One of my most ambitious and praised 3D sculpting project. I was inspired by the bas-relief "Bacco e Arianna" from Tullio Lombardo (1510).
This statue was entirely sculpted out of a rough shape. Its texture is made of layered procedural noises and a strong subsurface scattering effect.
3D sculpting, texturing and rendering: Eric Nicolas Smit
Eric Nicolas Smit, 2012