now
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16536598
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120124 - Don't want to flood The Movie Thread with more Thatcher stuff so will
stick it here - all the segments in a single page (YT playlists are unrealistic):

Christopher Hitchens and Richard Critchfield on Britain and the United States (1990)
http://thefilmarchived.blogspot.com/2010/08/christopher-hitchens-and-richard.html
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120129 - A tour of Melbourne street art
http://www.bbc.com/travel/slideshow/20120119-a-tour-of-melbourne-street-art
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:24 am     Reply with quote
Frogback redesign...

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:39 pm     Reply with quote
durgl, nice to see you still going strong, nice stuff as usual. Have
you tried the latest blender? Cycles is pretty handy actually, I still don't like the result of the samples though....but it will probably gonna come along.

....On another note btw, Bmesh is gonna be added in the next build. Possible with un-even polygons so that way you can shape and build how you want, we talked about it in the 3d thread if you remember?
keep up. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:50 pm     Reply with quote
thanks, still going strong yep, tho not posting here atm (no particular reason)

installed 2.61 yeah but still greek to me Razz

otoh discovered Sculptris models can be imported into Sketchup via
Blender/.3ds export, thus negating my interest in making Sketchup 'do tricks'
(see upthread)...

vaguely recall Bmesh tho again the Blender interface stands in the way

we'll see where it goes from here - new activity in the 3d thread ic, will check it
out Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:57 pm     Reply with quote
Discovery draft, cross-post from the 3D thread
http://forums.sijun.com/viewtopic.php?p=429224#429224

Wanted to avoid the 'awe the barbarian' religious standard (or the usual tech
meets 'primitive' culture) in the story - another change of plan.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:59 am     Reply with quote
Old one re religion/death cult...

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:10 am     Reply with quote
Cross posted from The 3D Thread

Starting to get fluent in Sculptris and maybe anatomy (some day soon?).
Quick 'character' sketch for the "death cult" (above). Wasn't thinking of
Hitchcock (and now I see it isn't really a likness) but that might be fun (to
have him in charge of the (terrestrial) bad guys).

Onward. Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:46 am     Reply with quote
Is that a mask, death cult thingy above? Impressive works in here durgldeep, keep going. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:52 am     Reply with quote
Thanks again, whom. That's a mask above, yeah; one possible example of a
whole culture that I've barely touched. Shocked

Reminds me, I should revisit that island model (SC version), see what
nightmare state I left it in... Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:21 am     Reply with quote
Cross-posted from The 3D Thread.

More re the "death cult": in Kernis the 'sacred mountain' is heaped with the
bones of human sacrifices. Easy to write, not so easy to paint or model, heh.
*Knowing* what bones look like is much better than fudging it (the other
reason for doing this). Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:05 am     Reply with quote
Continued here:
http://forums.sijun.com/viewtopic.php?t=43304


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:34 am     Reply with quote
the end
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:15 pm     Reply with quote
Have a post-ending for this already (ie. another beginning...); will see what's left here
that's worth bothering with... Smile

Definitely needed practice closing/ending stuff (alt+end was useful, yep)...
http://forums.sijun.com/viewtopic.php?t=43585

Otherwise, wondering what's happening for Sijun's twentieth (fast approaching...)... Smile

Wed Feb 23, 2005 3:25 pm:

durgldeep wrote:

Not a huge amount of progress, don't think...

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:18 pm     Reply with quote
In minutes and each one is a fingerprint...

Island about 1k length. Four colours (can do eight +, pretty sure). Love that surf... Smile

Uh, geothermal whatsamajigger (entrance)...
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Afterthought: samhell's comment 'still stuck in sketchup' - might not be such a bad place
to be? Smile



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:02 pm     Reply with quote
1. Sculptris method (one sphere extruded through another)
2. 'plate' method, two colours, wip... (looks a lot like a certain film intro?)

Fall back to moon size (3500 km wide v 12000 km), phew...



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