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Old 06-25-2012, 12:14 PM
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If you like big jets...

I've just started a rather complex project, modeling Boeing's new 747-8 "Intercontinental" in 3D. If you'd like to follow along, the article starts at http://www.mikejamesmedia.com/b747_8_01.html
Here's one of the latest renders. Still a long way to go...
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Nice work!
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Just Amazing 3D modelling...!
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As usual another work of art from you Mike.
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Thanks very much, guys.

Added the fuselage liner now, so it has some thickness, for realism.
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My 3D model of the Boeing 747-8 "Intercontinental" is coming along. Here's a brief tour of the model as it stands now. http://www.mikejamesmedia.com/modo_m...8_055_tour.mov
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I've just finished the outboard main landing gear, and am moving on to the inboard mains. If you'd like to see what the outboards look like, here's a brief turntable-style movie. (about 8 MB QuickTime) http://www.mikejamesmedia.com/modo_m...board_gear.mov
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WOW!

Very nice Mike, you may have mentioned it before, but what software are you using for this?

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Old 07-19-2012, 04:23 PM
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Hi Russ,

Thank you!

Since 2008, I've been using Luxology's "modo". ( http://www.luxology.com )
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Hi everybody,

Lots of new updates to this project at http://www.mikejamesmedia.com/b747_8_09.html including volumetric exhaust effects, (including the thrust reversers) lighting, and some low-res animation tests. Still adding external details, too.
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