Tools used for Creation:
Maya 6.5, ZBrush 2.0, Adobe Photoshop CS2, HDRshop
Rendered in Mental Ray 1024/768
Final Gather and IBL in light emission mode with an array of 144 lights.
8 Displacements with Poly/Sub-D approximations.
I had a great time with this competition and I would like to thank all of the other artists involved in this for their helpful comments in my thread. There are many fantastic entries and I wish everyone goodluck in the competition. It was super fun... and...
Have a Happy New Year!
Realism Contest Entry 1024/768 Version:
And 640/480 version for the thread: