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Winter is Coming...

Winter is Coming...
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More work learning how to do different types of erosion and texturing with Gaea. A lot of the same techniques that went into "Aspen Lake" are evident here but I decided not to cover up any of the textures with trees or other plants this time :-)

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jimbo
"The lines of the Big Moon"
Just noticed the insectoid and other patterns incised on the surface of the (very big) moon! Keep up the great work.

Thanks!

--

J

Sat April 3, 2021 at 5:35 am

jimbo
"Marvelous"
I cleared my usually busy desktop and saw this landscape.



Beautiful view, with detail in the foreground, and even rendered in the ridges in the distance. Thanks Ryan!

Thu April 9, 2020 at 3:00 am

Doc
"Grandure"
I too like the depth, detail, mix of textures and scale. The figure adds to that feeling of the possibilities of a new unexplored world !

Sun December 22, 2019 at 2:54 am

Josh
"Like the depth"
I love the depth and vastness of the scene, and the sense of pending exploration. The planet hanging in the sky perfects the feeling.

Tue December 10, 2019 at 10:18 am

Ozaawaagosh
"Love This"
Love the view, amazing detail and otherworldly feel, Awesome Job

Fri November 22, 2019 at 0:11 am

Larry
"Looks Great!!!"
It looks really nice. I love the design. Great job!

Sun November 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Gene
"Striking!"
Very nice piece -- and I hope that dude brought some water. . .

Thu November 14, 2019 at 7:58 pm

Ryan
"@JP"
21:9 should be there now. Thanks for the heads up (and the kind words) :-)

Thu November 14, 2019 at 7:10 pm

Aslan
"Awesome..."
The level of detail is astonishing. Wonderful work.

Thu November 14, 2019 at 4:44 pm

JP
"3440x1440?"
I *LOVE* this image. This might be an instant top 10 all-time. Is there any plan to release a 3440x1440 render?

Thu November 14, 2019 at 1:02 pm

Susan
"Otherworldly"
I like this!



Many of your recent works have been a bit too photorealistic to me. This landscape is a bit more otherworldly -- colors are a bit more vibrant, and the exotic planetrise is a nice touch.

Thu November 14, 2019 at 11:07 am

D. C. Sessions
"You're getting the hang of drylands erosion!"
I dinged you before and can't ding you now for this -- you are truly "getting it." That, and the beauty of bleak landscapes. Nice work!



For more ideas of what drylands can be like, check out the Painted Desert, or for that matter (and closer to Illinois) Route 14 though Wyoming. Not far off your route to Yellowstone.

Thu November 14, 2019 at 10:56 am

Shao Lang
"Amazing"
When I look at this image, I picture a place in the game "World of Warcraft". This image indeed, depicts the area of the game labelled "The Badlands". In the game, it's also barren, desolate and devoid of life. This is just amazing how you have captured the essence of what a wasteland can be.

Thu November 14, 2019 at 10:16 am


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