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 Subject: Work in Progress An Island .. Somewhere ???

Danny_Gordon opened this issue on Mar 21, 2013 · 27 posts

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 4:57PM Thu, 21 March 2013 · edited on 5:00PM Thu, 21 March 2013


Ok, figured I would start one of these as I always wanted to. Heres the terrain. World Machine & Terragen generated Power Fractal terrain. I have no ideas at the moment, so feel free to chime in, posting this will hopefully make me finish it ;) More to come

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 5:20PM Thu, 21 March 2013 · edited on 5:21PM Thu, 21 March 2013


Starting Surface, added Faverals Medusa for some scaling

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 6:03PM Thu, 21 March 2013 · edited on 6:07PM Thu, 21 March 2013


I set up a second camera that will come in hand later. Going to add more srf

Type N for Nodes and start typing the word camera, highlight the camera node, drag & drop in another camera node and plug it in to one of the renders .The active camera selector is the button low left corner of the 3d preview window with 2 camera depicted on it

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 7:29PM Fri, 22 March 2013 · edited on 7:31PM Fri, 22 March 2013


Added some strata and outcrops and more surface and added some Palms & stones

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 7:30PM Fri, 22 March 2013 


Camera 2

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  ladylake ()  ( posted at 8:32AM Sun, 24 March 2013 

Watching with interest as this progresses. 


  peedy ()  ( posted at 9:38AM Sun, 24 March 2013 

I am sitting next to Lyla, watching. :-)

 

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  vikinglady ()  ( posted at 5:24PM Fri, 29 March 2013 

+*pulls up a chair*+

Popcorn any one?

+*holds out bowl of homemade fresh hot buttered Popcorn*+


  peedy ()  ( posted at 12:35AM Sat, 30 March 2013 

Yum, thanks! :-)


  ladylake ()  ( posted at 10:49AM Sat, 30 March 2013 

Okay, we have the popcorn and the preview.....when does the "show" begin.  ;-)))


  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 8:43AM Sun, 31 March 2013 · edited on 9:20AM Sun, 31 March 2013


Heres where this is heading, I decided to create a bunch of small villages to break up this never ending forest of palms. This is going to take a while but I think it will be worth the work.

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 8:46AM Sun, 31 March 2013 · edited on 8:47AM Sun, 31 March 2013


Close up of the Village, I have some arranging to do and more props to add as well as a path to the boat.  Also some reflective issues on the straw roofs need to be sorted. But you get the idea. Village is from Daz

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  peedy ()  ( posted at 8:54AM Sun, 31 March 2013 

WOW, this is becoming a stunning image, Danny!

Love it!

 

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 5:46PM Sun, 31 March 2013 · edited on 5:47PM Sun, 31 March 2013


Little more of one of the villages

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  peedy ()  ( posted at 11:29PM Sun, 31 March 2013 

Better, with the shine gone.

 

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  Robert_S ()  ( posted at 5:51AM Mon, 01 April 2013 

looks very nice - did you use vues eco system for population?


  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 8:12AM Mon, 01 April 2013 

this is all Terragen, plants are X-Frog objs. Vue and Terragen are not able to interface.

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  ladylake ()  ( posted at 9:35AM Mon, 01 April 2013 

The huts still look too smooth (IMHO).  Are you taking these through Poseray?  Or doing it entirely within TG2?  Just curious.


  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 11:43AM Mon, 01 April 2013 · edited on 11:50AM Mon, 01 April 2013

 

I imported directly from daz. These are really low poly models so the detail out of the straw isn't going to be anything more than bump displacement. A higher AA, say 16 would make these look much better, these are raytraced @ AA4. However I  am not really concerned with anything but reflection at this point as the main camera is several hundred meters from these camps. I am just setting this one up to create a clip file of the camp to be duplicated for additional camps across the valley. Thats the plan for now anyway ;)


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  TerraCr8tor ()  ( posted at 2:16PM Mon, 15 April 2013 · edited on 2:18PM Mon, 15 April 2013

Hi Danny,

I like the camera 2 view the most, with the normal camera position, the ship almost disepears in the image.

But we will see ,I hope ladylike and peedy haven't eaten all the popcorn

Sorry forgotten to look at the end, didn't noticed that there where 2 pages

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  peedy ()  ( posted at 11:31PM Mon, 15 April 2013 

We make our own popcorn, so there's still plenty for you, too, TerraCr8tor. ;-D

 


  ladylake ()  ( posted at 11:36PM Mon, 15 April 2013 

I'm getting full of popcorn......think I'll call out for pizza. :-)


  TerraCr8tor ()  ( posted at 12:39PM Wed, 17 April 2013 

Lets stop talking about food I'm getting hungry, and it doesn't help danny with his render XD

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  ladylake ()  ( posted at 5:03PM Wed, 17 April 2013 

Sure it helps him.....it reassures him we are still paying attention to this thread.  ;-))))


  peedy ()  ( posted at 11:31PM Wed, 17 April 2013 

Uh oh.
You told his secret, Lyla!
Have a pizza slice. ;-)

Corrie


  TerraCr8tor ()  ( posted at 6:57AM Fri, 19 April 2013 

It isn't very polit from us, not to offer danny a piece of the Pizza.

So Danny hungry?  or busy?? ;D

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  Danny_Gordon ()  ( posted at 8:21PM Wed, 01 May 2013 

Not busy on this, I need to get back to work on this file, thx for the interest

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