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Title: Alpine Squall
Post by: fleetwood on September 09, 2017, 10:57:56 pm
Simple one. Alpine fractal, a couple snow layers, rcallicotte's "storm brewing" fractal and seed, updated and tweaked to use a V3 cloud. As an experiment set GI in clouds to still/high.
24 hour render.
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Post by: Kadri on September 09, 2017, 11:03:22 pm

Nice.
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Post by: bobbystahr on September 09, 2017, 11:22:07 pm
Strangely awesome clouds, nice adaptation. The snow worked a treat didn't it...fine image over all.
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Post by: archonforest on September 10, 2017, 01:54:47 am
Great great mood and lights here. Very nice shot.
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Post by: Dune on September 10, 2017, 01:58:00 am
Terrific piece. The light is wonderful, so are the clouds.
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Post by: luvsmuzik on September 10, 2017, 10:26:51 am
Excellent example!  :)
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Post by: zaxxon on September 10, 2017, 12:18:49 pm
Great sense of drama and mood in a simple composition, nicely done.
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Post by: fleetwood on September 10, 2017, 03:20:06 pm
Thanks, all.  :)
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Post by: Denis Sirenko on September 11, 2017, 12:08:46 pm
Cool atmosphere! On the clouds a wonderful light, too. But they are somehow strange in form. As if slightly stretched vertically. Is this an artistic decision or an accident?
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Post by: fleetwood on September 11, 2017, 04:02:44 pm
Thanks,
The fractal has no stretched scales, but naturally seems to have storm and virga like features, so I guess what you see is both an extra chaotic look of that fractal and then an artistic choice as to densities and where to locate it, using the transform shader. Again, the fractal was found and shared by rcallicotte as already having good stormy qualities.
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Post by: Tangled-Universe on September 11, 2017, 05:06:53 pm
Very dramatic, I like it!

I think it's the warp setting in the cloud fractal which causes the stretching or...well...the warp :)
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Post by: Denis Sirenko on September 12, 2017, 06:34:22 am
I understood.

Tangled-Universe, I have the same suspicion.

Probably I was confused that the small forms of the clouds are stretched in the same direction and scale as the large ones. The brain perceives this as a general mechanical stretching.
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Post by: Dune on September 12, 2017, 10:58:49 am
A separate warper would give more control.
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Post by: DannyG on September 12, 2017, 12:39:07 pm
Killer mood for sure
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Post by: otakar on September 12, 2017, 12:49:07 pm
A beauty you got here.