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17 May 2021 18:14:07 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Granites Intermezzo  
From: jr
Date: 1 May 2021 11:25:00
Message: <web.608d7253cfb077e479819d986cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Op 1-5-2021 om 09:40 schreef jr:
> > Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> >> Op 29/04/2021 om 17:56 schreef jr:
> >>> ... (am interested to see it being used other than in a
> >>> demo/reference image)
> >>>
> >> I certainly agree with that. something is planned in that way.
> >
> > personally, I'd love something .. surreal/"strange".  like a space station, or

incongruous rather than strange.


> > perhaps that natty pre-war flatbed truck you used before, modelled in various
> > granites.  :-)
> >
> Oh lol! That last one would be interesting! I shall see what I can do.

uh, nice.


> I was thinking, among other things, about the El Capitan half dome...
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Capitan
>
> Note that granitic landscapes/formations look rather featureless as far
> as textures are concerned. They have no/little internal layering, and
> weathering is mostly 'rounding' the rocks.

had not heard of 'El Capitan' before.  900+ metres of sheer cliff, just .. wow.
 cannot really imagine, but feel one would feel distinctly ant-sized standing at
its base.  (America, huh?  _everything_ is big in America!  :-))


regards, jr.


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