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F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Tue May 03, 2011 7:10 pm

A few renders of my F/A-18C model in 3ds Max as it currently stands. Sorry for slapping watermark crap on em and for the resolution... I'm a little cagey about keeping these "safe" as potential commercial work. ;) Tell me what you think!
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Phoenix » Tue May 03, 2011 7:11 pm

Nice!

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Gunny » Tue May 03, 2011 7:48 pm

Vary nice.commercial?

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Shutter » Tue May 03, 2011 8:14 pm

Dayum.

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Iceman » Tue May 03, 2011 9:21 pm

Beautiful. What's your render setup?
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Tue May 03, 2011 9:44 pm

The rendering was all done in MentalRay (max 8.) Refract/Reflect maps are environment-generated for each material except the glass, which uses texture mapping. Standard bump-mapping is used for panel lines and rivets. The lighting is done with a skylight and one overhead spotlight. Final Gather is enabled at 300 samples, and there's also some baked Ambient Occlusion in the textures. I've been kind of learning Max as I go as I've made this model... started it about a year ago. It's this model: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/fbx/ ... 0717473707

83,476 Faces for the C model, so not too heavy. Definitely the most accurate legacy Hornet model anywhere right now though.
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by SvenPhantom » Wed May 04, 2011 12:07 am

Dayum...If only YS wouldn't lag so much if it used high polygon models. :lol:
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Kynan » Wed May 04, 2011 3:51 am

Someone should make something with that many pilons for ys. Just as a test thing.

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Wed May 04, 2011 6:05 am

It's been done... it was a Tornado, and it made YS stutter like hell even on a good computer.
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Post by Kynan » Wed May 04, 2011 8:29 am

Wouldnt know where to find it would u?

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Wed May 04, 2011 3:10 pm

No, sorry... it's been a while. It may have been on Oranleed's misc page? I don't see it there now. :|
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Gunny » Wed May 04, 2011 4:20 pm

Talon didn't Lord Flash include those Tornado's in his pack?
I seem to remember there was a proviso from the author that if you wanted to use them you had to rename them from the original.

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Shutter » Wed May 04, 2011 8:48 pm

Talon wrote:No, sorry... it's been a while. It may have been on Oranleed's misc page? I don't see it there now. :|
http://www.yspilots.com/ystalon/downloads.html
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Wed May 04, 2011 9:41 pm

You may well be right, Gunny. I sort of left before Flash made a name so I don't really know his material, but I do remember that Tornado having some applied caveats.


Shutter - no, no Tornados there, but you've found all my old crap. :lol:
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Gunny » Wed May 04, 2011 10:42 pm

I have enjoyed flying those old crappy A-4s bud to this day. :D
And those Tornados came from CEP-KZS site packs.And if you download them make sure you read the readmes in them.

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Bombcat » Fri May 06, 2011 5:38 am

Nice work, Talon. And I'd have to agree - the legacy hornet is one of those aircraft for which there just do not seem to be many quality 3D models. I'd love to see this is a quality sim sometime.
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Fri May 06, 2011 9:31 pm

You will... although I can't discuss it at the moment. :)
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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by Talon » Wed May 18, 2011 6:14 am

Finally caved in and did a Centennial of Naval Aviation commemoration paint.

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Post by Shutter » Wed May 18, 2011 9:26 am

Looks damn good talon :)

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Re: F/A-18C renders

Post by SvenPhantom » Wed May 18, 2011 1:45 pm

I need to change my pants... :shock:
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