32 comments received ( finished contests only ):
avatar greymval
greymval says:

There a rule in CG: never show the horizon, always cover it with stuff. Or you could choose an angle that shows more of the boat=selling piece & your strenght vs bavkground= fill in context which is secondary.

(5 years and 2499 days ago)

A FERRY AT NIGHT
avatar Ory
Ory says:

Never used Maya, but does it have any form of sky object? If so adding one with simple blue skies or maybe some clouds would be a great idea to pep up this image, the black you have at the moment is ruining the render. If you cannot do it in Maya or dont want to render again I would suggest that you use photoshop and a picture of some sky and remove the black and add the sky, then a blending layer and it would look much better.

Other than the black, a vry nice entry, good luck

(5 years and 2501 days ago)

A FERRY AT NIGHT
avatar Drivenslush

this has such a Gumby feel to it.. ( I really don't know what 3d rendering is.. but from what I've talked to others about this it's a pain in the butt)... this reminds me of the Gumby episode where he projects dust in the air to make it rain and ends up with a mud flow... hehehehe.. good luck (the 3d peeps are going to beat me LOL)

(5 years and 2501 days ago)

A FERRY AT NIGHT
avatar erathion
erathion says:

nice one...gl

(5 years and 2526 days ago)

Pub Favorite
avatar greymval
greymval says:

I know man, unfair things happen- I'm glad it's alright now.
When you see ppl breaking pxl rules just red-flag 'em.

I think your composition would look better if you crop out the right side, and instead of making 2 plains as background, just make a curved plane that formes the horizontal & vertical. GL

(5 years and 2527 days ago)

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avatar RichieMB
RichieMB says:

Congratulations for 2nd place.

(5 years and 2530 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar Glockman
Glockman says:

nice one

(5 years and 2531 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar genuine2009

congr....!!!!

(5 years and 2531 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar erathion
erathion says:

Great work author...love the concept so much...best of luck

(5 years and 2536 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar AdhirAnimator

Hay pretty nice,

But why there are lines on the globe and try to reduce bump of santa character!

Best of luck my friend!

(5 years and 2538 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar cazanah
cazanah says:

I don't know if I'd except that gift from Santa, he's a little creepy. Very nice and scary.

(5 years and 2539 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar animany0000

very well done author....its dark but its reasonable....GL

(5 years and 2539 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar jawshoewhah
jawshoewhah [banned] says:

Whoa? There was a smiley in the address??

(5 years and 2541 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar jawshoewhah
jawshoewhah [banned] says:

Mossy, go throw that CRT monitor back in the dumpster where you found it. Then go buy one of these:

http://www.staples.com/Acer-G215H-Abd-21.5-Widescreen-LCD-Monitor/product_913326?cmArea=FEATURED:SC3:CG4P2000:CL142219

Author, lighting is fine. Please don't change anything GL!

(5 years and 2542 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar MossyB
MossyB says:

Too dark. Some background or ambient lighting might help.

(5 years and 2543 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar layerstack

Very cool work! Well done GL

(5 years and 2543 days ago)

"Straight From Santa"
avatar pearlie
pearlie says:

Author, this is quite an interesting chop, your steps 3 and 4 show the great modeling you did, but in the final image, they're all covered up, not showing. The straps are great - I hope they're leather! But the material for the top of the helmet looks too contemporary, not sure what it is. I like the glass view window on the front, and the little steam stack on the rear, it would be great to see some steam! Maybe try a wood texture for the helmet top, with some brass and leather accents - and then I'll want to order one!

(5 years and 2581 days ago)

GEAR UP-Helmet
avatar ponti55
ponti55 says:

I can't quite tell what the object is, perhaps you can explain?

By the way, as a whole the render looks great, i'd just like to understand exactly what it is

(5 years and 2588 days ago)

GEAR UP-Helmet
avatar Toothpick134

nice But where is the cable to connect to the socket? Sorry to be picky..

(5 years and 2595 days ago)

phone
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your lighting is good

(5 years and 2598 days ago)

phone
avatar donarkz
donarkz says:

nice one author

(5 years and 2599 days ago)

phone
avatar Warlock
Warlock [banned] says:

Good effort, Keep it up!!

(5 years and 2709 days ago)

x-mass 1980
avatar Barracuda
Barracuda says:

Very good for only your second model, if you would like feedback then I would say the material you used is too reflective. But very good job, looks like I will have some serious competition soon.

(5 years and 2716 days ago)

x-mass 1980
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Oh my God! No kidding? I got the same bike that Christmas, too! Only, I was 4. High marks for nastalgia!

(5 years and 2720 days ago)

x-mass 1980
avatar swordfish
swordfish says:

nice ..........

(5 years and 2730 days ago)

Fossil Island
avatar pingenvy
pingenvy says:

The flowers at the bottom of the turtle leg are chopped straight across. Cloning some of the flowers upward over the leg would easily fix that. Other than that, I like the chop.

(5 years and 2733 days ago)

Fossil Island
no avatar

good job....

(5 years and 2735 days ago)

Fossil Island
no avatar

looks good....

(5 years and 2735 days ago)

Fossil Island
avatar erathion
erathion says:

very nice...gl

(5 years and 2735 days ago)

Fossil Island
avatar chakra1985

Congratulations!!!

(5 years and 2781 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar spaceranger

Congrats!!

(5 years and 2782 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar solkee
solkee says:

Congrats for third, well done.

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar nasirkhan
nasirkhan says:

Congrats!

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar sophia
sophia says:

congratulation !

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar RichieMB
RichieMB says:

Congratulations for 3rd

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar Lelaina
Lelaina says:

Congrats for your third place, Upgrade!

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar jaskier
jaskier says:

Good.

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar Lamantine
Lamantine says:

awesome ! very well done

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar Lamantine
Lamantine says:

very nice work

(5 years and 2783 days ago)

Models wear anything!
avatar rasellia
rasellia says:

where can i buy this dress? good job! gl

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Models wear anything!
avatar rasellia
rasellia says:

great entry! good luck author

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar sophia
sophia says:

amazing work author

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar kakarot
kakarot says:

funny

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar hereisanoop

congrats

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

STOP CALLING ME!
avatar kakarot
kakarot says:

Great !!

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Models wear anything!
avatar kakarot
kakarot says:

Great !!

(5 years and 2785 days ago)

Models wear anything!
avatar Drivenslush

good job... now he wants to be a REAL boy

(5 years and 2786 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar jadedink
jadedink says:

wow. your sbs was very informative! thanks so much. and your entry is great. nice use of the source!

(5 years and 2787 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar spaceranger

Great job filling out your step by step, really helpful. Good tips from everyone as well! A fun image with a good step by step!

(5 years and 2788 days ago)

Master Puppet
avatar erikuri
erikuri says:

Another suggestion: you can do your sbs WHILE you do your work on PS, saving each path as low res JPEG in a folder called "SBS of...", for example, using the option "save as". That's the way I do... GL!

(5 years and 2788 days ago)

Master Puppet