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19 Oct 2021 17:45:57 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Ruined castle  
From: m@b
Date: 4 Oct 2021 20:41:19
Message: <615b9f2f@news.povray.org>
On 05/10/2021 12:48 am, Bill Pragnell wrote:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> You might want to
>> try using different sized stones instead of bricks for a change, or in
>> addition to bricks. And maybe make the arches and window frames out of
>> stone instead of bricks. They would react differently to decay.
> 
> Filling space with irregularly-shaped bricks or stones is a non-trivial problem,
> one I've often thought about but never seriously attempted! However, discrete
> layers of different brick sizes would be feasible without effort (if
> architecturally realistic!).
> 
> Arches and window frames made more carefully from larger custom components would
> be my next step I think. More open structures like cloisters or church-style
> windows would look great as ruins.
> 
> Bill
> 

Looking good.

For blocks of different sizes it might be worth looking at Block Wall 
Macros by Chris B.

<http://lib.povray.org/searchcollection/download.php?objectName=blockwall&contributorTag=chrisb&version=1.1.1>

Looks like the site is down just now :(

m@


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