[Sidefx-houdini-list] instancing atmosphere object

zoran arizanovic zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com
Mon May 21 11:57:54 EDT 2007


uh thats a new one
definitely I will try this
thanks
z

On 5/21/07, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Tricky, since you need to take into account the transform of the
> atmosphere object.
>
> However, you don't need to render i3d clouds with an Atmosphere
> object. There is a surface shader called VEX 3D Texture Cloud that you
> can apply to geometry, usually a simple cube. Then you can do normal
> copying/instancing. I have not tried this though, so you'll have to do
> some tests :)
>
> Cheers,
>
> peter B
>
> On 21/05/07, zoran arizanovic <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Peter
> > thanks for fast reply
> > I would like to instance or copy/stamp clouds done with i3d
> > cheers
> > z
> >
> > On 5/21/07, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I don't think you can... what is it you're trying to do?
> > >
> > > Actually, you can do it, crudely. First, name your first Fog object
> > > something0. Now, if you use a point expression in the Translate like
> > > so:
> > >
> > > point("../objectWithPoints",opdigits("."),"P",0) etc etc
> > >
> > > then when you copy and paste the Atmosphere object, each one will be
> > > named 0, 1, 2 etc, and those will be copied to point 0, point 1 etc.
> > > Not super procedural (I'd suggest a script) but it does work.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Peter B
> > >
> > > On 21/05/07, zoran arizanovic <zoran.arizanovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi
> > > > How can I instance or copy/stamp atmosphere node?
> > > > thanks
> > > > z
> > > >
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