Adrian Bellworthy (adrian2301)

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CG Cookie Community Low Poly Space Station Challenge

Hey, any one up for a space walk? 👩‍🚀👨‍🚀

You have got off to a flying start on your Blender journey, how about taking a challenge!!

Don't worry no space walks.

Summary 📃

      What - A Low Poly Space Station
When - July 5th 2021 - August 1st 2021
      Why - To challenge yourself and practice what you learnt from the Low Poly Rocket Course

The Challenge: Model a Low Poly Space Station 🛰

Using the same techniques and style as your low poly rocket, model a space station Elon Musk's SpaceX would be proud of. Your space station should be built with a traditional modular space station design. Your space station can be of the orbital type (floating in space), or if you have space in your yard, a ground based planetary outpost.

Those more experienced out there, can take an extra challenge if you wish, and land / dock your rocket on your space station.

Rules 📜

  • Use Blender - Using the techniques from the Low Poly Rocket course
  • The model must be your own creation
  • Submit your result to the CG Cookie Gallery by August 1st 2021  23:59 US CST

You are encouraged to create a WIP thread in the community forum with the title Space Station Challenge 2021 WIP - [Enter Station Name] , Tiangong, Genesis, and International Space Station names are all taken.
Your WIP thread should consist of progressive images with a short explanation of the process at each stage.
When you post your result in the Gallery, add a link to your WIP in the description so the judges can easily find it.

Why a Challenge 🏆

A challenge rather than a contest because its for you to challenge yourselves and the knowledge you gained from a course to create a masterpiece of your own making.

A rules based challenge to maintain consistency and fairness, whilst also maintaining safety to prevent accidents from space debris.

A challenge to be the best you can be from the knowledge you have today, while striving to be even better tomorrow than you was yesterday.

Most importantly, a challenge to have some fun

How we'll rate your Space Station 🥇🥈🥉🏅

The CG Cookie crew wesburke , theluthier , jlampel and waylow will review and pick 4 Space Stations - criteria to include low poly design, name and WIP thread.

The 4 picks get:-

  • Featured across the Gallery for an entire week
  • Shared on CG Cookie's Twitter, Instagram and Facebook with the artist's social media accounts tagged
  • 500XP points
  • A trip on a Virgin Galactic flight - Withdrawn due to social distancing.

Make sure to add your social media handles to your profile. 

This challenge has now been archived!

If you wish to create a low poly space station after completing the Low Poly Rocket Course you can still use this challenge as part of your learning process. You can still create a WIP thread and post your result in the gallery, and receive feedback. 👍


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