End of the Day

  • June 26, 2013
  • Blender 2.6x
  • Render: Blender Internal
  • Creator: BMF
  • License: CC-0
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A long time ago, I lived and worked in Central America. My work often took me to small remote villages around the country.

This scene attempts to capture the transition between Sunset and evening in a mountain village as I remember it.

As always, I offer my blend files without restrictions. There is no need to credit me for anything.


  • ShadowCrystol profile picture

    Cool! what an amazing place, you were so lucky to live at such an amazing area, and go to such beutiful places!

    Edited June 26, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for you comment. I'm nearly 70 now, and in my life's journey I've been fortunate to have lived and traveled around the world. Some places were peaceful and idyllic. But other places were in war zones and other dangerous locations. Actually, it's been a pretty wild ride so far. I wish I could do it all again. Maybe next time around.

    And yes, I have been lucky--I'm still alive and healthy.

    Edited June 27, 2013
  • FayZee profile picture

    Sounds like you've really lived. It's great to get some back story.

    Edited June 27, 2013
  • JOVENP profile picture

    wow I adore you. you are already 70 and still giving inspiration to others. have you done a movie? like a lifetime achievement or fulfilment for yourself? More health and longer life to you. thanks

    Written September 06, 2013
  • RussianSock profile picture

    Bro your works are amazing!!!

    Written June 17, 2014
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for your comment--it encourages me to try harder on my next project.

    Written June 18, 2014
  • stiffy profile picture

    Wow... Great job keep it going

    Written June 26, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for you comment.

    Written June 27, 2013
  • newartman12 profile picture

    Great work hang in there and keep at it (thanks for sharing)

    Written June 26, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for the encouragement. I endeavor to improve with each project. However, I have a long way to go before I'll be satisfied with the quality of my work.

    Written June 27, 2013
  • oldtimer profile picture

    Wonderful. I used to make pictures on canvas and did lots of paintings. That is why I love this kind of work. The scene is very common in my tropical country, mainly in those towns placed far of the cities. Thanks, BMF, for your contribution to the plastic arts.

    Written June 27, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    If I may ask, where do you live.

    As for me, I lived and worked in El Salvador for a couple of years back in the mid-1980's. My Blender scene is based on some of the very small villages I used to work with in the mountains near the border with Honduras.

    And in those days, I could speak Spanish fairly well without too much translating in my head but I was always running into local idiomatic expressions and words that were of Indian origins that were unfamiliar to me. I learned Spanish in school, but learned to speak it well in El Salvador.

    Anyway, I'm glad you can confirm that my scene is somewhat typical of small mountain villages.

    Thanks for your comments.

    Que tenga un buen dia, amigo.

    Written June 27, 2013
  • oldtimer profile picture

    I was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but at the present time I live in Maracay, a city which is about 70 miles away from Caracas. Regards.

    Nací en Caracas, Venezuela, pero en estos momentos vivo en Maracay, ciudad que está más o menos a 120 Km de Caracas. Saludos

    Written June 27, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Despues que mas de treina anos, ya no puedo hablar ni escritar Espanol tan bueno cuando yo trabajaba in El Salvador in la mitad de los ochentas.

    Yo no se lo que quales son los problemas que existen in Venesuela en realida, pero de aquerdo a los periodicos aqui, la situacion alli esta bastante mala.

    Espero que usted no este afectada o por los menos no mucho.

    Mil gracias por su commentarios sobre mis obras.

    Written July 05, 2013
  • oldtimer profile picture

    Well, in few words, your country newspapers are not exagerating at all. Perhaps the situation is worse than you could read. But, my friend, the day will come when the sun will rise again, and more brilliant than before, in this country. Take care. Thanks.

    Written July 05, 2013
  • newartman12 profile picture

    great work, looks fantastic!!!! Thanks for sharing it

    Written June 30, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Glad you liked it. If you have any suggestion on what might make it a more interesting scene, let me know.

    Written July 01, 2013
  • TheNewVai profile picture


    Written July 02, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    You are most welcome.

    Written July 05, 2013
  • Mysterysoft profile picture

    One of my favourite blends found on this site. It just looks so cool.

    Written July 24, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for the compliment. I have a very long way to go yet before I'll be satisfied with my work. This should not be such a large file and the mesh topology much less than optimal. I should retopologize the scene and use bounding boxes for the trees to reduce render times.

    I may do that. In fact, I'm thinking about updating most of my previous models/scenes to take advantage of my new skills and techniques. They could all use improvements.

    Despite its internal flaws, the End of the Day scene does accurately capture how I remember some of the remote mountain villages I visited when working in Central America.

    Written July 27, 2013
  • YellowPanda profile picture

    Very nice texturing! Thanks for sharing

    Written August 12, 2013
  • Warcos profile picture

    wow .. me encanta esta escena

    Written September 26, 2013
  • kaskus profile picture

    nice dude. and permission to use some texture and modeling it for my exam

    Written November 05, 2013
  • BMF profile picture

    Thanks for asking, but it is CC-Zero, so feel free to use whatever you want.

    Written November 09, 2013
  • ppkgppkg profile picture

    Great and beautiful scene.

    Written December 30, 2013
  • Rusoski profile picture

    Thank you so much! This is awesome!

    Can I use it on VRChat?

    Written March 18, 2018
  • Solomon1992 profile picture


    Written November 27, 2018
  • PalmerNoah profile picture

    So lovely. Be blessed for sharing this freely

    Written December 18, 2018
  • powerofgreen profile picture

    thank you so much im doing a virtual shoot just a personal art project around south america thank you!

    Written June 25, 2021