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Planetary Explosion

I was asked to blow up a peaceful planet for Sonnet Realm Films a couple of weeks ago, and it seemed I had very little choice but to comply…

Done mainly in 3DS Max, where the use of glow effects really helped in the final render.

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Exploding planet

Had an idea the other day for a scene where a weapon rips through planets like butter – here is my first test (Click to enlarge):


For now it uses 3D Studio max’s standard earth texture, but I’ll improve it as I go along. I also haven’t worried too much about the actual beam effect for now, either.

A version with the contrast turned up slightly:


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