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Old 07-24-2009, 06:01 PM   #1
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Howling, Massimo Righi (3D)

Title: Howling
Name: Massimo Righi
Country: Italy
Software: Maya, mental ray

Just another illustration with my wolf model. I' ve tried to achieve my childhood vision of it.
Maya for modelling, rendered with MentalRay, Shave and A Haicut for fur.
The background is 3D, I' ve used a textured sphere with self illumination for the moon. The trees are polygonal.
Rendered in two passes and composited in photoshop, where I' ve played with contracts and color gamma.
The highres rendering is 2544x3588 pixels.

Here is a crop of the actual size:

I hope you like it:)
Old 07-25-2009, 10:58 AM   #2
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Great model and the fur is absolutely awesome. Very impressive

Good job!
Old 07-25-2009, 11:17 AM   #3
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the combination of the hard light is impressive..
Old 07-25-2009, 11:20 AM   #4
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Is it me, or is the moon too big!!!

The wolf is fantastic, very nice fur.
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Old 07-25-2009, 12:35 PM   #5
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wow amazing modeling i like it the hire is very good but i think if u wont added eyes in ther i think is very good ok

good lcuk 4 ever
Old 07-25-2009, 12:58 PM   #6
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Wow, the wolf looks almost real! And the fur is amazing, this is one of the best fur model I've seen on CGS. I think it could go in the 3d choice awards (I vote for you)

Good job!!
Old 07-25-2009, 02:10 PM   #7
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wow!!! fantastic!!!
Old 07-25-2009, 03:11 PM   #8
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nice textures effect
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Old 07-25-2009, 03:46 PM   #9
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Awesome,love the fur
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Old 07-25-2009, 04:07 PM   #10
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Stunning work, best 3D far! I agree a little with PKD - it's a bold composition, using some artistic freedom with that large sized moon. However, a 3D master piece.

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Old 07-25-2009, 05:23 PM   #11
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Very nice work. fur is superbly done.
Old 07-25-2009, 06:02 PM   #12
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Absolutely amazing.
Old 07-25-2009, 08:58 PM   #13
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CG hair is a hard thing to master but you have done it with perfection. The degree of detail and balance with the hair is flawless. Very well done.
Old 07-25-2009, 10:27 PM   #14
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this is a stunning piece. congrats!!!
Old 07-26-2009, 04:50 AM   #15
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wow, this is one of your best works! the fur and pose is excellent! congratulations dude, great job!
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