If you back out far enough to see some of the shape the atoms are forming, you are too far away to see them. So I made them reflect a common tree. And like looking at shapes in the clouds, it's easy to see things in the tree as well.
An image I created originally for a board game I'm working on. However I like the lighting in this version better. The original had to be lit well for the game, and the window was dark as the game takes place overnight.
This started as an experiment with steam. Part of my Onyx Table series. This is a remake of the 1999 original. So it would work better with wider formats, I added a reflection in the back as well as modeling a better cup.