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3DA new Jupiter 2 that makes sense



  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802437 Posts: 10,221Member
    Nice work. That's so realistic looking I feel like I could step right into it. :)
  • trekkitrekki728 Posts: 1,267Member
    That is very nice.
  • publiusrpubliusr415 Posts: 1,570Member
    Just loving that.
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1640 CaliforniaPosts: 1,920Member
    I always liked that show and have followed your ship for years. You've done yourself proud.
  • DesertraptorDesertraptor0 Posts: 2Member
    Hi everyone. I just stumbled on this site looking for J2 info.
    This looks awesome.
    Is this a new web show as an alternative to the Netflix show which obviously moved away from the original J2?
  • DesertraptorDesertraptor0 Posts: 2Member
    Ok just went back over history. sad to see this was canned seems in favor of the Netflix series which has left the original J2 sadly.
    This looks a far better ship than that which they settled on. Although the idea of Jupiter carrier looks very Netflix.
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802437 Posts: 10,221Member
    Your renders are absolutely gorgeous.
  • trekkitrekki728 Posts: 1,267Member
    Yes that's it :)
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1640 CaliforniaPosts: 1,920Member
    Top Notch. I wish they had used yours for Netflix.
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    edited August 2019 #315
    Thanks Gang! As this is a WIP thread, I should probably post some progress images too ;) I'm in the process of making more detailed, hi-res versions of the cabins as well. The first couple of pics are of Cabin A, presumably John & Maureen's.
    Since the closets on the real set were dummies that could be removed so that cameras could be positioned for scenes inside the cabins, I created a simple interior for them. Storage bins below echo the wall drawers under the beds. Hanging space and shelf are above. And because there are so many hard surfaces elsewhere on the ship, I thought the wall panels and closet doors might in fact be acoustic fabric so at least the private cabins would seem a little more quiet and "homey."

    The last image is an overview. I am working on the accordion doors right now but have to figure a way that I can easily animate them.



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  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    edited October 2019 #316
    Here's a shot from the updated main cabin. (The one on the left in the above post.)
    "The Journals of John Robinson."
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  • BlueNeumannBlueNeumann480 Posts: 1,188Member
  • ViperViper1307 Posts: 692Administrator
    Not sure how I missed this. Excellent work so far. Forgive me if this has been answered, which renderer are you using?
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    Thanks, Viper! I'm using Cinema 4D R20 with Octane 4.0.
    I'm experimenting with Redshift as well, but I really prefer an unbiased renderer. I'll wait a while and see if Maxon integrates Redshift with Cinema 4D in the future. Maybe then I'll make the switch since it might eliminate the need for a separate license for a solid rendering engine.
  • jwlovelljwlovell171 New EnglandPosts: 2Member
    So what is the scoop on you being able to sell your models? Or make web movies?
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    Synthesis Entertainment holds a tight rein on the copyrights to Lost in Space (especially with the success of the re-boot on Netflix) so I really don't know if selling the model is possible. I am making short test movies on my YouTube channel and plan to offer a "grand tour" of the ship. I just have to make the time for it, though.
  • srspicersrspicer350 Posts: 305Member
    Yes, be careful about selling things, it could ruin your fun.

    Work is outstanding!!
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    Thanks srspicer! I've run into copyright issues in the past, so I am a little gun shy. But I am determined that a public record should exist of this little space ship in its original form. Just because it was marvel for a TV series that is now over 50 years old!
  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1640 CaliforniaPosts: 1,920Member
    edited January 2020 #324
    Avian wrote: »
    ...But I am determined that a public record should exist of this little space ship in its original form. Just because it was marvel for a TV series that is now over 50 years old!

    Good for you! It looks stunning and you're the one to do it.
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  • TralfazTralfaz405 Posts: 846Member
    What type of lighting do you use to get such gorgeous renders?
  • scifiericscifieric1068 Posts: 1,440Member
    This is FILLED with WOW! Fantastic!
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    I've tried to make the port side of the Observatory a little more accurate here:
  • AvianAvian203 Posts: 210Member
    And a detail shot of one of the little odd "intercom" devices below the viewport:
  • shipfishershipfisher364 Posts: 102Member
    This wonderful work is the visual equivalent of comfort food. Most welcome in these unusual times.

    Many Thanks :)

  • BrandenbergBrandenberg1640 CaliforniaPosts: 1,920Member
    Visual comfort food. I like that.
  • evil_genius_180evil_genius_1802437 Posts: 10,221Member
    Those controls almost look real enough to touch.
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