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What can I say? Sometimes I'm happy to make a nice forest with bluebells and sometimes I feel the need to create a cosmic phenomenon dominating the sky over an alien sea. Hopefully if you've been following my work for a few years you've come to expect that the next wallpaper will rarely be similar to the last. I'm continuing my exploration of using Plant Factory to model non-plant objects here. The "opening" was created using PF and rendered using Lightwave. The foreground apparatus was also modeled in PF.
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Daemonyx
"Wow Factor"
Browsing along, muttering about how nice each image is and then BAM! This pops up and I say "OH WOW!" Nice job on this one Ryan, it's one of my new favorites! :D

Mon July 29, 2019 at 8:28 pm

Michael Schmitt
"First post"
The Newest Wallpapers page says that The Opening was first posted March 11th.

Sun July 7, 2019 at 4:06 pm

Phil C.
"So blue!!"
Delightful, absolutely delightful. I love cool-hued images and blue is one of my favorites. Just lovely.

Fri June 28, 2019 at 10:14 am

Christian
"I'm falling into my screen"
I absolutely Love this image. The many shades of blue with the pop of orange/yellow really give a sense of depth. Personally I love the dark globes in the foreground which just reflect the light of the anomaly.

Fri June 28, 2019 at 9:14 am

Ozaawaagosh
"Love This"
Love both versions, Portals to another world or time, love the colours and lighting, Great Renders Ryan, Awesome

Thu June 27, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Seadragonlady
"The Opening"
Let's do the time warp again. Love it.

Tue June 25, 2019 at 1:39 pm

Cutterman
"Gorgeous and nightmarish"
Huxley on LSD. Really like this one!

Tue June 25, 2019 at 9:27 am

Martin
"Great Sci-fi "
Another work of brilliance. Love it. The colors, textures and darkness are truly inspirational. It will make a great addition to my wallpaper gallery.

Tue June 25, 2019 at 7:36 am

Todd
"Sci-Fi Finery"
Another great work of cosmic brilliance. So well done. Colors. Textures. Innovative and imaginative. Thank you.

Mon June 24, 2019 at 9:55 pm

James C.
"Another quality piece! So Sci-Fi!"
Love this one. Reminds me of a warp tunnel or stargate. Love the colors and darkness of this one. I'm into your dark wallpapers lately so this is going on my screen today! Excellent work!

Mon June 24, 2019 at 7:57 pm

Jason
"Fantastic!"
Really love this one! Fantastic!

Mon June 24, 2019 at 7:36 pm

Travis
"Excellent"
I love your alien planetscapes, and abstract work, so this is going straight into my backgrounds collection!

Mon June 24, 2019 at 5:59 pm

Ryan
"Symmetry"
I really wanted a round enclosure for the reflection so the symmetry is intentional. I thought the asymmetry in the sky would balance things out :-)

Mon June 24, 2019 at 4:48 pm

Thanasimos
"It's the foreground."
Love the sky work. My only issue with it echoes what others have said. The foreground scene looks almost obviously mirrored, and the instant I saw that, I lost much of my interest in the scene. Very cool, but maybe more iteration on the foreground would help?

Mon June 24, 2019 at 4:34 pm

GothyStitch
"Something is off?"
While your "alien/sci-fi" landscapes are some of my favorites, the mirrored aspect of the foreground is too consistent, which throws off the whole image for me. It's like a mirror is being used to split the image in half. The color scheme is amazing, and ignoring the foreground, I love the image.

Mon June 24, 2019 at 2:41 pm

Halo
"I just love your Alien mind..."
Your work moves me most when you are mentally off on one of your cosmic journeys...like this one. My mind wants to see those globes turn into cosmic travelers preparing to leap into the worm hole...

Mon June 24, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Littlemom
"Mixed Feelings"
The foreground on this is great but the opening looks like something that comes out of a cartoon, and I don't know if that's the look you are going for here. If it is I still am not fond of it. Only a 7 for me on this one.

Mon June 24, 2019 at 12:06 pm

Simon
"Too much symmetry!"
I kind of like this, but i'm distracted at the obvious left/right symmetry in the foreground, which stops me being drawn into the image as it feels artificial. Seems surprising, as you don't usually use symmetry like this, do you Ryan?

Mon June 24, 2019 at 11:40 am

Aslan
"Fantastic...."
Straight to the screens with that one.

Looks simply awesome...

TVM.

Mon June 24, 2019 at 11:23 am

Richard H.
"Love it!"
This is a GREAT one!

Mon June 24, 2019 at 11:12 am

Theo
"Perfectly on Brand"
These sort of colorful space-scapes combined with water/terrain are exactly why I started following DB so many years ago. This is really beautiful and I'm so excited to have it. I love the variety of work you do, but please keep making these gorgeous, surreal views. :)

Mon June 24, 2019 at 11:08 am

redfoxiii
"Pickle jar"
It just occurred to me that a cool pickle jar of this would be to render the 'opening' distorted in all the glass orbs w/ lensing effects

Mon June 24, 2019 at 10:50 am

redfoxiii
"Multi-Screen?"
I love the single perspective depth of this render.



Are you planning on doing a multi-screen version? I use your art at work w/ two screens, so I'm always happy to see them, but I wonder if this will work as well off center in a dual...

Mon June 24, 2019 at 10:48 am

Marc Grondin
"Just Beautiful"
What can I say. This is simply lovely.

Mon June 24, 2019 at 8:15 am

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