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drawovis

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So every now and then I'm looking for a image to rebuild in Su Podium.
Like the photo in the following link:
https://images.app.goo.gl/psySXvTgqDjqs1aD6

Maybe a bit gloomy, but I like the mood.
I had to build the sofa, tulip lamps and guitar stand, and put pictures on the pillows.

So this is what I came up to:
Drawovis-Musicroom1-v2.6-PP.jpg
The tulip lamp took me a few dozen versions to get the translucency right and meanwhile get a credible look from the glass. 
It wasn't my attention to make a one-to-one copy, then I could have used 'Match new photo'.
Among other things on the pillows [wink]

And here's a second one perpendicular to the scene.    
 
Drawovis-Musicroom2-v2.6-PP.jpg 
Renders are done with interiorhigh preset, because the interiordefault preset was giving in this case unexpected blobs and light specks.

Comments are welcome.



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Those are some really excellent renders - great work [thumb]

The modelling is also fabulous!

Copying photos is an excellent exercise for developing your skills.

If you compare these with the original, you can see that you might not have applied translucency to your lampshades. That should improve things.
Also you might want to add a little more blurred reflection to the floor.

Also, although you think that these images are dark and moody, the original is even darker. With some different post-processing, I think you could faithfully capture the feel of the original.

You might not actually want to do that, but it would be another learning exercise [wink]



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Really nice and, yes, gloomy, which adds a great atmosphere. Not really inspiring for composing though [smile]. I just do not like the plant on top of the books. It looks out of place and a bit plastic. Everything else looks just great. I could display a picture like this in my studio. [thumb]

It looks like a space Tom Petty would have liked to use...

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Thanks guys. [smile]
Bigstick: It was a choice not to make the render as dark as the photo. With the translucency I meant the colored light falling onto the walls and curtains. That took me a while to get it right. (perhaps I'm using the wrong term here.) I've tried blurred translucency but then you lose the texture of the glass. any tips?

Thierry: I don't like snake plants either... But if you click through the pictures you'll see a piano with a similar setting. In this case I wanted to stay truthful to the setting. 
And perhaps the atmosphere is inspiring for some symphonic rock music? [cool]
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The problem you have here, is that you have too much transparency on the shades so you can see the bulbs far too clearly which isn't right.
Are those lamp shades modelled with 'thick' glass or just a single curved plane?

If it's the latter, try using some thickness, and use a different material on the face of the lass facing the bulb. This could be a plain colour with translucency. The front face could be patterned.

In reality, this is how some patterned glass is made, it's clear glass, but painted on one face. Other types of glass are actually coloured and the patterning is part of the manufacture process. It's difficult to tell from the photo how this glass is made, but the way you configure the geometry and materials will obviously have an effect on the render.

Don't forget to check the 'Translucent glass' option in the Environment tab of the Settings dialog. It is specifically for coloured glass!

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the tulip lamp is build with 2 faces. inside blade has a DTR 70-30-0, a redglas texture image, no Refraction this on the back and front side.
The outside blade DTR 70-30-0 with a red glas texture, no refraction on frontside.
The back side is DTR 0-100-0, no refraction, no texture, just a color RGB 255-0-21. (just for the red light on the walls and curtains.)
I tried glass refraction, but I found the bulb too prominent this way...
TULPLAMP 2019-10-06 23572900000.jpg 
I also tried with a blurr, but then the texture was hardly visible...
TULPLAMP 2019-10-06 23554100000.jpg 
for the ones who want to have a go at it; the lamp is in the attachment.
please share your findings!

 
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