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"Stasis"

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Inspired by my countless deaths playing "Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice". Trees modeled using Plant Factory, Medium for the pond (though most is hidden) and Vue for the whole thing. I hope you enjoy it!
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Paul
"Dithered?"
Love it! But both the normal and pickle-jar versions are very dithered, especially in the water, even on the lossless version. Omg I just had the *blasphemous* thought of smoothing it in Photoshop!?! Smack my hand! :-o

Tue May 14, 2019 at 9:19 am

RayW
"Beautiful on the walls"
The combination of composition, lighting, and colors yield a stunning image. I would love to buy this on a tapestry; I have several showing your work. Please let this become one more.

Fri April 26, 2019 at 10:23 am

kkochan
"New favorite"
I love this. It is my favorite of all of your "tree" scenes, and the most serene since your original Sakura.

Sun April 21, 2019 at 8:44 am

Ashley
"PS4 please!"
This is definitely going to be my new favorite for a while, and it would look absolutely beautiful on my PS4! Would it be possible for this to be available on the console in the future??

Sun April 14, 2019 at 9:47 am

Jenanne
"Multiscreens!"
Woo hoo! Thanks, Ryan.

Sat April 13, 2019 at 11:47 am

Chris Anderson
"Absolutely beautiful"
I love both of these!

Fri April 12, 2019 at 8:20 am

Ozaawaagosh
"Simply Beautiful"
Simply beautiful, it reminds me of my time in Japan, love it, Great Render my friend.

Thu April 11, 2019 at 11:45 am

Tom
"Awesome"
Really like the new version, can't wait for a multiscreen take.

Thu April 11, 2019 at 11:13 am

Dennis
"Improvement"
Oh yes, this one is much better than the previous one that is now in the pickle jar. More balanced in color and textures.

Wed April 10, 2019 at 12:20 pm

Lindsey
"Beautiful!"
Love this one! Can't wait for dual screen!

Wed April 10, 2019 at 9:58 am

Ryan
"Multiscreen"
The multiscreen is rendering now and I will use that to source a new 21:9. Glad you guys like the new version!!

Wed April 10, 2019 at 9:23 am

Matt
"Brighter is better!"
LOVE this render, and the brightness of the water and trees. The darker backgrounds are okay, but I've always trended toward your brighter ones (beaches, big sky, etc.), and so I love that you brightened this one up! Can't wait for the multi-screen!

Wed April 10, 2019 at 8:30 am

Xyverz
"21:9 version needs more of the water"
I love the looks of this image, Ryan, but the 3440x1440 version has too much of the water cut off and we don't see as much of the vibrant blues that (to me) make this image so attractive.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 9:39 pm

Kyle
"Magnificent"
Completely awsome. maybe a little more sun on the water. light it all up. But still one of the best in a long time.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 5:42 pm

Ryan
"Multimonitor"
I'm glad you guys like the new version!! I just started the multiscreen render on Bucephalus :-)

Tue April 9, 2019 at 12:47 pm

Cara
"Monitor Spanning Please!!"
I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this one! But I need it to span at least 2 monitors on my mac! Therefore I shall pout until it's made into a multi-monitor setup. ;) *lol*

Tue April 9, 2019 at 12:08 pm

Xetal
"Glorious!"
Again. I really can't make either version my favourite.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 12:06 pm

Jenanne
"Excellent"
The new version is my favorite of the two. I love your spring renders!

Tue April 9, 2019 at 9:25 am

Ninhalem
"Smashing Update!"
I received the update email last night and immediately exclaimed, "Holy #$%^!" The pickle jar version reminds me of seclusion, but this version is spectacular and feels very open. This version really reminds me of how the Kenrokuen garden in Kanazawa, Japan feels like.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 9:20 am

Jeff
"Better 'pop'"
Comparing this to the pickle jar version, the water and sky are much more vivid in this newer version. Looks like a hidden treasure to have a picnic.


Tue April 9, 2019 at 9:14 am

Laura
"Yep. Better!"
The newer version is definitely my favorite. So peaceful.

I find myself becoming one of those people who is constantly hoping you will creating a multiscreen version. This one is no exception and may be at the top of the list. :)

Tue April 9, 2019 at 9:05 am

John L
"Way better!"
I liked the original and didn't think it needed to change like some commenters, but now that I see this version, i see what they mean - This one really nails it, great job!

