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copying carvings in stone work
show user profile  Dmaxer
Ive not been in the mood or had much time to work on my battersea project this last few weeks or more , anyway Im back on it now and would like to copy some of the stone carvings in one of the halls , below is a picture of what I have been tryin to copy but so far everything I try seems to be coming out look a bit of a mess ,by the way Ive been tryin to do this with splines then converting to ploys but I hope there must be a better way of doing this , I dont want to use a displacment map as I want to keep the face count as low as pos .

the main part of the stone work is easy to do , the bit Im have probs with it the curly things in the corners Im just not sure what would be the best way to go about making these parts ?
sorry the reff pics a bit small but its all I got to work on right now.

could any of you guy have a look and give me any ideas you may have ?

once again thanks for reading guys :)

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also heres a small update on the project just incase anyone wanted to see how far Ive got .as you can see Ive added more detail down in the floor wells also been working on the textures.

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3/23/2009 9:36:34 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 9:37:57 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
From what I can see I'd just use a tapering helix spline make it fat enough to intersect itself and stick a sphere on the end to round the end off




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3/23/2009 9:42:22 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 9:42:22 AM)
show user profile  Dmaxer
I had a feeling you would come up with something Mr G :) Thanks I will try that and let you know how I get on :)


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3/23/2009 9:46:06 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 9:46:06 AM)
show user profile  Dmaxer
that worked a treat G thanks dude :)

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3/23/2009 11:14:42 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 11:14:42 AM)
show user profile  K-tonne
i tihnk you have the nautalus things going in the wrong direction
kinda hard to see with the ref though

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3/23/2009 11:45:02 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 11:45:02 AM)
show user profile  Dmaxer
yeah your right mate but Im going to stick with it as it is. thanks anyway dude :)


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3/23/2009 11:54:20 AM (last edit: 3/23/2009 11:54:20 AM)
show user profile  Dub.
wow - this project has come on so far since you started. keep at it. All this detailing is making a BIG difference.


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3/23/2009 1:11:56 PM (last edit: 3/23/2009 1:11:56 PM)
show user profile  Dmaxer
yeah thanks DUB I will post an update at some point soon :)


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3/24/2009 9:28:03 AM (last edit: 3/24/2009 9:28:03 AM)
show user profile  Joey Parker Jr.
Yes, this does keep getting better. great job.
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3/24/2009 9:32:25 AM (last edit: 3/24/2009 9:32:25 AM)
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