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  Re: ...thanks for all the fish  
From: Carlo C 
Date: 30 Dec 2008 10:15:01
"Robert McGregor" <rob### [at] mcgregorfineartcom> wrote:
> Hi all, I was looking at the bathtub-in-desert scene that Trevor posted the
> other day and then I read the water code Thomas had posted and had to try it.
> Before I knew it I'd gone off on a tangent and ended up with these two dolphins
> swimming around in my own version of the water normal:
>
> #declare Bigripple =
> normal {
>   waves 1
>   frequency 6
>   turbulence 0.8
>   scale <0.5, 0.2, 0.2>*0.5
>   translate -100*z
>   rotate -30*y
> }
> #declare Smallripple =
> normal {
>   ripples 1
>   frequency 3
>   turbulence 0.5
>   scale <0.35, 0.25, 0.25>*0.2
>   translate 100*z
>   rotate -10*z
> }
>
> #declare RippleNorm =
> normal {
>   average
>   normal_map {
>     [0.9 Bigripple]
>     [0.8 Smallripple]
>   }
> }
>
> #declare N_Ripples =
> normal {
>    average
>    normal_map {
>       [1 RippleNorm scale 1]
>       [1 RippleNorm scale 0.33]
>       [1 RippleNorm scale 0.10]
>       [0.5 RippleNorm scale 0.05]
>       [0.25 granite 0.1 scale 0.01 ]
>       [0.125 granite 0.05 scale 0.001 ]
>    }
> }
>
> I also ended up averaging two HDR images for the environment map to get the
> coloration and mood I was after. I'd never tried that technique before (or even
> heard of it actually) but I found it to be very expressive, allowing me to
> easily mix & change tonal qualities.
>
> [Dolphin model from Poser 6, textures tweaked by me]
>
> Cheers,
> -Rob

It would be a good image for Greenpeace!

Poetic!


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