My 3d KITT done in Maya!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:11 pm

Thank you guys! Yes it will be animated! Once i finish the model, i have to model the super pursuit mode version.
then, the background scenery. For the undercarriage I am using a 1:24 MPC kit car i have. I had to also do some inventing of my own with it, because that MPC kit is not assembled yet. The undercarriage is not 100% true to the original.... but did anybody ever saw the original? hahaha.
Thanks for your comment guys. It makes me keep going! :good:
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:49 pm

Well.... i have been working on the body again. I finished the license plate but its not painted. I also did the trunk lid, the spoiler and the rear light. I also did minor changes here and there.
Ignore the black spots in the interior. That is caused by one of the effects in the rendering, and since this is a quick render. I wont bother to retouch it. I like how its coming along except for that hood. It still needs work.

KITT IS NOT YET ALIVE!!! and there is a lot of crime on those mountains (no wheels) hehehe.

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

Post by Wildbayres » Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:51 pm

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

Post by blazevski » Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:18 pm

not bad.... cant wait to see the shiny black rims :)

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:26 pm

Thanks a lot man.. I modeled the rims already but i have no tires yet. I will soon post a render of the rims. =)
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Rainack » Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:35 pm

Simply awesome! Keep up the good work!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:31 am

I dont have the words to use :shock: This is perfect!! I just want to touch the thing :lol: it looks so real and detailed. perfect man. I cant wait to have the scanner on it :good: Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by bucksanass1 » Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:51 am

Absolutely badass :shock: 8)

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by ilana » Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:26 am

Your work is awesome!!!! :good:
And it will need good enviroment, when you finish!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:53 am

For sure man (or woman. Im not sure with the name ilana, hehhee)! thanks for the comments (everyone). Yes.. that background in the pics suck. It was just a test render so i can locate the errors in the 3d mesh and see how is it coming along. I found a few. I want this to be flawless. I will not take anything less than perfection!!! hahaha.
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by ilana » Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:58 pm

Wildbayres wrote:For sure man (or woman. Im not sure with the name ilana, hehhee)!

I'm a woman. :lol:

Wildbayres wrote:that background in the pics suck. It was just a test render so i can locate the errors in the 3d mesh and see how is it coming along. I found a few. I want this to be flawless. I will not take anything less than perfection!!! hahaha.

I understand. :) I just thought about final [render]. Definitely, I am not able to make it so beautiful and so detailed. I found KITT's blueprints a few days ago. It would be interesting to make the model. But your work is just perfect!

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:27 pm

Thank you! :D
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by manlai » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:01 pm

hehehe very nice. It seems so wrong to see KITT up on blocks ^.^

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:32 pm

Who ordered RIMS?????
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Post by Wildbayres » Wed Jul 01, 2009 2:33 pm

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

Post by msKEN » Wed Jul 01, 2009 5:34 pm

amazing work :)
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:00 pm

Thanks msKEN!! Your game is coming awesome as well!! Can't wait to see more! =)
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:45 am

This is an amazing KITT :good: very very good when you will install the scanner to it??? Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by blazevski » Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:42 pm

aaaaaaaaaawsome few suggestions bout wheels tho:
-smooth em rims out... lookin bit edgy
-make new tires... lil less offroad or paint em black maybe it'll make it look better... just dont like the pattern

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Knight007 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:59 am

blazevski wrote:aaaaaaaaaawsome few suggestions bout wheels tho:
-smooth em rims out... lookin bit edgy
-make new tires... lil less offroad or paint em black maybe it'll make it look better... just dont like the pattern

Good eyes man!! :good: I didnt notice the rims at all!!! :shock: Image :kitt:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by KITTfan » Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:57 am

Looks really great model!
I'd like to see closeup of the tire pattern, perhaps it's made according to the one we often saw in KITT's monitor, for instance in KITTvsKARR when KITT was scanning the beach where KARR was found :)
The side view of the tires brings ERTL 1/18 KITT to my mind, looks good to me. Only in the closeup the "edgy" rims are visible but looking from a distance they look great.
Rear wheels camber angle needs some adjusting, now they seem to be almost in the same angle as the lower half of the body side panels = positive camber but the wheels should be of course stand straight in 0 degree camber.
Especially visible in this pic

The A-pillar may need some attention too, it's noticeably wider in the bottom end of the windshield and much narrower in the top, I believe it should be about the same thickness all the way. ERTL KITT has too thick A-pillar so this one must be modeled from referencephotos & screenshots I guess.

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:50 am

First of all, thank you guys for the constructive critizism. Right now I am in th eprocess of moving, so I ll get back to my model asap. =) now... lets get to the answers.

THE RIMS: ... Yep!! They are horribly edgy. When i smooth the rims, the detail get distorted but I just came up with a way of smoothing without getting it to distord. So it will be fixed soon.

THE TIRES: Yes...!!! They are totally off road.. hahha . A friend pointed that out and I kinda fixed it, but i think I have to mulpiply the number of "rows", meaning I need a lot more detail. Its a work in progress, hehe, so i thank you for your comments.
I was not able to find accurate reference for the actual tire thread. So i just picked a random tire.

THE A PILLAR: I haven't noticed that before, but I'll look into it. thanks. I had a little hard time with it, because what looks good from one side, it doesn't from the other.

THE REAR WHEEL CAMBER: The rear wheels and rims are at a 0 degree angle. I used a 20 mm lens for the render and it kind of distords it a little in order to achieve a more aggresive perspective. But I can assure you, the wheels are straight. On some pics it should be visible, but I see what you are saying. It does look wierd. =)

For this model, my reference is about 100 different pics of Kitt, and the actual Trans Am. I only used a side pic for the blueprint and the front and back, I eyed it, and shaped it using reference pics until the shaped looked right.

For the third time... thank you guys. =)
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:53 am

Also I forgot to mention. THE TIRES.... I will also texture the GOODYEAR EAGLE GT logos and fake some tire information to the tire wall. That will be done at the TEXTURING stage (colors, etc)
I also modeled the scanner but i couldnt get a good render of it. Will soon.
cheers!
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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by ilana » Sun Jul 12, 2009 1:23 pm

ell, I'm not so much in cars. For me the model looks great! :good: :D
It's very detailed. I just wonder, is it difficult for your computer? I guess, my computer would definitelly slow down... The thing that always annoys me.
And... what about the driver??? :lol:

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Re: My 3d KITT done in Maya!

Post by Wildbayres » Sun Jul 12, 2009 2:37 pm

Well.... no.. I made a computer about a year ago. It has 640 mb video card, 2.75 gis of ram (thanks to XP. I have 4 gigs installed, and it only uses 2.75 gigs)
So for this it runs very well.... for now...
The driver is drunk at some bar and eating a burger from the floor. lolol
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