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Making Of 'Robot In Disguise'

By Valentin Yovchev
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Date Added: 22nd September 2011
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After that stage I continued with the robot using parts from the Trabant. I started to cut to scale and to edit some parts to fit the type of design I wanted. Some of the elements were re-modeled to fit my needs for the robot design and that's how I come up with this: (Fig.04 - 06)

Fig. 04

Fig. 05

Fig. 06

All I did after that was to join the parts to the biped, because it looked the way I wanted it to. (Fig.07)

Fig. 07

I was happy to come up with different ideas for the robot whilst I was modeling, so I was posting W.I.P images in a Bulgarian 3d forum, where my friends commented and critiqued the process. Then one of them came up with an idea that set the foundations for the Decepticon version. (Decepticon)


He saw the final artwork and did a quick paint over in Photoshop to make the robot look mean. When I saw the concept I just fell in love with it.(Fig.08)


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(ID: 84021, pid: 0) Kyin Swan Paung on Sat, 04 February 2012 7:20am
it's a very nice job, but i don't know how to create like this as for me it is a very charm. I'm also trying to create like this. Keep moving forward Brother. from Myanmar.
(ID: 72473, pid: 0) Valentin Yovchev on Wed, 21 December 2011 3:12pm
Hi guys i'mh appy you like it :) well it tooked about 30 minutes to render it and 2 3 hours to set the renders and things like that :) i've included the scene for download on so :) just search there for robot trabant :) and you will find it :P :D
(ID: 52171, pid: 0) Jim on Sun, 25 September 2011 11:51pm
There are some pieces floating itself, take care with this details. However your work it's awesome! Nice render and concepts! Jim.
(ID: 52110, pid: 0) Neil on Sat, 24 September 2011 8:27pm
cool cheers for this..
(ID: 52103, pid: 0) Ricardo Bruno Craveiro De Oliveira on Sat, 24 September 2011 3:23pm
Valentin Yovchev, I really liked Making its only a question how long it took to render? all the best for you!
(ID: 51987, pid: 0) Tek on Thu, 22 September 2011 8:50pm
Are there that many parts in an original Trabant? It looks like the Robot's 3 times as massive as the car itself.
(ID: 51973, pid: 0) Jamie Read on Thu, 22 September 2011 12:22pm
Wow. I have been on a 3D games art course for about 8 months now, learning 3D primarily for video games and at the moment I am still a novice, creating simple assets/models. I aspire to be able to create both great models suitable for games engines and also very high poly models for still renders like this. I will be looking out for more of your work in the future. Fantastic! Jamie
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