Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

I love the 3D concept art by Neil Maccormack because it doesn't look like 3D at all. His renders—which he finishes in Photoshop—feel like acrylics painted with real brushes. His palette—which sometimes reminds me of Ralph McQuarrie's—is crucial for the painterly feel of his creations.

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Stunning sci-fi concept sketches are actually 3D renders

Neil Maccormack is a freelance 3d artist based in Geneva, Switzerland. He's available for hire for all manner of projects ranging from 3D, design and conceptual artwork to prints, posters and other artistic nonsense.

You can follow him in CG Society and his web site.


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


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