Dabbling in 3D

Dabbling in 3D - student project

Gingham patterns may not be making a comeback for 2019, but it made for an interesting background to the reflective and transparent surfaces.

Dabbling in 3D - image 1 - student project

Inspired by this class, I thought I'd play around with lighting, colours and textures. I like how the glass numbers worked out.

Below is the stage made from a rounded cube. Most of the geometry was removed so the inside of the cube could be used as the background.

Dabbling in 3D - image 2 - student project

Here is the same thing from a different camera angle..

Dabbling in 3D - image 3 - student project

And below is a concrete background. Its a texture from a photo I took of an engineer's factory floor.

Dabbling in 3D - image 4 - student project

The software used is Cheetah 3D. It's Mac only and is relatively inexpensive to buy.

Chris Heath
The Geometrical Design Guy
Teacher