Lighting Challenge #19: The King's Treasure

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Old 05 May 2009   #1
Lighting Challenge #19: The King's Treasure

Challenge #19 features 3D models of gems and jewelry you can render. The challenge is the bring the scene to life in a way that helps all the different gems and precious metals look believable, sparkling, and valuable. You can download the files from here:


MIRROR
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LWO
LXO
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XSI

This scene was modeled by Dan Konieczka and Juan Carlos Silva. Please credit them for the modeling if you post your renderings on your webpage or include a scene on your showreel. Here's a screenshot of the raw models that you will start with:



As always, changes to the scene and models are allowed, and all 3D rendering techniques are allowed. When you find the time, please share information about your software and techniques and set-up after you post your scene.

Jewelry can be a challenge to render, get started early on this challenge for the best results!

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Old 05 May 2009   #2
Oohh, very nice scene. A great way to learn about shading gems and metals.
Great scene Dan Konieczka, Juan Carlos Silva.

Im sure in for this one
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Old 05 May 2009   #3
looks great I`m in
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Old 05 May 2009   #4
I guess I'm in
 
Old 05 May 2009   #5
Amazing!!I'm here!
 
Old 05 May 2009   #6
I'm back for this challenge! Will post something soon!
 
Old 05 May 2009   #7
nice challenge..

..and here is the first rough approach. I'm studying some stuff (!) and wondering if i can do the job using no raytracing. edited i'm too excited..
Best of luck to all and thanks to Dan Konieczka and Juan Carlos Silva.
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Old 05 May 2009   #8
Originally Posted by Elvis75k: ..and here is the first rough approach. I'm studying some stuff (!) and wondering if i can do the job using no raytracing. edited i'm too excited..
Best of luck to all and thanks to Dan Konieczka and Juan Carlos Silva.


Hmm, i doubt so. You might need raytracing for the refractions in the gems and diamonds unless you want to fake it using painted texture. I might be wrong.
 
Old 05 May 2009   #9
oh .
it's a great challenge . i like lighting & Rendering .
Thanks . . .
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Old 05 May 2009   #10
nice challenge! good exercise...lots of reflections XD
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Old 05 May 2009   #11
This looks like a good, challenging scene.
 
Old 05 May 2009   #12
Nice scene

Will be a lot of fun to do this one!
 
Old 05 May 2009   #13
I'm totally in.
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Old 05 May 2009   #14
my first render



its my first render i will post my final render very soon
 
Old 05 May 2009   #15
I'm there too!, my first challange on cgsociety
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