3D Overwatch Mercy Valkrie Wallpaper Fanart

3D Overwatch Mercy Valkrie Wallpaper Render

Some decent time has passed since my last render, although I’ve been working on this new one for at least half of that time. Some other short-term projects had come up, as well as new hobbies. When I was nearing…

3D Overwatch Reaper Wallpaper Render

3D Overwatch Reaper Wallpaper Render

I’ve been hooked on Overwatch lately and there’s nothing like a beautiful environment that makes me want to dabble in 3D again. Using a few open source tools, I exported some models and textures for Reaper from Overwatch to play…

Neural Style GUI Released!

Neural Style GUI Released!

I jumped on the “Deep Style” craze a few months ago, and because I have a powerful machine I tried running a popular implementation called Neural Style to generate images. Neural Style is similar to “Deep Dream,” however it’s trained…

Minecraft Tower Rear 3D Render Wallpaper

3D Minecraft Tower Rear Render

With a lot of experience coming from the past few renders, I was able to generate this image with ridiculously less render time than when I was first playing with it weeks ago. While I didn’t think the last image…

Minecraft Tower 3D Render Wallpaper

Minecraft Tower Render

This is a somewhat closer view of that tower you might have noticed in the previous images. Most of our time has been spent inside or around the tower, which is full of machines, chests, and crops, so it’s nice…

Larger Wider Minecraft World Render

Larger Wider Minecraft World Render

Although I tried to get a much larger export, my current limiting factor is actually how far we had explored in the world.

Large Wide Minecraft World Render

Large Wide Minecraft World Render

I really don’t have a good naming convention for the following renders, so forgive the titles. I’ve put a lot of work into making the materials I’m using for these – only one of which required a modification to my…

DataDumper & Brief Update

Hello out there, it has been a while! More on that in a bit; first I want to introduce a mod that I’ve started for Minecraft which should interest anyone who likes to export their worlds for printing, rendering, or…

The Specular Layer

The Specular Layer

The specular layer represents the second layer of my uber-shader where the reflected light varies between rough and sharp. Reflected light can consist of light from punctual light sources, image sources, and/or reflections of other objects. In general, if the…

The Diffuse Layer

The Diffuse Layer

The diffuse layer represents the bottom-most layer of my uber-shader where light is reflected almost uniformly across all directions, usually because the surface is extremely rough and light does not penetrate the surface to any noticeable effect. Reflected light can…