Submerged 2020

Poser Sea/Undersea posted on Nov 30, 2020
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Shelby Bly explores the submerged ruins in the Mediterranean Sea as danger lurks nearby. Date Finalized: November 29, 2019 Rendered in Poser 12 with Superfly Render Engine I originally created an artwork like this in 2019 as a test scene to see if I could create a convincing underwater effect in Poser 11 Firefly. It was hit or miss. I’ve now created this new artwork to see if I can create a convincing underwater effect in Poser 12 Superfly. It looks fairly good though I had to do quite a bit of postwork to get the final look I was going for since Superfly doesn’t yet do volumetric lighting or atmospherics or light gels like Firefly. That’s disappointing. Still, I like how this turned out so I will probably render the underwater scenes in the novel like this. Getting Shelby’s hair to look like it’s underwater is a challenge as it still doesn’t look quite right. I might have to use an alternate model for the underwater scenes that more “wild” and “floaty” but I haven’t decided yet. I’ll have to look at some more reference photos of women with long hair scuba diving because right now I can’t think what the exact physics would be. The models I’m using for the ruins are fairly old models (circa 2004) which just goes to show that even really old models can still be very useful and shouldn’t just be tossed aside for the latest new and shiny whatever.

Comments (5)

imagemaker 10:56PM | Mon, 30 November 2020


Dream9Studios 11:50PM | Wed, 02 December 2020



PandaB5 12:32AM | Tue, 01 December 2020

Looks good - I like the mermaid hiding behind the pillar :-)

Dream9Studios 11:50PM | Wed, 02 December 2020

Thank you! I wondered if anyone would be able to see her there. :)


Paulienchen 1:01AM | Tue, 01 December 2020

ein sehr schöner Render

Dream9Studios 11:51PM | Wed, 02 December 2020

Thank you!


mazzam 7:05PM | Tue, 01 December 2020

Very impressive scene.

Dream9Studios 11:51PM | Wed, 02 December 2020

Thank you very much!


RodS Online Now! 9:36PM | Tue, 01 December 2020

Looks good, Lizzie! The underwater feel is very convincing, and lots of great detail. It took me a couple minutes to see the Mermaid, but she and Shelby look good!

There was a prop on Rendo some time ago that would allow you to add more control to hair. It was somewhat limited, but you could give hair that floaty effect to a limited degree. I'll see if I can find what it was called.

Dream9Studios 11:53PM | Wed, 02 December 2020

Thanks so much for your kind comments! Let me know if you ever find that prop, I'd appreciate it. :)

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