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21 Apr 2024 04:59:36 EDT (-0400)
  Re: roiling fire cloud WIP 1  
From: omniverse
Date: 22 Jun 2017 05:50:01
Message: <web.594b92a01ff0e3e9c5d6c810@news.povray.org>
"Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> Currently, I'm using individual media spheres that overlap somewhat, with  just
> emission and absorption medias (and only 'half a donut's worth' of spheres, for
> testing.) I toyed with the idea of using a large torus object instead (with a
> toroidal warp of the media); but using individual spheres gives better
> 'erratic/random' control of the overall roiling fire look, and I can tweak the
> micro-details more easily.

It's a great start.

Maybe you can use the phase keyword for density color changes, with a clock
variable for that. Or maybe not... I was just trying it myself to see what I
could do making a fireball, not much success only a kludge. But that's me. :)

I like the big and little swirls idea.


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