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Skate3D
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28/04/2018 9:29 pm  

Hey everyone! I've been wanting to join one of these vehicle render challenges for a fair bit, and I finally feel like I have the time and skill to give it a real good go! I'll keep my story/theme quiet for now (as I am not even 100% set on it myself) but for this project I will be building a vehicle that would be a successor of a concept I created at the end of last year.

I will be creating my vehicle and environment in 3Ds Max, Substance suite, and Unreal Engine 4, here is my moodboard / concept, and first weeks progress!

 

Survival Car Challenge 2018 - Rocket Racer
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Skate3D
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01/05/2018 8:21 am  

Finished up most of the body high poly, going to retopo the parts I have while figuring out what I'm doing with the rear axle and wheels!

 

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JackWeller
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02/05/2018 10:37 am  

Great 3d designs!


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Skate3D
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08/05/2018 11:00 pm  

This week I have reworked the rear engine - to be a bit more like a realistic engine, and built the majority of the wheels and tyres. I have also been retopologising some of the main body parts, I'm hoping to have the majority of things ready for texturing next week!

 

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Skate3D
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15/05/2018 10:44 pm  

I retopoed and unwrapped all the parts I am happy with, so the majority of the body is now ready for texturing! I still need to finalize the rear and the wheels as I am not 100% set on the design. I also did a quick test bake and it's pretty good for the first go (whole body baked at 2k in Painter)

Hopefully I'll be close to completion with the vehicle next week!

 

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Skate3D
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29/05/2018 9:14 am  

Getting pretty close now... not in a good way aha! So, with a day left, I'll have to call it on the car as I still have the environment to do, so unfortunately I won't have this finished to the standard I wanted. However I did start late, so to almost complete a vehicle in a month while at work and uni is a massive achievement for myself. I'll get done what I can for the environment, but this will still be a work in progress after submission unfortunately, but there was no point rushing, I'd rather take the time to make this a better portfolio piece!

I do however now have a better idea of my story, so rather than going for that scorched desert, I went for a cool frozen world, also to contrast my original piece which was very much a warm colour pallet.

So, here's where I'm at, with... one evening left... Car is unwrapped, retopologised and textured, I didn't finish the engine or rear components since there will only be one shot for the entry, so as with the environment, I will be finishing this off in the next few weeks, as for the submission, I'll just have to see what I get done, but main thing is the vehicle, right?! =)

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