I always found when building physical models the detailing and rendering was the most fun part. Not that I was ever good at it to a serious degree but I would have thought the same might apply to CG modelling on a computer.
'If the Apocalypse starts, beep me!' - Buffy Summers
'The sky's the limit.....' Jean-Luc Picard, 'All Good Things'
courtesy of Saquist