Be aware which jerseys colors you choose, might get up some troubles.
Just a goof that happened while I was playing with simulations.
Cycles, 4096 samples, HDRI lighting, DoF, Graswald ($), reused open can litter
The winning soccer goal was completed years ago. The old soccer field lays mostly empty except for late night partying as the city gentrifies and the young people search for better futures somewhere else.
also you don’t see often grass with such bending, well done.
Pure, Cycles, 10 Samples.
This is inspired by a character from the 80s anime Kickers.
I never really watched it 'cause I was a DuckTales kid
Spain vs. Argentina?
(Pure, competing. The only thing I didn’t create is the icon from game-icons.net. Also a little bit of post processing in gimp.)
It’s not my best project, and it is a bit lacking in ways, but I like it overall. I experimented a lot with stylized shading this time, using it for the trees, grass, and ball. The ball is procedurally created in geometry nodes. The trees use gn as well, though they take a sculpted source shape. The grass is made with hair particles so I could customize the shading.
EDIT: Did some adjustments and used a shadow catcher so the ball properly casts shadows on the grass.
I used to be a regular around here, but moved onto other projects/hobbies…
Anyway, I’ve done the weekend challenge before and loved it! So when I saw the topic, I thought back to my first real animation ever…
Just thought I would share that. Done in blender 2.46.
P.S. - lots of good entries so far!
2048 samples with OptiX denoising. (the fire really boosted my rendering times, adding it in post would probably be smarter )
If I am being brutally honest, I did not like the theme at first, seemed a bit too specific to me to provoke creative submissions. But I did not have time to participate for a long time, so I went all in on this one regardless, and had a great time And there are some awesome and clever entries too, so jokes on me for being narrow minded
The idea of of bending the grass plane stylish to emulate this camera distortion is an fantastic idea.
It actually really was a simple flat plane through a panoramic camera they are a bit wonky to work with in Blender, but for a simple static shot with no complex compositing or anything I thought it easier than trying to convincingly bend the plane.
Futebol clube do Porto and Futebol clube Benfica
The king of football
There is nothing more pleasant than to bask in the splendor of your glory and admire your victory.