Makeshift Cable-car

Meant to look like a little temporary, like it was made from a kit. There are some banding problems, especially on the T-Joints, even though they’re properly smoothed and subsurfed; trying to figure that out. No textures yet.

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Looks nice. Hey, though, if that’s sub-surfed, then maybe it’s you accidentally creased the edges, that could have something to do with it.

Man, that looks great! Arelly cool design

Maybe a rope or chain at the entrance as a barrier ?

Added some more details and cleaned things up a bit. The banding on the T-Joints is a problem in the mesh that happened when I bevelled (wish there was a bevel modifier!). I’ll need to go back and tweak it; fortunately I’m using linked duplicates so if I change one, all will change.

Here are some close-ups; quick renders with less AO. The first is the control bar (attached by duct tape). The second is the assembly on the roof.

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Hey, it sucks for you that the banding’s stuck there.

Nice job so far. This is all very interesting, what’s it going to be used for?

Fixed the banding on the T-Joints; it only took a few minutes in the end although it’s still a little messy. I’ll need to do the same with the corners and maybe the pipes. In the future I think I need to work more with subsurf creases, although they don’t end up looking as nice as bevel+subsurf.

This is just a little project to get back in practice with Blender after not having time for it for a while. Not sure where it’ll go from here.

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