This is a piece I did for my portfolio, and because I wanted to do a skateboard for ages. I tried to go for a product visualisation sort of look. I have modeled all the little parts (as some people saw in my w.i.p thread), except for all the parts that make up the trucks, that’s just one object.
I used yafray for the rendering (I’ve not used it before but it’s amazing).
Here’s one of my yafray renders:
C&C welcome And tips on getting more realism in yafray too