Aug 312012

Title: Lords of Winter – Vergosus
Fandom: Magelight(-ish)
Characters: Vergosus
Rating: G- (L0 N1 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: Shirtless faerie dude with a glaive.
Notes: The winter series is going poorly. It's difficult to get a bluish cast to the skin without it coming out full-on Andorian. And HSS/UbS is still a pain in my ass. I'm trying to get a grip on which parts affect exactly what colours in the final image. And the fact that very little changes in the preview screen doesn't help much. So, Vergosus looks a little low-contrast, here, and I'm not even in a position to discuss Drost, because I get one half-hour test render, and then the program closes itself. Something about the combination of lights and shaders just hates me, on that one. I'm about to just throw it out and start over, because TWO DAYS of either losing my work or having to recreate the original thing I changed, because I did save before it crashed, and what I saved was garbage… It's not making me happy.
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