POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : POVEarth: Georgia on my mind! : Re: POVEarth: Georgia on my mind! Server Time: 24 Sep 2020 21:46:23 GMT
  Re: POVEarth: Georgia on my mind!  
From: BayashiPascal
Date: 4 Jul 2020 04:35:00
The reconstitution and the ability to move inside it are nicely done.
Thanks for sharing the link and good luck in your collaboration with him !



=?UTF-8?Q?J=c3=b6rg_=22Yadgar=22_Bleimann?= <yaz### [at] gmxde> wrote:
> Hi(gh)!
>
> During the last few weeks I got somewhat carried away by creating
> fictitious bathymetry off Verlegenhuken, Svalbard... but then I met that
> architecture geek from Tbilisi on some German POV-Ray channel on
> YouTube! 20 years ago, he participated in the "The Laboratory" round of
> the IRTC, just look for George Partskhaladze on the IRTC website.
>
> Those of you frequently reading my posts might be aware of my
> fascination with Georgia... its stunning architecture (Byzantine!
> Classicist! Art Nouveau! Soviet avant-garde!), its huge variety of
> landscapes and most of all its generally exciting blend of European and
> Oriental culture.
>
> And now I meet a real Georgian on the Internet who on top also (still)
> is an avid POVer! Jackpot!!! I told him of my enthusiasm for POV-Ray, of
> my ambitions to model my home city of Cologne and of course POVEarth...
> and he's still very active in architectural modeling with POV-Ray, for
> example he did a historical reconstruction of 19th century Yerevan
> Square in Tbilisi (now Freedom Square/Tavisuplebis Moedani):
> http://museum.ge/erivanskis_moedani/
>
> And he himself would like to model the entire Old City of Tbilisi, but
> still has some problems with the landscape relief... this cries for a
> collaboration! The next thing I will do in the course of POVEarth is
> downloading the ASTER tiles for Tbilisi and surrounding areas,
> converting them to POV-Ray heightfields and mesh2, finally uploading
> them onto my webspace so that Mr. Partskhaladze can download and use
> them for his project - to which I also would like to contribute!
> Modelling Tbilisi would be quite an experience!
>
> See you in Khyberspace!
>
> Yadgar


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