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Best Modifier for Ocean Swell effect
show user profile  GoodJuJu

Could somebody please tell me the best modifier to use for an Ocean Swell effect.

I have a square Plane (10049960 x 10049960) with segment lengths of 100x100 which looks okay.

I have applied an 'Arch & Design - Ocean Bump' material to the plane.. Ocean Parameters are:
Largest - 10000
Smallest - 1500
Quantity - 8
steepness - 0.8

This all looks great when rendered, but I would like to add some ocean swell to the plane to show against my objects in the model.

I have tried adding the 'Wave Modifier' on my plane with all kinds of different settings but do not seem to be able to produce the effect I am looking for.

I have read through the help files, but they do not seem to answer my question.

Any help anybody can offer is much appreciated.
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12/15/2011 3:53:16 PM (last edit: 12/15/2011 3:53:16 PM)
show user profile  advance-software
displacement of an animated noise map of some kind probably, with a normal map on top of that.

then you have the foam to think about on the crests of breaking peaks. fun.

how's this ?

& a bunch more linked through from that one.
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12/15/2011 4:54:04 PM (last edit: 12/15/2011 4:57:15 PM)
show user profile  GoodJuJu
Thanks advance-software,

Unfortunately the image is WebSense blocked where I am currently.

I will take a look later.

Thanks for your help.
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12/16/2011 8:08:33 AM (last edit: 12/16/2011 8:08:33 AM)
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