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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First up today is Ulises Alvarado Pérez's gorgeous "Steampunk Cat" render. Done for the Blender Hoy challenges, this render was also Ulises' opportunity to test out the experimental Cycles X branch of Blender 3.0, and the results are exceptional: The characterization is brilliant, the shading and grooming work are top-notch, and the lighting ties everything together nicely.
Next up is "The Greenhouse" by concept artist Monika Eidintaite. A result of the CGMA Blender course with Ricardo Guimaraes, the render imagines the concept of lab experimenting on the combination of plants and humans. The final render features great lighting and atmosphere, which immediately set the tone for the story-telling behind the image.
Weta Digital Senior Matte Painter Einar Martinsen is working on building out a Norse world, and this latest piece is a concept from this endeavor. The building assets were taken from photobash.com. A viewport capture shows that a majority of elements were done in CG and looks impressive from the get-go, with the final photoshop post-processing taking it to the next level.
Georgian 3D Designer George Turmanidze regales us with his photorealistic renders of an industrial house. Rendered with Cycles, George shows his mastery over archviz lighting and rendering by offering photorealistic snaps of every corner of the designed house. Check out his Artstation post for more renders of the scene.
The last artwork featured today is Vietnamese Concept Artist Khao Bui's "Untitled 1 & 2". These two cinematic renders star intriguing robotic figures guarding or patrolling a cyberpunk neighborhood. The amount of detail found on the characters and environment is impressive, and the great lighting and composition work set a great mood for the scene.