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Shadowfax (My New Rendering Rig) 28 Cores/128GB by dblasphemy
Shadowfax (My New Rendering Rig) 28 Cores/128GB
It's nice to work at home :-)

The desk was custom made for me but a local carpenter about 10 years ago. I originally designed it for a multi-monitor setup but I've only used one screen until now. Shadowfax is running 2 Xeon E5-2697W v3 2.6GHz 14-core CPUs and is equipped with 128 GB of RAM. The monitors are driven by a NVIDIA TITAN X. The monitors are BenQ BL3201PH 32" IPS LED 4K running at a combined 11520 x 2160.

The wallpaper is called "Highland Spring" and can be found in my gallery at
digitalblasphemy.com/preview.s….

There's a free version available at
digitalblasphemy.com/fshow.sht…

More info on my workstation can be found at
digitalblasphemy.com/shadowfax…
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Fire Made Flesh by dblasphemy
Fire Made Flesh

Resolutions up to 5K available in my gallery



...Dany gasped.  They were the most beautiful things she had ever seen, each different than the others, patterned in such rich colors that at first she thought they were crusted with jewels, and so large it took both of her hands to hold one.  She lifted it delicately, expecting that it would be made of some fine porcelain or delicate enamel, or even blown glass, but it was much heavier than that, as if were all solid stone.  The surface of the shell was covered with tiny scales, as as she turned the egg between her fingers, they shimmered like polished metal in the light of the setting sun.  One egg was a deep green, with burnished bronze flecks that came and went depending on how Dany turned it.  Another was pale cream streaked with gold.  The last was black, as black as midnight yet alive with scarlet ripples and swirls.  "What are they?" she asked, her voice hushed and full of wonder
     

"Dragon's eggs, from the Shadow Lands beyond Asshai..." -- Game of Thrones, by George R. R. Martin.
   

I've long been fascinated with the descriptions of the dragon's eggs in the world of "The Song of Ice and Fire".  Most of the ones I've seen represented IRL have huge scales but the description from the text says they are tiny.   I chalked this up to craftspeople maybe not having the ability to create tiny scales.  This is not a problem that I have on my computer however.
 

I created this scene in Lightwave on my mobile workstation while Bucephalus worked rendering another project.
   

Happy Easter!!

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I'm going to be getting a new renderer/workstation...
www.gofundme.com/projectshadow…
Weirwood by dblasphemy
Weirwood
"The weirwood's bark was white as bone, its leaves dark red, like a thousand bloodstained hands.  A face had been carved in the trunk of the great tree, its features long and melancholy, the deep-cut eyes red with dried sap and strangely watchful." --  A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

I'm a huge "Song of Ice and Fire" fan and I've wanted to do a render of a "heart tree" for a long time.   I've posted a series of "making of" photos on my Instagram account if anyone is interested.

Sizes up to 5K available to subscribers in my gallery!

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The Promise of Spring by dblasphemy
The Promise of Spring
"The Promise of Spring" is new in my Members Gallery this morning.  Hard to believe it has been 7 years since I posted the original.   I was never entirely satisfied with how blocky and chaotic everything came out in the first version.   I think this one has a bit more pop.


I am still not totally satisfied with how Vue d'Esprit's DOF came out this time.  Some areas are great but others have a few artifacts (which are less noticeable at the lower resolutions).  I do think it's looks nice enough to share in my gallery while I make any necessary revisions.   Dual and triple-screen versions are available too!


You might recognize my cherry tree model from Sakura (2013).

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Ryan Bliss
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Current Residence: Illinois
Favourite genre of music: Reggae, New Age, Acoustic
Favourite style of art: 3D
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
MP3 player of choice: My Ride
Shell of choice: Conch
Wallpaper of choice: My Latest Render
Skin of choice: My Own
Favourite cartoon character: Stimpy/Bugs
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Airgone Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2015   General Artist
awesome gallery, probably one of the best i've ever seen, congrats for your work, this is fantastic, have a good day ! 
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A-M-A-P Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hello my fellow Citizen! :D
I want to personally invite you to join my awesome, fun, active and one-of-a-kind group, FantasyLegends and to submit your fine art with us! Nod  Also, may I ask if you can possibly make a donation for the help of the groups growth? If so, click this link: abalamanderson.deviantart.com/… and I would be very appreciative for your awesome donation and, generosity! La la la la 

I have also sent you a pet Llama! I Fav'd some of your fine pieces and I became a Watcher! Hah! I just loaded you up with some awesome randomness!! Nuu 

And, I also encourage you to read this as you may want to benefit from it when I launch the program! The AMAP System update

Cheers dblasphemy 
Llama-Emoji-12 (Left and Right) [V1] Wolf Uhh 
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anne1956 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Ryan,
You know I NEVER do tags, but to this one I do a single one time exception. Its to beautiful not to
Tag a quality deviant, You’re it! Quality doesn't mean that you have a lot of followers, or a lot of messages. It means that you’re nice to other people, and you deserve to be happy. If you get this message, someone is telling you that they love you as you are, and they don’t care how much followers you have. Send this to all deviants who deserve it (Or as many or few as you want). If you break the chain, nothing will happen. But it’s just good to let someone know that you love them!HeartHugs Anne
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anne1956 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Ryan, wish you and all your loved onesHappy New Year Have A Good Year  By Kmygraphic-d8b by anne1956  May Your Dreams Come True By Kmygraphic-d7n54ox by anne1956  Hug By Digithalie-d7bawal by anne1956  
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dblasphemy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you Anne!   The same to you and yours!
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anne1956 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
More than most welcome!Remembering You    By Kmygraphic-d88vb3z (1) by anne1956  
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ElementalJess Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Had no idea you were on DA! I've loved your work for a long time ^__^ Cheers.
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arvines Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved your art so much. It's really impressive because it fills your mind with ideas and your heart with that feeling of adventure, that feeling of creation. Really amazing! I'm so happy I found your art. When I need inspiration, I will look at your art. :aww:
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eking Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Good to see you're still around after all this time.
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dblasphemy Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!   I feel the same way ;-)
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