Hi my name is Seth and I'm from Virginia. I'am the project originator and former project lead, artist and coder of Command and Conquer Tiberium Secrets. I also enjoy 3D art and appreciate many other art mediums. I always look for more room to improve my art and take constructive feedback from others.

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2 comments by UmbrellaSecrets on Mar 7th, 2015

Greetings reader, just wanted to explain how I made my recent Vue 11 scene "Storm in Africa." Down below I have a gif render of the elephant that was used in this scene. I first started off with a low poly model with no texture on it to get the topology correct. Secondly, I turbosmoothed the model for getting into Zbrush for sculpting, then next step I sculpted the model by first getting the right shape. Lastly, I sculpted the details and painted details in Zbrush that way the texture will flow over the UV seams in 3ds max.

Secondly, I've been trying this program called Plant Factory. Great program for creating plants of all kinds. Below, I have a Spruce and a Palm tree that I created in Plant Factory using graph functions.

Finally, I used World Machine to create the African terrain, once again using functions. Here is a picture below to show how big terrains came be when creating in Vue. In addition there are certain methods to get a World Machine terrain into Vue, by using different layers on top of each other.

Hopefully next time I'll have some tutorials up and running and more Vue images to show. Hope you enjoyed reading a quick blog!

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SinisterExaggerator Jan 22 2013, 11:54am says:

Have to say again really good job on the Tanker looks like something that would be put in a profesional retail game.

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UmbrellaSecrets Jan 22 2013, 3:26pm replied:

Thank you! It could probably be implentmented in a movie, but not in game. I went about 236k polys on it. Anyways, I'm glad you like it!

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AllenZakiv_Blackwell Oct 31 2012, 6:20pm says:

Happy Halloween

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MHstudios Oct 30 2012, 11:30am says:

man your good at modeling and textureing =)

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UmbrellaSecrets Oct 30 2012, 12:22pm replied:

Thank you! :) You've got some pretty awesome work your self :)

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FIN7 Feb 3 2012, 2:48pm says:

umbrella secrets i need help i want make my own mod to tiberium wars and i need free 3d progarm that i can make models

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UmbrellaSecrets Feb 3 2012, 9:22pm replied:

Sure, well there is Renx which is a lot like 3ds max but you can't really access many options like you can 3ds max.

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FIN7 Aug 27 2012, 9:48am replied:

thanks for the help

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iQew Jul 5 2011, 5:28am says:

Hey Umbrella, thanks for supporting Mindworld, we really appreciate your interest! :)

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joure Jun 25 2011, 11:49am says:

Just gotta say that I love your work. I'm pretty darn sure you'll make it as a designer one day mate, just keep it up !!

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UmbrellaSecrets Jun 25 2011, 2:30pm replied:

Thank you :) I'm glad you like my work. :D You've got some really good work on profile too. :)

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