Here's the result of a couple of days and nights, it's based off of Aaron Becker's painting in his book "Journey". I was inspired by the magical world of the book, and decided to recreate one of the scenes in 3d.It turned out to be quite a heavy scene - final render of about 9 hours on cycles cpu i7 3.5 ghz.

link to Aaron's site- http://www.storybreathing.com/journey/
I did receive aaron's permission to post this.Let me know what you think! (click through for hi-res)
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I would love to make this book into a short film, but that's only a dream. It wouldn't surprise me if someone does make the film though, the book is amazing, with some sequels on the way.