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Hand-picked Blender Art #10


Blender artists' talent is scattered all over the internet for everyone to behold, with one amazing artwork after the other being posted on all sorts of forums and mediums. In this series of posts, we attempt to collect and showcase pieces that wowed us with their artistry and production value.

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Taliesin River - Space Invasion

Taliesin River opens up today's hand-picked selection with his amazing "Space Invasion" render. The buildings were modeled using the knife-tool/extrusion from reference images technique, and Taliesin shares that he found this process incredibly easy - with great results nonetheless. The modeling for this piece was finished in a couple of days, with layout and color tweaking taking up a bigger chunk of time at around of work.

M8TIR76 - Gas Station in the Desert

Artist M8TIR76 knows how to make an entrance: In their first post over on Blender Artists, they shared this beautiful outdoor render. The scene was built and modeled in Blender, with the texturing being done in substance painter. M8TIR76 makes great use of HDRI's found on HDRI Haven to frame his shot, with him offering two versions of it at separate times of the day.

Arnaud Imobersteg - Forest Creature

This mystical forest render comes to us from Behance, courtesy of Swiss-based artist Arnaud Imobersteg. This moody scene was built in Blender and rendered with Cycles, with the creature being sculpted by Arnaud in Blender.

OutrageousPractice70 - Tea Time

OutreageousPractice70's "tea time" is an ode to small details, with this still life render oozing of afternoon tea-time vibe. The scene's attention to detail is impressive, notably the condensation on the glass, the polarized sunglasses, the newspaper articles, biscuits, and so on. His shading tricks for the scene include using a normal map to emulate the condensation on the glass.

Pace Wilder - The Morning

Pace Wilder's personal piece "The Morning" closes up today's roster of amazing artworks. The Lex and Otis Animation's concept artist shows his environmental chops in this piece, with his lighting work instilling a captivating adventurous mood to the scene.

About the Author

Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a Lebanese 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Paris. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.

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