lycium's blog
25 Mar 2013

Fantastic snowscape scene by Kklors

Continuing the amazing daily 3D scenes we reported on earlier, the ever-creative Andre Kostin (aka Kklors) is now doing weekly ones to allow for more polish, and last week's was this fantastic snowscape scene: (click for full resolution image) Be sure to check out his awesome blog here, which inclu

15 Feb 2013

Nature scene by Heiko Schmidt / Impulse

Indigo forum user Impulse has created a wonderfully crisp test render using the new double-sided material introduced in Indigo 3.6 (click to enlarge): For more information on this powerful new material type (and the new coating material!) please see the Indigo 3.6 announcement thread.

22 Nov 2012

Only two days remain in Indigo sale!

For those of you still looking for cut-price, high-end rendering software: don't forget that our 25-33% off Indigo sale ends in just two days! Until November 23rd, Indigo Renderer will be available for €445 (normally €595), Indigo RT for €99 (normally €145) and Indigo RT to Indigo Renderer u

11 Sep 2012

Materials & lighting competition results

The August 2012 Materials and Lighting competition ended last Thursday, and we've just announced the winners on our Forum! It was a tremendous success, fuelled by exceptional archviz talent and great prizes from our sponsors. Be sure to check out the final renders thread, as there are many interesti

14 Aug 2012

Materials & lighting competition

If you haven't heard from our forum or newsletter yet, we're running a materials and lighting competition this month! The challenge is to create beautiful interior renders using the provided scene geometry, graciously provided by Heiko Schmidt (aka Impulse on the forum). Entries should be submitted

8 Jun 2012

Detailed telescope renders by Axel Ritter

Indigo user Axel Ritter (forum username ritter) has been working on an incredibly detailed telescope model; both the geometry (e.g. thumbscrews) and the materials are exceptionally detailed, click the thumbnail below to see a full-sized image: For more information and renders please see the corresp

26 Mar 2012

Indigo Material Editing Videos

Recently we've been revamping our documentation and tutorials for the release of Indigo 3.2 Stable, which will be released in the coming weeks. As part of this effort we've produced 3 videos illustrating the basics of material editing in Indigo, which you can find on YouTube: Part 1: Diffuse, Phong

24 Feb 2012

Plexiglass Palace

A collaborative work between myself (lycium) and Pasternak on deviantArt, this scene was modelled using Structure Synth and rendered with Indigo Renderer. Click for full 2560x1600 (16:10 aspect) image:

9 Feb 2012

Gritty black & white render, "Decay" by Enslaver

Well-known for his highly enjoyable abstract works, Indigo forum user Enslaver has knocked another one out of the park with his Daz3D modelled + ivy covered composition "Decay." Currently there's a whole page of compliments in the Simple Renders thread just for this one image! Produced with the new

31 Jan 2012

Announcing IndigoMax

In case you missed the announcement on our 3ds Max forum, we have a brand new 3ds Max exporter in development: IndigoMax! Through a partnership with Jakub Jeziorski, a fully native plugin for 3ds Max using the Indigo SDK is being developed to take integration with Indigo to the next level. Early rel