The artist utilized Maya, ZBrush, Substance 3D Painter, and Marmoset Toolbag to recreate the character in the digital space.
Have a look at this photorealistic 3D recreation of J. Robert Oppenheimer as portrayed by Cillian Murphy in Christopher Nolan's "Oppenheimer" movie, created by Eugene Tertychnyi, a Freelance Character Artist who specializes primarily in realistic portraits.
Paying tribute to Nolan's new masterpiece and Murphy's portrayal of the scientist, the 3D model was made from scratch in less than two weeks, with the goal being to practice character art techniques and refine artistic skills. To create the character, the author utilized Maya, ZBrush, Substance 3D Painter, Cinema 4D, Marvelous Designer, Marmoset Toolbag, and V-Ray.
Here are some of the renders and WiP shots shared by the creator:
And here are some of Eugene's earlier works, you can check out more by visiting the artist's ArtStation page:
Earlier, Gabriel Soares, a 3D Concept Artist and Digital Painter, also brought Murphy's Oppenheimer into the digital world, presenting a more stylized and cartoonish take on the character: