Category: Image Sets

3
Jun

Jungle Building 101

Dossier 007: Legend of the BatututSo, as you might imagine, making a believable jungle in 3D is an ass-ton of hard work. Which is why you’re not getting one. No, just kidding…

I’ve been working on this set for longer than I care to say, and then today I scrapped the first three renders because I was just not happy with a lot of the stuff. The elephant was too shiny, the foliage’s subsurface scattering was too intense, the lighting was too fake-looking, etc….. I should mention that this is the first set we’re doing since upgrading to the latest version of the Octane plugin and a lot of shit has changed.

23
May

Legacy of the Batutut – Coming Late June

Clara Ravens - Concept Art for Dossier 007: Legacy of the BatututHere’s the first of several promotional images I’ll post over the next couple days for Dossier 007: Legacy of the Batutut. I’ll be set building next week as well as finishing off the Batutut, who are the characters that Clara will be facing off against.

I know that I had promised that Xip and I would collect all the poll data and come up with several concepts for a second round of voting to come up with a winner for the next dossier concept, but I came up with a concept almost right away and wanted to see if it would be viable for a dossier. The experiment involved growing fur on a bunch of Planet of the Apes-type simian character meshes. After no less than four attempts at growing believable fur with Poser’s Hair Room, I managed to get something that I actually liked and looked believable. Also, with the help of my buddy Erogenesis, I learned how to export Daz3D’s Genesis meshes to native Poser .cr2 file-types, which

4
May

The Ripcord Date

Clara Ravens Ep. 4: Colombina's Illusion - Page 117Happy Star Wars Day to you all!

As SDCC steadily approaches (July 8th – July 12) and my income just as steadily wanes, I find myself once again having to add the dreaded “ripcord date” to my project calendar. I was paid out from my other markets for my April sales and things are not looking so great financially. I will find myself in dire straights by the beginning of June, and though my calendar indicates a completion date for Clara Ravens Episode 4: Colombina’s Illusion near and around mid-June, there is absolutely no certainty. The difference between the concrete release dates of image sets and the more elusive dates of comics is that I never know how many pages a comic will be, nor can I estimate just how long setting up an animation will take (could be several hours or several days based on complexity) or render (typically takes days). With image sets, I know in advance how many frames it will be, how long it

9
Feb

Fire in the Ice – Now Available!

Polly “Pixie” Talbish hasn’t had the opportunity to get down and dirty in some time, but that’s all about to change with the release of  Dossier 006: Fire in the Ice - now available in the Epoch Art store. Go grab yourself a copy for only $9.99 USD. BE SURE YOU HAVE THE DCV VERSION 3.0 OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO VIEW THIS PRODUCT! You can download it here: DCV Version 3.0 Download

In this dossier, Polly (one of the female protagonists from the Epoch Art erotic comic Dark Rift) is fixing a sensor relay when an accident simultaneously causes and explosion and contaminates the air supply. With only minutes to act, she tries to escape with her pet alien Jester but succumbs to lack of oxygen. As she lay dying, help arrives in the form of a young pilot who she decides to thank in a ‘special’ way.

And, as always, if you pick up a copy please consider leaving a review and/or a rating on the product page to help other potential buyers. If you’d like to discuss anything in particular regarding this dossier, feel free to leave a comment in this thread and we can get a dialogue going.

Also, a big thank you to all of you for your patience as my web host took their sweet ass time installing my new SSL certificate. I appreciate the comments and the concern. And I’d also like to thank everyone for the warm birthday wishes. Now I’m off to Rio! Catch you all some time next week!

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