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PORTFOLIO: Mock Journal Cover



Mock Journal Cover
The goal of the illustration is to incorporate proteins obtained from the protein databank, and to create an attention-capturing image in the style of popular scientific magazines. This piece features the use luciferase (the protein responsible for the bioluminence of fireflies) in revealing the presence of ricin in castor beans.
Maxon Cinema 4D R12, Adobe Photoshop CS5.5
General public


A rough 2D sketch was made to outline the composition and to serve as a reference for the 3D image. Models used for the final piece were created in Cinema 4D using refrence images.

Individual models were imported into the final scene according to the 2D sketch. Final color corrections and text were done in Adobe Photoshop.

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