Ping Pong Practice

http://tfric.learnkanji.ca/dump/practice2.jpg

Here’s what I put together for the weekend challenge. It takes for ever to render the caustics! In this case though I think the effect is well worth it.

Vote here if you like the image:
http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?p=1062850#post1062850

tyfric,
u got ‘terrific’ balls, I like the bat best. good work. keep ‘it’ up.
chela69

Thanks Chela,

Here’s a hi-res version I made for wallpaper. There are some artifacts in the caustics but this was with 1000000 photons. When I tried increasing it the renderer was taking all my system’s ram plus a gig of swap space! I let it go overnight and my computer seemed frozen 10 hours later. We can just call them imperfections in the glass, right?

http://tfric.learnkanji.ca/dump/practice2_hd.jpg