Finally threw my "it's not time yet" rule away and start using all my models! Wanted a poster for my wall, so I made this one rather big: Size: 10000x4500 PS FileSize: 1,04 Gb - first time ever breaching the 1Gb mark... YAY!
You're welcome and duly deserve congratulations, and might I point out how astounded I still am.
Understand, I could go to ~40MB on my old computer before SU would lock up. On my current computer (much smaller and less graphics oriented), I can only go to 12.6 mb, but that has 591 components and the most any one component used has 2,980 instances. I am not a master by any means but still, such detail and file size is staggering.
I am always glad to hear that someone enjoys my work Well, some of my models have between 1 and 3 million polygons, but that's not as important as using them in the right way. I just say size doesn't matter, nor is quantity in this matter more important than quality When I got my PC some years ago I put it together specifically for graphic-oriented applications - though I need a better one soon, as renders in such a high resolution sometimes crash him^^
I am confident you'll surprise yourself in the near future. Just keep on trying and it'll turn out more than alright!
well, I am keeping my eye on the horizon as it were, and am heavily looking into fishtank computers (I usually build my own PC's). My last computer melted down, whether hacked and burned or melted down because I overclocked it without adequately cooling it, I'm not sure. But from I have seen, fishtanks are a good way to keep it cool. Graphics also tend to allow for high heat issues... But unless my luck changes for the better, that will remain a pipe dream and I am content with my small one.
Seriously, it feels like I am always pushing the limits on my computers, more so of late. I occasionally get this sickly sweet smell like molasses is burning. Computers are overclocked to begin with nowadays, so, if it only costs $500 for a rig that allows a computer to stay cool and if I can afford it, I don't see why not... Thanks for the complement though.
Believe me, such stuff isn't necessary. Sure, huge-scale stuff run smoother with high-end machines and it sure feels good to have 30ish gb of ram, but that's not the important part, which is and always will be the artist. And in that case, you