This was a, lets call it "interesting", endeavor. It started with a panoramic render that wouldn't render, no matter what, and ended with a "Cube face down view" that took an eternity of over 164 hours to render. Oh well, not complaining, just stating a fact. And it did teach me a lot so this was no waist of time!
Here are the not so great quality (default render settings) renders from the cube set up.
And here are the last two , including a screen cap of the finished render. 8)
I'm thinkintg the 164 hours were well spent, can't wait to see this when you win.
well done for the perseverance Andy!
looks well worth the tedium/agony!