Design

Beach door

From the concept sketch to the final render. This is one of the ten doors visuals made for Hype Challenge, a social network startup where people engage themselves and the others in various social contests. The ten doors represents 10 increasing statuses with different fantastic locations, where...

A desk of toys

A whole desk scenery full of toys. This was made for a website visual brand. The executive work is a variation of this, a bit less dirty and more formal. It may seem a kid desk, but the reality is that there are a bunch of references, some personal real old memories and some strange pieces not...

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The last coffee

Needed 4 espresso cups for a visual. Managed the standard fat, the thick napolitan, the glass one, and the flared. That was for a concept image representing the heterogeny and variation alternatives in the same field: do you know how many kinds of expresso coffee cups exist in italy?

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Roman ionic desk

In this ancient Roman workshop stillife, eggs and pomegranates left by the artist on this temporarily marble desk are not coincidental. Popular groceries in ancient times, they were used as inspirational architectural elements on capitals decorations, wall paintings and mosaics. For example at...

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Grape in the bottle

Bottles, crates, scissors, caps: the simbolic pieces of wine harvest and bottling. If only wine harvesting could be so easy. Cgi stillife with quite an hard work on translucency lights, scattering, refractive materials. An exercise mixing so many different shaders and lights: from glass...

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Left arm of a protocol droid

"Left arm of a protocol droid" it's the second amber fossil experiment after the amber galleon. This time the cristal rock keeps inside two iconic pieces of cinema. Two famous references crossing two stories to which I am very attached. A composite CGI illustration which tries to answer "Where is...

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Amber galleon

This galleon model was trapped into an amber cristal. A wonderful stone worn by the ocean, where the amber hues blend on the smooth surface. The pirate sail ship is rusty, rotten and stuck in a tangle of ropes and torn nets. Can you see the figurehead on the bow? Composition updated with glasses,...

Makeshift table

O tavolo improvvisato. This CGI stillife assembled some typical wine elements in a simple and rustic atmosphered environment. Colored plastic boxes used for the grape harvest are very familiar in the Italian country so it is the old flask of wine covered with straws, the flat-cut sides glasses and...

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Square pattern ladybug

This rare square-patterned ladybug macro picture was discovered and shot in the forest of some 3d modeling experiments. The most fine details are added using particle hairs on the insect legs. A 360° hdri environment picture provide a background, transmit realistic reflections on the water drops...

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Gaudì and the stormtroopers

When I visited the incredible rooftop of Gaudi's "La Pedrera" in Barcellona, I met a familiar iconic character from Star Wars. Or, better saying, what I considered just a coincidence in similarity between the design of the chimneys and the stormtrooper helmet. Guess what? It came out the...

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Coffee hardwork

 A digital stillife about the hardwork of coffee making. Cgi modeling and a lot of work in materials and lights realism. Aluminium, rust, wood, toasted grains and used machines, were the subject and the main idea of this composition. Time modeling, I decided to add different pieces enriching...

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3d busto sculpting

Un magazzino negli archivi di un museo con alcuni reperti illuminati da un piccolo lucernario; gli appunti sul rinvenimento archeologico sono appesi alla scaffalatura. Ma il fuoco dell'immagine è sul busto in marmo lunense, di tipica manifattura romana augustea...

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La città futurista

Passando per la stazione di Varese non molto tempo fa mi sono imbattuto in una piccola struttura un pò scalcinata che ha rapito la mia attenzione. In quelle curve di cemento e vetro, rifinite di ruggine, ho riconosciuto qualcosa di così familiare. Si trattava di un edicola allungata, con gli...

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