Nelson Pendant Lamp

Did this purely for the fun of it - this Nelson Pendant Lamp hangs over my desk, and I’ve long thought about how to capture some of the subtle details of it - especially how the wires cross, and the wire that passes behind fades in and out a bit:

I’ll probably polish it up with one more revision, but here’s what I’ve come up with so far:

Was also a fun materials challenge for me - something I’m frankly not great at. I figured the “skin” would need some transparency, but the correct solution was to use a PBR material and enable some subsurface scattering.

NelsonPendantLamps.3dm (9.6 MB)


Nice work :clap:

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Thanks! It’s all part of an effort to model my entire house in preparation for a remodel, here’s the lamp in position: