Weekly Challenge #71 "Orbit"

Hey Blendermaniacs! It’s time for our NEW Weekly Challenge!!!

Theme: “Orbit

Starts 8/02/2021 and ends 8/07/21 Midnight PST

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Done with one vertex, one material, and no textures. Work time 1H 57M 47S, File Size 7.78MB

No light’s either except me.

I started out going to mock how unimpressive your node tree looked and that how it would have been more impressive if you had arranged them in a spiral orbit around your viewer node but thought, nah that’d be tacky and just comment on your node noodling prowess to make something look good from nothing.

So yeh, well done ‘Node Master’!

This is a WIP for now. Now I know why motion capture suits exist and why it sucks for animators when they don’t have actual footage to work with. Was fun! https://photos.app.goo.gl/pcxT86zEUiYBvqyw9

Orbital Defense Initiative

Cycles render, procedural textures, using nebula HDR + procedural for background, post pro in Gimp.


Slapped this together in about an hour. Sputnik 1 on it’s way around.