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Author Topic: Clouds?  (Read 6569 times)

Ralf1324

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Clouds?
« on: January 21, 2008, 10:01:36 pm »

Any ideas for how to make clouds?
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Re: Clouds?
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2008, 11:13:32 pm »

Wow Ralf - this is a wide question, with so many answers, depending on what you need them for.  Just background? animated? solid to fly through?

If its just background, copy a picture into the environment in scene mode, or just use a single plane textured with cloud.  Using terranim8or and VirtualDub you can use a video clip of the sky and use it as an animated background.  You can make a skydome with clouds, or you can make a cloud mesh that you can fly around and through.

If you want to be a bit more specific, I could help you with more detail. :)
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Re: Clouds?
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2008, 11:15:32 pm »

Oh..Sorry...Uh...Just as a uh..well...It's a model of a sketch one of my friends drew...It's two robots standing under a rain cloud..
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Re: Clouds?
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2008, 12:33:09 am »

http://anim8or.org/index.php/topic,402.msg3877.html#msg3877
You shouldn't necessarily use that particular transparency map, you can make your own in photoshop as well.  I hope this helps!
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Re: Clouds?
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2008, 09:11:04 pm »

yeah, i'd go with a transparency map. Bob_I_Ts had a really nice one, but you can easily photoshop your own.
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Re: Clouds?
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008, 06:30:46 am »

You can use Terrain8or as well for backgrounds. With this program you can create clouds, explosions etc...
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