View Full Version : Still Life: Elven Mithril Dagger

09 September 2002, 06:55 PM
A little project I started after seeing Lord of the Rings :beer:
finalRender..3ds max 5 (HDRI-GI) 10 min RT

09 September 2002, 07:04 PM
That looks brilliant!!

Its a really nice design!!

I have 2 things that could make it a bit better:

1. DOF
2. Make the cloth feel like the dagger is actually laying on it as opposed to floating above which is what it kinda looks like its doing.

My favorite is the blue jewel.

Great Work!

09 September 2002, 07:22 PM
Glad you liked it...had to remake the hilt a lots of times. :D

1. There is DOF, not too much though, you should see it without it :p
2. It touches the its not floating :p

09 September 2002, 07:43 PM
It looks like its foating because of the lack of shadows. A light bright enough to create that amount of highlights on the clothe would also produce some hard shadows cast by the knife.

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