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VALOUR by fusobotic VALOUR by fusobotic
The biting wind whips and the white light scatters between dusty snow clouds. The ends of the Earth rear up to swallow the soulless legions in endless frost. Their programmed apathy towards frozen joints and long jammed weapons keeps them moving towards destruction on the desolate front lines. An exercise in futility some may call it- others, an elegant symphony of flawless warfare conducted like clockwork. The penguins tremble and flee. The whales beneath drone and creak the ice, forming, in a fashion, a soundtrack for the battles that rage across the frozen wasteland above. Shells land, the booms muffled by gallons of upturned powder. Brief flashes of gold and orange flicker in the distance among the cool shades of tundra. Is courage simply following instructions, persisting till cold metal lays to rest within the ice? There is no heart in the chests of these tin soldiers, only rusted circuitry laden with target acquisition systems. They bleed oil as their worn hydraulics sigh out one last time. When fear of death is absent, what prods this cold soldier onward? Can there really be such a thing as valour among the mechanized masses?

Title: Projekt Valour
Build time: 1.25 months
Size: 3840 x 2160 (2-3 hours, 1300 samples)
Weight: 2.5gb
Components: Concept art, music, literature, and a pinch of love all strewn together in a Blender and Photoshopp'd to look especially tasty.
Engineer: fusobotic
Commissioner: CG Cookie

View the finished project thread: blenderartists.org/forum/showt…

Check out the WIP thread I made along the way: blenderartists.org/forum/showt…

download 4k nearly lossless png: dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/52…

making of video coming soon...

Made in participation of this contest: cgcookie.com/blender/2013/08/2…

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:iconjohncarver78:
johncarver78 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
like it a lot
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xxfrozticxx Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is absolutely amazing! Great work! I wish I could make pictures like this.
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fusobotic Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much! And I'm sure if you practice and are determined enough you could make something even better :)
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MAJmufin Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
awsome dude, was browsing through the steampunk scearch i did, u were in the middle of fat 3d women. atleast there is a good thing in the scearch.
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Mecenatos Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome work!
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:iconblenderaddict:
BlenderAddict Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
I've seen your work in blender cookie. Very well done! This is an awesome render. Happy blending :)
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:iconlamable:
lamAble Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Power to the Blender Artist out there , good Job keep up the work 
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CubeGod Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
I'm in awe, I thought I had a chance in the contest until I saw this (well, I submitted my render anyway)
I am certain you will win and, frankly, you deserve it :P

"me : cgcookie.com/blender/images/va…
cgcookie.com/blender/images/me…
saw them on the forums when they were still WIP and I thought, and I quote, "I'm fucked..."
Eric: Your death will be glorious. But it is inevetable... Cause holy hannah those belong in multimillion dollar games for Xbone and PS4 not a blender contest." - my friend on comparing mine to yours :P
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ChristopherDeer Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Man... That is some crazy 3D moddeling skill showcase !
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Mystors Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
absolument génial !
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viiik33 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good work. I love it!!!
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PhelanDavion Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Professional
Respect! hats off 
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:iconjohn-reilly:
john-reilly Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Excellent work !
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RabidBlackDog Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
sick details man
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DEVIANTAUDIO Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
this is epic, the details are so good time well spent my friend
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kuroro8675 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013
Really god job for the details and all in complex
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armoredprimate Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Student General Artist
The detail on this is incredible! Nice job!
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