Tue April 9, 2019 at 8:07 am

Kristen
"All the yes"
This is everything I could ever want in a background

Tue April 9, 2019 at 7:39 am

Timmo
"Stunning update"
When I received the email of your latest render, I opened it and instantly said "wow"... what a beautiful image. Thank you so much.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 7:30 am

Jason Pond
"Chisen Update"
My whole life has been involved with Military or Tactical. When away from the job, we all seek a peaceful home lifestyle. This image has a very "Zen" like quality to it, very peaceful to look at. The reason why I have followed you all these years is because of that very thing: your imagery always makes a statement, has something to invoke in the mind that is well, nice. I hope you hang around a loooong time. Your talent is really one of a kind.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 6:55 am

Rhekyn
"Excellent choice"
I don't always agree with your choices when you decide to do a second rendering, but in this case, the second greatly surpasses the version in the pickle jar. As much as it may have seemed cliche to have green grass, this design really needed that contrast. The brighter rander also adds a lyrical quality to it, that the earlier one lacked.

Tue April 9, 2019 at 5:26 am

DHB
"Heavenly blossem"
Very nicely made, beautiful!

Tue April 9, 2019 at 4:43 am

eyal
"multi screen versions"
pretty please...

Tue April 9, 2019 at 2:24 am

Tracey C
"WOW! "
WOW! This is one of your very best - and I have been watching you for years now!

Tue April 9, 2019 at 0:31 am

BigD
"Love it!"
I love it! The only suggestion is it needs some large Japanese goldfish in the water!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 10:58 pm

Littlemom
"Wow!!!"
I agree with others I liked the other version of this, but I really, really like this one. I love that we can see the picture even better and it really is Spring like. Great job!!!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 10:32 pm

George
"Sun rays"
I liked the previous version, but I *really* like the sun rays and green grass in this version. Much more natural feel. Almost expect to see kami sitting in the trees!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 9:42 pm

Brian
"Amazing"
Fantastic work!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 9:24 pm

Susan
"Now this one I really dig!"
The other one came out a little too monochromatic, but this one is breathtaking.

Mon April 8, 2019 at 8:55 pm

Marian
"Much better"
I wanted to like the other one, but something was off. This one is great.

Mon April 8, 2019 at 8:18 pm

Mark A.
"chisen 2.0"
perfect. I like the original but I LOVE the updated version!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 8:03 pm

Tom
"Much better."
This version is MUCH better that the first version. Color really makes it.

Mon April 8, 2019 at 7:58 pm

Jackson Roykirk
"Great improvement"
Not that the first version was bad, but the water is far better in this version. Love it.

Mon April 8, 2019 at 6:04 pm

Laura
"much better!"
This is much more "DB' than the first.

Mon April 8, 2019 at 5:43 pm

Ryan
"v.21"
Here's another version of "Chisen" that I put together on Bucephalus. It's a bit brighter than the first version (which I've deposited into the Pickle Jar for now).

The new version of Vue has a weird tendancy to render my 8K renders with different atmospheric settings than the 1080p preview renders. This has caused a bit of a slowdown in my workflow as I get it figured out. Thanks for your patience!



I have another render finishing up on Shadowfax so stay tuned!

Mon April 8, 2019 at 3:15 pm

Ryan
"@Kevin"
Yes I am actually working on a second version. Once I am happy with the scene I will do the multi screens :)

Thu April 4, 2019 at 8:23 pm

Kevin
"Great"
This one is great. Will there eventually be multi-screen renders?

Thu April 4, 2019 at 11:15 am

Ozaawaagosh
"Love This"
Awesome, very beautiful, serene Japanese Garden

Wed April 3, 2019 at 9:31 pm

BobC
"Beautiful"
I love formal Japanese gardens (Like the one in Portland, Oregon). This image has a nice painterly quality that I really love. The restricted color palette contributes to that sense and I like it!

Tue April 2, 2019 at 8:39 pm

Tom
"Purple"
Just a tad too much purple. Otherwise very nice.

Tue April 2, 2019 at 1:17 pm

Littlemom
"Absolutely Beautiful "
I was hoping you'd do another Spring render, and you sure didn't disappoint. This is just so beautiful. Thanks and great job Ryan!!!

Tue April 2, 2019 at 11:48 am

Ixias
"Lovely"
Really like this one. Very peaceful. Especially considering the inspiration. :)

Tue April 2, 2019 at 11:38 am

Xetal
"Glorious!"
Love it. It has Zen...

Tue April 2, 2019 at 11:03 am

Xetal
"Glorious!"
Love it. It has Zen...

Tue April 2, 2019 at 11:03 am

cmmnoble
"I want to go there!"
I love the composition of the trees, hillside, steps and pond. I noticed the lamp posts. Are you going to do a nighttime version? (Pretty please? And, as long as I'm begging for things, maybe summer, winter, and autumn versions too?)

Tue April 2, 2019 at 10:56 am

Ryan
"@Mark"
I actually took all the grass out from my first version and went with just flowers. Sorry you don't like it.

Tue April 2, 2019 at 10:43 am

Mark A.
"I like it."
I like this one but I would suggest one small change. Maybe just a little less purple on the grass.

Tue April 2, 2019 at 10:22 am

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