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Title: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 20, 2019, 01:36:18 pm
Another WIP I'm working on.

I want the mountains to have sharper edges, so I'm still working on that.
Mountain is created with Gaea.


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: RichTwo on March 20, 2019, 01:57:38 pm
This could be a photo, and I could not tell the difference - magnificent!
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 01:58:04 pm
Gorgeous !! 8)
I have a little attention on the deer. Have a feeling that it is a bit big compare to the surroundings?

Otherwise getting interested in Gaea...
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 20, 2019, 02:03:57 pm
Quote from: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 01:58:04 pm
Gorgeous !! 8)
I have a little attention on the deer. Have a feeling that it is a bit big compare to the surroundings?

Otherwise getting interested in Gaea...


I agree about the deer. Didn't have enough time to test before I had to
go to work, so I just hit the render button and hoped for the best  ;D


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 02:32:41 pm
Quote from: sjefen on March 20, 2019, 02:03:57 pm
Quote from: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 01:58:04 pm
Gorgeous !! 8)
I have a little attention on the deer. Have a feeling that it is a bit big compare to the surroundings?

Otherwise getting interested in Gaea...


I agree about the deer. Didn't have enough time to test before I had to
go to work, so I just hit the render button and hoped for the best  ;D


- Terje



Okay. How big is the learning curve to get a mountain created in Gaea?
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: WAS on March 20, 2019, 04:25:20 pm
This looks great! Very photo-realistic.

Some C&C:
- Maybe it's just me but the scene seems a little warm.
- Are you mimicking over-exposure? The water and reflections seem to convey this.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: DannyG on March 20, 2019, 08:34:18 pm
Nice to see this full size, exception start that's for sure.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Dune on March 21, 2019, 03:39:34 am
Very realistic. Agree about the deer, 1/4 size will do I guess.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 21, 2019, 06:50:04 am
Quote from: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 02:32:41 pm
Quote from: sjefen on March 20, 2019, 02:03:57 pm
Quote from: archonforest on March 20, 2019, 01:58:04 pm
Gorgeous !! 8)
I have a little attention on the deer. Have a feeling that it is a bit big compare to the surroundings?

Otherwise getting interested in Gaea...


I agree about the deer. Didn't have enough time to test before I had to
go to work, so I just hit the render button and hoped for the best  ;D


- Terje



Okay. How big is the learning curve to get a mountain created in Gaea?


I would say you are able to create mountains in Gaea in just minutes. It's very intuitive and user friendly. I believe there's a free version out now with some resolution restrictions. You should check it out  ;)

Gaea homepage: https://quadspinner.com/m/Gaea


Quote from: WASasquatch on March 20, 2019, 04:25:20 pm
This looks great! Very photo-realistic.

Some C&C:
- Maybe it's just me but the scene seems a little warm.
- Are you mimicking over-exposure? The water and reflections seem to convey this.


It will look different in the next update  ;)


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: DocCharly65 on March 21, 2019, 08:45:40 am
Very nice work!

Looking forward to the next version... so I don't say anything about the deer's size... again... ;D
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Ariel DK on March 21, 2019, 11:05:02 pm
just... wow :o
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: lat 64 on March 22, 2019, 01:56:38 am
Snow is AWESOME!
Can you make snow patches on just the "North" faces?

Re: deer, I think it's actually the trees that are too small. The deer seems right scale for the rocks and water.

This render is worth studying. Thanks,

Russ
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 23, 2019, 10:17:59 am
Quote from: lat 64 on March 22, 2019, 01:56:38 am
Can you make snow patches on just the "North" faces?


I'm not sure what you're asking?
The snow is a mask from Gaea.


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 24, 2019, 03:12:56 pm
Testing different stuff...


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: RichTwo on March 24, 2019, 03:31:54 pm
Well, it still looks fantastic! (oh, deer - where are you?)
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Stormlord on March 24, 2019, 03:47:19 pm
Both pictures are looking really impressive, I'm downloading Gaea now and will have a closer look on it!
Question, did you render the pictures in Terragen or did you use GAEA to render them?

