3D-Passion.com (1990’s retro style)

A message from the owner…

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(2016-02-01) • After 13 years of existence, 3D-Passion.com (@wayback), launched back during the old Internet of the 2000’s era and which attracted nearly 4 million unique visitors, has ceased to exist, at least in its original form. I would like to thanks all the customers (more than 6,000) that had confidence in my small website and purchased memberships to get desktop wallpapers that I created back more than a decade ago.

It was a particular period with Internet starting to get traction amongst users, with webmaster link exchanges (which was important to users to discover content), and I would like to thanks the people I met during this period which includes Ryan Bliss from Digital Blasphemy, Ryan Peters, owner of DecalGirl, Jeff Quick from Moodflow, Mike Bonnell, Eric Knight Holbrook and lots of others. That was a fun period! The actual Internet is no longer the same as it was when 3D-Passion.com launched, but everything we know always changes, don’t you think?

Long live the Internet!

All the best. :-)
Cedric Amadei (connect@magiknet.com)

PS: Good news for you! I didn’t stop to create entertainment websites, so if you wish you can take a visit to wallpaper4mobile.com! Enjoy downloading on Wallpaper4Mobile some revamped versions of the artworks here, dedicated for a mobile wallpaper use!

As a repository and a wish to create an anchor to the past, here are links to the sources of some of the artworks that I created between 1998 and 2002 with very old hardware / processing power and very old software. These artworks were licensed to various professionals, as console skins at DecalGirl, in a video game, as concert tickets, as banners for special events, in book illustrations, on mobile graphics at Oxigen Infovision (India) and Nitro SP (Poland) plus a few others… Enjoy!

3D Passion’s 4K wallpapers from 1990’s to early 2000’s arts

HomeDownload full size:
Home (3450x2587)
A Path Towards The StarsDownload full size:
A Path Towards The Stars (3000x2250)
Near To The CollisionDownload full size:
Near To The Collision (3000x2250)
Surprise Attack Against Adgeroth CityDownload full size:
Surprise Attack Against Adgeroth City (2560x1920)
The EarthDownload full size:
The Earth (4000x3000)
MicromegaDownload full size:
Micromega (3000x2250)
Alien SeaDownload full size:
Alien Sea (4000x2667)
Micromega IIDownload full size:
Micromega II (3000x2250)
MeteoreDownload full size:
Meteore (2560x1920)
Lemony PlanetDownload full size:
Lemony Planet (2560x1920)
Far In The UniverseDownload full size:
Far In The Universe (2560x1920)
The Lost SwordDownload full size:
The Lost Sword (2560x1920)
Landing On GeonosDownload full size:
Landing On Geonos (4000x3000)
Lyridus SurfaceDownload full size:
Lyridus Surface (4000x3000)
Near A StarDownload full size:
Near A Star (3450x2587)
Prisoner Of The CubeDownload full size:
Prisoner Of The Cube (3000x2250)
Flight Over GeonosDownload full size:
Flight Over Geonos (3000x2250)
Magellan SystemDownload full size:
Magellan System (3000x2250)
Inside A SynapseDownload full size:
Inside A Synapse (3000x2250)
Valley Of Stars And SunsDownload full size:
Valley Of Stars And Suns (2560x1920)
Rebirth Of The NymphesDownload full size:
Rebirth Of The Nymphes (2560x1920)

Derivative products

Nintendo Power magazine scan
Decalgirl various devices skins with 3D-Passion artworksDecalGirl skins with 3D-Passion artwork on Nintendo Power magazine (published by Nintendo)
Cosmic Bug
Cosmic Bug old video game with 3D-Passion artworks
Vertigo CD Cover
Vertigo CD Cover with Micromega artwork

3D-Passion.com over the years…

3D-Passion logo (1998-2001)
1998-2001: Personal website with personal and users’ artworks, guestbook, webrings…
3D-Passion logo (2002-2003)
2002-2003: 3D Community website with sales of personal artworks memberships & derivated products, 3D resources, 3D models, user galleries, 3D tutorials…
3D-Passion logo (2004-2015)
2004-2015: Full commercial website with memberships products featuring 3D wallpapers & 3D screensavers, high-resolution images store, commercial license sales, discounts with software partners…

Old Fans

To my surprise, 3D Passion continues to have some sort of backstage life… Here are some messages I got from my old fans, after visiting recently 3D Passion. Many thanks to them for their interest in 3D-Passion:

(2017/03/27) Greetings Mr. Amadei:

My name is A. B. and I’m a big fan of your job. I first knew about you from a Screensaver called Destruction SS which featured your 3D renderings of space. I felt in love with sience then with space and I wanted to thank you for filling part of my childhood with your amazing art!

I attach an image I recreated from what I could remember I saw from the screensaver. I hope you like it! It is a tribute I made a long time ago in photoshop.

I really hope we could talk some time later, I must say you inspired me in becoming an artist myself, and for that I will always be grateful.

My best wishes.

(2018/12/17) Here is a very old fan, from the 2002’s website (!) who contacts me back sixteen years later, who still knows well inside parts of the old website as he sent me an archive screenshot I had trouble finding back myself! Unfortunately I missed the email, and the address is no longer valid, so if this fan reads me there, sorry I haven’t been able to find what you asked. Here is the message:

[D.T. d…2@gmail.com] Question about your old website archives. Big fan btw.

Hi! I had a question regarding this tutorial on your old archived website, do you still happen to have a copy of it somewhere? I am really interested in that old style of design, so I wanted to ask you if you have it :) Thank you in advance!

2002’s 3D Passion version screenshot of the tutorials page

Thanks for reading!