Cloudy sky shader

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  11 November 2012
Cloudy sky shader

are any of You familiar with sky shader which creates good quality sky with clouds? Terragen and Vue have good quality cloudy skies but I don't need such huge piece of soft.
Pixel Factory
  11 November 2012
Have a look at the Visor in examples.

For stills, nothing will beat a photograph.
  11 November 2012
Originally Posted by Hamburger: For stills, nothing will beat a photograph.

I know but I'd like to create timelapse effect (which could be shot on DSLR any way).
Pixel Factory
  12 December 2012
There are no sky shaders which will compete with reality. Vue and Terragen are pretty good, but there's nothing in either application you can't do with Maya already too, and render much faster on top of that.

Fluid skies can be amazing though and easy to use. There's a few Youtube tutorials on the topic, give them a search?

Here's some links

Time lapse clouds Maya

General How to Create Clouds in Maya using Fluids (this is the one I was referring to earlier)
Commodore 64 @ 1MHz
1541 Floppy Drive

"Like stone we battle the wind... Beat down and strangle the rains..."

Last edited by InfernalDarkness : 12 December 2012 at 08:25 AM.
  12 December 2012
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