Penthouse WB - Winners announced Pg 14

Contemporary Elegance

By on May 27, 2010 10:11:08 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

vStyler

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Well, if I sit still for too long my brain starts hurting so here's what Ive decided on for my next theme after piddling around for a day or three with a few concepts.

 

Rendered in Cinema 4D with lots of post work in PS, a warm, contemporary type skin with soft colorful mood lighting reminiscent of modern stainless counter-tops and luxury appliances. Perhaps bordering a little on futuristic.

 

Hopefully it'll turn out sharp, no idea what the rest will look like but I'm very happy with its beginnings.

 

The thread header is Penthouse - Contemporary Elegance , Syd and I (she's always a great help) must have gone through 200 before deciding on it.

 

Gonna run a little contest, for the funniest caption after Penthouse -

 

example: Penthouse - Damn, who drank all the caviar!  ....  You get the idea

 

Enter as many times as you like but no pics please. Winner gets the Final Blind when it is finished and their choice of 2 others of mine which they may not have or would like to gift to someone.

 

Will post updates as I tinker along with the project.

 

http://maxstyles.com/news.php

Cheers 

 

                                          

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May 27, 2010 10:16:39 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Really cool John!

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May 27, 2010 10:20:52 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

btw, it won't be finished anytime soon so feel free to take your time with the contest comments.

Thx Freddy

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May 27, 2010 10:25:47 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

OK, a little color helped. I like it better......I know you were losing sleep waiting for me to say that....

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May 27, 2010 10:26:44 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse-Pardon me, have you any Grey Poupon?

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May 27, 2010 10:32:47 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Good name! It does remind me of a swanky uptown condo...sleek and modern looking.

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May 27, 2010 10:39:17 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

You're welcome.

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May 27, 2010 10:46:38 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Very nice John!  Makes me feel like buying new appliances!

Penthouse - High Class Real Estate! (wasn't trying to be funny...just wrote what I felt)

Penthouse - Look! Hef has been here!

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May 27, 2010 11:27:13 PM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - Home of Larry Flint

Penthouse - No Bunnies Here

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May 28, 2010 12:13:00 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Looking great John! 

 

Penthouse - Welcome to the TOP Floor!

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May 28, 2010 12:29:59 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Thank you everyone

 

Updated OP screeny. That wood was grating on my nerves   

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May 28, 2010 1:01:05 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

It looks like a distinct departure from all the skins of yours that I know of, or anybody else's for that matter. There's lots of subtlety in the shadowing and colouration that make it look like a real thing. It's another one of those "I've never seen anything like it" skins. 

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May 28, 2010 2:03:54 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

That wood was grating on my nerves

The wood actually looked nice...kind of added to it and the startmenu stood out a bit more. But that looks nice as well.

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May 28, 2010 4:41:46 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

WOW Vstyler this looks incredible. I love the way you have mixed the colors.

Penthouse-Sophisticated simplicity.

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May 28, 2010 4:46:53 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse- now, for only 5 bucks  

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May 28, 2010 4:58:17 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - for consenting adults only...  oops...

That's a nice looking start menu you have there

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May 28, 2010 6:28:10 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - For members only

 

That's the first. Get three tries right?

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May 28, 2010 6:36:13 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - what no bunnies !

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May 28, 2010 6:54:33 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Very cool !!   You just keep raising the bar my friend!!!!!!!

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May 28, 2010 7:06:58 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Did someone say bunnies 

Looks fantastic V, this is going to be a must have.

 

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May 28, 2010 7:15:14 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Elegant skin beginning here, v. Has really good possibilities. Looks very polished and professional.

As for the naming thing, my heart's not in it just yet. Sorry, bud...I'm sure you understand.

Besides, there are far wittier folks than I here.

Looking forward with lots of interest to how it develops.

This is a tad OT, but I do think that you would be the ideal person, and Master skinner to put together a series of instructional vids for beginning skinners on "How To: A Step by Step Approach - by vStyler".

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May 28, 2010 9:23:16 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - Where You Can Have George Jefferson as Your Neighbour

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May 28, 2010 9:38:28 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

unfair contest...what Penthouse means? ...sigh i want it i want it!

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May 28, 2010 9:50:40 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse is an exclusive luxury apartment at the top of a high class apartment building, the kind a rich person would live in SpecialKey.

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May 28, 2010 10:02:13 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

is that an explanation or for the contest?

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May 28, 2010 10:06:18 AM from WinCustomize Forums WinCustomize Forums

Penthouse - gah wish i know what it is like

here you go 1st try

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