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Plugin request - nebulas

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My request is fairly simple.. atleast on paper. Basically what im looking is a plugin that can create realistic nebulas. The plugin would let you control the two parts of them, the colored filaments of dust and the stars.


http://objsam.files.wordpress.com/2008/ ... _04lrg.jpg


http://gamyhan.files.wordpress.com/2009 ... nebula.jpg

http://thetruthorthefight.files.wordpre ... 04086y.jpg

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eep! that would be a brutal plugin to make. Way too many variables in that one.

Well, here are a list of paramaters

1) Stars - Size, randomness of distrobution, desnsity, glow amount, etc.

2) Dust : You would choose up to 3-4 "layers of dust. Then you would set the color, transparency, smoothness, and maybe you would have some sort of curves like tool for changing the shape... Or maybe just a simple slider for the "curviness" of the dust clouds.

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You do realize you linked to a bunch of photographs, right? Those nebulas actually exist ... ergo, try search for "nebulas" on Google/Bing image search :)

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Or commons.wikimedia.org - you can get free ones there. :-)


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Some things are possible in PDN. This http://leif-j.deviantart.com/art/Space-2-80051615 was made in PDN.

Stars made by hand, and some copy / paste.

Nebulas made by making some random shapes. Then playing with noise and deferent blur and distort. Use many layers.

Planet used the 3D plugin.

And surface I think was crumbled paper from ScriptLab.

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