Landscapes of skin and coal, pt. 2

This is probably the image I’m happiest with from┬áthis semester’s work. It’s based on terrain data from┬áthe Black Mountain mine, on the Virginia-Kentucky border.

bw_mountain_web

Rendered in Maya, with some post in Photoshop. Getting this to 8-bit for saving to web does some bad things to the contrast – the print looks substantially better, I think.