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Making Of 'Lobit'

By Andrea Lazzarotti
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Date Added: 27th June 2012
Software used:
3ds Max, Photoshop, Misc

I wanted the robot to have freedom of movement in 3D space, as if it were entirely independent. For this purpose I created several reactors at the lower and behind. However I also added increasing elements of old technology, such as the battery cover, RCA, switches, and LEDs (Fig.06).

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Fig.06

I used simple polygon modeling, just extruding face by face for the entire model, and then put the Turbosmooth modifier on top of the whole piece. When the model was finished I created a simple rig so that every moving part could be animated, including the iris inside the lens (Fig.07).

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Fig.07

Once the model and rig were completed, I started working on the materials and lighting. I wanted to simulate an interior as a place, and for this purpose I took a photo of a window in my workplace. I just did a shot in RAW (14-bit was more than enough) and didn't have to create an HDRI as it was enough for me use distant lights to simulate the light coming from the window (Fig.08).

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Fig. 08


I used two V-Ray planar lights with the window image like a map projection and did some neutral test lighting (Fig.09).

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Fig.09





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(ID: 210636, pid: 0) Waves Of Light on Wed, 07 August 2013 4:26pm
Super little tutorial.
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VERY NICE.THANK'S FOR SHARING.
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How much time you had taken to make this image.
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(ID: 130446, pid: 0) Aldo on Wed, 04 July 2012 5:20pm
(es) gran modelado, render, composicion y correccion de color (en) great modeling, rendering, composition and color correction
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