Should I sculpt or should I use displacement maps ?

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  05 May 2012
Should I sculpt or should I use displacement maps ?

Hi folks, take a look at the following image:

http://www.catedra-alberto-benvenis...rressari o.jpg

The stones on the ground I can probably get away with displacement maps but what about the stones on the walls ? Should I spent some time carefully refining a displacement map or should I just sculpt it in zBrush (I know the basic about it) ?
 
  05 May 2012
You could probably get away with a displacement map for it, but if you were thinking of spending the time to make the mudbox model and sculpt it all, i would say spend less time, make a few rocks and then place them by hand. They could be all instanced and save you some effort.
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