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SciFi Ball
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August 03, 2017, 05:48:31 PM
This is based on an image I saw somewhere in another CAD gallery. I liked the look so thought I would try it in TurboCAD. Three variations are attached. I sharpened each in Photoshop and I added a Cyanotype hue / saturation filter on the second one. Rendered with LightWorks. I hope that you like them.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2017, 06:03:40 PM by Don Cheke »


* August 04, 2017, 03:26:38 AM
Well, that's - different, nice job on the model and render Don, have you given any thought as to what you would use it for :)


August 04, 2017, 03:51:10 AM
Great looking orbs.  This would take a while for me to duplicate.

Any hints on how you did them?


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August 04, 2017, 11:48:14 AM
Very cool Don thanks for sharing!

Dave Taylor
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August 05, 2017, 09:34:41 AM
They look fab Don. Could be a elbow joint from the terminator  ;D

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August 06, 2017, 01:41:02 PM
Great looking orbs.  This would take a while for me to duplicate.

Any hints on how you did them?

Mostly built by intersecting cylinders and a sphere. The indented circular areas are revolved objects subtracted from the sphere. The 'lines' where made by subtracting hula hoop like objects made by revolving a small circle around the sphere - and then subtracting.

* August 09, 2017, 05:41:17 AM
This is awesome! Thanks for sharing!!!!

May I ask how the look is straight from TC ?

Best regards