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New Finshings: Gold Plated and Antique Bronze


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I am in LURVE with the glossy bronze finish ...
#1 janiscortese on 2010-07-21 16:38 (Reply)
Nice work. Two remarks:
- Be careful not to offer too many options, especially if the difference may not be clear to our end consumers. So perhaps we should we make the choice for them, if one of two options is nicer.
- Perhaps a good preview of the materials could sort out this problem and make the material choice easier. For instance, when a material is selected, show a ball or some other neutral shape in the selected material. A bit like renderers give a material preview.
- Slightly contrary to my first remark :-) , and not sure how this would be done, but I think a 'black metal' finish would be cool as well.
#2 Michiel Cornelissen on 2010-07-21 17:13 (Reply)
hahaha so you want more finishings.... ;-)


We are working on a way to better show the material properties (for end consumers) and allow for more control for you as a shop/model owner.

So good points and I hope we can make the first step to enable this quite soon.
#2.1 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-07-21 17:16 (Reply)
I manage to contradict myself (as well as others) quite a lot, yes...

Anyway your plan sounds good. Good preview for the end consumer, and good control for the shop owner, then you could actually have quite a few material options I suppose. And in fact your material options are amazing by now...
#3 Michiel Cornelissen on 2010-07-21 17:22 (Reply)
When Stainless was still in beta I got a model in antique bronze and loved it. I've been waiting for this material option to show up - it looks great on certain models.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/zorink/3760671732/in/set-72157613141507566/
#4 Hunter Carlson on 2010-07-22 01:43 (Reply)
I had not seen these pictures.... the model looks great in Antique Bronze.
You should post them with the model :-)
#4.1 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-07-22 07:37 (Reply)
Hey! That's our bracelet we prototyped along time ago and never fixed! Looks great in glossy gold! I should probably fix the sizing on that piece and finish the design so we can sell it.
#5 Jessica @ nervous (Homepage) on 2010-07-23 15:01 (Reply)
Hi Jessica,
Yes you should finish it (or offer as a Co-Creator ;-) for it really looks very cool in gold.

We will show at Siggraph next week .... so if you have it in your shop then... wink wink.

Let me know if you want I'll send you the pictures we have.
#5.1 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-07-23 15:23 (Reply)

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