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Fancy entrance
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* April 17, 2015, 08:52:38 AM
I don't do much architectural stuff, but this one started as a simple test and it just kept on growing. Rendered in v2015, using LightWorks Raytrace Full. Render time was 59 seconds.

Henry H

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* April 17, 2015, 09:20:44 AM
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Fantastic, I love the design, drawing and lighting, great depth on the brickwork.

Can't quite tell - is it a lion on the plaque above the door.

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* April 17, 2015, 09:55:21 AM
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Fantastic, I love the design, drawing and lighting, great depth on the brickwork.

Can't quite tell - is it a lion on the plaque above the door.

Thanks, Andy. Yup, it's a lion.

Henry H

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* April 17, 2015, 10:01:06 AM
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I don't do much architectural stuff, but this one started as a simple test and it just kept on growing. Rendered in v2015, using LightWorks Raytrace Full. Render time was 59 seconds.

Henry H

Very, Very nice Henry.

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April 17, 2015, 10:04:53 AM
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Prefect work Henry.

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* April 17, 2015, 10:09:20 AM
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Great. I love such  moody climates, as in games or fantasy films.
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* April 17, 2015, 10:14:34 AM
#6
Great. I love such  moody climates, as in games or fantasy films.
Marek

Me too, Marek. Your comment reminded me of some drawings I made several years ago. I'll post one of the "moodiest" in another thread.

Henry H

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* April 17, 2015, 10:55:20 AM
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This is wonderful. It shows your skill with lighting. I like the way the lanterns cast shadows on the walls. How is that done? Is there a light source inside the lanterns? I don't do much rendering but I am beginning to try it out. Lighting is my weakest point.

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* April 17, 2015, 01:15:06 PM
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This is wonderful. It shows your skill with lighting. I like the way the lanterns cast shadows on the walls. How is that done? Is there a light source inside the lanterns? I don't do much rendering but I am beginning to try it out. Lighting is my weakest point.

Yup. There's a standard Point light inside each lantern, and the globe is just half a globe, on the near side of each light, because a standard light won't shine through glass. I had tried placing an object with Luminance in each lantern, using a full globe, but the program was unable to render it; threw up an "Insufficient memory" messge. Just as well, because obtaining soft shadows through glass is difficult anyway.

Henry H

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* April 17, 2015, 02:54:27 PM
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Super cool Henry.

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April 17, 2015, 06:42:33 PM
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This is great Henry.

I like how you approached the lights.

How did you approach the stained glass? Image wraps?


* April 17, 2015, 07:36:41 PM
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This is great Henry.

I like how you approached the lights.

How did you approach the stained glass? Image wraps?

Yup. "Wrapped filtered image" Pattern; "Glass" Reflectance; "Casting" Texture. Behind them is a large thin Box with "Constant" Reflectance, which serves in lieu of illumination inside the building. I tried various kinds of actual illumination, but nothing gave acceptable results. Now that it's all done, I realize that I did it the hard way; there was no need to make them glass objects at all.

Henry H

« Last Edit: April 17, 2015, 07:42:27 PM by Henry Hubich »

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* April 17, 2015, 10:00:26 PM
#12
Excellent

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April 19, 2015, 08:53:12 AM
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Excellent Job Henry...

..Just have to model an interior now and open the door... ;D

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* April 19, 2015, 10:13:01 AM
#14
Excellent Job Henry...

..Just have to model an interior now and open the door... ;D

That'll have to wait until I can afford a 64-bit computing machine. The image I posted taxes my old 32-bit wood-burner to the limit.

Henry H

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April 19, 2015, 11:49:00 AM
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Excellent Job Henry...

..Just have to model an interior now and open the door... ;D

That'll have to wait until I can afford a 64-bit computing machine. The image I posted taxes my old 32-bit wood-burner to the limit.

Henry H

I think IMSI/Design should provide you a new 64-Bit computer of your own choosing as a way to say thanks for all your efforts over the years.


April 19, 2015, 11:52:43 AM
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That'll have to wait until I can afford a 64-bit computing machine. The image I posted taxes my old 32-bit wood-burner to the limit.

Henry H

I think IMSI/Design should provide you a new 64-Bit computer of your own choosing as a way to say thanks for all your efforts over the years.

I Second that!

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* April 19, 2015, 02:42:14 PM
#17
Hell, I'll let them choose it.

Henry H
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* April 19, 2015, 04:30:37 PM
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That'll have to wait until I can afford a 64-bit computing machine. The image I posted taxes my old 32-bit wood-burner to the limit.

