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Image: Balinese Barong Ket mask


VroniMahoni posted this gorgeous image of a traditional Indonesian mask.

The Barong's got magical power and is the symbol of health and good fortune, in opposition to the witch, Rangda. Barong Ket (Lion creature) is the most common Barong..)

Modeled in Blender/ Cycles render engine 1000 samples CPU

I felt like back in the 90s because this image took me 8 hour to render. I think it is time for some CUDA power :-D

Take a look on the BlenderArtists post for some screenshots of this work.

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  1. Brendon Leenheer on

    Spectacular! well worth the 8 hours :) Fascinating cultural designs can make for some spectacular art!

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