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Offline Kadri

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Cloud step optimisation
« on: May 03, 2018, 09:29:08 AM »

I wanted to play with snow done with clouds and accidentally kinda rediscovered Denis's redirect technique.
When i used high step optimisation (cloud Quality tab) on it, this came out. 
Probably useless but still wanted to share.

Offline Hannes

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2018, 09:37:37 AM »
Whoah! Cool! Maybe useless, but who knows?

Offline Dune

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2018, 10:26:29 AM »
Mesmerizing! Great find.

Offline DocCharly65

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2018, 11:46:23 AM »
...absolutely NOT useless :)

Perhaps it can be modified to be used as a kind of static charging effect ;)


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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2018, 12:00:45 PM »
Would you mind to share some of this stuff? Who knows what can be done with it...

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2018, 12:20:15 PM »

Thanks guys.

Hannes no problem for sharing. I will have a look at the file Denis shared and if it will have the same effect.

Offline Kadri

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2018, 01:54:40 PM »

As it looks the effect does have nothing to do with the method Denis used.
I remembered wrong i think.

There is something i didn't used before. I am rendering 1-2 small images before i post it here.
Interestingly easy to get actually.

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2018, 03:31:13 PM »

Here it is.
Some different versions below (all are in the ZIP file).
The different thing i mentioned is, that i think i haven't tried to use clouds
with nothing in the density shader input before, if i remember right.

The last one looked the most interesting to me.
I am rendering a basic animation to see the look in motion.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2018, 03:33:41 PM by Kadri »

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2018, 04:11:39 PM »
Great stuff Kadri!  :) :) :) Thank you!

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2018, 04:15:19 PM »

:)

I forgot this one. Just use step optimisation on the second image-file.

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2018, 07:51:23 PM »
Hah! Wow, these are crazy-cool. Love it.

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2018, 09:32:21 AM »
:)

In the past i thought that the sliced-stepped parts of the clouds were parallel to the ground.
It looks like they are relative to the camera FOV.

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2018, 09:54:38 AM »
Thanks a lot, Kadri. Much appreciated.

Offline Kadri

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2018, 11:50:18 AM »

Have fun.

Had a little psychedelic moment :)
Quality was low to get fast renders.

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Re: Cloud step optimisation
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2018, 12:07:08 PM »
Wow!!! TG on acid  ;D ;D ;D

 

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