ZBrush to modo test

Testing Zbrush edge loops for hard surface modeling and seeing how well they transfer to modo. It does a fine job at cutting irregular shapes although the poly count is still somewhat high
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Quad Copter Stuff


Lost control of my Phantom quad copter sending it to a ridiculous height and it took this photo.

Tooling around with Sculptris, ZBrush, and Modo


As of late I have been tooling around with Sculptris Alpha 6 and ZBrush on the side. Here is something I have whipped up then rendered in modo. Sculptris is truly an amazing program it dynamically adds polygons as you model and it’s insanely easy to pick up and use. I made this cowboy/minotaur after three or so hours of using Sculptris for the first time.


Chick-fil-A Speed Test

Chick-fil-A render

I wanted to see how long it would take me to model and texture something random. So I grabbed whatever I could snag on the desk to the left of me without looking. An unused Honey Mustard Sauce pack was what I happened to pick up. After 48 minutes I felt I had something that could pass as useful. My end result is far from perfect but very useful for a prop for a future project. The render here that you see took about 20 minutes I did not include that in my time because that is dependent on computer hardware.


High Angle Photos of Fort Union NM

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Panoramic high angle photo of the Mechanics Corral area of Fort Union taken with an 18′ giant monopod.

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Panoramic photo at a normal angle of the same area.

You can find Fort Union north of Las Vegas NM off of I-25

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White Sands Missile Range

white sands rocket cam
Old camera tracking telescope called The IGOR (“eye-gore”) it was used to recorded experiments at high speed up to 100 miles away. Active from 1951 to 1965

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If you are ever in the White Sands area check out the rocket park museum.

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Salinas Pueblo Missions Ruins

Wide angle and high wide angle photos from the Salinas Pueblo Missions Ruins.

Here is the same structure from Gran Quivira as above from a higher wide angle shot.
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