Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Lee Griggs is an expert in Maya and Arnold, a 3D rendering engine that produces amazing images in the right hands. Like his topographical experiments. He uses millions of tiny geometric elements combined with beautiful color palettes to create exquisite abstract visualizations.

Some could be alien planets, others could be microscopic photos of minerals or thriving microbe colonies, or giant Minecraft worlds seen from afar.

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Gorgeous renders look like alien planets or Minecraft worlds

Lee Griggs is a British 3D artist based in Madrid, Spain. He is an expert in Maya, Arnold and Mental Ray. You can follow his work in his blog, Twitter, and website.

This is part of a series in which we are featuring really cool 2D or 3D illustrations and animations. If you are an illustrator or animator with high quality work, please drop me a line here.


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