100 Days of Spaceships (Completed!)

Final Presentation with some musings about the process.

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Partially as part of a class and partially for my own development/amusement, I am currently doing a ‘100 Days of Making’ challenge. Each day I must make something new.

I have chosen spaceships. One day I will create a new 3d model of a spaceship, the next I will animate it.

shiCargo Animated

100 Days of Spaceships – Day 04

Today I animated the shCargo ship arriving, picking up containers, and leaving. I also learned a new word, greeble, which is the randomly scattered simple shapes that give the appearance of complex detail to a large scene. The world here has my first attempt at greebling.

shiCargo

100 Days of Spaceships – Day 03

I’ve spent the beginning of 2019 in Chicago, and used that as the basis of today’s spaceship. It’s a ship that carries cargo. It is called shiCargo.

Inspired by the namesake (or at least name-similar) city, this ship is meant to carry vast loads of space cargo to all the various space people that need it

Here’s a render with yesterday’s ship for scale: