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Dead But Rising by Princess-Anakin

This is an incredibly poetic and inspiring image! The blend of contrasting styles is simply stunning. There is a lot to be said for com...

Flesh by Princess-Anakin

There's a lot to be said for the combined impact of graphics and word - however, it's not the most popular form of art; probably becaus...

DAZ Studio freebies: links and WIP list

Tutorials

RELEASE - Subsurface scattering in 3Delight for the UberSurface shader family: the Mk85 treatise


FREE Subsurface Scattering tutorial (ShareCG) by mustakettu85
- www.sharecg.com/v/76566/galler…
RELEASE - Alternative Image-Based Lighting for DS: 3Delight's Envlight2 shader into Shader Builder


Shader Builder tutorial for DAZ Studio (ShareCG) by mustakettu85
- www.sharecg.com/v/75671/galler…


Light sets

RELEASE - Mk85 Fantasy Lights for DS4.5+


FREE Mk85 Fantasy Lights for DS4.5+ (ShareCG link) by mustakettu85
- www.sharecg.com/v/74356/galler… ; beta-testing courtesy of the wonderful TheMystEra!


RELEASE - Mk85 Fantasy Lights PORTRAIT ADD-ON


FREE Portrait Add-On for Fantasy Lights (ShareCG) by mustakettu85
- www.sharecg.com/v/76371/view/2…


Materials

WIP - Mk85 Fantasy Metals and Jewels

- under revision

Clothing/Accessories
for :iconthemystera:

WIP - Nietzschean spikes for Andromeda fanart: having another tech idea that needs testing
inspired by :icongothylox:

WIP - Alternative fashion male pants: decided to start again with the mesh now that I have gotten a better grasp of Silo

...and everything else

For random smaller free stuff, you are welcome to browse through my ShareCG gallery: www.sharecg.com/pf/full_upload…

3D modeling projects: status updates

Currently working on:

for :iconnecro-instinct:

Hexen fanart: continuing work on part II; modeling the architecture
Mk85 altTES fanart

- Altmeri architecture: formulating Carrara materials (but I may well write a decent crystal shader for 3Delight at last...) and sketching actual building designs

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mustakettu85
just call me Kettu
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Russia
WARNING: Gnostic Christian / existentialist / Otherkin / genderfree / anarchist / feminist / polyamorous asexual panromantic / and very serious about it all, thank you
If you find a "pinup" image in my gallery, check again. Your brain is fooling you.

In 2015, I will be thirty (30) years old. I do not have any education in anything related to arts, apart from the basics everyone is taught at secondary school here in Russia. Whatever I managed to learn comes from books, online tutorials and experimenting.
This is but a hobby for me, so unfortunately it means I will never be good enough so as not to be ashamed of the faults abundant in my traditional "artwork", neither will I ever have enough time to justify forgoing the use of premade 3D content completely.
And yet, I just cannot quit for good. I tried.
I am very sorry.

What I do
:

-- traditional artwork:
(not posted as often as I'd like to because of scanner issues)

----- graphite pencil and similar coloured media (crayons etc);
----- watercolours (leaning more toward gouache).


-- digital artwork:

----- 3D:
------- biggest 3D passion: lighting and materials; lately started writing shaders in RSL; favourite scene setup software: DAZ Studio; render engine of choice: 3Delight; contender: Carrara 6 and its engine;
------- other 3D skills: hard surface modeling and organic sculpting (including custom morphs for premade figures); favourite tools: Silo, Hexagon, Carrara (particularly spline modeling), Sculptris;

----- image editing:
----------- postwork for 3D renders and photos (integral part of my artwork); favourite tools: Paint.NET with its awesome plugins, Twisted Brush Pro, a few free Photoshop filters;

----- general design:
----------- oldschool HTML, CSS, page layout; favourite tools: Xara Designer, Inkscape (for bitmap generation and layout mockups only: I code HTML and CSS by hand)


fav-ninja by CookiemagiK
My Younger Self Stamp by invader-zim-14
Love Stamp by Kezzi-RoseScience vs. God stamp by XxMidyBluexX
Fantasy is my Reality stamp by purgatoriSo Many Books by LaPurr
Oldschool TES fan - TES:Arena by mustakettu85Oldschool TES fan - TESII:Daggerfall by mustakettu85Oldschool TES fan by mustakettu85


Feel free to visit my blog, where I post 3D tips, random musings, test renders and just about anything else that comes to my mind!
Interests

Message center glitching?!

