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Inner Recess
"Inner Recess"

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When I posted Snowtop a little while back I mentioned that it was an experiment learning Gaea. Quite a few folks left comments here and on social media indicating that I should post more Gaea experiments when I had them. I have a couple such projects in the works and this is the first. "Chione" (named for the Greek goddess of snow) continues my study of Gaea's snow cover node (which I also used in Snowtop). I hope you enjoy it!

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redfoxiii
"Something Off..."
The snow looks wonderful but there's something... off about the rock textures and the snowline blending. It looks more like there's been a jello spill on a white surface.

Thu September 5, 2019 at 9:14 am

Kerry
"Came back because of this ..."
I had previously been a member for many years, but my membership lapsed last year. I thought "I wonder what Ryan is up to these days?" Saw this picture and immediately renewed! Awesome work as always :)

Tue September 3, 2019 at 7:53 pm

Jason
"Wow!"
Ryan,

This one's fabulous. You've done a lot of gorgeous snow scenes in the past, but I don't think I've ever seen you combine it with a planet scape before. I love it!

Sat August 31, 2019 at 9:53 pm

Paul
"Dude"
Simply jaw dropping. I live in country like this and I'm impressed.

Wed August 28, 2019 at 8:31 pm

Ozaawaagosh
"Simply Beautiful"
Peaceful frozen landscape, simply beautiful

Tue August 27, 2019 at 7:43 am

BobC
"Classic!"
I also love the simplicity and subtle colors of this apparently lifeless landscape. Keep 'em coming!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 6:55 pm

Doc
"Scale"
The explorer and space scifi fan in me enjoys your plantescapes !. The widescreen versions evoke a sense of scale and I think the proportions/distances of the planets/moons is spot on.

Mon August 26, 2019 at 5:53 pm

Romarch
"Ennedi"
For those of the warm-climate persuasion, the snow could also be sand. The Ennedi region of the Sahara features large rock outcrops poking out of the sand like this. I love pictures of that area, and until I read that this was snow I honestly thought I was looking at a desert scene. It's a beautiful dawn no matter which way one sees it. >({|:-)

Mon August 26, 2019 at 4:06 pm

John Lavin
"Serene"
Great render - though I will be saving it for my wallpaper rotation when its a bit cooler outside!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 3:23 pm

Jason Pond
"Chione"
Another masterful render. I favor all of your works (like this) which offer a feeling of serenity. I think you figured Gaea out!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 3:18 pm

SteveSw
"Wonderful!"
Ryan, this is a brilliant image. The sky/moons, the mountains, and the snow are each individually interesting, and together they are extraordinary. Thank you!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 2:31 pm

Mark
"I agree with Nathan."
Ryan, this one is wonderful. Well done!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 1:01 pm

Nathan Zachary
"Simplicity"
I really like the simplicity and minimal nature of this render, Ryan. The colours are also really pleasing!

Mon August 26, 2019 at 12:49 pm

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