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@janettsue & topezia:

The program I used is Apophysis. PM me and I'll send details. Too lengthy to post here. The coloring is controllable within the program but can be edited in pdn. I use pdn exclusively for post production details, all editing, slicing and dicing is done with pdn. Did my sig and avatar this way. Click "My DA Gallery" below my sig to see more.

Anyway, let me know.

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@oma:oh my god, it's beautiful, looks like a flooded ice cave, I'm currently in need of a lot of inspiration and if I can't find it in the picture I won't find it anywhere.


History repeats itself, because nobody was paying attention the first time.

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Oma: Marvelous. I feel a very soothing solitude when looking at this picture.

Janettsue: Quite lovely, very Christmas-like. The stars remind me almost of holly.

Down: It seems to be a good start, but in my opinion it needs something more. It reminds me of those gray camo pants.

Down/Janettsue: Thanks, and yes, the twist wasn't my greastest choice as I look back at it..

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I made this when i was making a signature for a different forums. It was for a background.

I really wish I would have saved the steps I used to make this, so i can recreate it but with different colors, and different effects and such. :(


Edit: I also forgot to say, I know its a jpeg. I really wish I would have known PNG was a better way to save my stuff. D:

Im such a nub.

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Hooray for wood!

Did you make the wood by gaussian blurring gaussian blurs and then sharpening? Or another method? Looks very good.

Thanks Nabster ... Yep I like wood - it keeps my family fed and money in the bank :lol:

The only blurs on that image ^^^ is the zoom blur from the blocks.

Wood textures are done this way

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Thanks Kemaru

The wood effect is months of playing around with Drakaan's Wood Tutorial and making a few lil' tweaks to it.

If you'd like a mini-tut PM me and I'll put one together (as can anyone else) ... you'll need the Height Field to Normal Map plug-in.Click If enough people want it I'll put together a tut for the Tutorial section (As the glass one I promised may be some time :roll: ) and I'd like to give something back for all the great tutorials that have helped me over the months


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Ah... ok - because I've noticed in certain situations that if you blur something that was just blurred, you can create wood-like textures. I've been trying to recreate the effect to demonstrate but I can't figure it out. :oops:

"pyrochild, you're my favorite person ever. We should go snowboarding some time."~ 007 Nab. Ish.

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As usual, some excellent images above this post. Too many to name everyone 8)



This must have taken some time to create - Awesome work welshblue!!! 8)

To bad we can't just post a small image right from our computer to a forum page- Oh well here are a couple abstracts I did up with PDN. They are Apophysis fractals maniped with PDN only, turned out kinda neat :D

Click on the image to make it larger.



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