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09-21-2002, 11:17 PM
3ds max 5, finalRender (GI-HDRI), 30 min RT
These are the three elven rings from the Lord of the Rings...
Narya, Vilya and Nenya
09-21-2002, 11:30 PM
Really nice ! My advice would be to tweak the gold shader : it looks like a mix between metal and plastic currently. Try to use the Cook-Torrance shader for max (plugin donwloadable on 3dluvr).
09-22-2002, 12:07 AM
I agree about the textures,They look a little flat for powerful rings!!
I would add a little soft point light near by to give them some shadows.
The GI is turned up so high you can barely see the shadows.
09-23-2002, 01:36 PM
I found a tutorial on creating CG jewelry that might help with your lighting. No offence, just saw it and thought of you. Good luck, they look very cool!
01-13-2006, 05:00 PM
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