http://planetside.co.uk/?primary-homework-help-romans-roman-army Primary Homework Help Romans Roman Army Topic: Rock Garden  (Read 1636 times)

click Login Education

Offline badvok

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Rock Garden
« on: April 20, 2012, 10:03:57 PM »
Hi,

I'm new to Terragen and I've been going through the tutorials, reading what I can and generally playing around. I recently went through Neuspadrin's Intro to the Fake Stones Shader, which has taught me loads about how to chain various shaders and functions together.

While nowhere near as good as most of the renders posted on this forum, it's the first thing I've really been pleased with so I thought I would share it and introduce myself at the same time :)
==
Badvok
http://www.csq.cz/?how-can-you-help-your-community-essay How Can You Help Your Community Essay

http://www.theirishriviera.com/?traveling-and-tourism-essay Traveling And Tourism Essay

Offline MGebhart

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 897
  • Find work that feels like play
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2012, 10:45:42 PM »
Dang nice render for your first post. Well done.
Marc
http://cantat.amu.edu.pl/?pay-for-dissertation-journals Pay For Dissertation Journals

http://www.econ.unideb.hu/?how-long-is-a-phd-thesis How Long Is A Phd Thesis

Offline Kadri

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 6742
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2012, 11:09:09 PM »

Nice start  :)
Welcome Badvok!
Research Paper On Web Services

http://inet.edu.vn/upload/descriptive-writing-of-a-beach/ Descriptive Writing Of A Beach

Online masonspappy

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 1215
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2012, 01:26:49 AM »
Well, if that's how good you can do on your first post then I really want to keep an eye on your stuff, as I imagine it will be quite good! :)
http://planetside.co.uk/?buy-write-my-essay Buy Write My Essay

http://besiktaskultursanat.com/?term-paper-of-marketing Term Paper Of Marketing

Offline Dune

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 10113
  • Corkscrew Bird
    • www.ulco-art.nl
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2012, 09:09:21 AM »
Welcome, and yes, nice first render. But beware of the spikes in the right hand rock. If you're into rocks, check out the forum for tgd's, there's plenty of interesting stuff around to learn from.
In case you still haven't seen enough of my work: www.ulco-art.nl
http://www.epi-bg.org/?words-to-use-in-a-essay Words To Use In A Essay

http://alfold.net/?order-a-paper-essay Order A Paper Essay

Offline Henry Blewer

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 6333
  • The cooler weather is great!
    • flickr.com/photos/njeneb/
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2012, 01:22:13 PM »
Very nice first post. The rock face can be smoothed by a surface layer. The right tab control this in the surface layers settings window. Check the box and try 0.2
http://flickr.com/photos/njeneb/
Forget Tuesday; It's just Monday spelled with a T
Essays About Teaching

http://www.aalkat-gym.dk/?resume-writing-services-milwaukee-wi Resume Writing Services Milwaukee Wi

Offline ares2101

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 192
    • Ares' Portal
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012, 07:24:43 PM »
Don't sell yourself short, that is very nice.
Windows 7x64 Home Premium , Intel Core i7-3779K 3.50 Ghz, WD1000DHTZ 1 TB HDD, G.Skill Ripsaws X Series 16 GB (2x8 GB), Gigabyte GA-Z7  Motherboard, SeaSonic  x650 Gold 650 Watt PS, Geforce GTX 770 GPU with Driver Version 327.4
watch Help For Business Plan Writing

Chemistry Help Covalent Bonds

Offline badvok

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2012, 12:47:41 PM »
Thanks everyone :) I agree that the rocks on the right and the foreground don't look right. I've spent most of this weekend trying to fiddle around with them, but I just can't get them looking right.

I think I've now got myself in a state where I have too many shaders lying around and I'm confused about what they're all doing! So I'm going to strip the whole scene back and start on the rocks again, I think.

Still, I've now learned the importance of the "Save Incremental" option. Would have saved a lot of time if I'd learned that lesson earlier...:P

==
Badvok
http://www.socio.msu.ru/?master-thesis-on-invistigative-reporting Master Thesis On Invistigative Reporting

http://bvb-fanabteilung.de/home-work-now/ Home Work Now

Offline Dune

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 10113
  • Corkscrew Bird
    • www.ulco-art.nl
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2012, 02:34:25 PM »
It is always good to try out parts of a terrain (such as rocks) separately and look at them closely. If they turn out nice, you can save all nodes as a (appropriately named) clip file (.tgc) for later insertion in a terrain.
In case you still haven't seen enough of my work: www.ulco-art.nl
Writing For Professionals

http://www.aalkat-gym.dk/?favorite-word-essay Favorite Word Essay

Offline badvok

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2012, 06:50:05 PM »
Thanks for the tips. Especially about saving clip files; I didn't know that was possible. So I've been playing around with the rocks in a neutral scene and then reimported them back. They could still do with some work, but I think they're a lot better than they were.

==
Badvok
Summary My Best Friend Essay Student Essays

Homework Helper Ed

Offline Henry Blewer

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 6333
  • The cooler weather is great!
    • flickr.com/photos/njeneb/
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2012, 12:40:08 AM »
These rocks are much better. If you would like more stratified rocks, decrease the noise. You can also stretch the noise along the x and z axis.
http://flickr.com/photos/njeneb/
Forget Tuesday; It's just Monday spelled with a T
http://www.vnjh.cz/?master-thesis-in-service-management Master Thesis In Service Management

Resume For Business School Admission

Offline choronr

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 4582
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2012, 05:55:09 AM »
You've got a good thing going here. You might consider experimenting with changing the sun's position to effect a better atmospheric look. It appears the sun is on your back. Try moving the sun to the upper right corner of the scene. This might give you an improved image.
Help Me Write An Essay For College

Custom Writting Services

Offline Simius Strabus

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 262
    • Terragen 2 Renders
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #12 on: April 29, 2012, 11:08:39 AM »
Mighty good job :-)
Why stop dreaming when you wake up?

iMac i7 2.8GHz 8Gb
Buy Original Essays Online

English Paper Piecing Books

Offline badvok

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2012, 11:07:37 AM »
Thanks :) I'm definitely going to have a go at the rocks again and play around with the lighting. Just as soon as work lets me :(

==
Badvok
Write An Essay Pay

What Is The American Dream Essay

Offline badvok

  • Member
  • *
  • Posts: 19
Re: Rock Garden
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2012, 07:04:12 PM »
I think I'm mostly happy with the rocks now. I've kept the light bright, as the general idea for this scene was bright light and flowers :)

==
Badvok
Thesis Custom Sidebar Background

 

anything