POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : The Shallows -Work in progress : Re: The Shallows -Work in progress Server Time
28 Mar 2023 17:10:40 EDT (-0400)
  Re: The Shallows -Work in progress  
From: Alain Martel
Date: 25 Sep 2022 12:04:51
Message: <63307c23$1@news.povray.org>
Le 2022-09-25 à 10:48, Thomas de Groot a écrit :
> Hereby two images showing the progress made on The Shallows. The first 
> image (The Shallows I_test3) shows the improved textures applied to the 
> body of the trolley within a simplified scene version. In particular, I 
> used an almost forgotten macro I wrote back in 2014 to simulate peeling 
> paint. At the time, this macro  inspired William Pokorny to develop his 
> incredible isosurface version of peeling paint, which I warmly recommend 
> to your attention:

> Presently however, I just used an expanded version of my own macro.
> The image also shows the use of Christoph Hormann's isowood for the 
> railway ties. https://www.imagico.de/iso_wood_en.php
> It was surprisingly easy to implement within Friedrich Lohmueller's 
> track macros and, other surprise, it just does not increase render time! 
> I used one single tie which I rotated through four different positions 
> the alternation of which simulates different ties. I am not entirely 
> sure about the colour of the wood. That is, after all, the most 
> complicated part of isowood.
> The second image (The Hallows_trolley) shows more particularly the 
> aspect of the trolley texture at this moment.

The dormers are usually much darker. After all, those are normally 
soaked in creosote for several weeks before use.

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