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23 Feb 2024 11:14:42 EST (-0500)
  Re: Logo Planet + triplanar mapping (wip)  
From: Samuel B 
Date: 21 Jan 2024 20:15:00
Message: <web.65adc079d463b5e16bed5696e741498@news.povray.org>
Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Op 19-1-2024 om 00:54 schreef Samuel B.:
> > It's coming right along! I like the idea of the moon-textured P exterior around
> > the planet.
> >
> Thanks Sam, yes, this triplanar mapping is what was needed here.
> Different little ideas I got at night while not sleeping I want to
> try/implement into the next version.

What is it with not being able to sleep as well over time? Less endogenous
melatonin?

> > I forgot to mention it (and you probably already know this), but triplanar
> > mapping doesn't play well with hard edges. I can't really see a problem in your
> > image due to the shadows on the inside of the round shape, but discontinuities
> > are likely there.
> >
> No problem here and, possibly, not even a real problem if visible: I can
> imagine that craters would not line-up over hard edges like here.

Right, that makes sense. The only way that would happen is if the impacts blew
holes through the edges, but making that work wouldn't be easy...

> I have not decided yet if the inside of the crescent should not get a different
> texture though...
>
> --
> Thomas

Like what? Something half molten? Or crumbly?

Sam


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