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Making Of 'Underground Escalator'

By Lionel Verlinden
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Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
3ds Max

The Position & Animation of the Steps

So, for the animation, I took the spline again that I used at the very beginning. I placed a first step at the bottom of the escalator and then applied a "path constraint" on the step.

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Fig. 10

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Fig. 11

I duplicated the step and changed the value of the "Along Path". Between two steps, I set a distance of 2,4. So, the first is at 47,3 and the following step is at 49,7. I repeated this action for each step of the escalator.

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Fig. 12

CLICK HERE TO PREVIEW ANIMATION OF THE STEPS.


[Texturing]
On the two sides there is a concrete texture for the wall, and the other texture is the wood for the floor and the ceiling.

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Fig.Concrete Diffuse
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Fig. Concrete Correction Colour

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Fig. Concrete Bump
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Fig. Material-Concrete Wall

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Fig. concrete-settings

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Fig. wood diffuse
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Fig. wood bump

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Fig. wood reflection
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Fig. ma terial-wood

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Fig. wood-settings



 
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