Model with dynamic cloth from DAZ, Stairs and tree are slightly modified bryce objects with tweaked textures from the native bryce library.
Whole scene consist of 3 figures (stair, tree, woman with radial light in her hands) inside a cylinder with refraction index 100, transparency 100, reflection 100 and total internal reflection enabled, shadow depth and reflection set to 88.
This is a very special kind of picture. It is definitely an interesting setup. A looked long at this picture but somehow, we haven't become friends. But that's purely personal.
Join Date: 01.03.2004 Comments: 2227
This picture is very much to my tastes! Indeed, there is an example file on the "being printed in the next fortnight" Mentoring DVD that Horo and I have produces that reminds me very much of this image. I will post it up out of interest.
Join Date: 04.02.2009 Comments: 22
Thanks for your comments.
This picture is a bit differed for me, because I wanted to create something that was very complex and infinite, but didn't see a way to build a complete infinite stairway with a complex room around it, and let it looks populated. So I tried a lot of short cuts, ending with the completely reflecting/transparent cylinder.
The result is good, much like my initial sketch, but I also found out that I don't like a smoke and mirrors approach to making a complex scene. It makes this scene feel strange but for this scene, it just works.
Join Date: 06.04.2006 Comments: 2622
Very cool! Sorry for not noticing this one sooner.