Olympic Torch - Designed with SketchUp?


#1

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(note the facets)


#2

Is that like, uh, perhaps a giant flamin’ kimchi pot ?


#3

Have you also seen Bryce on TV?


#4

Nice! Are the facets a part of the design? How did you make the fire so realistic?


#5

It’s a screen capture from a news video … which is why it looks so realistic :wink:

Here’s my interpretation:


#6

I hadn’t seen the 2018 Olympic lighting ceremony yet. Nice job!


#7

I had assumed the facets were not desired. Might they be edited out?


#8

The facets are in the actual torch. Here’s another shot where I’ve adjusted the brightness and contrast to show the facets better:

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#9

interesting. It must be enormous.


#10

I don’t know how tall it is, but here’s another photo courtesy of Getty Images:

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I modeled it as a sphere, but this shows the bottom and it looks more like a paper lantern. Perhaps the facets are deliberate.


#11

All set to go in MaketBot … now if I only had a printer!


#12

Another Getty Image … this one shows a totally different animal:


#13

hah that looks a lot taller than the photo taken from the top of the building.


#14

The fire looks good


#15

It’s height real height (the lower part) seems to be secret.
Here’s an image that might give you an idea:

From: https://www.volkskrant.nl/sport/reuters-blundert-met-publicatie-van-repetitiefoto-s-ontsteken-olympische-vlam-persbureau-geweerd-van-openingsceremonie~a4564622/


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