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Glowing Snake
« on: January 27, 2018, 10:37:41 AM »
Daniil's erosion plugin is amazing :)

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2018, 10:49:23 AM »
And this is an amazing (and beautiful) use of it :)
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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2018, 11:35:05 AM »
Superb!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2018, 11:49:59 AM »
It is indeed, and you made very good use of it. Great piece of work!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2018, 12:05:31 PM »
WOW!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2018, 12:38:19 PM »
Double Wow!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2018, 01:54:06 PM »
triple wow!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2018, 01:57:12 PM »
Beautiful!

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2018, 02:18:56 PM »
nice one, Martin !

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2018, 04:35:34 PM »
Looking again at it, there is a strange look to the water, like a double render or something.
I don't know how to explain it. it is like you had 2 renders and merged them but not really on top of each others but a bit off.
Or like the water is above the river bank
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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2018, 04:46:44 PM »
I can see a few spots where it seems that that is happeningm especially where transparency seems lacking the transition can be quite harsh and thus can look as if the water is floating, but it is not. Neither is it two renders, nice idea though :)
The river shape is 'filled' with water using a second planet.
It is not perfect or does not look perfect everywhere, but it is the best I can at this moment.

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #11 on: January 28, 2018, 05:57:22 PM »
Thanks for posting this here as well, a big echo on the previos Wow comments. This encourages and inspires me to have another go at rivers. After my first few semi-successful attempts I've been firing blanks at the screen....
something borrowed,
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Ring out the Old.
Bring in the New

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2018, 06:02:36 AM »
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like a double render or something
I noticed that as well (but didn't want to spoil the fun  ;)). I think it's the way the banks are quite 'similar' to the river itself, just shifted a bit, making some sort of repetition. Perhaps a fractal warp or PF masking of the banks mask may annihilate much of it.

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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2018, 07:41:11 AM »
I notice the water worked on as well, looks a little like glacial runoff ... did you use any of the maps from the Erosion plugin to give a sense of "flow" to the water.
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Re: Glowing Snake
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2018, 11:18:17 AM »
I like the braiding effect. From your POV it looks as if that leads to a large river. Is that what happens, or is the braiding continuous, not decreasing with altitude? I see this setting used as creating many concepts either way.

 

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