I was commissioned to make awards for Asian Health Services. 3D with inspiration from Yoshinobu Miyamoto. I figured this out by seeing his online work. I wish I knew his formula...I studied it but had to calculate and engineer this myself. I had to find something and somehow to make the plates look raise and floating too.
Cutting 3D shapes
Making background with metallics
putting two together
making supports, jewlery pins and water bottle caps