eldooder

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  1. eldooder added a post in a topic: New Graphics Card - Which one for Mac?   


    I've got the iMac 5k with the system maxed out to highest specs. Faster performance in the viewport then the standard iMac as I've used both though I haven't tested with huge scenes. Of course from cinebench scores the new iMac is more powerful but that screen is said to consume some graphics power just to run. Saying all this I recently installed boot camp on my machine and cinema 4d, because I needed to use a windows plugin - shocked I must say by the increase in performance in windows compared to Mac OSX on the same machine. On the Mac I have a scene with thousand of clones and high res textures and can barely navigate the scene with textures turned on whereas it is smooth as silk on windows.
  2. eldooder added a post in a topic: Odds that UV tools will be entirely overhauled in 17?   

    Yeah i've always used this programme for UVs. Cheap as well - in the £100-200 range I think.
  3. eldooder added a post in a topic: It is god enought PC for C4D?   

    Just trying to help you see the light. Once you take a bite of the Apple you may find nothing else tastes as good.

    Seriously! You guys ever noticed that everyone on vimeo and let's say greyscalegorrila use Macs? I wonder why that is. Think of your whole pipeline not just c4d imo.
  4. eldooder added a post in a topic: It is god enought PC for C4D?   

    Relax sir. I work in an FX studio and no-one here would ever consider PCs. We all work on maxed out iMacs. Anyway, I will try to keep an open mind if you do. Enjoy your PC. It's just a compooter after all.
  5. eldooder added a post in a topic: It is god enought PC for C4D?   

    How much speed to you need? Also for a beginner a MAC really is enough for all your needs. Plus as you buy more computers you may find net render will take care of all your rendering issues. And of course the screen on an imac or mac pro laptop will kick the out of a nasty low contrast PC screen and don't forget many other professionals are using the same screens to view your work. Also add into this OSX over windows, which is designed for graphics professionals and I really do not see the advantage of a slight speed bump.
  6. eldooder added a post in a topic: It is god enought PC for C4D?   

    Get a MAC. Expensive, but simply better.
  7. eldooder added a post in a topic: Flying Saucers Challenge - Winners Announced   

    great work guys - had fun following the thread!
  8. eldooder added a comment on a gallery image: 2nd Place - Ion   

    2nd Place - Ion
  9. eldooder added a comment on a gallery image: 3rd Place - Bigbot   

    3rd Place - Bigbot
  10. eldooder added a post in a topic: Challenge - Flying Saucers   

    very nice work guys! Bigbot and Ion very nice!
     
    Will try and enter this one too....
     
    Check out this flying saucer for some inspiration - unusual idea i thought
     
    http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?f=132&t=1076086
  11. eldooder added a post in a topic: My First Animation!   

    Yeah nice video. +1 for some stars and also i think you need the earth's corona in there. Some of the camera movement could be tightened up too i think...
  12. eldooder added a post in a topic: 3D Cathedral   

    wow! Looks amazing. So nice deserves the maxwell treatment imo
  13. eldooder added a comment on a gallery image: imagination on Noahs ark   

    This is the shot i did for the MAXON collection, took about 7 hours to model and 3.5 hours to render at 4k , i wish you could see it in full size
  14. eldooder added a post in a topic: Challenge - Mad Scientist Experiment   

    Well, here is a quick update on my progress. I started to texture und light my scene, but I'm not finished yet. A few more details are to be added as well. Though I'm quite happy with my models, I'm not with the lightning and especially with the texturing. I really have a hard time finding the right settings. The gummy-bear-material is a BIG problem, the metal of the kidney dish an the plate is too... I'm afraid, I won't be able to make them look any better. I also try to render with GI which takes alot of time. So, correct render-settings and solutions are not my thing too ... yet. Hopefully I learn to manage texturing, lightning and rendering better as in the past modeling was my primary concern... what I really hate is to have a good idea but not being able to make it look good ...

    so long

    Nibuki, try using the danel shader perhaps. You can add antistrophy to the dish or noise layers etc and add an hdri to the environment channel. Fiddle with the settings - its works really well imo!
  15. eldooder added a post in a topic: Challenge - Mad Scientist Experiment   

    wow these are looking great!

    Jim - yours is coming together. Looks very cool. Something about the professors nose made me actually spit my coffee out. I wont go into detail....

    Can't wait to see what KingComa comes up with....