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4.29 / 5.00

Date
11/10/2010
Category
3D Art
File Info
1680 x 1050 px
JPG
727.9 kb
Tags
awesome
lucky
billiards
8ball

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Author Comments

Make sure to click "View Full Size" to get the full effect. Trust me on this. You can thank me later.

I can sum this picture up with one sentence: "Spheres on a plane with fancy textures".

Thank you and Enjoy!

Reviews


LiquidFireLiquidFire

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing

Really amazing. Good job! Makes a new wallpaper for my desktop.


FlipWillie responds:

Thanks a bunch!


FoX37FoX37

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Basic, but working

Well in its essence its pretty good, but its look really CG. The "8" ball doesn't really seems to exist, but the bump is really good, the reflection could be worked on a bit. The small crack on add to the realistic making it look like imprefection and than the point.

The bump of the table mat isn't working. It look more like leather than... you know fuzzy green.

Your composition is good, even if I feel its missing a mid range close up. Something between the foreground (8) and the background (Orange, Purple, yellow balls). Yo could have but yourself a bit closer to your number 8 ball and this would have been even more powerful.

But don't worry its not bad at any means. I'm just nit picking to help you make better next time. Overall its a pretty nice piece of art.


FlipWillie responds:

Well, I don't really agree with you on the 8-ball. In fact, I find that it is the most realistic (existing) thing in the image. Viewing on full size really lets the 8ball stand out. However, I appreciate your comment.

On the table surface, I 100% agree with you. I actually debated whether I should upload it like this. I tried many different techniques on it, but they all failed. V-Ray fur looked promising, but I don't have 2 days to let my computer render. I am sure there is a good, fast way to do it; I just don't know how.

You know, I agree that something is missing in the overall composition, but I am not sure if the framing - as you mention - is it. It may be. I would just have to see it changed.

You are also correct that it is basic. Essentially, I just put some spheres on a plane and applied fancy textures. However, for the effort I put into it, I was really surprised with the results-even if they are basic.

Thanks a lot for your comments. As much I enjoy straight praise (see below), I love to hear from people with detailed opinions. Thank you for your insight.


jak3434jak3434

Rated 5 / 5 stars

This isnt a photograph?

Wow... that is suprising, good work.


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FlipWillie responds:

Nope, it is not a photograph. Thanks!


LauriJLauriJ

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Excellent

At first glance, this might look like a photograph while in fact it is not. Keep it up!


FlipWillie responds:

Thanks. I will try my best!

In fact, this image was inspired by a photograph that a friend took.


KrepzBRKrepzBR

Rated 5 / 5 stars

3d? good job man

nice work!


FlipWillie responds:

Yeah, I made in 3D Studio Max. Vray render.

Thanks for the comment!