StarCatcher mk. XIV, David Louis (3D)

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  07 July 2009
StarCatcher mk. XIV, David Louis (3D)

Title: StarCatcher mk. XIV
Name: David Louis
Country: Canada
Software: Digital Fusion, Maya, mental ray, Photoshop


I created this picture when trying to find an atmosphere and a design for an upcoming short film. The Starcatcher mk. XIV is the last of an unsuccessful serie of star catching machine. The idea was to merge a huge telescope with a powerful beam tractor.

Modeling texturing and lighting done with maya/mentalray, clouds are generated with maya fluids and some plants done using ivy generator.
Final compositing done in fusion.

All crits and comments are welcome !
Hope you like it !
  07 July 2009
nice work. i really like the details
  07 July 2009
Well I think this is a wonderful work. The only problem I have with it is that I didn't make it
It's awsome man, very well crafted piece.
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  07 July 2009
Awesome, it's a terrific piece, well balanced in all areas especially the lighting.

  07 July 2009
greate telescope ! i like it !
  07 July 2009
Thumbs up

amazing pic
Looking for the truth
  07 July 2009
Talking good...

sorry i dont have a critique
this piece is very awesome and amazing, hohohoho
good concept
  07 July 2009
Thumbs up

Excellent piece. Caught my eye straight away. Love the composition and the colours, and generally, just that abandoned otherworldly feel that you've managed to transmit. Keep up the good work!
- "The more I learn, the less I know"

  07 July 2009
Lovely fine style with poetic mood. Sky colours remind me on baroque landscapes. Beautiful!
  07 July 2009
Beautiful render Shadow2000!
  07 July 2009
Well done, nice image.
  07 July 2009
Only point of crit would be the ivy. The leaves seem a bit big and it looks a little flat. Other then that, the composition, ambiance, color combination, model... its all awesome.

Last edited by mnoire : 07 July 2009 at 07:47 AM.
  07 July 2009
wow amazing work very good

1- detalis
2- color
3- light
4- look
but :
your work look like the art , hes need the reallty i thing is very good ok

good lcuk 4 ever
  07 July 2009
Thank you guys for your comments !

mnoire: I agree with you about the ivy plants, the output mesh was not catching light as expected during final render :(
I like the process how ivy is working but thinking about dynamic and wind will push me to use paintfx instead.
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