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    moss and lichen on headstone

    i need to put moss and lichen on a headstone.
    i have two ideas.
    1) just to texture it on although it will look flat
    2) use fiberfx

    any ideas this is one of my headstones without any moss or lichen


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    HVs, extra geometry with textures on them etc etc.

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    ahh cool so is that metaballs ? if not can you explain what HVs are thanks! i just tried metaballs and i can see how i could use them for moss

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    Hypervoxels

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    Do they add alot more to render time? as im hoping to keep render time as low as possible

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    Not necessarily t Its pretty easy to try and see.

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    As an alternative to moss or lichen you could use ivy.

    Try: http://graphics.uni-konstanz.de/~luft/ivy_generator/

    It's free!

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    Another option is to simply texture map them in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SplineGod View Post
    Another option is to simply texture map them in.
    Good idea.:agree:

    Ivy generator can create large numbers pf polygons and might be totally inappropriate for what you want.

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    Thank you i think ill just use a comb of texture map and hv its looking alot better thanks for the ivy gen but way too many extra polys lol

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