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Carbon Cycle MKII
Carbon Cycle MKII


Carbon Cycle MKII
Description: An update of Carbon Cycle with a few minor alterations.

Tyres removed.
Haze thinned.
Sun activated to increase speculative response in mud
Crow added (noggins from DAZ).
And len's flair to add in the sun which was otherwise invisible.
Added by: davidbrinnen
Keywords: davidbrinnen, bryce6, IBL, carbon, cycle, crow
Date: 04.15.2007 22:17
Hits: 1972
Downloads: 111
Rating: 5.00 (1 Vote(s))
File size: 265.3 KB
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Join Date: 12.21.2006
Comments: 667

The front of the scene looks a lot better, but the background does not seem right. I sudgest replacing it with a row of dead trees (maybe with a few leafs here and there) and use your faded mirror box to cover up any space.
04.16.2007 00:00 Offline gat brshkv at

Join Date: 06.04.2006
Comments: 2622

I like the thinner haze. I like the sun. I like the idea of the mud having specularity, but I'm not sure if it works as you intended. I think the reflection looks like water, but the specularity looks slightly plastic. I do not have a clue how to remedy such a thing. Perhaps it;s the light. What color is the sun you added? I'm guessing a reddish tinted sun would fit in well with this hdr. The bird looks very natural.
04.16.2007 03:59 Offline rashadcarter1 rashadcarter1 at

Join Date: 05.26.2004
Comments: 4478

Better, still. I don't see the need for more trees. This looks to me like trees on a river bank and the river badly flooded the land. I agree with Rashad that the mud did not improve with the specularity. Someone's stolen the tyres - good. The material on the background mountains does not seem to fit the scene now that haze has been decreased. They look snowy down to the plane. I miss some brown or grey at least at the lower parts.
04.16.2007 08:47 Offline Horo h.-r.h.wernli at

Join Date: 07.02.2005
Comments: 1010

Mudslide. :-)

I have to say I agree with Gat on this one. I feel like a dark dreary, or perhaps stormy, sky would fit this one better. Maybe a misty amber horizon, fading into a starless black sky, casting that surreal amber glow over the entire image? The Mud texture is very good (wet), as is the bark on the trees. The rusted wreck gives an impression of desolation. Is that a gas can on which the crow is perched? The mountains in the background look like snow, as Horo pointed out, and, like the sky, don't feel right. I think I would have opted for an endless mud plane with perhaps a downed airplane (so the wreck wouldn't look so lonely) and maybe some ruins. Then again that's just me. I have the imagination but lack the skill, and sometimes the patience, that you must have.

I don't comment as often as I should so I'll take this opportunity to say that I'm very impressed with your work in general and hope to some day reach your level of skill. With my potent imagination I could create some wondrous, and at times very dark and frightening, images that would captivate the observer. It is my hope that I have not chemically corrupted my brain enough to make developing such skills impossible at my old age. Actually, I?m only 49 but at times I feel as old as the matter my body is composed of, perhaps as old as the Universe itself. ;-)

Just how old are the Souls that inhabit our bodies anyway?
04.17.2007 13:06 Offline spektyr spektyr at
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Join Date: 08.07.2006
Comments: 254

I have seen this scene so many times. It is so realistic. I would say beautiful but theres nothing beautiful about a flood. The little town I grew-up in was wiped 3 times in my childhood. You got the mud just right! Great work David. I give it 5/5.
05.29.2007 23:42 Offline tina gazcon pecasg62 at
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