POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.pov4.discussion.general : Feature Request - Texture Overlay : Re: Feature Request - Texture Overlay Server Time
30 May 2024 12:49:16 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Feature Request - Texture Overlay  
From: Chambers
Date: 25 Jan 2008 04:05:17
Message: <4799a64d$1@news.povray.org>
Kyle wrote:
> This simplistic example does not demonstrate how helpful this functionality would
be.  A better
> example is a recent scene that I was working on in which I was building a brick
road.  I defined a
> section of road as a union of 36x100 randomly textured bricks.  I then placed the
> end-to-end to form the complete road.  I wanted to have lines on the road too, but
wanted some
> waviness to the lines for more realism.  Overlaying a texture on the entire road
would be the
> simplest method, providing there was a method to do so.

In this example, you could actually place all the bricks in a union and 
give them a single texture block.

...Ben Chambers

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