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Hivemind (Nucleus)

"Hivemind (Nucleus)"

 Pickle Jar Versions

7.96/10 rating (126 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

I love this piece, but can you do a render for a twitter header. It would be absolutely perfect for one of my accounts.

Sat April 26, 2014 at 6:49 am
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Comments (21)

"Continuing here with the "techno-abstract" theme of "Automata" and "Waveform" here. Lightwave 11's new instancing system opens up a lot of possibilities! See also Latticework and The Comb."


 Pickle Jar Versions

9.00/10 rating (29 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

"Top rated wallpaper"
I just noticed that your renders now need only a minimum of 10 votes instead of 50 for inclusion in the Top 10 Rated Images of All Time (and top 25, 50, and 100, too). Hivemind is now #10!


Fri May 13, 2016 at 3:08 pm
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8.23/10 rating (118 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

"awesome on dual 4K monitors!"
love the monochrome variation. Its a great alternative and is easier to work with since it's not so bright as the original colored version.

Sat June 20, 2015 at 4:51 pm
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7.70/10 rating (115 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

"My all time favorite 10"
I rotate wallpapers, but this is my most frequent

Thu April 16, 2015 at 8:57 pm
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Comments (53)

"A Member recently wrote...

"Would it be possible to do an abstract at some point that is more minimalist? Generally I love the incredible amount of detail that is everywhere in your work, but for some types of wallpapers (mobile mostly) I prefer things which are towards the minimalist side, and abstracts seem like the perfect place for that."

I decided to try it out so I put together something very quickly, very "minimally", in Lightwave. I only used Lightwave's "Textured Environment" for this piece, no geometry at all, and I previewed it for my Members a couple of days ago. The feedback was generally positive so I kept tinkering.

This "finished" version is a bit more complex than I had originally intended but the construction is still fairly minimalist. I added a single 2D plane and some volumetric lights so it is technically a "3D wallpaper".

All in all it was a fun exercise and nice to render something that only takes 30 min instead of 30 hours. I will try to have a multiscreen up shortly along with some of the early versions. Hope you enjoy it!! "


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Pickle Jar Versions

7.24/10 rating (104 votes)

Latest Member Comment:

It really pops on my tablet and phone.

Mon April 8, 2013 at 9:32 am
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"My first abstract of 2013. I was playing around making shapes using Jenn3D and brought the results into Lightwave 11.5 for rendering. Jenn3D only exports STL files so I used MeshLab to convert them to OBJ."


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8.37/10 rating (148 votes)

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Mon April 1, 2013 at 11:42 pm
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