It's a Bohrok! ...well, almost


It's a Bohrok! ...well, almost
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[Image: lehvak1.png]

Thanks to the hard work of very many LDraw parts authors I have here an actual model of a 8564-1 Lehvak. Though, it seems to be missing a little something.

The Krana and the Krana holder pieces are still not modeled, and are the last Bohrok parts that are in such a state. Anyone got thoughts on how are we going to get the models for the Krana? The Bionicle masks in general seem like a nightmare to model. Perhaps that awesome 3D scanner of Philo's could get the mesh? It seems to have the design ID 42042, though note: there's 8 variants though Peeron only pictures 5 of them.

I still think we should congratulate ourselves, we sure have gotten a lot of parts done! I know the rubber band is also missing though that's because I don't know LSynth-fu. Tongue
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Agreed, an impressive achievement!
Quote:Perhaps that awesome 3D scanner of Philo's could get the mesh?
Well, it has been a while I haven't scanned anything so it would be nice to do it again Wink
...but... my Bionicle collection is highly lacking, and I'm afraid I have none of these masks (I'll check). I should have a few parts like this http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?P=kraata4 from Rahkshi. I must also have a Thok and a bunch of loose parts.

Edit: I was overly pessimistic - stay tuned Wink
Edit2: teaser:
[Image: Capture.JPG]
I am not happy with the grainy surface (maybe caused by rubber low reflectivity), I hope to be able to smooth out things...
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That is so amazing! Definitely looking forward to the result. Smile
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Meanwhile:
[Image: 42042-1.png]

This is probably the hardest part I've taken onto modeling yet...
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Here is the mesh... I'd be happy if you could complete the work (put the edge lines where needed). Tell me if you need minor shape improvements.


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Ah, that's very great! Cleaning it up now. I guess I'll model the Krana holder afterwards, then followed by those LDD cleanups..
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Mmhhh, yes, I have something there but it's not symmetrical and I have another crease in the lower part. imho these are molding problems! I edited out the crease on left ear in the new version (attached). Anyway you'll have to cut in halves...
(edit) sorry for the misplacement in thread!


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So I'm cleaning it up and just now noticed this:

[Image: 42042a-1.png]
The one I have at hand doesn't have these recess things..? Are they really on the part you scanned? I'm a bit confused now.
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[Image: 42042a-2.png]
Connector rod done. Now to deal with the edgelines...
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Quote:Now to deal with the edgelines...
Good luck!
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It is great to see these models nearly finished. Thanks so much for your effort on the Bionicle Technic parts that are very difficult to get right for LDraw. Smile)))))
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http://www.ldraw.org/cgi-bin/ptdetail.cg...42042a.dat
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A second one... Good luck for cleaning!
   


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