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Opening the Dark Portal


Epic Scifi/Fantasy art by Sepultura.

Cheers guys!

so i'm back with something new!
I was really interested in take a full scene start to finish lately, so when i saw the last CGSociety Hardcore Modelling challenge i couldnt be out, such inspiring theme!

I'm really tired since i'm awake until now tweaking some photoshop layers and doing weird stuff on blender, so i'll be short and to the point, here's the renders.


About the Author

Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


  1. I really like this piece, think there should be a break-down to see how it was done.
    Ok, so i followed the link and while it doesn't really break it down it does show some nice AO only and wireframe renders. Looks good!

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