Sign In
Sign in
English

    TopBanners15081701.jpg  

August 17, 2015 1:00 PM

by Editor in Chief
 
Apparently, a lot of talented Blender artists have started out as a hobbyist, due to the availability of Blender. It's interesting to note how far they have come from being a 3D newbie.

How, then, can you too qualify for this award? Please have in mind that this award is reserved for those that are on par with or that excel top notch works published by artists and studios. If such work does not appear during a given week, this award is not being given to anyone. So please submit your best  work to www.blenderartist.org or to the Member's Gallery of this site, or Contact Us to show where your work is available on the internet. It doesn't have to be a Blender render, internal or Cycles. Any other render engine is fine as long as Blender was used as a part of your workflow.

So, it is with great pleasure that www.BlenderNews.org introduces to you the winner of the Render of the Week Award for the week of August 17, 2015: Dominik Schatz.

Title: Bees
Genre: Modeling
Renderer: Cycles
  
Final Work:
ROTWA150817.jpg


Wireframes:
ROTWA150817MO1.jpg

Artist's Comment
About Me: 
I am 24 years old and live in Austria. I am one of the three CEOs of the company ZEUS Medien (www.zeusmedien.com), which provides services centered around creating 2D/3D animations, webdesign and web development.
3D is mainly a hobby of mine, though. I am into 3D for about 3 and a half years now and it became a big part of my way to express my creativity. I started out as a student, so there was no money to buy one of the expensive 3D softwares. After some research on the internet I found Blender and it took a lot of time to understand the program. But I learned more and more about the 3D world, and every project brings me further. That’s a big reason that keeps me going.

About "Bees:"
The goal of this render was to create a believable close up scenes of the nature. And I think that bees are really important to our environment and I like them. I am not that great in sculpting, but I had a great time modeling the bees and I learned a lot with this project.
I didn’t use image textures at all except for some displacements. Other then that I used procedural textures and vertex-painting. Texture-painting was only used to create masks for the models.

Related Links:

1. http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?374980-bees

2. http://www.zeusmedien.com/
List of Articles
Subject Date Views
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 25, 2020 1186
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 25, 2020 966
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 927
Tutorials Top 15 Highest-Rated Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 891
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 for Blender 2.8 file Jan 23, 2019 45169
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 23, 2019 49932
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 23, 2019 44309
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 file Jan 23, 2019 44436
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2018: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2019 51063
Blender Retrospectives 2018 Blender Retrospective file Jan 02, 2019 50632
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 file Jan 09, 2018 194715
Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file Jan 01, 2018 200052
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2017: Winners Annouced file Dec 26, 2017 192791
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 325058
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 372751
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 389379
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 374709
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 379187
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 410260
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 413680
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 14, 2015 file Dec 16, 2015 19965
Render of the Week 'R2D2' by Neil Taylor - the Winner of the Week of December 7, 2015 file Dec 08, 2015 21199
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 7, 2015 file Dec 08, 2015 21718
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 30, 2015 file Dec 02, 2015 19246
Render of the Week 'Epic Pumpkin' by Christoph Beckeri - the Winner of the Week of November 30, 2015 file Dec 02, 2015 20413
Render of the Week 'Crystals Inspiration' by Ivaylo Gogov - the Winner of the Week of November 23, 2015 file Nov 25, 2015 22430
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 23, 2015 file Nov 25, 2015 18683
Render of the Week 'The Sparrow' by Pratik Solanki - the Winner of the Week of November 16, 2015 file Nov 17, 2015 20783
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 16, 2015 file Nov 17, 2015 19407
Render of the Week 'Gnome' by Sacha Goedegebure - the Winner of the Week of November 9, 2015 file Nov 11, 2015 21199
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 9, 2015 file Nov 11, 2015 19015
Render of the Week 'Pirate Lady--Making Waves' by Rico Cilliers - the Winner of the Week of November 2, 2015 file Nov 04, 2015 20436
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of November 2, 2015 file Nov 04, 2015 18634
Render of the Week 'Siesta' by Yan Blanco - the Winner of the Week of October 26, 2015 file Oct 27, 2015 21217
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of October 26, 2015 file Oct 27, 2015 18850
Suzanne Awards 2015 Suzanne Awards: The Winners & Nominees Are ... file Oct 26, 2015 16995
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of October 19, 2015 file Oct 20, 2015 19327
Render of the Week 'Sintik' by Manuel Grad - the Winner of the Week of October 19, 2015 file Oct 20, 2015 20713
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of October 5, 2015 file Oct 06, 2015 19364
Render of the Week 'Sea Highway' by Lino Thomas - the Winner of the Week of October 12, 2015 file Oct 14, 2015 21025

(C) 2012. All rights reserved. www.blendernews.org