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Sticking with the planetscape theme here. I wanted to see if I could use Oculus Medium to create icebergs here. The planets are a mix of Vue rendered "planetary landscapes" (spherical terrains) and one that I created in Lightwave.

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"one of my favorites in a long time"
I love the ice planet style wallpapers!

Fri December 28, 2018 at 10:30 am

Thank you! It's actually a new planet model I designed (using Lightwave and a program called "Wilbur") but I didn't really think it detailed enough to be the main subject of a scene. It worked nicely here though and certain evokes "Crucible" for folks who remember that far back :-)

Thanks for the comment!!

Sat October 6, 2018 at 8:52 pm

That may seem like an interesting Review Title, but I have to say that I love when some of your former works creep into your newer works. Case in point: the Crucible planet making an appearance here. It's like a little gift from the past.

Sat October 6, 2018 at 12:10 pm

"Perspective distortion on multiscreen is a dealbreaker for me."
Unfortunately for my triple-screen use, the curve distortion in the multiscreen views is a dealbreaker for me using this as a background. I gave it a couple days but it just ruins the illusion of the setting for me.

Sun July 29, 2018 at 8:47 pm

"Put on something warm"
I like the light source shining on the icebergs. They edges look very realistic.

Sun June 3, 2018 at 10:52 pm

It looks all the more cold because of the partially molten moon in the sky. I could almost wish it was fully molten - extra contrast.

Fri June 1, 2018 at 4:34 pm

"Instills Various Senses"
Firstly, you can feel it, as anyone that's been somewhere cold. It sparks the awe sense at the scope of it all and yet leaves one with a bit of hopelessness at there being no where to....go. Not entirely different that finding yourself home only to find debris....

Thu May 24, 2018 at 0:33 am

I'd say the iceberg experiment was a success. And the moons are beautiful (I noticed on the duals and triples, though, that they aren't exactly round - was that intentional?)

Wed May 23, 2018 at 4:27 am

"Love it more and more"
Having this up on my dual work monitors and staring at it for hours now I'm realizing this is actually a masterpiece. I originally loved it at first sight now it's quickly becoming a favorite it's just so crispy man.

Tue May 22, 2018 at 5:39 pm

Have you tried the version for the Samsung Galaxy?

Tue May 22, 2018 at 9:56 am

"Android HD"
Once again brilliant Ryan, but why no Android HD anymore?

Tue May 22, 2018 at 9:22 am

"Lurve the blues "
I like this one enough to use it across multiple monitors. As usual, looking forward to the tri-screen. My first thought was how real the ice looked, harking back to Circumpolar. ♥

Tue May 22, 2018 at 5:15 am

Amazing image. It genuinely looks cold. The ice is superb, I think Oculus Medium worked out nicely.

Tue May 22, 2018 at 4:40 am

Wonderful, Ryan! I love this!

Tue May 22, 2018 at 4:32 am

"Rhapsody in BLUE"
Very nice. It does remind me of a couple of other images you've done, such as "Arctica" and "Boreal", with a touch of "Crucible" as well. Overall, very impressive -- and just the thing to greet summer with!

Tue May 22, 2018 at 0:47 am

"This is awesome"
This is going up there with one of my all time favorites, Niflheim.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 8:34 pm

"Love This"
Love This One, great colours, awesome realism and great theme, in agreement with the comment that Tyler made. Great render Ryan.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 6:51 pm

"Beautiful as always"
I too like the more minimalist look to wallpapers and think this one is spot on. The colors and layout are great!

Mon May 21, 2018 at 5:50 pm

"Love it"
Love the satellite planets right off the bat. Brilliant integration of what looks to be Crucible ( and Skyward ( Not sure if that was by design or not but it works.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Love this one, clean lines, great coloring, calming effect. Great work!!

Mon May 21, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Nathan Zachary
That one is lovely, too! My first thought was of Boreal:

Absolutely love that one, and use it quite often. :)

Mon May 21, 2018 at 3:50 pm

Jeff Cook
Those icebergs are spectacular!

Mon May 21, 2018 at 3:37 pm

Gave this a 1 by mistake.....9 IMO all day long.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 2:26 pm

David M
"Planetscapes are my fave"
Love, love, love your planetscapes. My only critique here is that often your icebergs seem to have very flat surfaces when they hit the waterline: the lines are so very straight where the ice meets the water, no sense of unevenness. But otherwise, the ice looks so dang real and I love how your planetscapes inspire wonder and awe and the imagination.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 11:44 am

John Moore
"Great job... "
Morning Ryan... someone else mentioned this and I have to agree. I really like to blue and white tones to this drawing. I have finally replaced the magic mushrooms on my desktop.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 10:43 am

John Kinane
please? ;-)

Mon May 21, 2018 at 10:19 am

"Really Like"
This is a nice one Ryan. I love the blue and white tones to this. Great Job!!!

Mon May 21, 2018 at 10:17 am

You might be right. I walk by an old print of "Majesty" in my house just about every day and this piece is sort of a homage to that (note the earthlike planet).

Mon May 21, 2018 at 10:16 am

Nathan Zachary
"The other planets"
I like the more minimalistic planetscapes like this one. To me, though, it would be better with just the single large planet in the background. The others seem superimposed and out-of-place.

Mon May 21, 2018 at 10:11 am

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