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Making Of 'It's Going to Rain'

By Denis Lebedev
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Date Added: 16th May 2012
Software used:
3ds Max, Photoshop

My modeling principle might seem difficult at first glance, but it's actually quite simple. I broke each herb into subjects and then constructed the basic elements before merging them back into one object. Therefore each type of grass I used was made from four or five different pieces:

• Corn (Fig.12)
• Yarrow (Fig.13 - 14).
• Wormwood tarragon (Fig.15 - 16).
• Wormwood (Fig.17 - 18).
• Sow-thistle field (Fig.19 - 20)
• Burdock (Fig.21 - 22).

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Fig.12 - Corn

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Fig.13 - 14: Yarrow

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Fig.15 - 16: Wormwood tarragon

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Fig.17 - 18: Wormwood

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Fig.19 - 20: Sow-thistle field

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Fig.21 - 22: Burdock


When you make separate elements of plants it is good to use UVW Unwarp as it will make texturing easier later. You will also need to use the noise modifier (Fig.23).

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Fig.23





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(ID: 208043, pid: 0) Adas on Sun, 21 July 2013 6:25pm
You would be great Farming-Simulator mods creator. And this tractor is awesome! Maybe you can sell tractors model? I think it would be the best soviet union times mod. :)
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(ID: 144649, pid: 0) Alexandr Sarakapudaff on Thu, 30 August 2012 4:58am
Outstanding work. Congratulations on your master piece, Denis!
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(ID: 138747, pid: 0) Muslim on Sun, 05 August 2012 6:51pm
could u just tell me how many polygons took ur scene?
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(ID: 137353, pid: 0) Lanyimo on Tue, 31 July 2012 4:32pm
It's cool!!! I am from China , I am developing an app on CG. Would you love to try it ?
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(ID: 132855, pid: 0) Rahul on Fri, 13 July 2012 2:43pm
First i though only truck was cg...but i was wrong.awesome work.How much time you took to render it this heavy mesh?
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(ID: 126842, pid: 0) Arash on Wed, 20 June 2012 7:24pm
Good job. i was working on something like this.. but now i see this, i want to cry :( this is very nice i think i will delete all the files of my project...
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(ID: 119620, pid: 0) Hikari on Thu, 24 May 2012 9:34am
very realistic! the only thing that make me sure that this is CG is the blue paint on the vehicle.
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(ID: 118437, pid: 0) Florian on Sun, 20 May 2012 1:19am
Thank you so much for sharing !
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(ID: 118338, pid: 0) Jaxas on Sat, 19 May 2012 2:23pm
I think you reach that higher level. Congrats! :)
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(ID: 117606, pid: 0) Adozv on Thu, 17 May 2012 8:10am
I really enjoyed this tutorial and your artwork, I love every detail!
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(ID: 117421, pid: 0) Le Fou on Wed, 16 May 2012 12:33pm
I'm jealous... Very nice!
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(ID: 117417, pid: 0) Vizcon on Wed, 16 May 2012 12:20pm
Defintly one of the best tutorials iIever see, congrats!
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(ID: 117416, pid: 0) Kobi Levi on Wed, 16 May 2012 12:11pm
just perfect, thank you for this tutorial iv'e been waiting for it since i saw this image. thank.
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(ID: 117362, pid: 0) Tomm on Wed, 16 May 2012 10:00am
Veeeeeeery good job ! But what a shame, i can't see worms ! :)
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