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Offline Kadri

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Disguised cloud doodles
« on: May 21, 2018, 09:59:15 AM »

I wanted to use clouds to make landscapes, rocks but lost interest.

Just to be clear. The structures are clouds.
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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2018, 10:27:51 AM »
Wow, that is extremely cool. If you could further 'displace' these, it's quite awesome, but I guess that's really hard. Redirect/vdisp maybe....

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 11:04:14 AM »
Amazing! Very unusual. I love this kind of stuff.

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2018, 03:08:01 PM »

Thanks.

Ulco, you could do much more things probably.
I haven't looked closer but the clouds don't show up under the water plane (I remember vaguely that there was a thread about that).
Transparency is problematic in that situation with clouds, at least in my tests.
That is the reason i lost interest mostly.
But in other situations you could get interesting things probably.

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 03:17:01 PM »
That is awesome Kadri

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2018, 03:25:15 PM »

Thanks.
I uploaded the file to the Procedural Terrain Library section by the way.

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 04:19:00 PM »
Wow! this is extremely cool stuff and so surreal! Great!

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2018, 04:40:03 PM »
Wow super cool. I'm assuming you're using the ambient for texturing?

I wonder with super thing versions would look like letting light play within.

As for extra displacement it maybe possible using a large depth, coupled with a Surface Layer and altitude constraints, so clip the cloud somewhere in the large depth, and than further warp, that isolated form.

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2018, 06:14:14 PM »
sitting here gob smacked...you never fail to amaze us Kadri...way far out of the box with this
something borrowed,
something Blue.
Ring out the Old.
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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2018, 06:14:54 PM »

Thanks.
I uploaded the file to the Procedural Terrain Library section by the way.

thanks, very generous!
something borrowed,
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Offline Kadri

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2018, 10:26:08 PM »

Thanks all.

Offline WASasquatch

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2018, 11:42:18 PM »

Thanks all.

These shapes remind me of the late 80s, early 90s 3D animation tapes I had as a toddler and young kid. They just basically soared over alien worlds of water, or geometric shapes, and stuff. Really cool stuff when I was young as 3D was in its infancy.

I found some:

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2018, 01:15:40 AM »

I loved those animations and wanted to do such things myself then. I remembered most of the videos :)

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2018, 06:49:59 AM »
Wow, that is really cool! I knew you could make shapes like that out of cloud, but I wouldn't have thought the application of texturing could ever look that "solid". You've basically invented a hack for isosurfaces. :D That being said Displacement doesn't work at all for clouds, so you'll need to change (e.g. warp) the volumetric shapes to get any changes, rather than thinking about normal surface displacement.

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Re: Disguised cloud doodles
« Reply #14 on: May 22, 2018, 08:00:51 AM »
Fantastic!

 

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