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This Amazing 3D Render Lets You Dive Into a Heroic Battle

By Attila Nagy on at

You can immerse yourself in its fantastic details of this painting, The Recapture of Buda Castle in 1686, thanks to Ekho, a Hungarian 3D artist, who made a stunning rendering of the painting.

The Battle of Buda in 1686 was a significant victory over the Ottoman Empire, which threatened Europe, Asia, and Africa during the 16th and 17th centuries. In 1896, Gyula Benczúr painted his gorgeous masterpiece depicting the final moments of the Holy League victory, after 78 days of siege.

This Amazing 3D Render Lets You Dive Into a Medieval Battle

This Amazing 3D Render Lets You Dive Into a Medieval Battle

On Ekho's blog (only in Hungarian for the time being, however Google's gonna help you out), you can check the steps of the rendering process, as he describes how he recreated the historical painting in LightWave 3D, a well-known high-performance 3D computer graphics program.

And here is the result, a sophisticated yet stunning reanimation of a heroic battle fought long ago: