Monday, 20 September 2010

Publication Across the Nation

Recently I unexpectedly came across four of my images in publication. The first is in this month's portfolio section of one of my favourite magazines, Artists & Illustrators. I'd submitted the Dalkeith Oak a while ago and completely forgot about it, only to open the page with a whoop. The other three came with my purchase of Maxon's recently released Cinema 4D R12. If you can love binary, then Cinema 4D is the most huggable collection of ones and zeros I could hope to encounter. I, like many quite literally owe my current career to it! Well now I love Maxon even more because on flipping through the Quickstart Manual I found my Squirrel, Hedgehog and Zebra renders, all using their amazing hair simulator. Click on images to enlarge.

Thursday, 9 September 2010

Catching the Rays

Computer generated imagery is just
plain fun sometimes. Recently my agent, Simon Burr, gave me a great job collaborating with artist Nick Veasey. Nick specialises in x-raying everything and anything to astonishing effect. His images are endlessly fascinating and I guarantee if you click on the link you'll not leave his website in a hurry.

Some things however, are simply not solid enough to capture, so we were given the task of creating an impression of how the eye, ear and brain might look x-rayed. The images were made and rendered in Cinema 4D; fresnel effect and transparency are your best friends!

Click on images to enlarge.