Fan Art: Can someone 3d model a toy design that I made?

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  1. griffn29

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    I made a few transformers toy designs that I really like and want to make a hard copy of on shapeways or something but I'm not good at using the 3d modeling software, so I was wondering if there were like any shapewats modelers on here who could do a design for practice, or maybe some kind of commision thing even?
     
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    My advice, do it yourself. The internet is full of tutorials that will teach you the basics and the specifics. And once you learn to do it yourself, that is a big skill to have. Failing that, you'll need to pay someone for a commission.
     
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    Ok
     
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    Unfortunately you'll find in any creative industry that ideas are cheap and plentiful. EVERYONE has the thing they want to make. This is especially true of game design. So the best way to get what you want made is to just make it yourself. And that's my sage advice after having spent a decade trying to get into the gaming industry. :) 

    That said, I could always be wrong. Shoot a PM to some of the 3d modelers on the boards and see if they would be interested and at what cost. But be polite about it.
     
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    When you say you made a toy design, did you actually figure out how every part moves and hinges and fits together? Anything less isn't a design, it's a doodle.
     
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    No it's ok. Sorry if I came off as rude.

    Thanks for your advice. That makes a lot of sense :) 
     
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    I did as best I could, I'm just not great with the 3d modeling but I can learn
     
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    I think I will try to do it myself, but if I don't finish it that's ok. Sorry if I came off as rude to anyone on the forum.

    Thanks for your feedback! :) 
     
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    Oh you definitely didn't come off as rude to me. Eager and ignorant (and being ignorant about things is not a negative) perhaps, but not rude. I was mostly just trying to make sure you got an answer because I could easily have seen this thread being ignored. As I said, ideas are cheap and the people with the skill to do this likely won't want to do it for free at the drop of a hat.
     
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    ok :)