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September 5, 2004
Chess Globe v3 by ~evilhomer145 shows one of the most innovative 3d pictures i've seen in a long time. the quality in details and the love that went into this idea make it an outstanding and classic piece of the 3d gallery.
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Chess Globe v3



I am convinced this work is cursed. On every attempt I run in to the strangest problems, all the save files for the previous version have either been lost or have become corrupted. Not to mention the ridiculous number of problems and errors I encountered along the way. Everything from texture files not being recognised, fatal errors while rendering, geometry just plain disappearing and of course Maya crashing without warning.

On the up side I did learn a lot, in particular, command line rendering, polygon reduction, some finer points of lighting with final gather and the exact breaking strain of my keyboard.

This work has become a kind of gauge, having to rebuild it so many times has severed to remind me just how far I’ve come.

Progess shots [link]

Made in Maya
Rendered in Mental Ray
Post in Photoshop

Update: Colour and contrast ajustment.
One of my moniters is dying, everything comes up too bright and slightly wrong colour. I didn't realise this at the time.

v2 [link]
v1 [link]
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Kano-20's avatar
this print is sooooo....