First off, all the credit goes to Vincent Dolan for the blades design.
I asked for his permission to use his designs for making virtual 3D models and he accepted. Very kind of him! Those 3D models are only made for my personal modelling skill development and are not intended to be used in any commercial way.
Since Vincent's drawings don't contain cross section views, I do have to extrapolate for say the thickness off the blade, the guard etc.
So, the first design I chose is The Numenorean:
There's a first look at the 3D model. I'll be doing realistic renderings later on...
LemuelTheLemur- In fact this is my first attempt at modeling a sword. I'm not used to objects modeling. I worked 8 years as an architectural modeler, making virtual building models and doing realistic renderings. Modeling a building with an architectural modeling sofware is easier for me than modeling a complex object. I took a look at your work and I find it very well done. I don't see me as being any better than you are. Can you tell me how you're making the files for visualizing the objects? It's like a quicktime VR object right?
Post by LemuelTheLemur on Sept 13, 2014 17:35:16 GMT
I figured you knew what you were doing since you're using professional software To be honest, european swords probably isn't that far off from architecture models, lots of straight lines and nice proportions. I've only been doing 3d models for a month or so, so I'm definitely still a novice. I upload my models to sketchfab as .stl files, you should be able to export an object as that...
Thank you LemuelTheLemur, I didn't knew about Sketchfab, but now I know and I think it's a great tool for showing to others our 3D models!
So I registered and figured out how it worked. I tried the exporter but unfortunately it did not work... So I just exported a .3DS file (I could have exported in several other formats...) and some textures with it. Of course texturing in Sketchfab is quite limited but it gives a good idea of the project for previewing purposes.
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aldarith: account name sanxxjones
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aldarith: Scammer is at it again
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lebleuchevalier: I just got a new Windlass sword and was surprised some of these are coming pre-sharpened from Museum Replicas. There's a big secondary bevel, but it came nice and sharp.
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Ouroboros: Master shotokan, been good if not busier than busy. Think the family has only been home 2 weekends and a week all summer. Camping fun before the winter grinds us to grist. Hope your labs come back a.o.k. long haul symptoms suck.
Aug 31, 2021 1:15:59 GMT
LoE: Lemme guess... wants a private check, no refunds. Shares stock photos. Doesn't want accountability. But has exactly whatever it is you're looking for.
Aug 30, 2021 23:19:06 GMT
LoE: Never selling it himself of course. Just a zero post guy that "knows" of someone who has one, if you'll reach out to him privately. I get tired of the scam artists. Wish they'd get arrested.
Aug 30, 2021 23:16:49 GMT
LoE: Watch out for tomk001. Seems to be the next occurrence of the same scammer aldarith pointed out. Hitting me up in PM's offering whatever I have listed in WTB.
Aug 30, 2021 23:15:13 GMT
Ouroboros: Decided to compare custom blades between rhe site listed below and hanbon (read the faq and it mentions hanbon) same options it would appear to be same? New face, old business?
Aug 30, 2021 4:42:46 GMT
tmoney: Can I get some feed back on my new store please. son-samurai.com
Aug 30, 2021 1:44:10 GMT
LoE: aldarith lemme guess, he creates an account, has zero posts, then PM's someone stating a friend of his has exactly the sword you listed in the WTB section.
Aug 28, 2021 16:00:22 GMT
shotokan: Thanks, i’m good now but it wasn’t fun for 4-5 days…
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