IMPORTANT EDIT: THIS IS AN OLD CHALLENGE.
Please enjoy reading through this thread as an archive, but it is closed to new posts. You can still download the old models and also post your entry in order to ask for feedback here
Challenge #23 is a still life of a mad scientist’s table. Since the WIP and Final Images worked well for the last challenge we will be once again be separating the two. 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 is July 30th, 2010.
You can download the 3D scene files from the following:
If you are able to provide any other scene formats, please PM me the file and I’ll post it here.
This scene was modeled by Dan Konieczka and Giorgio Luciano. Please credit them for the modeling if you post your renderings on your webpage or include a scene on your demoreel. This here is an image of the scene:
Use any 3d software and techniques you would like. Changes to the scene and models are allowed including adding new elements and changing existing ones. All 3D rendering techniques are allowed.
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 July 30th, 2010.