This is an homage to Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and to Blender 2.35’s new selection tools :D.
I made it for the Splash Screen Contest 2.35. It took a while to figure out the particle settings for the apes’ fur. No post processing.
This is a larger version: http://www.thoro.de/images/blender/2001_splash_full.jpg