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EcoSystem to Object enhanced for Vue 6

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

I’ve just added a few little enhancements to my EcoSystem to Object script. It now asks for a few simple choices when it is run rather than needing the script to be edited. You can now choose what Vue primitive it will put at the EcoSystem instances location. You can also select to have the […]

Vue Picture: Ardent Veridian

Friday, January 12th, 2007

A render using atmospheres and plants from Linda Daireaux’s Incredibly Lush Tropical Paradise. The ecosystem covering the island is a modified version of one that came in the pack. I moved the palms into a separate layer with altitude dependant distribution because they didn’t look right when they were breaking the lines of the mountains […]

STEEPVM Ecology, Politics, Values and Mystical

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

Ecology The playfield of disaster stories, the ecology and environment looks at changes to ecosystems, climate change, extinctions, evolution and the interconnectivity of many factors. Supernatural and mythical creatures place and effects in an ecosystem may appear here. Politics Like economics changing political systems is rarely the stuff of science fiction but its popular with […]

Object Sequence Importer and EcoSystems

Monday, December 18th, 2006

I’ve had several e-mails asking if the animations made with the Object Sequence Importer I posted yesterday can be used in EcoSystems. A few quick test revealed the following: Sequences can be saved as VOBs following the method for saving the scripts result explained in yesterdays article. Sequences saved as VOBs and then loaded into […]

EcoSystem to CSV / CSV to EcoSystem

Friday, November 24th, 2006

EcoSystem to CSV / CSV to EcoSystem, the last of the Vue Python scripts on the impworks site, have now been cleared as working and so I’ve added a page for it and updated the zip file. That frees me up to concentrate on new work. First on the list will be the revamped object […]

Vue Python Eco to Object in Vue 6 Infinite

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

EcoSystem to Object can now be done using Vue itself has features to convert selected EcoSystem instances to objects. There may be code of interest though so I’m not going to remove it. Checked and no problems found. Documentation and script updated to reflect the check and now available. See: Vue 6 EcoSystem to Object […]

Running Before the Storm

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

After a day spent assembling a rather long questionnaire for a client’s new site I needed a break from typing. I thought I’d have a play with Vue. After half an hour of playing and 12 minutes of rendering I’d knocked the picture out of a ship running into a sheltered bay ahead of a […]

Spray on EcoSystem a Surprise Hit

Monday, September 25th, 2006

I wasn’t expecting the Spray on EcoSystem python script to be such a big hit. I’ve had more e-mail’s about it than any of the other Vue script so far. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts. I’m going to take a look at everyone’s suggestions over the next few days and see what I can […]

Spray on EcoSystems for Vue

Friday, September 15th, 2006

A new python script for Vue 5 Infinite that coats the outside of an object with an EcoSystem. It won’t cover all faces because of the way it works. It will cover a sphere, cube or cone. For more information read the README file in the zip archive. Spray on EcoSystems for Vue

Unnamed Vue Picture

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

I’d left Vue rendering this one today while I was at work. While it originally estimated 15 hours for the print size size image it turned out to need less than 5 in the end. I don’t normally use global radiosity but I did with this picture for a change. It made the roadside bushes […]

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