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Daniel Du Preez

Work is progressing on my collab with Hugo and a lot of refinements are currently ongoing to get this ready for release.  Just thought I'd show off two more of a livery I'm working on to show the glorious details we've put into this ;) I spent today refining the PBR on the IAEs

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Cheers

Daniel

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Greg Clifford

Any plans for updating EI-GAM for Aer Lingus? Without doubt the best EI livery :D:D

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Daniel Du Preez
13 hours ago, Greg Clifford said:

Any plans for updating EI-GAM for Aer Lingus? Without doubt the best EI livery :D:D

Yep!  I'm planning on doing most of my v4 repaints again but some may not be possible because it took days to get some of them out (like Thai Air Asia Yak Cute which was hand painted).

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John Tavendale

It's a real stunner, mate!

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Greg Clifford
4 hours ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Yep!  I'm planning on doing most of my v4 repaints again but some may not be possible because it took days to get some of them out (like Thai Air Asia Yak Cute which was hand painted).

Great news fair play to you lad! Looking forward to the EI livery, probably the only livery to get the EI colours spot on :D

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Daniel Du Preez

Nearing release...

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Daniel Du Preez

Next one up (ANZ standard is also almost ready to go!)

Aeroflot VQ-BKS under various light conditions ;) Still WIP of course and experimenting with the fuselage effect...

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Artur Araripe

Beautiful!!!

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Rafal Haczek
46 minutes ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Aeroflot VQ-BKS under various light conditions

Simply A-M-A-Z-I-N-G ! :blink:

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Artur Araripe

Holy jeepers! Beautiful

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John Tavendale

Looking great. Looks even better in sim!

 

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Christoph Sebek

Awesome skill mate. :wub:

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Daniel Du Preez

Hi all,

A few more of Aeroflot (WIP of course).  John completed the normal maps and we are doing final adjustments and tweaks while getting some liveries ready for release to give the kit layout and paint process a solid run.

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duartevieira
16 minutes ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Hi all,

A few more of Aeroflot (WIP of course).  John completed the normal maps and we are doing final adjustments and tweaks while getting some liveries ready for release to give the kit layout and paint process a solid run.

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Wow the amount of detail in these it’s like day and night from the house repaints Even the colours don’t look the same it’s like a completely different  aircraft model thank you a drink your way and jonh’s way as soon as these start getting released 

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Daniel Du Preez
7 hours ago, duartevieira said:

Wow the amount of detail in these it’s like day and night from the house repaints Even the colours don’t look the same it’s like a completely different  aircraft model thank you a drink your way and jonh’s way as soon as these start getting released 

Thanks mate! Don’t forget about Hugo too!  He did the bulk of the non-fuselage work

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Robin Locher

Who did the wings:)?

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Daniel Du Preez
2 minutes ago, Robin Locher said:

Who did the wings:)?

Hugo did all of that mate, but I made adjustments to it (I tweaked the slat PBR and redid the flap metallic strips)

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Robin Locher

Cool:)

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duartevieira
28 minutes ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

Thanks mate! Don’t forget about Hugo too!  He did the bulk of the non-fuselage work

I know Hugo of course my fellow country man it will be sorted as well :rolleyes:

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Antti Salo

Guys... Huge hats off to what you have done.

In another thread I said that I wasn’t quite happy with how the external model looks in V5/with PBR, and now I know what I meant with that. It’s not the PBR itself, but the lack of detail in the house liveries/paintkit. This brings it to a whole different level. The only thing is... Now the texturing is so good, the lack of roundness of the fuselage is a bit disturbing. :lol: So how about it devs, maybe a few more polygons in some future update? ;)

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Felipe Widmano

Well Antti, I think you're absolutely right. The house/default appearance of the FSL is rather sterile and lifeless. It's been like this from the start, from day 1 though...which leads me to believe that it's a matter of the developers' personal preference. Personally, I prefer textures that add details and are more, well, life-like, but it seems I'll just have to agree to disagree with the devs here :)

Especially since talented folks like Daniel, John, Hugo and many more are here to help.

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Daniel Du Preez

Aeroflot pretty much complete.  Just finalising some bits on the normals after adjusting the fuselage master panelling and then I think we're good to go!

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Robin Locher

Just upload it:D

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Daniel Du Preez

And here is Aer Lingus EI-GAM, still WIP with lots of fine details to sort and alignments to do on nose, belly and tail area.  I'm experimenting with a new technique on the green as it is *really* difficult to get it looking right in the sim under various lighting conditions.  Let me know what you think!

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Antti Salo

Lookin' great!

Just one comment about the kit in general: I think the tyres are of a too light color. Maybe it's just the PBR playing tricks, i dunno, but IRL they look blacker. I think the FSL default tyre textures are about right.

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Daniel Du Preez
53 minutes ago, Antti Salo said:

Lookin' great!

Just one comment about the kit in general: I think the tyres are of a too light color. Maybe it's just the PBR playing tricks, i dunno, but IRL they look blacker. I think the FSL default tyre textures are about right.

Hi Antti,

Thanks for the input, I'm aware of it - it's not due to the albedo but the metallic map for it is too shiny.  Will adjust before release, thanks!

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Daniel Du Preez

EIN EI-GAM is pretty much done, just waiting for some decal information from Dean Johnston to finalise it.  I tried to get various types of weather and lighting conditions here, hope you enjoy!  It was a real pain to align that nose so perfectly ;)

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Paolo Basta

Hi Daniel when are you going to release your repaints?

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John Tavendale

The kit sure is nice :)
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Hugo Bicho

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Pascal Ad
25 minutes ago, Hugo Bicho said:

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This is what I call quality! Nice one...

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Daniel Du Preez
52 minutes ago, Hugo Bicho said:

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Looking splendid mate :) 

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Daniel Du Preez
On 7/11/2020 at 5:00 PM, Paolo Basta said:

Hi Daniel when are you going to release your repaints?

Once the kit is finalised and tested internally. Just today alone we had 7 changes to the masters which meant updating all the WIP liveries again. 
 

Shouldn't be much longer. Not promising dates cos that just opens up a whole other can of worms :ph34r:

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Tobias Gövert

Great work guys! Can't wait to see all these paints available :) 

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Timm Rehberg

Looks cold but "gold" :wub:

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Robin Locher

Eurowings?

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Norman Blackburn
3 minutes ago, Robin Locher said:

Eurowings?

Do you mean like this one?

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Robin Locher

I hate you :D 

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Daniel Du Preez

More of OH-LXL, still trying to get a nice pearlescent effect on the Finnair titles and tail logo.

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James Littler
23 hours ago, Norman Blackburn said:

Do you mean like this one?

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Maybe the painter is close to release soon?

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Tobias Gövert
18 hours ago, Daniel Du Preez said:

More of OH-LXL, still trying to get a nice pearlescent effect on the Finnair titles and tail logo.

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That paint is so minimalistic and sleek, but it perfectly fits to Finnair somehow :) 

Now we just need a good Helsinki scenery - hurry up MK-Studios :D 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PS: And of course those mythical Sharklets I've seen somewhere :ph34r:

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