Babacool

Arie's site to show stuff

Vallée de Lavande


After I saw a image of Paul Hamilton I was inspired to make a lavender field myself. I like to make images in one day but this time it took a bit longer.. 3 days. The rendering alone lasted for a hole day.

Oscar Niemeyer Swimming Pool


I saw a documentary about Oscar Niemeyer recently. He might be offended if he sees my design. But I made it to honour him. It started as a Vue light study.

Arabian Nights


Inspired by painters like Jean-Leon Gerome, I created this image with Vue. I hope you like it.

Panorama Bathroom


I like ambient occlusion render and I like panoramas. So why not mix them?

seventeenth century digital painting


I love the old landscape paintings from the 17th and 18th century. They make you wonder how it would be to live there at that place and time. No cars, no electricity, no cellphones. Still painters travelled all over europe to visit foreign countries.. very brave. I sit here behind my computer.

Kitchen Design


We are designing our new kitchen. Any suggestions?

Early Arrival


Inspired by the beautiful Scandinavian landscapes I build this image.

Using the same technique as the F16, I imported the model from Flight Simulator into Blender via 3ds Max to Vue.

I love the mix of vue with “traditional” 3d modeling. I didn’t do the modeling of the aircraft (I thank iFly for borrowing their beautiful model) so I have to come back one day to this image and replace the aircraft with one of my own. For what it’s worth.. I modelled the approach lights

Import oh la di ye


I found out it is possible to import models from FSX into 3ds Max via Blender and then export to obj so you can import it into Vue. Are you still following me? It is not so hard but also not easy. Especially textures is hard work. I Thank Aerosoft for their beautiful F16 model.

Summer Shore


I was flying along the coast of the ‘Lac Léman’ in the vicinity of Yvoire last week and was inspired to make this.

Iray motionblur

Iray with motion blur; a new feature in 3ds Max 2013.. nice 🙂