Jaguar Retro Ad

The students at the school where I work are tasked to create a retro advertisement with the 3D vehicle they are modeling. I took one of my older models, a 1951 Jaguar XK120, and made an example of what is expected. Mostly to show the post processing I did on this image.

It was rendered in Mental Ray, took about 18 minutes at 720p.

(I know it says XK150, but I just copied the text from another Jag ad)

here’s the original render, to compare:

Street Rod lighting

I really should post more. I just really tend to forget I have a blog where Ican dump some stuff that shouldn’t go on the frontpage.

Here’s something I made a month or two ago:

It’s a lighting study using just 3DS Max scanline and standard lights. Nothing advanced, just the pure basics, so I’d push myself to actually understand the lighting. It’s not perfect yet, and I was putting materials on this until I sort of abandoned it