This one has been a long time coming. I’ve always been fascinated by Louis Kahn and eager to do one of his buildings in 3D. But so have many CG artists, starting with the legendary Alex Roman, and it’s been a struggle to find a motive that wasn’t already overused. Recently, however, I read about the … Continued
Here’s another project that I’m just going to call finished even though it isn’t. This is my interpretation of the Volksbühne, a theatre and yet another Berlin landmark. Although the architecture has a definite authoritarian feel, the building was actually built in 1913-14 to host cheap theater plays for the working masses. It was extensively redesigned … Continued
Damn the healthy diet. This is the high-carb, high-fat, high-sugar pendant to the previous post. Like the vegetable, these assets were scanned using Agisoft Photoscan. I used a turntable for all of these, a Sony A7 full frame camera with a prime 50mm lens, and four photographic soft boxes that give me absolutely flat lighting … Continued
A great 2016 to all. Many happy renders. New Year, New Hope from BBB3viz on Vimeo.
Remember my series of images of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France? Well, the good folks at Chaosgroup Laboratories have taken the scene and given it the VR treatment. If you have a Gear, an Occulus or even any phone with Google Cardboard, you can enjoy a few different renders of the BNF in full 3D, 360-degree … Continued
Just a doodle as we wait. It’s only been 30 years… 3ds Max, V-Ray, ArionFX, Magic Bullet Photolooks. (On a different note: If you thought there was something weird last week with the blog, you’re not wrong. A bungled WordPress update destroyed my database. I had to restore to an earlier one, recover lost posts … Continued
What happened when some experiments about creating condensation on glass collided with a melancholy disposition. Below some procedural material tests too. All done in 3ds Max + V-Ray.