This is another project we've recently completed & animated here at realtime:uk studio. Nike Zoom T7 football shoes with two versions - indoor & outdoor, both needing to explode so the client could highlight the key features on their website.
I've been using 3ds max 2009 (with polyboost), Vray and photoshop with AE. My part was to model, texturing and a bit of lighting all shoes with two versions except the sole. I final Animation, Lighting, and Shaders by Phil Shoebottom. Sole model by Jason Swift-Clowe.
View the animations at Nikefootball.com -> www.Nikefootball.com (Europe -> UK)
There are 'Hard Court' & 'Artificial Turf' versions, you'll need to select these to start the movies...
The shoes were all poly modelled prior to the turbosmooth being added, then mapped with Headus UVlayout (great tool btw!) which made the job soooo much easier!
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