My yearly favorites

One more year of C4d + Octane under my belt! I learned a ton about how real life lighting, scale and camera settings translate to 3d. I've also started to dip my toes into Houdini.

 

If you want to see descriptions, animations, and the rest of the year's renders, head to my instagram drbolick

Yearly experiment roundup

I've been working hard all year to push my craft and make beautiful art. I feel so lucky to have the technology to make my ideas real. Looking forward to another year of running down the spiral!

Octane Render

I just got an Octane rig and ohhh, it is rocking my world.

I can fly around a 4 million poly object with a displacement in real time.

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A year of experiments

After a year it's finally time to unload all these late night experiments.

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Optical tricks

This is a classic optical trick. It's impossible to tell exactly which direction the object is rotating because there's no shadow or depth perspective. 

Usually if you're more of a left brain thinker you'll see it rotating right. If you're more of a right brain thinker you'll see it rotate left.  

Indra's Jewel

Just a test in c4d reflections. 40 bounces back and forth between 3 rotating icosahedrons.

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Phi

Part of an ongoing obsession with Phi.

Here are some tests for a stained glass window I'm hoping to make next February.