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Offline J_Con

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Just some grass.
« on: May 22, 2018, 08:08:01 PM »
Hi All. These are test renders but i like them.
There are four grass models and two flowers used, built in various programs.
Could maybe use more leafy weeds.
Apologies for not posting more on this forum,but time/life and all that. :p
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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 08:24:14 PM »
YAY Spring! nice!

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2018, 08:40:33 PM »
Nice variety and fairly natural distribution, I think. In the 2nd image it seems like perhaps even more density is needed in the distance though. And I think a bit more height variation might also be good. Not major changes, just fine tuning, as you've got a pretty realistic result already.

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2018, 09:00:35 PM »
Very nice grass mix. Looks very nice. I concur with Oshyan on the distribution in the distance.
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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2018, 09:20:36 PM »
Nice! Good job ;)

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 11:15:27 PM »
Good Mix, great realism!!

Offline J_Con

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2018, 01:33:06 AM »
Thank you for the comments..I will add the changes mentioned.

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2018, 05:36:55 AM »
Great field of grass, very natural indeed. Did you build them yourself?

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2018, 07:29:46 AM »
Thanks Dune.
Yes, I started with the colors, I built maybe twenty or thirty 512*64px colour maps of various greens/yellows and browns. (I had maybe five of these already from a grass file I downloaded a long time ago). I then went to TurboSquid and searched for grasses, picked out a few I liked and copied them. (Was easier than searching google for real images). The color maps are very convenient, as they can stretch in the vertical for stems, or with an opacity map placed under them can become thin leaves.


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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2018, 03:09:24 PM »
Really realistic. Great!

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2018, 04:21:17 PM »
Very nice distribution

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2018, 11:47:12 PM »
I agree, very natural looking distribution...well done.
something borrowed,
something Blue.
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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2018, 12:28:43 AM »
Very interesting approach. I haven't played much with turbo squid grasses, I felt they looked low quality. This proves that wrong.

Though I do have one input, the variegated maps seem mixed with striped. "Striped" plants are Variegated. With bladed grasses and shrubs with elongated straight leafs, it shows up as lines, with leaflets with internal webbing, it ends up patchy. Currently what's marked variegated seems more like a stressed plant.
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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2018, 02:03:53 AM »
Thanks guys for the positive feedback.
WASasquatch, I did not know the difference between stripes/variegated....duly noted.I also spelt it wrong it would seem :D
I didn't use the plants from TurboSquid, i just built copies of them. Nice clean reference pictures at TurboSquid. :P

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Re: Just some grass.
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2018, 02:15:50 AM »
Thanks guys for the positive feedback.
WASasquatch, I did not know the difference between stripes/variegated....duly noted.I also spelt it wrong it would seem :D
I didn't use the plants from TurboSquid, i just built copies of them. Nice clean reference pictures at TurboSquid. :P

Oh I see! You used the nice expensive oibjects for reference? They are nice! Sorry about the plant input, that's my gardener side haha. I do probiotic all natural gardening.

The flowers here work really well with the grasses. They don't stand at like some flower models do.
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