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Offline Ethrieltd

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Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« on: August 10, 2017, 07:31:51 PM »
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 06:53:46 AM »
I like the top half. Very nice sky, tree and the rocks on that mountain work really well. But I'd change the foreground; at least group the rocks, they're spaced out very evenly.
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 08:18:56 AM »
Nice mood, ditto Dune.

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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2017, 04:27:55 PM »
I would lighten up a bit on the postwork. I think the same effects just at lower values would be much clearer and still have that surreal effect

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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 05:43:30 PM »
Nice work. Group the rocks more and make some taller grasses around in place, then it would be really nice work ;)
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2017, 07:23:42 PM »
I find it rather over-sharpened (look at the halos around the mountain edge and the tree edges), but otherwise it's a nice image.

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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2017, 07:38:59 PM »
Great mood. Agreed with the mentioned changes. Good start.
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2017, 08:31:41 PM »
I find it rather over-sharpened (look at the halos around the mountain edge and the tree edges), but otherwise it's a nice image.

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Yeah, some of the mountain is REALLY sharp. I did notice that.

Rocks are a fake stones test, and do need a bit of playing with, I do think I go a bit far with Photoshop sometimes too it's a thing I have...

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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 07:18:13 PM »
I love the displacement in your stones and agree masking would improve your scene. Back lighting is very difficult for me, but this is great! Wonderful cloud coverage!

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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2017, 12:36:31 AM »
I find it rather over-sharpened (look at the halos around the mountain edge and the tree edges), but otherwise it's a nice image.

- Oshyan

Yeah, some of the mountain is REALLY sharp. I did notice that.

Rocks are a fake stones test, and do need a bit of playing with, I do think I go a bit far with Photoshop sometimes too it's a thing I have...

for breaking up the fake stones I generally use a colour disabled Surface layer  with the stones in the Child input and break them up with the Fractal break up in the Coverage/Breakup tab
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2017, 05:55:59 AM »
There's a mask input in the stones as well, so then you can choose which ones to distribute where, separately.
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Re: Out on the wiley, windy moors...
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2017, 02:25:42 AM »
Thanks for the advice, will look into using these techniques. Never have before...