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 18, 2014, 3:24 PM
I just found out that at least one comment a friend made on my latest image did not make it to my message center.

I don't know if it's due to the dA redesign or something, but.

If you are a watcher of mine, could you please let me know what were the latest updates from me you received in your message center? Thank you.

And yeah, if you posted a comment that you are expecting me to reply to, and I haven't yet... there's a chance I have not seen it! I'm sorry!

Illustrations/fanart for books you are unlikely to ever read because they are in Russian and not about to get translated? 

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4 deviants said I don't care if they are illustrations or fanart, I care only if the pictures are pretty enough
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1 deviant said --other--
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No deviants said No, that would be like teasing
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No deviants said No, nobody should ever try to illustrate any books
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No deviants said No, because you promised Garrett PI fanart first (and it's in English!)

Friends

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Watchers

:iconhissant: :iconsmoothdancer: :iconmelhildenille: :iconyunners: :icondudupotc: :iconthewulfman: :iconvampira-d: :icondannyfleyros: :icongothylox: :iconprincess-anakin: :iconbadkittehco: :iconcargirl64: :iconibenholted: :iconbetomelo: :iconbruuna-fanpage: :iconnecro-instinct: :iconthemystera: :iconexyle-studios: :iconwancow: :iconitiseyemeeszark: :iconrhian-skyblade: :iconlimnery: :icondaywalker03: :iconk-amanda: :iconskiriki: :icondawaterrat: :iconkickair8p: :iconsith-kitten: :icontakeokensei: :iconsickleyield: :iconcronasonlyfriend: :iconjennywest: :iconwarpspeed-argonaut: :icontwodads101: :iconstilwater-rundeepo: :icondirenni: :iconthiarlynch: :iconkerya-alexis:

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Limnery Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:heart:s for the :+fav:s!
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MerlinsArtwork Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks very much for the :+fav: for my The Merchants House scene :D
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KaiSaunders Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the watch! :)
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Limnery Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the :+fav:s. :huggle:
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Thanks for :+fav: :tighthug:
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Thanks for the :+fav:s!
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HJ-Valdi Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the fav's, Sweetie. Hope you're well :tighthug:
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sith-kitten Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Crap... lost track of where the conversation was... But to answer your question, thanks loads for pointing me towards Demon & Wizards! Very much enjoying the sound, and they seem to be kicking my muse right in the writing muscles, which is a very good thing right about now. (Overdue on way too many projects now...)
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Porsimo Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav! :)
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EileenLyn Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the +watch and the favsMeow :3 
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Welcome to :iconanidala:! :squee:
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HJ-Valdi Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the :+fav:, my dear :hug:
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Thanks for the :+watch: & :+fav: ! Watching you back!
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Grim-Red Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for faving :)
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Thanks for the fav! :)
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Thanks for the :+fav:!
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UweG Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:wave: Thank you so much for the fave! :aww:
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Thank you for fav :iconmoesmileplz:
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Princess-Anakin Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Student General Artist
Thank you so much for the premium membership! <3 <3 Happy Holidays my friend! 
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Rhian-Skyblade Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankee so much for the Favorites :heart: :-)
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Thanks for the fav!
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Withoutum Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks for the fav
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HJ-Valdi Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the :+fav:'s, my dear. They're always appreciated :squee:

Also, great big Christmasy :hug:'s and :glomp:'s!
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Kachinadoll Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:iconchristmastreeplz::iconasnowmanplz::iconthxfav2::iconthxfav3::iconthxfav4: on my image The Wizard! :)
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cronasonlyfriend Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for adding 'Dance of Shame Mural' to your folder!
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