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cad nav trees...who knew
« on: January 01, 2018, 04:11:37 PM »
Was looking about at cad.nav. and found some fairly nice trees; most are represented in this render. As a ground I used a population of a model from renderosity called stone mound I think and it sorta shows through in places. C&C welcome as always. oh yeah spme photo objects assembled in the 2nd render call log and shrooms...this was all done from Xmas eve to Newt's Ear eve.
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2018, 01:12:42 PM »
That is a pretty cool model. Did you try the translucency transparency trick on leaf shader? Dew drop clip might add a cool look too. :)

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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2018, 01:17:06 PM »
That is a pretty cool model. Did you try the translucency transparency trick on leaf shader? Dew drop clip might add a cool look too. :)

yes indeed and I'm trying the same setup with all XFROG trees later as they tend to be higher resolution...
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2018, 05:47:15 AM »
Mushrooms and the grass look great. I like it a lot. Very convincing and detailed addition for any render.

Unfortunately, the trees? Hmm, they look as if they were made by someone who never discovered opacity maps. ???
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2018, 06:02:36 AM »
Mushrooms and the grass look great. I like it a lot. Very convincing and detailed addition for any render.

Unfortunately, the trees? Hmm, they look as if they were made by someone who never discovered opacity maps. ???


Yeah took me a while to get the app back that i used to separate them as they were all stacked apparently for a multi model dispersion technique TG doesn't possess.
what do you mean by
"they look as if they were made by someone who never discovered opacity maps."
They (opacity maps) are there and in addition I dialed in ,501 opacity in the opacity tab.
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2018, 06:25:05 AM »
It's just that the leaves on these... ferns (?) look like fan blades rather than leaves. It's a rectangle. Is it a real species or a generic plant?
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2018, 09:02:09 AM »
It's just that the leaves on these... ferns (?) look like fan blades rather than leaves. It's a rectangle. Is it a real species or a generic plant?
Some of them look like Queensland Fan palms

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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2018, 01:21:04 PM »
I have only seen palm trees when it comes to tropical vegetation but I think your experiment here works well. I like the elliptical shaped leaf on the one species and agree the fan shape is less to my liking. However, when mixed with other than all bright green vegetation I think these are all really doable.  Sometimes I use a color on my translucency to get a different color pop, like light peachy, even if I use a white sunlight. Give it a try sometime. I certainly would not trash that tree. :)

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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2018, 04:33:45 PM »
I have only seen palm trees when it comes to tropical vegetation but I think your experiment here works well. I like the elliptical shaped leaf on the one species and agree the fan shape is less to my liking. However, when mixed with other than all bright green vegetation I think these are all really doable.  Sometimes I use a color on my translucency to get a different color pop, like light peachy, even if I use a white sunlight. Give it a try sometime. I certainly would not trash that tree. :)

heh heh, that is an unreliable technique for the colour blind...Oh I'm keeping all the trees and maybe I can create a better leaf map for that one. Any idea what find of palm it's supposed to be?
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2018, 08:30:32 AM »
Hmm, okay, it looks like rhapidophyllum to me. You can even see the straight-cut leaves in this picture, but it's because this is a cultivated, trimmed tree. In wild it has natural, needle-shaped leaves.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhapidophyllum#/media/File:Rhapidophyllum_hystrix.jpg
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2018, 06:07:28 AM »
Hmm, okay, it looks like rhapidophyllum to me. You can even see the straight-cut leaves in this picture, but it's because this is a cultivated, trimmed tree. In wild it has natural, needle-shaped leaves.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhapidophyllum#/media/File:Rhapidophyllum_hystrix.jpg



actually this is what the model is called so I typed it in, Mangrove Fan Palm
https://www.google.ca/search?q=mangrove+fan+palm&rlz=1C1CHZL_enCA715CA715&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi13rCaocDYAhUY92MKHQQgA-YQ_AUICigB&biw=1242&bih=535&dpr=1.1
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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2018, 10:15:02 AM »
Well then, spot on. These leaves, then, I bet were used for weaving stuff with those perfect leaves. (I am watching too many survivor shows  ;)

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Re: cad nav trees...who knew
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2018, 01:50:48 PM »
It's just that the leaves on these... ferns (?) look like fan blades rather than leaves. It's a rectangle. Is it a real species or a generic plant?
Some of them look like Queensland Fan palms


indeed, that is a very similar plant to this one which is a  Mangrove Fan Palm
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