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Offline WASasquatch

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Smoothing Filter Shader
« on: April 02, 2018, 11:45:54 PM »
Thank you.


Lol I just found this shader (when was this added?) and boy is it beautiful, and useful. Especially with low roughness PFs where "crimping" appears.
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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2018, 06:02:15 AM »
I'm glad you like it. It was added in v4.1.

Please show us something you make with it, no matter how basic is it :) I'm sure other people would learn from it.

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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2018, 08:48:00 AM »
It also smoothes the strata shader, which is handy.

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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2018, 09:08:02 PM »
It also smoothes the strata shader, which is handy.

Oooh! Thanks for that note!
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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2018, 10:23:07 AM »
It also smoothes the strata shader, which is handy.

That's a good tip. Thanks!

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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2018, 03:19:17 PM »
I have spoken too soon (just checked again), as it seemed that way in a setup I had. I had the strata shader masked by some PF, and added a smooth filter, but apparently it only smoothed the PF, so it looked like smoothing the strata shader. Sorry for giving you guys hope  :-[

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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2018, 04:28:11 PM »
I have spoken too soon (just checked again), as it seemed that way in a setup I had. I had the strata shader masked by some PF, and added a smooth filter, but apparently it only smoothed the PF, so it looked like smoothing the strata shader. Sorry for giving you guys hope  :-[

 :'( Sad times. Oh well. Stretched PFs or Voronoi noise it is.
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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2018, 01:48:01 PM »
I've been enamoured of the Smoothing Filter shader since it appeared and use it often...thanx again fer dat Matt.
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Re: Smoothing Filter Shader
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2018, 01:06:45 AM »
I've been enamoured of the Smoothing Filter shader since it appeared and use it often...thanx again fer dat Matt.

It is really super useful. Finding I was using it for more than just smoothly low detail displacement. Was making some pretty decent texture effects with displacements.
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