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Custom S5 - Everything is better in black by David Mackenzie

Custom Audi S5

This is a quick render I did the other day. It was rendered in V-Ray and comped in Fusion. My only thought when I started this image was everything looks better in black which is definitely true when it comes to cars. The gold stag on the number plate is the Mackenzie stag. I will have a making of it online in the next few days.

Would love to hear what everyone things.

Update. Here is short making of/review of the HDR I used for the image. 

3ds max Peeling Paint by David Mackenzie

S5 Feature Image

This was a very quick test a did some time ago. I client wanted to see some example of car animation so I quickly knocked these out. The peeling effect was kind of cool and something that I would like to revisit one day. It was achieved with a bit of scripting and using the path deform modifier given the time frame that is done in I was reasonably happy with the results. 

The below test was really just to test some camera moves and animation.

Both clips were rendered using Mental Ray in 3ds max. The render times were very quick only 1-3mins per frame. Overall the the clips were turned around in about 2 days. In anyone would like a tutorial on how achieve the effect then please let me know!

Cheers,

Dave

Audi S5 Burnout by David Mackenzie

S5_Burnout

Audi S5 Burnout Image This a scene I put together a year or so ago to show case my new car rig. It is a very simple animation with only a few key frames used to generate the animation, everything else is handled by the rig. You can see the animation in the below. Keen observers will notice that the one of the front wheels does intersect the body work, this however was my fault for not setting the limits correctly.

I have also included a quick compositing brake down after the animation. I am happy to say that as soon as we get some time to prepare the rig for distribution we will make it available to everyone.

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Hope you guys liked it.

Cheers,

Dave