3D StillLife, Mahesh chary (3D)

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  07 July 2009
3D StillLife, Mahesh chary (3D)

Title: 3D StillLife
Name: Mahesh chary
Country: New Zealand
Software: Maya, mental ray, Photoshop, ZBrush

My target is to make realistic digital output from the photo reference. Every thing i have done in Maya and its based on still life photo shoot with camera. First i was done with concept art and gathered objects in to photo studio and snapped a nice photo using all studios equipments soft light box, key lights and reflectors. Used mental ray render passes and composited colour correction in Nuke.

Unfortunately i couldn't figure out the same concept art objects for the scene so i made what i got from the research.
I hope you all like it.
Thanks for comments.

Making of,

By am3dartist at 2009-07-21
  07 July 2009
Wow, that's some really great work. You did a fantastic job of recreating the photo. At first, I thought you'd done some clever camera projection stuff, but after close scrutiny, that doesn't appear to be the case. I particularly like the grapes, and the way the light falls onto them.

I'm putting this one on the front page.

Last edited by leigh : 07 July 2009 at 02:24 PM.
  07 July 2009
Beautiful work! It's very photo-real.

Can you give a breakdown on the material settings...particularly the leaves and the curtain?

Great job!
  07 July 2009
Great job man
Quick Noodles
  07 July 2009
Sick man! Love it! Excellent work. Did you use mia_material_x for the hard surface work and miss_fast_skin for grapes? My only crit would be the grapes that are more in shadow in the photo have a deeper richer color that tends towards the blue end of the spectrum while your grapes remain a fairly consistent hue from the very bright area to the dark area. Might be nice to have that dark, rich, bluer hue in the more shadow side. Also the round balls hanging on the piece of porcelain (or whatever material it is) might be picking up a little bit too much of the bounce from that material...they look a little washed out. That's being picky though. Love the glass!
If animation is the illusion of life, then life is the illusion of reality.

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Last edited by Redsand1080 : 07 July 2009 at 02:20 PM.
  07 July 2009
What a beautiful still, with a surprisingly modern and fresh look! Congratulation!
  07 July 2009
Really good work man, congrats on the front page.
  07 July 2009
really amazing work!

i know it's easy to be a critic but i was just wondering if the difference in colour intensity from the photograph was intentional?
  07 July 2009
wonderful image, very well done

  07 July 2009
Thumbs up

Mahesh, you did a great job of reproducing the photo, which was also shot quite nicely. So double congratulations!

  07 July 2009
Well, if any one says it doesnt look photo reel, show em the photo!

Nice work.
  07 July 2009
Very well done!

Adding more color saturation to the grapes will get you another step closer to the reference.

Great work!
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  07 July 2009
Amazing work, I think that grapes need more SSS according to original image.
  07 July 2009
Thumbs up Good

render !Very nice!
  07 July 2009
Wow very well done. Really looks like the photo! Amazing shaders and perfect lighting. Very convincing! Thumbs up!


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