Fake Grass

Started by dhavalmistry, December 07, 2007, 11:03:53 am

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dhavalmistry

do you mind if I take a look at the file or the nodes??....this is looking good....better than mine...
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moodflow

No problem, I'll upload the file when I get home this evening.   8)
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Seth

Quote from: moodflow on January 23, 2008, 11:24:26 am
No problem, I'll upload the file when I get home this evening.   8)



can't wait ^^
damn i wish i could understand functions...

old_blaggard

Very nice developments!  I'll certainly be taking a look at the file when you get it up there.
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moodflow

Thanks all.  Thanks to Dhaval for the colors.  They were perfect.

Here is the file. 

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rcallicotte

Thanks to moodflow and dh.
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dhavalmistry

no problem calico....

my thanx to moodflow too...

I see you have removed all the function nodes...
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Seth

thanks moodflow !!!! as soon as my render's over i'll check your file !

moodflow

Quote from: dhavalmistry on January 24, 2008, 12:56:00 pm
no problem calico....

my thanx to moodflow too...

I see you have removed all the function nodes...


Yea, I only did that to keep it as simple as possible.  I did like your approach. 

I am also trying to keep "surfaces" in the same format so they are modular.

I try to keep everything eventually ending up in a surface layer.
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Quote from: seth93 on January 24, 2008, 03:03:01 pm
thanks moodflow !!!! as soon as my render's over i'll check your file !


No prob Seth.  You may want to see how far you can get with it without it crashing.  It might be crashing due to the reflectivity, but reflectivity adds to the realism.
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Seth

i can't go very far with this great fake grass... it crashed as soon as i try a bigger render (or as soon as i try to add a tree...)
we'll see later... but it's really a good job !

dhavalmistry

hey moodflow...its seems to be working on my end here....

I am rendering the grass right now and its halfway through....

it is a cropped render upto the terrain, from bottom....

these are the render settings I used...

800 x 600
atmo: 40
detail: 0.5
AA: 15
GI: 1,1

I will let this render complete and try a higher res after (if this doesnt crash)

keep your fingers crossed ;)
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moodflow

Dhaval,

Keep us posted.  I'd love to see this in a higher resolution. 
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dhavalmistry

ok here it is....it did manage to render without crashing....but I dont know what those lines are...

I did not crop the render....it was rendered in one shot....so those cant be crop lines.....

actually I also had another render going on while this was rendering....I dont know why it keeps crashing on your computers....

anyways....I am going to try a higher quality render now....

will report with any progress!....
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nvseal

Dang, that is too bad about those lines. If you can get this to work it would be a fantastic way to make very realistic looking grass. And maybe even populate grass for an entie plant. :o Keep it up!