This challenge is of a landscape and cabin which has been modeled by Andrew Kin Fun Chan and Dan Konieczka. Please credit them for the modeling anywhere you display an image outside of this thread.
Post your work in progresses (WIP) in this thread to receive feedback and ideas. Please do not post any WIP images in the Final Images Thread but, don't forget to post your final images there. The deadline for this challenge is October 16th, 2010.
You can download the 3D scene files from the following:
If you are able to provide any other scene formats, please let me know and I'll post any provided formats in this thread.
Use any 3d software and techniques you would like. Any changes to the provided scene and models are allowed but not required
Feel free to share any information or breakdowns to show your techniques or set-up.
Make sure to post your final entries in the Final Images Thread before October 16th, 2010.