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SteveFuryTue Mar-28-17 05:57 AM
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#54834, "RE: Titanic 3D model project"
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Thanks Bill all of that was super helpful, especially the sketch you made. Regarding TSM plans, I have what I have which is collected from various posts around the web. Most of the forward WTB side view, the view facing forward of the WTB and top view.

It can be a bit confusing to un-jumple all those parallel lines representing pipes regardless of views so... thank you.

I did some very basic texturing for these test renders. The walls and ceiling were put almost white with splotches of gray. The floor is put a dark gray with a dot grid which is supposed to emulate a non-skid steel textured surface. It's also shaded here and there to make it less uniform.
I'll be doing more later but as for now I just want to get past the geometry.
It's not too much work to make it appear fairly sterile or a nasty, drippy greasy mess. I still need to make image maps of the various surfaces such as exterior hull plating, bump and image maps for the bulkheads and various walls, flooring and ceiling.

There's a zillion rivets to add along the walls and plating. Instancing is a way to cut down on computer resources for rendering large numbers of the same thing so rivets are a prime candidate. It takes a while to set all that up and I'll be doing all of that later.
Thanks for the Canadian link. That's a great resource. I think you (or someone else) had posted a photo of the intercom phones hanging on one of the centerline posts. I also noticed the post has been painted to a certain height. I hope to do all of that.

But for now the WTB's are just flat aqua green with a few (very light) blotchy darker areas.

Far as pipes under the ER floor, none of those will be done. Piping reaching under from above will stop at or near floor level. I don't plan to model all the pipes. Just the ones which would be obviously missing.
For example, I'll be doing all or most of the pipes in your sketch as they are pretty obvious.

Once all of this is done then I plan to set both reciprocating engines in motion along with all of the auxiliaries and render a number of 2D movies and post them on YouTube.

The cinematic issue here is working in such a small space.
My camera is set to wide angle which produces a bit of "fish eye" effect in these renderings.
For example, all my walls are plumb. But with the wide angle, the wall in the middle of the view will appear plumb but the walls/objects on the sides will look angled.

I believe the answer to that issue is 360 view. At least that way the folks can manually direct their view rather than externally directed by the 2D technology.

But the ultimate here is to render the 3D 360 view.
To virtually "walk" throughout the ER and look around seeing the various mechanics operate. Simulated sound, of course.
Hopefully it will be immersive so your mind can be somewhat be fooled as if you're there, at least to the level of other similar media.

Here is an example of the 2d 360. Click on any of the model links:
https://www.granddesignrv.com/showroom/2017/fifth-wheel/solitude/virtual-tour

Once the reciprocating room is declared finished and all rendered then I might move onto the turbine and boiler rooms. That's further down the road though.

Thanks, as always.

Steve Fury
from Atlanta,GA USA

  

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Titanic 3D model project [View all] , SteveFury, Mon Feb-20-17 07:27 PM
  RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Feb 21st 2017, #1
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Feb 21st 2017, #2
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Feb 22nd 2017, #3
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Feb 25th 2017, #4
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Feb 25th 2017, #5
RE: Titanic 3D model project, J. Kent Layton, Feb 27th 2017, #6
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 01st 2017, #7
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 01st 2017, #8
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 03rd 2017, #9
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 03rd 2017, #10
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 09th 2017, #11
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 11th 2017, #12
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 12th 2017, #13
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 13th 2017, #14
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 16th 2017, #15
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 17th 2017, #16
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 19th 2017, #17
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 19th 2017, #18
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Mar 23rd 2017, #19
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 23rd 2017, #20
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Mar 24th 2017, #21
                     RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 24th 2017, #22
                          RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Mar 24th 2017, #23
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 25th 2017, #24
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Karol_W, Mar 25th 2017, #25
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 26th 2017, #26
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 27th 2017, #27
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 27th 2017, #28
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 27th 2017, #29
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 28th 2017 #30
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 30th 2017, #31
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 30th 2017, #32
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 30th 2017, #33
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, Karol_W, Mar 30th 2017, #34
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 30th 2017, #35
                     RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 30th 2017, #36
                          RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Mar 30th 2017, #37
                               RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 30th 2017, #38
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Mar 31st 2017, #39
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 02nd 2017, #40
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, tucky, Apr 02nd 2017, #41
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 03rd 2017, #42
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 04th 2017, #43
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 04th 2017, #44
RE: Titanic 3D model project, tucky, Apr 04th 2017, #45
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 04th 2017, #46
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, tucky, Apr 04th 2017, #47
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 05th 2017, #48
                     RE: Titanic 3D model project, tucky, Apr 05th 2017, #49
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 08th 2017, #50
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Karol_W, Apr 09th 2017, #51
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 09th 2017, #52
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 10th 2017, #53
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 10th 2017, #55
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 10th 2017, #54
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 11th 2017, #56
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 11th 2017, #57
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Apr 11th 2017, #58
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 11th 2017, #59
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 11th 2017, #60
                     RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Apr 11th 2017, #61
                          RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 11th 2017, #62
                               RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Apr 13th 2017, #63
                                    RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 13th 2017, #64
                                         RE: Titanic 3D model project, Ralph Currell, Apr 13th 2017, #65
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 14th 2017, #66
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Karol_W, Apr 15th 2017, #67
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 15th 2017, #68
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 16th 2017, #69
                RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 16th 2017, #70
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 18th 2017, #71
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 19th 2017, #72
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 19th 2017, #73
RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 23rd 2017, #74
RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 23rd 2017, #75
      RE: Titanic 3D model project, SteveFury, Apr 23rd 2017, #76
           RE: Titanic 3D model project, Bill West, Apr 24th 2017, #77

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