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Old 09-05-2014, 06:53 PM   #1
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SMC #97 "So Refreshing" - Re-Ivention Of The Drinks Container

The Challenge Rules

1). Each challenge we'll post a subject for you to model along with a time limit on how long you should spend on it. Spend no longer than the allocated time then post a render of your model. No cheating, we are relying on your honesty here and the idea of speed modeling is to simulate a "real world" environment. If you are working on a project and asked to show a concept model you'll need to be able to get somewhere near the target in the allocated time. Your submission should be a model created especially for this challenge and not one you have stored on your hard drive. How you interpret the brief is up to you as long as the final model conforms to what we have asked for. Any images of models that do not match the brief can be removed and the poster disqualified.

2). You may enter as many times as you like as long as each model is completely new and uses no components from other entries. Entries using models which are not original will be removed and the poster disqualified.

3). Your entry may contain as many views of your model as you like and must include a clear and easy to see wireframe of the mesh before any smoothing/subdivision has been applied. Wire renders/ Cell Shaded or Screengrab wireframes are acceptable. Any wireframes we cannot see correctly will be disqualified. The key is for us to be able to see the wireframes clearly to ascertain how you modelled the subject matter.

4). You MUST include the following details with each submission:

A). Software used
B). Time spent creating the model.
C). A Clay Render of your models.

Any further information is voluntary but posts not containing the required information can be removed and the poster disqualified.

5). Post THREE images per entry which must be no larger than 1280x1024 pixels in either landscape or portrait format with a file size of no more than 195k.
1 image for your wireframes and 1 for your clay combined with & 1x final optional composite for beauty renders.
These images must be uploaded to our servers using the "browse" button on the forum reply page.
Do not link to external images files. Images larger than the maximum size or posts containing links to external images (other than for reference materials)
will be removed and the poster disqualified.

6). The creation of displacement maps, normal maps and any splines drawn out in an external program other than your modeling software are to be included in your modeling time.

7). Time spent on rendering or texturing or building a scene in which to display your model is not included in the allocated period to allow those with slower machines to participate on an even playing field. What we are looking for is the quality of the models you can produce "under pressure". If your model is not complete, you can still post it as long as it's recognizable.

8). Posting the same entry twice in a challenge is considered to be double posting and will result in a disqualification. When asked to fix a previous post due to DQ or any other reason, you must fix the first post, or delete it altogether and create a new one.

9). The Winner must email adam@3dtotal.com to claim their prize.

10). Only 1st place & 2nd place (i.e. the runner up) can claim a real world prize, however 1st, 2nd & Honourable mentions all get awards.

1st Place - Get this award
2nd Place - Get's this award
Honourable Mention - Get's this award

These rules apply to everybody taking part there will be NO exceptions!

Subject: Re-Invention Of The Drinks Container.
Deadline - 10:00PM GMT Friday 30th May 2014 (Deadline Extention Due To Long Weekend With Girlfriend, it's her birthday)
Description: In this challenge you i'm offering you all the chance to re-invent the drinks container, you can re-design the an or the bottle, of make a cube for your fave beverage of choice, maybe a really long straw attatched to a canistor on your back full of apple juice........ i encourage you to think out of the box on this one As always have fun and enjoy it

Deadline Timer

Modelling Time: 120 Mins.


1st Place - 30 worth of 3DTotal downloadable products & a gold award badge.
2nd Place - 10 worth of 3DTotal downloadable products & a silver award badge.
Honourable Mentions - Bronze Award Badges

Above All Else Have Fun & Good Luck!

My Starter

You're lucky I even managed to create this weeks challenge let alone a starter so here's my lame beer keg with hand grips attempt :/

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