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Fifty Percent Grey

By DivineError
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I made this because a friend needed a low color contrast greyish wallpaper. It is named after my favorite 3d animation.

full view is absolutely required, i know it doesnt look like it, but trust me. but im not forcin ya to do anything.



Maya/Mental Ray. Global illumination (second bounce only) and final gathering from one spot light and a mental ray ibl node. 1 million photons from the spotlight, 2.5 million fro the ibl node. 50,000 final gather points (because of the tiny lines) at .003/.06
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Magic-Biped's avatar
I've been using this as my wallpaper for probably just about the last 6 or 7 years. Good stuff.  I've yet to find something else I'd prefer to have constantly in my vision every single day.  Just wanted to let that be known.
VisualVenias's avatar
It looks very nice! =)
webtrance's avatar
Using it for my theme screenie! Nice wall!
Dragoon1223's avatar
looks like a great FPS deathmatch map
afivos's avatar
hey could i use this wallpaper for an iphone theme? :]
jmwoodward's avatar
Great stuff...
vipiish's avatar
I love this pic, thanks! :)
pineapplegirl's avatar
Nice - love your stuff in general. Also, gotta agree: Fifty Percent Grey is one of my all-time favourites, too.
powersbridge's avatar
What a visually comfortable and appealing digitaly created landscape. ^_^
pokemon-fan's avatar
how come this keeps friggin reminding me as a small child like FRIGGIN 2!
nemesisx666's avatar
the software is????:D
minus23's avatar
The paper is what it is... but I agree. "Fifty Percent Grey" was great. My favorite too. :P
hotchin2k's avatar
this is just wicked, nice work
makosanders's avatar
yeah. Hexagons rule. And you rule, in fact, you get the MAKOSANDERS MEDAL OF DISTINCTION
robot-god's avatar
Sweet. Do these hexagons fit on a square grid then?
myspivey's avatar
I have no clue what all that technical jargon means, but i do know that this rocks, hope you dont mind i adapt it (for my use ONLY) to a widescreen so i can use it as a background. Lovin it, and your right about the full view!
b0x0rz's avatar
the perspective is making me puke :omfg: its so titlted ;) ouch LOVE IT :b0x0rz:
mtmtmt's avatar
nice piece...an eyebender....must have been a hell of a rendertime with such a high photon/fg point count....worth it though ;D
littleweseth's avatar
is there any actual pattern to the levels of the hexagons, or is it just random?
(comtemplating conspiracy theory stuff - maybe it's a subliminal message with the heights mapped to an grayscale image of the Monkey Lord or somesuch - or maybe subliminal hypnotism)
DivineError's avatar
If I told you I'd have to kill you
littleweseth's avatar
flarf - if you can get past the numerous defenses of my house! (flyscreen doors + glass windows) :ninja:
c'mon, out with it....
Projektohr's avatar
Can you send me 200qm of this wallpaper, please? And an additional room?

:D
Inguz's avatar
Mindblowing stuff, thanks for sharing!
barefootliam's avatar
I love how the hexagons don't have perfectly sharp edges - attention to detail!

Liam
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