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Building Bowling Balls
Building Bowling Balls
I built the balls from scratch, using the crystals image. I created reflections, lighting and holes. Notice reflections of the balls on the other balls and the reflection of the grill on the balls.

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CarlC CarlC
Definately out of the box thinking!
Patre Patre
I really like the strong foreground and the way you blended the colors with the source bowling balls.
ayok ayok
TheShaman TheShaman
Holy tons of work Batman! these look beautiful!! great job ReyRey!
TofuTheGreat TofuTheGreat
They're too shiny for bowling balls (aren't they)? See rey now you've got me bitching about the smallest of details. That's all you leave for us to complain about. Great "tut-in-ten-seconds" forum post by the way. :-)
st1n3r st1n3r
IvanPanov IvanPanov
super idea
j-elzic j-elzic
I like how you completely obliterated the source to point that it wouldn't matter what it could have been a monkey on a pogo stick...wouldn't just said "I want BALLS, DAMMIT!!! BALLS!! I say well done, sir.
Goat1981 Goat1981
I want BALLS, DAMNIT! :-I ...uh. I love bowling and this image! :-p
Caldera Caldera
I like this
Eve Eve
great balls...need to write the tut out for the visually impaired...!!!
cowboy399 cowboy399
Eepi Eepi
billtvshow billtvshow
im glad someone around here can make bowling balls, cause a crappy bowling ball I made about cost me the last h2h tourney, cool stuff man
Michel Michel
Great reflections.
Motorhead Motorhead
Very Cool!!!
Netwel Netwel
tallwalker tallwalker
draugaer draugaer
delucx delucx
Alex Alex
tsitra tsitra
love this, the reflections. . . you can get lost. im trippin...seein a girl on the left can see a hand and a foot and her head would be the right's smaller reflection's finger hole eyes, right looks like a clown blowing a bubble playing maracas. yep trip.
16ozBud 16ozBud
You didnt use the spherize filter did you?
Kansas Kansas
rashdog rashdog
gravyboat gravyboat
blue_lurker blue_lurker
Sweet reflective work rey
Wett Wett
my favorite of the day!
yello_piggy yello_piggy
i like your balls ... ;-)
anfa anfa
Cool! :)
Claf Claf
Great! :)
ScionShade ScionShade
I'd of used spherize myself, but I'll give it a vote anyway--HAHA!! Just Kidding!! CALM DOWN! :-)
cafn8d cafn8d
wcgems wcgems
mint mint


ReyRey ReyRey
Patre, I did not use source bowling balls. I created these completely. Shape, reflections, holes, highlights, everything. I did it all. There were balls in this image but I just covered them up. I'll send you a layered file if you want to see.
ReyRey ReyRey
See how they were built. [img]
ReyRey ReyRey
See how they were built [img]
ReyRey ReyRey
Making a ball [img]
ReyRey ReyRey
Hey Tofu, I like my balls shiny!!! :0) Besides, they are brand new. I just made them. They have never hit the ground.
Goat1981 Goat1981
Tofu, bowling balls can be very shiny -- some bowlers polish them highly so they produce less friction on the lane and have a more controlled hook / reaction.
marcoballistic marcoballistic
yeah tofu, some bowlers grab there balls and buff them till they can't see anymore ;oD this is great Rey, wish I had spotted before I used my last few votes, really good technique used here, look at that beautiful result, wooo
ScionShade ScionShade
OK, just to make ya happy I did a faceplant on the corner of my desk, gotta go get stiches now.

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 Building Bowling Balls
by ReyRey
Created December 02, 2005
35 votes   8 comments
449w x 600h (124KB)

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