[attachimg=1]
My Version, made in Terragen 0.91


STORMLORD

Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on March 25, 2019, 04:14:20 am
Another beauty!
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: mhaze on March 25, 2019, 05:12:02 am
Lovely work.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Hannes on March 25, 2019, 06:00:19 am
Fantastic, Terje! The only crit from me is, the water looks a bit too rough to my eyes. Makes it look a bit out of scale. Otherwise incredibly photoreal.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: DocCharly65 on March 25, 2019, 07:19:17 am
Same from me! An almost photorealistic and beautiful scene.

Perhaps a little work on the water as Hannes said. The waves in the foreground seem really a bit big for the general scale but I like the distribution of windless parts on the lake surface.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on March 25, 2019, 07:44:37 am
Quote from: Rich2 on March 24, 2019, 03:31:54 pm
Well, it still looks fantastic! (oh, deer - where are you?)


Hehe! I removed it for now. Used it not to long ago in a another scene anyway. Who knows, it may reappear  ;)

Quote from: Stormlord on March 24, 2019, 03:47:19 pm
Both pictures are looking really impressive, I'm downloading Gaea now and will have a closer look on it!
Question, did you render the pictures in Terragen or did you use GAEA to render them?

[attachimg=1]
My Version, made in Terragen 0.91


STORMLORD



I don't think Gaea has the ability to render. Only to preview the terrain, so I'm using Terragen for rendering.


I'll work some more on the water, but I usually get some strange reflection patterns if the wave scale is too small.

I'll also work some more on the shorelines.


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Oshyan on March 25, 2019, 06:11:27 pm
I think I prefer the 2nd version. The color is more realistic, less garish. The violet shadows in the first one in particular seemed odd to me. I also agree the water seems a bit rough. But otherwise it's a gorgeous image!

- Oshyan
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: lat 64 on March 25, 2019, 10:53:52 pm
Quote from: sjefen on March 23, 2019, 10:17:59 am
Quote from: lat 64 on March 22, 2019, 01:56:38 am
Can you make snow patches on just the "North" faces?


I'm not sure what you're asking?
The snow is a mask from Gaea.


- Terje


I was just wondering if(hoping that) there is a way to put snow patches on the shady side of the mountain. That's the Northside for us in the Northern hemisphere.

Keep on the good work,
Russ

Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Dune on March 26, 2019, 01:51:12 am
There is a way, Russ, but it's not perfect. I would like to have an 'angle shader' that can be softened to cover a whole mountain side, instead of all tiny sides within, say, a northern slope. The latter can be obtained by using a 'get normal (in texture)' and a 'convert blue' or 'red to scalar'. Adding a 'rotate Y vector' for , well, rotation of that normal.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on April 03, 2019, 11:10:25 am
Another update...


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on April 03, 2019, 11:15:41 am
what an update!  Great looking scene. Two thumbs up man. ;)
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: bobbystahr on April 03, 2019, 11:39:00 am
Some how the church seems out of place to me, but still a lovely render.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Matt on April 03, 2019, 05:41:54 pm
I have tweeted it. I hope you don't mind!
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: DannyG on April 03, 2019, 05:51:33 pm
Awesome
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Oshyan on April 03, 2019, 08:13:55 pm
Gorgeous image indeed! The church architecture (mainly the tower, I guess) somehow does not seem quite right for the area, in my mind. But the rest of the building works. Seems a bit nit-picky, but hopefully it's a helpful comment. :D

- Oshyan
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Dune on April 04, 2019, 02:05:05 am
Wonderful light and scenery. Love the crispness of it. But I agree about the church. I think a smaller, partly hidden building in between the trees might look better. Maybe even a ruin or so.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: DocCharly65 on April 04, 2019, 02:47:11 am
Maybe the others are right, but why not... maybe the client and architect were idiosyncratic :)
Just lovely ambience!
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 05:20:14 am
Thanks guys.

I'll see what I can do about the building, but I'm limited by free or paid models from the web. I haven't got the time to learn blender now, but I really wanna learn it so I can create modern houses and put it in some Terragen scenes. I just love those modern houses in nature renders I see people make in other software's and want to do something like that with Terragen. If someone wants to collaborate on a project with me, just let me know. I think that would be an awesome experience  :)


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 05:40:07 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 05:20:14 am
Thanks guys.

