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Nighttime in Atlantis by akanay
Nighttime in Atlantis
... but it's not a calm night. The mountains in the distant seem to be angry ...
JaSaiza, the temple servant, couldn's sleep, so she went out to see what's
going on ...
Busted Templegirls of Atlantis by akanay
Busted Templegirls of Atlantis
... from my cycle "The Eve of Destruction of Atlantis".
poor girls - they don't expect what soon wil happen ..
The Temple Mistress (Closeup) by akanay
The Temple Mistress (Closeup)
... another one from my series Temple Yoga Exercises (4)

... the Temple Mistress is supervising the yoga training ...
background by Marforno
... and major postwork/filterwork to get the sort of lighting ...
Welcome to the Temple Of Ish 2 by akanay
Welcome to the Temple Of Ish 2
Working with my temple model and a fantasy light set. here is the result.
This one was rendered with Poser7 - original lighting - no postwork (except of frame and signature).
Girl based on Corazon (by Syltermermaid at Smith Micro).
Welcome to the Temple Of Ish by akanay
Welcome to the Temple Of Ish
a little cutie - a wildling - had to try out the wolf mane hair (RDNA). I used my
lady elf character, but here she looks no longer like a lady, more of
a wildling ...


Joe Kurz
My name is Joe Kurz, born in 1961, and I live near Munich, Germany. I work as a software testing engineer.
Arts and drawing were my favorite subjects at school time. At that time I wrote a couple of science fiction and fantasy short stories (but - to be honest - not too successfully). Many of my pictures are telling themes of those stories. Now I am working to build up a story-driven framework around my pictures ...
I began with computing, programming and computer generated graphics about 1986 as a student.
My first attempts
I did with good old Paintbrush, later I moved to Picture Publisher (which I still use for postwork). Four years ago I discovered PovRay as a 3D modelling and rendering tool. But those pictures were too static and without human or animal characters.
I had a "fractal period" as well,
thus I programmed my first fractal generators with Turbo Pascal. At that time I had to wait sometimes for hours to get my pics rendered. The same result now I get within a few seconds ...
Now I am an enthusiastic user of Poser (started in 2001) which offers fantastic possibilities to create
scenes populated with humans and animals as well. And - of course - I love playing with sweet princesses, evil sorcerers and high mages. Another
project I am playing with is creating erotic pictures using a variety of
lovely well endowed girls.
I started with simple 3D modelling around
2002. I am learning by doing, I am using some free programs like Amapi and Anim8or for my first simple architectonic and scifi models as shown in my freestuff area. Recently I bought Cinema4D, but found no time yet to play with it ...
My latest approach is the creation of 3D generated comics. Now - after all so many years - finally I am able to tell my stories (scifi and fantasy I invented during my school time) with colorful pics and use my internet gallery as a kind of showcase. I never ever thought that this would be possible and affordable one day ... Sometimes I feel like an art director who creates some kind of movie ... </P>

Enjoy my galleries and visit my download area ...

Current Residence: near Munich/Germany
Favourite genre of music: New Age, World Music, Folk, Country, Celtic
Favourite style of art: Fantasy, Surreal, Architecture, SciFi
Operating System: Windows 7, Poser 4,5,7, Blender, GIMP ...
Personal Quote: I came, saw, and ...

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ManFromAbora Featured By Owner May 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
DMQ106 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
Thank you very much for the Favorites !
lovestellio Featured By Owner May 23, 2014
I discover (only now!) your artwork. Ein wort : wunderschön!
TimGrayson Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Climatic gallery.
flyashy Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Hey Joe,
Cheers mate!
Silvinx Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the :+fav:
HardBargainArt Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi, Joe...

I just realized that you are here and made the connection.  I have used a number of your wares in my own work, and find them beautiful and useful.  You may recognize your "old chamber" if you happen by my gallery, in a piece called "Tomorrow, You Will Be His".

Your work is far too lovely to be suffering from the unfortunate lack of commentary, but that seems a plague here at dA.  I really enjoy your art as well as your wares.  I'll be watching!
Doc000 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
Happy Birthday. :)
akanay Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
Hi, Thank you for the wishes :)

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