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displacement map
show user profile  vladdd
hy guys

i m trying to make a block of ice in wich a text is carved
mrgrotey posted o movie about displacement map , but in it, he gets a carved text with nice edges
http://www.maxforums.org/thread.aspx?tid=568940

and i get this..

:/

what should i do to get nice text edges?

thanks!

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8/3/2009 3:40:59 PM (last edit: 8/3/2009 3:40:59 PM)
show user profile  TimTamFin
If you're using mentalray... Change following value to 0,5 and try again.

Rgds,
Timo

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8/3/2009 4:01:02 PM (last edit: 8/3/2009 4:01:57 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey





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8/3/2009 4:20:42 PM (last edit: 8/3/2009 4:21:44 PM)
show user profile  vladdd
thanks!

timo i changed the value even to 0.1 and i still got jagged edges
i am useing mr and a poly as shown in the pic

mb i dont have the right setup..


mr grotey nice rend :D whats it mean?


edit: ideea - carved block of ice

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8/4/2009 1:28:24 PM (last edit: 8/4/2009 1:29:09 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
lol its not a render, it means 'bingo' that the other person got it right lol
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8/4/2009 1:29:45 PM (last edit: 8/4/2009 1:29:45 PM)
show user profile  vladdd
haha thats a nice1
didnt think anybody would bother ^^
its still a render ;)
well problem not solved yet.. sorry to be a pain

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8/4/2009 2:10:54 PM (last edit: 8/4/2009 2:10:54 PM)
show user profile  TimTamFin
Text is quite problematic to displace :-)

Two things you can do to help out the renderer
1 ) Create large enough bitmap to use as your displacement map (in this case bigger = more accurate)
2 ) Add Gaussian Blur to your text

If you're trying to carve a text on a flat surface. You should consider using Shape Merge and model the text.

EDIT:
Small addition ... On flat surfaces you can also use ProBooleans.
Rgds,
Timo

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8/4/2009 3:10:50 PM (last edit: 8/4/2009 11:25:58 PM)
show user profile  vladdd
well i guess i wanted a shortcut..
started modeling, hope i ll be able to have a render soon... boring job

thanks!!!

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8/5/2009 6:04:31 AM (last edit: 8/5/2009 6:04:45 AM)
show user profile  vladdd

this is kinda the ideea i had...

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8/5/2009 12:51:15 PM (last edit: 8/5/2009 5:25:47 PM)
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