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Codd M317-C by steve-burg Codd M317-C by steve-burg
This is a 3D scene that I then painted into to add a lot of the fine details (like the dust plumes and distant ships). The 3D was modeled and rendered using Lightwave 3D.

The textures were painted in Photoshop.

The ringed planet is the same 3D planet I have used elsewhere: [link]

I've taken to naming my "exo-planets" after people I know, and this is named for a longtime friend and colleague. :)
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Given 2011-09-18
Codd M317-C by *steve-burg. Another mind-bending and breathtaking work of art from the artist who worked on the movies I almost grew up with. Movies which inspired and influenced me on 3D, broadened my horizons, shaped my visions, haunted my dreams. The Abyss (1988) - Terminator 2 (1990) - Waterworld (1994) - Contact (1996) - The Time Machine (2001)... His modesty comes from his greatness. Visit his gallery and prepare for a total mind bend. ( Featured by KeremGo )
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JefDeraldo Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
You certainly get those imaginations inhabitants of other dimensions and other planets with existing lives. I know you have a lot of talent in this kind of work, but if you believe in other people is certainly with the thoughts and ideas focused on this element type.

I've had some imaginations alike that when I woke up I did not want to return, are things that I do not know how to explain, but able to demonstrate in Art. But I do not have any tool to be able to express these views I have.

I really wanted to be able to draw so that neither you, Congratulations.

NOTE: (Google Translate) I'm from Brazil and unfortunately I can not speak English.
Edarneor Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This "thing" here feels a bit copy&pasted... maybe some variety would help... I don't know, maybe different antennas or something...
Cardinal-Omega Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
Steve That's Fucking Awesome!))) You are genius!)))
templar127 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2012
Vistroied Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
this is forruner
The-Last-Dragon-Kni Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
O wow... This is unbeliveable...
Shadowdymond11 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was about to complain about how the environment looks too dull, bland, and angular. But as soon as I saw that this was a painted 3D render, I almost shat myself. Nice stuff!
lockdown142 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011  Student Writer
You never cease to amaze me! I just started to watch you after I was sifting through my favorites and found one of your gallery folders. :D
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very well done, and belated congrats on your DD ;)
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