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3D Artist August 2009
Work in Progress - Lamborghini Reventon
Having dedicated over 80 hours to this image so far, Dan Haga reveals exactly what inspired him to take on such a mammoth project

The Lamborghini Reventon has truly been a labour of love for Digital Artist Dan Haga. The detail in his image is incredible, but for what reasons did he pick this car? "One being the cool factor and another being the complexity. Modeling this car accurately will put any CAD package or modeller to the test," he explained.

Haga used a Kreon laser scanner mounted on a FARO arm to scan a die-cast model of the car. PolyWorks was then used to process the scan data and export a point cloud file. To create the actual model, he has been using Rhino 4.0 with the Pointools plug-in ( To see more of Haga's work, check out