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Offline FrankB

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Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« on: September 21, 2011, 02:52:01 PM »
Hi all,

During our chat event, I got a request from David W. to explain the "strata preset" I had used in an old render called "hells bend".
He was wondering what I meant with a "rotating exponent". So for anyone interested, see attached clip file.

Load this clip file and attach it to the displacement port of a surface shader to a very steep wall, such as a canyon wall. Enter a displacement multiplier in the displacement tab of your surface layer (try 15 for a tall wall to begin with) and see what happens.

Regards,
Frank

PS: also attached the old render. This one has additional stata and outcrop layers, that create those very small strata you can see there
« Last Edit: September 21, 2011, 03:42:27 PM by FrankB »

Offline freelancah

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2011, 03:36:39 PM »
The file doesnt contain any nodes :P

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2011, 03:39:33 PM »
oh damn.... wait ... I'll fix it.

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2011, 03:42:41 PM »
now it should work

Offline choronr

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2011, 06:04:49 AM »
Thank you Frank, these are the type of landforms you see at 'Bryce Canyon'. I've always visualized these but never have been able to replicate them with TG2 ...much appreciate this.

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2011, 07:09:33 AM »
Interesting. Thanks Frank!

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2011, 12:15:40 PM »
looks very interesting...thanks Frank!

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2011, 07:27:22 PM »
thanks so much frank

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2011, 10:54:58 PM »
Thank you for this. it can be made to look good with little work, more real colors and changes in numbers. is good thing

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2011, 11:08:22 PM »
Thks Frank

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2011, 12:18:36 PM »
render from 2006 ;)

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2011, 01:29:14 PM »
thanks for sharing this frank
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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2011, 01:31:23 PM »
render from 2006 ;)

really? is it so long ago? ....  >:(
time f... flies.

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2011, 02:12:32 AM »
Thanks Frank, I've been trying to figure out how you did this.
Ken

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Re: Simple function for terraces or extruded strata
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2011, 07:30:07 PM »
I sit in awe...many thanks Frank .  ..   ...
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