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Mountain Base

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The original idea came to me when I was browsing through my photos from hiking Kilimanjaro. I decided to do a little paint over of this panoramic photo and put in some old 3D ships I made a while ago.

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After making the 3D model and terrain, I textured it up in Substance Painter and then rendered out these shots

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Render

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First go at the image.
Still using one of the old ships I'd made. I decided I'd either have to make a new and more detailed ship myself or just find one online :)

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I found out about these Xwing models from a friend and decided to go with them!
I placed, lit, and rendered them using Photoshop's 3D functionality. It's pretty good but it's very slow as it's a CPU renderer.

Mountain Base

This is a little experiment I did to see what I could do using Substance Painter for a concept piece. I think it worked out pretty well for how quickly I did it all. Next time I'll put a lot more time into the subject, composition and even try lighting and rendering from Maya instead of Substance.

The X-Wing models came from the free Star Wars model pack over at Video CoPilot
http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2016/05/free-star-wars-model-pack/

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