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Title: First Image in Ages
Post by: Jonathan on August 06, 2020, 11:49:43 am
Hi All,

I have done nothing with TG for ages (no excuse given Covid). I was rather taken with a Windows 10 login picture of Torres Del Paine National Park in Chile so downloaded the area from terrain.party (what a great tool for height mapsTorres_Del_Paine.jpgTorres_Del_Paine.jpgTorres_Del_Paine.jpg!) and produced this. Simple render using a rock texture image for the base terrain then mixed in some colour power fractals. I'll keep working on it. Oh and you may be wondering at the sparse vegetation - it's cold, high and sparse there! The other odd feature is the tall spike of rock in the background. It does exist!
Title: Re: First Image in Ages
Post by: Dune on August 07, 2020, 01:53:05 am
So, maybe say "welcome back"? Great render anyway, not only in size. I see you're still working on it, so here's my thought; maybe use displacement intersection to get some old smooth snowfields (but perhaps that's not possible with an imported heightfield). Also, I would vary the greens and let them gradually fade into the snowy areas, perhaps change its hues in higher areas as well to a less lush green. If you use a loose altitide mask (no final altitudes), you can warp that as well, and have a less regular vegetation line.
Title: Re: First Image in Ages
Post by: Jonathan on August 10, 2020, 04:05:53 am
Thanks for the advice Ulco. I will carry on working with it :)
Title: Re: First Image in Ages
Post by: Jonathan on August 13, 2020, 06:46:20 pm
Second attempt. Thickened the snow at higher altitudes and added to the terrain colours. I'm quite pleased!Torres_Del_Paine_B.jpg
Title: Re: First Image in Ages
Post by: Dune on August 14, 2020, 03:08:14 am
Great update!
Title: Re: First Image in Ages
Post by: pclavett on August 18, 2020, 10:06:48 am
Nice return...... I am also returning !
Will try that link you included !
Thanks !
Paul