Last Time on Assignment 1 Log: i detailed the majority of the modelling process and ran into an issue with file saving. And now the conclusion.
After going over to the university’s labs i was relieved to find that saving worked. the lighting i had set up in Arnold didn’t work so well in MentalRay:
but with some re-jigging and changing the camera angle/Fstop i managed to get this to look like this:
and after setting everything up i produced the two images requested, after which i added in a gradient background in GIMP to make them look like the target images.