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Offline bobbystahr

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Grass and TeaTrees
« on: October 07, 2017, 08:00:55 PM »
Just playing around and I kinda like this. C&C OK
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 08:11:33 PM »
The rocks seem a little out of place to me...too stark maybe.  Other than that I really like the rest.

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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 10:05:15 PM »
Naaah. The rocks are a nice addition. It's just that they need better texturing 's all.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 10:11:03 PM »
Naaah. The rocks are a nice addition. It's just that they need better texturing 's all.

Yup, what I tried didn't work...will get on that later but today, from here forwards, is a music playing and listening zone.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2017, 06:40:35 AM »
And less even scattering perhaps; more like heaps of stones. And reduced translucency in some trees perhaps and some patchiness there as well. And some more low grasses, I guess.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2017, 09:27:09 AM »
Yup, what I tried didn't work...will get on that later but today, from here forwards, is a music playing and listening zone.

That reminds me that I have some music listening to do on my own. ;) Been quite a while since the last time I checked out and / or downloaded some nice tunes. Have a lot of catching up to do.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2017, 02:01:48 PM »
And less even scattering perhaps; more like heaps of stones. And reduced translucency in some trees perhaps and some patchiness there as well. And some more low grasses, I guess.

Actually Ulco this started as a test using carefully controlled PFs to mask pops and actually last nite after music was over and before this post I set up another render with AA 8 (in hour 11 atm) with revised trees and a much better rocks/fakestones setup including cool textures. I doubt I'll be taking it further as I learned what I was chasing and the info is stored in my grey matter for future use heh heh. I use the grass5.tgo that turned up in the presets package and I re-planted a tall Walli dry grass over top of that which I didn't do well in the first iteration. Also I fixed the too radical colour variation on the trees and the're looking much better. The fakestones, for a change, are not the Merged set up but a simple stack as I'd not tried just that as I was introduced to the Merge technique early on and am loathe to experiment when I have a working technique happening. The lovely clouds are an un altered application of the Large Cumulous Clouds in the preset package. Thanks for the input though...always appreciated.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees_FINAL
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2017, 04:11:01 PM »
Well here's how it turned out. Going to call this done with lessons learned. Thanks for looking and comments.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2017, 12:07:05 PM »
I like the second picture much better. The structures on the stones are nice and believable.
To my taste the trees are having too of a glow or luminosity or translucency or whatever that may be.
But the you took a some out and moved some of them back a little bit was a good decision, I think.
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Re: Grass and TeaTrees
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2017, 02:39:54 PM »
I like the second picture much better. The structures on the stones are nice and believable.
To my taste the trees are having too of a glow or luminosity or translucency or whatever that may be.
But the you took a some out and moved some of them back a little bit was a good decision, I think.
Cheers, Klaus

actually I didn't touch the texture, the trees are loaded default from the freebie file from XFROG, I just repopulated till I got something I liked and to get rid of that insistent 0, 0, 0 tree that will pop up in the middle of some scenes. Thanks on the rock texture, turns out 2 of the PF's came unnoticed disconnected, easily solved to good effect. The tree glow you see is from the sun facing camera and if I dull that the scene becomes too dark and not nice if I add too much GI assistance.
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