I'll see what I can do about the building, but I'm limited by free or paid models from the web. I haven't got the time to learn blender now, but I really wanna learn it so I can create modern houses and put it in some Terragen scenes. I just love those modern houses in nature renders I see people make in other software's and want to do something like that with Terragen. If someone wants to collaborate on a project with me, just let me know. I think that would be an awesome experience  :)

- Terje


I also love those renders and planned one some time ago but never started yet. What collaboration you thinking of? I can do basic modelling and texturing in Blender.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 06:46:53 am
Quote from: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 05:40:07 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 05:20:14 am
Thanks guys.

I'll see what I can do about the building, but I'm limited by free or paid models from the web. I haven't got the time to learn blender now, but I really wanna learn it so I can create modern houses and put it in some Terragen scenes. I just love those modern houses in nature renders I see people make in other software's and want to do something like that with Terragen. If someone wants to collaborate on a project with me, just let me know. I think that would be an awesome experience  :)

- Terje


I also love those renders and planned one some time ago but never started yet. What collaboration you thinking of? I can do basic modelling and texturing in Blender.


If you could model a modern house and do some basic texturing, I'd like to import it to Terragen and see what results I'm able to get. I'm very curious to how such a render would be if rendered with Terragen. I will of course also share the entire scene from Terragen with you once it's done.

I'm thinking of something like this:
https://images.app.goo.gl/N9uWzBjNRwEPKyhVA
https://images.app.goo.gl/UJBi99L2z9U6EB427


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 07:55:01 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 06:46:53 am
Quote from: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 05:40:07 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 05:20:14 am
Thanks guys.

I'll see what I can do about the building, but I'm limited by free or paid models from the web. I haven't got the time to learn blender now, but I really wanna learn it so I can create modern houses and put it in some Terragen scenes. I just love those modern houses in nature renders I see people make in other software's and want to do something like that with Terragen. If someone wants to collaborate on a project with me, just let me know. I think that would be an awesome experience  :)

- Terje


I also love those renders and planned one some time ago but never started yet. What collaboration you thinking of? I can do basic modelling and texturing in Blender.


If you could model a Morden house and do some basic texturing, I'd like to import it to Terragen and see what results I'm able to get. I'm very curious to how such a render would be if rendered with Terragen. I will of course also share the entire scene from Terragen with you once it's done.

I'm thinking of something like this:
https://images.app.goo.gl/N9uWzBjNRwEPKyhVA
https://images.app.goo.gl/UJBi99L2z9U6EB427


- Terje



Alright, let's do it. Will do some basic shapes today/tomorrow and will send it to you for some basic testing to see how it goes with TG and to which direction we should go in terms of details...etc.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 10:05:31 am
Sounds awesome!
Just know that I'll have to do this in my spare time  :)


- Terje
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sboerner on April 04, 2019, 10:18:06 am
Beautiful rendering. I like the church . . . reminds me of St. Clements in the Hebrides (though the hills there are more modest):



Could be a bit more aged and "worn down" - not ruins, but not new, either.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 10:39:29 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 10:05:31 am
Sounds awesome!
Just know that I'll have to do this in my spare time  :)


- Terje


No worry, same here. Here is a draft that u can see. (No textures this time.) We can take if from here. Give me an email so next time I will send it to that address.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: bobbystahr on April 04, 2019, 12:24:47 pm
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 06:46:53 am
Quote from: archonforest on April 04, 2019, 05:40:07 am
Quote from: sjefen on April 04, 2019, 05:20:14 am
If someone wants to collaborate on a project with me, just let me know. I think that would be an awesome experience  :)

- Terje


If you could model a Morden house and do some basic texturing, I'd like to import it to Terragen and see what results I'm able to get. I'm very curious to how such a render would be if rendered with Terragen. I will of course also share the entire scene from Terragen with you once it's done.



- Terje


you could try this feller's models. The need some PoseRay work to get rid of the parts like flora and the terrain but they are fully textured
https://sharecg.com/v/78628/browse/5/3D-Model/House-22

Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: Antoine on April 05, 2019, 01:40:39 am
This is really splendid !
Did you succeed in using the mesher export to import the terrain into Terragen ? Each time I try, the mesh obj doesn't appear in the window. I think here you are using the heightfield load ?

David.
Title: Re: Morning Sun (WIP)
Post by: sjefen on April 05, 2019, 11:28:47 am
I used heightfield load, yes.



- Terje