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Hi, my first reaction was somehow disturbed by the motion blured clouds. My second thought was - hm interesting fresh wind. So for me t...



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Matthias Rohrbach
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
- started with 3D programs in 1992
- 1st job as Digital Artist in 1998
- graduated engineer in "essence of media and information" in 2008
- 2008-2012: 3D Artist for architectural visualization
- 2012-now: 3D Artist for automotive Content

On this platform I want to present only my non-commercial work that I've done just for fun.

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From the first photo to the final image, it took me half a year. Not continuously working on it but also waiting for inspiration, searching for the right tools, experimenting with different methods.
So now I am really happy to finally got it finished and decided to feature this with a little making of.

Animans Salix - Face to Face with a Sallow Tree by MatzeR  MakingOf: Animans Salix by MatzeR

Lots of different methods and techniques where used for this.
- taking photos of the bark
- stitching them together
- seamless transitions between the parts
- transforming a tree stamp to a horn / teeth
- making normal maps to get relief information for relighting in a 3d application
- photo retouch to get the look

and some techniques I canceled:
- Putting the environment on a 3d sphere with the correct geometry and texture of the face to get exact reflections
- trying to paint the smoke with brush strokes

Now the final step is to print it out. The resolution supports 1,5 x 1 meter or around 60 x 40 inc



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batjorge Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2016   Digital Artist
Herzlichen Glückwunsch :party: Best wünsche zu dir :cake: :party: 
IAmThatStrange Featured By Owner May 4, 2015
Thanks for all the favs!
JenFruzz Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there Hi!

Welcome to :iconwow-macros:!

Feel free to stop by the group chatroom to hang out, ask questions, or get some feedback on your macro work! Submission rules are posted on the group's main page.

Introduce yourself: Here!

We're also looking for some additional group moderators! If you'd like information on getting involved, just send us a note :eager: by darkmoon3636

Glad to have you on board! La la la la
Jassy2012 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
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Hello and Welcome to our group :iconfractal-ww:

Our Stuff and me are so happy about that

:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce:

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3wyl Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! :wave:

Thank you for joining CRPhotography ~ the central heart of the Photography Gallery on DeviantArt! :love:

To help you get started with the group, please check out our Important Information box to find out how we can help you, including submitting your photographs into the group, receiving constructive feedback, promoting your photography contests and more! Find out how you can submit your work to the group here.

We also have a lot of things happening at the moment:

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:bulletgreen: Monthly Theme Shenanigans focusing on Macro! :la:

:bulletpurple: Check out our latest 52 Week Photography Challenge for a chance to win :points:!

:star: We also have a Monthly Contest on Macro.

We hope you enjoy the group!

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Sabine62 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
Danke für die watch :) :heart:
iriscup Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
Thank You For The Faves by Undead-Academy   and watch.
batjorge Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014   Digital Artist
Many thanks for the faves and watch! :D
MatzeR Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Many thanks for your inspiring works. At some point I stopped faving because there is so much great output from you. :doyouseedemtitsbro:
And than I felt I have to get my hands back on mandelbulb3d. Didn't find that time for too long.
batjorge Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014   Digital Artist
Oh no problem, it would be a hard work to fave all due to my vast gallery :faint:
You're welcome :handshake:
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