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  06 June 2007
Sand covering a statue. How?

Does anyone have suggestions on how to get the effect of drifting sand covering the foot of a statue or other large monument?

Merely making a surface for the sand and having it overlap part of a statue model creates too clean of a break at the line of intersection. What are ways to "dirty up" that transition?

Or would modeling the sand surface as a contiguous part of the statue be the better path?
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Last edited by robcat2075 : 06 June 2007 at 09:33 PM.
  06 June 2007
I would try a mixture of modeling the bulk of the sand with a nice texture on it and the use of a projection to get the sort of gradient transition from the sand pile onto the statue.
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  06 June 2007
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