No one will discuss the new destruction system below.
Besides, if you'd be involved in project budgeting you would be aware that the costs are growing and using cheap alternatives is inevitable. This is the business. first of all.
If you hate people that can make your life easier and see the threat in everything related to AI then you can hardly call yourself an artist. Rather than a kid who likes to be in a comfort zone.
Ian Spriggs is back with his newest hyperrealistic work, a Portrait of Erica with her dog Carmine. The project is actually the first portrait he has done with an animal and Ian states that this was quite a challenge.
The concept of the piece is said to be based on the Ambassadors painting by Hans Holbein the Younger with multiple meanings behind it.
“Lenovo and NVIDIA supported me with this portrait, I used their Quadro P6000 graphic cards and a Lenovo workstation which allowed me to use GPU rendering, it quickened the speed in which I was able to make iterations and make adjustments. I want to thank V-Ray Chaos Group for their ongoing support with my work too,” added the artist.
The work was modeled in Maya and Mudbox, textured in Mudbox and Photoshop, hair was done with X-Gen, skin details were set up with the help of XYZ textures, rendered with V-Ray, with some final touch-ups in Photoshop.