[BWC entry] "Last Dance with Mary Jane"

Last minute entry! i figured since my little admirer picture is almost done, i’d do another idea that i thought really nailed the idea of “a moment in time”. this is a picture moments before an accident…scary stuff!
for this post im just putting on my basic render with some post painting to see what i want it to look like when it’s actually done…simple scene, but hopefully it will come out looking real.

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here are some more shots as it progresses…

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Very nice idea. although you might want to sharpen up the details a bit, they’re a bit monomatic right now. You know the moment in time clarity thingo, actually that’s fairly accurate and does happen in the real world.

Hey im back! i’ve been foregoing a social life in order to contribute two entries into this contest :slight_smile: but i think it’s worth it.

in this update the truck has had some textures and remodeling done to it, so it is actually recognizable as a truck now :slight_smile:
mary jane has had slight work done, but more clothing, eyelashes and final touches are coming with her. this piece will feature a little bit of post production for a bloom effect, some motion blur, and slight color modification.

enjoy! comments and crits always welcome.

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Creepy, when you know what’s about to happen. I wonder if anyone would guess that, though, if you didn’t tell them.

that’s the problem right there, i have to really try to nail the sense of motion down with some motion blur, and i think a necklace on her neck to show the car is moving forward, but blur to show the bus is moving at a perpendicular angle.

here is an almost complete version, which just needs slight finishing touches in post pro.

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here is the official entry to the BWC contest this year for Last Dance With Mary Jane. :slight_smile:

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Wow, great work. The traffic light outside the window is a nice touch, as is the necklace. Looks great to me.

thanks dude! you rock!

this is really nice. i love the painterly impressionist style and colors. really beautiful composition. the shapes and modeling feels bold/confident. nice work.

thank you very much! i love to get positive feedback, it makes my day every time!

…Beautifully done…seriously intense…