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Title: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 01, 2018, 12:06:41 AM
Hey, I was not very present on this forum for a long while. I wanted to say that I am very impressed with what people are doing with Terragen 4 but for me I will stick to Terragen 3.
This is the first render I did this year. I was very focused on the island and not so much about the background of this scene. As always, feedback is more than welcome. Oh and I did use a plug-in to create this scene it is " Fractal procedural erosion shader public beta" by blinkfrog .
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: luvsmuzik on February 01, 2018, 01:00:19 AM
Welcome back and great render! Erosion looks terrific.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 01, 2018, 01:46:51 AM
Thank you for the feedback . I was able to make one last render for tonight it is I think a better light render.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Dune on February 01, 2018, 06:08:34 AM
Welcome back indeed, and curious to see where you take this. Nice island to start with.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: archonforest on February 01, 2018, 10:32:24 AM
Welcome back.  :D
NIce start!
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 01, 2018, 05:25:23 PM
Thanks Dune and archonforest here is two more renders.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: bobbystahr on February 01, 2018, 05:33:23 PM
Welcome back and good testing in the last 2, but I prefer where you were heading with the Island series myself which is already a striking image and well worth developing.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: luvsmuzik on February 01, 2018, 05:53:44 PM
Great use of the erosion, but I would mask the stones; maybe inverted the erosion map on stones layer? Most of us are figuring out this masking bit with the erosion now. I don't know if the share file for the plugin announcement has any more info yet or not.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 02, 2018, 03:50:02 AM
Hey one more render for tonight and back to the island
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Dune on February 02, 2018, 05:43:01 AM
You'd have to work on some sort of beach (rocky, wet sand, debris lines, foam...)
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 03, 2018, 09:54:36 PM
Render V.2018.02.03.525 ( low res version )

-Added different lighting

-Added mask for rocks

-Added ground texture for ocean

-Mixed the noise in the Ocean shader

-Added 3d volumetric cloud ( Low level )

-Created better god rays
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 04, 2018, 05:58:55 PM
One more render and one small gif or video .
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Michelh on February 04, 2018, 06:06:20 PM
This is the video ( gif ) of the scene.
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: Oshyan on February 04, 2018, 09:15:50 PM
Looks cool in motion! I find the lighting overall to be a bit drab, but that may be intended, and again the scene in motion is nice.

- Oshyan
Title: Re: 2018 Back to work
Post by: bobbystahr on February 05, 2018, 07:27:06 PM
I find myself agreeing with Oshyan re: the lighting, maybe a small bump up in exposure would allow for more details showing up. But over all a nice developing scene.