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Offline bobbystahr

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Tip for Painted shader
« on: February 17, 2018, 01:48:59 AM »
Often when I use the Painted shader for a river, well always if it's deep, I get ugly displacement on the sides....well the newish Smoothing shader nicely eliminates those. I just put it between the Painted and Displacement  shaders and tweaked till I was happy.

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Re: Tip for Painted shader
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 05:54:49 AM »
Yeah, that's indeed a problem and I have encountered it numerous times too. Now, when I'm making rivers, I usually use slightly warped simple shape shaders, because they have an in-built smoothing system. Less control over where the river is going, but a worthy solution too.
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Re: Tip for Painted shader
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 06:08:52 AM »
Yeah, that's indeed a problem and I have encountered it numerous times too. Now, when I'm making rivers, I usually use slightly warped simple shape shaders, because they have an in-built smoothing system. Less control over where the river is going, but a worthy solution too.

I hear ya but the kind of river I was attempting is a y forking into a lake creating an little island. Will post it when it's done rendering...and they're very hard to get working with SS shaders

And I know Dune will suggest image maps that he often uses but I wanted to stay in TG only.
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Re: Tip for Painted shader
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2018, 11:17:25 AM »
Great idea Bobby, I'll certainly be nickin it!

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Re: Tip for Painted shader
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2018, 02:18:36 PM »
Great idea Bobby, I'll certainly be nickin it!

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Re: Tip for Painted shader Idea Render Here
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2018, 02:49:52 PM »
Here's the link for the image I made with that idea

http://www.planetside.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,24147.new.html#new
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