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kromekat
Member Since Apr 29, 2000
196 Images, Last upload Mar 8, 2013

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This image, or at least one like it has been in my mind for literally years now. Probably inspired by a couple of NASA's space colony concepts of the 70's, definitely by Ben Bova's novel 'Colony', and obviously to an extent by Greg Bear's 'Eon and Clarke's 'Rama' series!

At any rate, after getting the newest version of Cinema 4D, with render instances, and speeded up sub poly displacent, I did a couple of tests with large amounts of trees, and then started to put this idea to the test.

All modeled and rendered in Cinema 4D, apart from the addition of the little girl (my daughter) in Photoshop, as well as post render colour tweaks etc.

Cheers
Adam
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September 14, 2009
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Cinema 4D
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Science Fiction
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Sep 14, 2009 6:06:52 am

-- i LOVE it --

by Naoo Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 6:12:13 am
Very nice! *\o/*
It would drive me nuts living there though since looking at it alone makes my head spin (could also be the remainders of an hangover 0.0).
Anyway, how many poly's are we looking at?

by riko Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 6:19:48 am
;) - Riko - hard to say exactly, as I am not sure whether the render instanced trees are considered in the ultimate poly count or not!? - the scene manager states 4.5 million. :)

by kromekat Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 6:31:33 am
1th thought Rama!
Most exellent work!!

by prutzworks Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 6:46:32 am
Wonderful concept and render, love the pov!

by Biffowitz Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 6:50:50 am
Simply Master Work , Thank it Rocks!

by 722 Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:08:40 am
Absolutely stunning and classic futrism!

by AwarenessLogic Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:16:37 am
completely brilliant art!!

by rj001 Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:16:57 am
S T U N N I N G !!!!! A truly superb and inspirational piece !!

by Glazy Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:19:21 am
Wonderful image.

Turan

by TuranMirza Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:20:18 am
Sweet!

by Rochr Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:25:43 am
Awesome
Excelen !

by TinaBein Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:38:50 am
Just a word: stunning !!!!

by WWBarros Online Now!   Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:39:32 am
So where is the Apple product? ;) Great scene! Recently read Rama. What sort of render time are we looking at?

by turner Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:50:25 am
That's a beautiful scene. I too loved the Rama series. Great work!

by Ozylot Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 7:51:22 am
Very impressive render!

by Merlin_Studios Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 8:19:22 am
Excellent work - you nailed that vintage sci-fi look to say the least!

by JCD Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 8:42:59 am
Wow...stunning image!Love the concept,modelling and lighting,and the POV...really well done!

by grafikeer Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 8:54:59 am
Just amazing. Such creativity. Breath-taking.

by elektra Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 8:57:03 am
Superb. Reminds me of "Ringworld" somehow. :o)

by Moebius87 Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 9:04:01 am

Really amazing work Adam. I was inspired by such books and images as a kid too.
When I got the ebot saying you had a new gallery image, I was expecting another Apple related product image. This is a real treat! Though, you could of named it iColony, or some such. ;]

by TwoPynts Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 9:17:36 am
wow this was my favorite book "by larry niven" THE RING WORLD ENGINERS"
FANTASTIC IDEA OF RECREATING IT.VERY VERY ORIGINAL .

by giovanino Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 9:47:38 am
Thanks folks! ;) - Lol! on the 'Apple' comments ;D - makes a change to do this kind of thing again - this IS what I LOVE to do, and always have - just not been possible to do much of it in recent years, but I aim to change that - this image only goes part the way to some of the stuff I really want to create.

by kromekat Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 10:10:55 am
WOWZERS...Very cool

by 5391151 Homepage »

Sep 14, 2009 11:21:08 am
Great render and I'm sure a most difficult one to compose as well. Thanks for sharing!

by chippwalters Homepage »

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