100 Days, 100 Renders— Day 85

cdcr-085-matters_of_honor_creditsSomething I’ve wanted to do once I had access to a HD-quality Babylon 5 model was to recreate some of the early publicity shots of the show, the ones with the really blown-out contrast (probably because the on-line copies were scans of printouts, and not straight renders). I always thought the distortion made the station look more like a model.

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100 Days, 100 Renders— Day 82


I believe this Myst rocketship was the first complete model I made in Lightwave, some twelve years ago. At first I wasn’t sure what I could do with it for this project, but I realized that with a judicious angle, I could hide the fact that I didn’t have the rest of the island. I quickly surfaced it with textures from 3DXYZ, and plopped it into an sIBL setup, and we’ve got a picture. The lens flare is from Photoshop.

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