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30 Nov 2022 05:38:21 EST (-0500)
  Re: A (slight) touch of the Beksinski's  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 21 Oct 2022 10:44:31
Message: <6352b04f$1@news.povray.org>
Op 21-10-2022 om 12:35 schreef Simon J. Cambridge:
> "jr" <cre### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> hi,
>>
>> "Simon J. Cambridge" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
>>> Hi folks. I haven't posted in a while, but I thought I would post this and see
>>> what you all thought of it. ...
>>
>> first off, thank you for mentioning the artist providing the inspiration.  had
>> not heard of Beksinski before, but found some stunning imagery when doing a
>> Google Images search.
>>
>> and, fwiw, my (almost) first thought when I saw the image - the hand resting on
>> the column, I expected, I don't know, a more "alien" appearance, maybe have two
>> opposing thumbs?  anyway, nice composition, somewhat reminiscent of "worship"
>> :-)
>>
>>
>> regards, jr.
> 
> Thank you jr.
> 
> I have uploaded the inspriration. Beksinski was a real find for me. I prefer him
> to just about any other surrealist, including Giger. Seriously prolific, and, as
> you can see from online, greatly influential.
> 
> I used subsurface and iridesence for the main subject, the trees were done in
> Arbaro, and all the other modelling in hamapatch. I still haven't gotten around
> to using Blender. One of these days!
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Simon

Good to see more of your work again! The first one is disquieting to say 
the least (like Beksinski's work; thanks for bringing our attention to 
him!) but this second one is frankly scary indeed. I got the shivers 
running down my spine and my heart is galloping :-)

-- 
Thomas


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