Blender

Whose space ship decoration style am I trying to imitate?

        Spent two hours today slowly… ever so slowly… decorating my spaceship. Have not got too far, but wondered how many of you out there can guess the artist who is my source of inspiration for this work. As a clue, he’s a spaceship artist whose work has covered several science fiction books over several decades. He has a fairly unique style in my opinion – one that

Progress on space ship

Well, this is how far I got in Blender before feeling my comfort zone too restrictive: So then I exported the model as an obj file and imported  into Photoshop CC to paint it: Once I had done this I started work on a background: Then I want to go back and do more painting on the ship. A lot more. Thanks for reading :) Greg 0

Me, 3D and my fear of Blender

(Expect a long nostalgic egotistical introduction followed by me talking about my irrational fear of Blender – yes, I am self-indulgent! :)  ) In 1991, having completed a Bachelors degree in History & English, I did the obvious thing and enrolled in a Computer Science degree. By this time I had been playing with computers (trying to write games and create graphics) since buying a Commodore 64 in 1983. In

Step Four of new image: Shields on walls and first light

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series Fantasy art piece with free 3D tools

Just a quick note about my most recent step. I said that I wanted some shields on the walls. So I designed one in Inkscape using the first part of the following wonderful video by Snowex’s B0X as a guide: Then I extruded the shield in Blender following the instructions of bugzilla2001  in the following video: Then I imported it five times into my DAZ Studio scene. In respect to the textures

Intentions for new picture

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Fantasy art piece with free 3D tools

Hi all, I’m just sharing my intentions with you. Normally my art involves very little planning. I just play till something nice appears. Today I want to actually plan a picture and share the entire process with you. As I want to challenge myself on a few things, this will take a few weeks. My goals with the picture are: to have dramatic lighting (think Caravaggio or Film Noir) to