My 3d KITT done in Maya!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by blazevski » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:06 am

yeah well that demo... I am sure there was a lot of work put in it... And it looks cool too but ur better now... KITT looks the best so far :) 4 years is A LOT!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:11 pm

Yep... i when i look at the demo, i think of a million ways to improve it. But that demo is water under the bridge.
so now.. to focus on other things. but thank you!! :good:
Mainly this KITT
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Tobie » Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:27 am

wow your kitt is ace!! what reference did you use? was it official trans am blueprints?


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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Thu Apr 23, 2009 7:27 pm

Thanks tobie! I used a whoooooole lot of pics found on the internet. both of the 1983 trans am and kitt. For the nose i am using a photo reference of KARR because by being silver, i can see it better. There are a lot of INCORRECT replicas outthere with super long noses!! I hate that... lol

Right now im on vacation, so im not working in it since im out of the country. be back soon to continue it. Thanks!!!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Tobie » Fri Apr 24, 2009 9:35 am

yes i hate those long noses! its very hard to get right, so you used reference pics, and no blueprints? thats real hard! ive posted my 82 trans am prints here:


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hope these help!


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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:33 pm

Sorry tobie, i forgot to mention. I found a picture of the side of the car of a firebird formula taken from far away which i use for blueprint. The front and back, I just used the other pic references until i got something that felt right.!!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Victor Kros » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:02 pm

Very nice work claudio! I can see why your demo reel won an award. Very good storytelling and timing using the technology at your disposal.

I too use After Effects, Maya, Premiere, etc. Awesome programs and while I've always wanted to do cars and whatnot, I tend to use it more for logos and lightsaber props, swords, etc.

You can check out my work here: http://www.valaryc.com

or my art gallery here: http://www.valaryc.deviantart.com

I've done mostly Star Wars and Knight Rider but I have original stuff too.

Keep up the good work on K.I.T.T.!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sat May 16, 2009 2:59 pm

Here is an update to the dashboard and center console. I have been on vacation. so i took some time to post new stuff. enjoy
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Josch Schulz » Sat May 16, 2009 7:57 pm

Mayby somebody can help me with my problem here:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Sun May 17, 2009 3:43 am

very promising design and details. I just ask my self how to dou control your self to set behinf your computer and make sure every detail is taken care of??? I dont know if I have that kind of self control :lol: Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun May 17, 2009 8:58 am

well 007, i have sooo many unfinished projects! I guess with this one, Im very inspired and motivated because of the theme. Just so you know.... The first panels were done a year ago, and sat "collecting cyberdust" in my pc for long before I pick it up. I want to do an animation with it. Also... make it part of my portfolio. It is a slow process because of the level of detail vs the free time i have to work on it. Light up candles for me so i can finish it. lol
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Sun May 17, 2009 1:29 pm

a year ago!!!! :shock: I know for sure that I dont have the power to do it my self :roll: . anyway, I look forward to see the first pictures with colors applied. good luck and keep up updated. :good: Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon May 18, 2009 5:17 pm

Well.... a few posts back somebody asked me to do the hood scoop. So i did, I also did the center console where the radio will go, the shift know, and i am still tweaking the hard-as-hell dashboard, since its shape is not 100% yet. also refinished the doors (outside) and door handle. Also added the two tv's

Now...... I want to do the older style dashboard:( :dash: ) I dont like the newer one: ( :dash4: ) But i still want to do the Super Pursuit mode. Those two dont mix in the world on KR, but i guess It will be my own spin to it.

Always hated the convertible version, and hated the way it appeared out of nowwhere, so that version is not on my plans

I added some color (if you can call black and white color) to get an idea of what the final renders will look like. I like what i see!!! :D
Sorry about the watermark on them. I have to protect my stuff. Once finish I can do some wallpapers for you guys if you want without them. for now....
let me know what you think!!!!!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon May 18, 2009 5:19 pm

one more
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Rainack » Mon May 18, 2009 7:53 pm

Those are so awesome! I can't wait to see the finished product! I wish I could do stuff like that on the computer.
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon May 25, 2009 7:00 pm

Well.... i once again had to tweak the dashboard to make the door's interior fit with it. WHAT A PAIN.. hahhaa. anyhow, I finished the door and steeringwheel. I also made a radio based on a very crappy pic i found online . It might not be as accurate as the original, but it looks good and feels up the space! :D enjoy!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon May 25, 2009 7:02 pm

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon May 25, 2009 7:03 pm

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 01, 2009 4:29 pm

new render.... just for kicks and contemplating how it might look at the end. =)

just a test! =)
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by blazevski » Mon Jun 01, 2009 4:41 pm

wow WOW these are some amazing renders... how the hell do u make em? any tutorial u could suggest?

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:34 pm

Well.... I use Mental Ray which is a plugin in Maya. I am still in the learning process, and I saw a video about global illumination from a company called Gnomon Workshops . I used something called Final gather coupled with an HDR image i found for free online which porvides the illumination. Now.... its just a simple render with no tweaking. If you google final gather tutorials for mental ray, youll find some.

in the mean time, i just finished the headlight casings. enjoy!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:26 pm

Well. here is an update. I have been working in the undercarriage. its not much to llok at but once it has the textures + good lights it should look great jumping and going in two wheels!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:25 pm

update!!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:50 am

This is amazing!! :good: very nice creation. and details my god you are gifted man :good: :good: very nice. you will have very nice final product. when you will have the first look of the scanner??? will you have it animated?? I hoe so :lol: Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by ReddawgKnight » Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:03 am

amazing work man awesome job. :good: :kitt: :mrgreen:

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