Henry H

I think IMSI/Design should provide you a new 64-Bit computer of your own choosing as a way to say thanks for all your efforts over the years.

I Second that!

I third that 8)

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April 19, 2015, 05:09:32 PM
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Hell, I'll let them choose it.

Henry H

Would you like a desk top or a lap top? Are you okay with Windows 8? I think it would have to be custom built if you wanted windows 7.

Maybe we can use one of those fundraising webpages to get it started and we can all chip in.


* April 20, 2015, 06:12:07 AM
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Great idea Don, 

Start up a fund raiser and I'll do $25+? for Henry.  My nephew used Kick Starter for his last Jazz CD.

https://www.kickstarter.com/start?ref=learn_category_technology 

I just had a local build new machine done for $2000. Desktop.  iNet Computers .com, they are great. Would ship.

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Nice Entrance Henry :-)

Jack

« Last Edit: April 20, 2015, 06:31:38 AM by Jack Zimmer »

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* April 20, 2015, 07:18:51 AM
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« Last Edit: April 20, 2015, 07:20:42 AM by Jason B »

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* April 20, 2015, 07:23:42 AM
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Jason

what graphic card would be your choice and your thoughts on SSD?

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* April 20, 2015, 07:59:20 AM
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On the graphics card, I always preferred EVGA, such as the EVGA 04G-P4-1970-KR. My reason for that is this card has a blower, rather than
a traditional cooling fan. The blower forces cooling air thru the card housing and out the back of the case, rather than recirculating it within the case.
But as others have stated, RedSDK doesn't have support for the 900 series cards as of yet, so performance may be diminished. I haven't done much in the way
of RedSDK rendering, so this isn't a problem for me yet. By the time I do start with Red, maybe it will be supported.
Currently what little rendering I do, I use LightWorks. The new TC2015 takes advantage of all cores, so if you went with a 6 core CPU such as
Intel i7-5930K, you actually get up to 12 cores running when rendering in LightWorks.

I haven't used an SSD. Their advantage is in speed when booting up, or starting up a program. I hardly ever shut off my PC, just put it in sleep mode. Even when I do have to power it off, it takes only about 3 minutes to boot up. SSD's could shorten this time to under a minute.
 

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* April 20, 2015, 08:26:20 AM
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RedSDK doesn't have support for the 900 series cards as of yet,

The list shows RedSdk now supports 970 and 980 graphics cards

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* April 20, 2015, 09:26:22 AM
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Well I sure many users will be glad to here that. Can someone with a GTX970 or 980 confirm an improvement?

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April 20, 2015, 01:27:32 PM
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I like it, Henry.  Very moody.


Jeff


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April 20, 2015, 02:19:19 PM
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Well I sure many users will be glad to here that. Can someone with a GTX970 or 980 confirm an improvement?

I noticed an improvement from V21 to V2015 because Hyperthreading is now implemented for a lot of the rendering (only 8%, the equivalent of a single core, was used in V21).  There is a delay before the CPU kicks into overdrive, so maybe that's when my GTX 970 is doing its thing.

However, I still get the same time now as when I first installed V2015 in early March (33 seconds on Majo's RedSDK Tutorial Benchmark; files available here -> http://forums.turbocad.com/index.php/topic,8615.msg87955.html).  However, I do not know if my driver has been upgraded since I installed the video card.


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* April 20, 2015, 06:57:53 PM
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Jeff, if you use NVidia GeForce Experience, it will notify you when a driver update is available. FYI, the latest driver is 350.12 as of 4/13. As per Andy's post, RedWay list 344.11 as the supported driver for NVidia based cards. Question is, is the 350.12 too new for RedWay? Do you still get the "warning that the RedSDK drivers have not been modified for the GTX 970 video card (it's too new), so a 'generic' driver was used."?

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April 22, 2015, 12:24:37 AM
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Fancy indeed! That's a beautiful thing, Henry.
Thx
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April 22, 2015, 02:01:34 AM
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Jeff, if you use NVidia GeForce Experience, it will notify you when a driver update is available. FYI, the latest driver is 350.12 as of 4/13. As per Andy's post, RedWay list 344.11 as the supported driver for NVidia based cards. Question is, is the 350.12 too new for RedWay? Do you still get the "warning that the RedSDK drivers have not been modified for the GTX 970 video card (it's too new), so a 'generic' driver was used."?

I saw that warning once, when I first installed TC 2015.  I am running the 344.11 driver now and have no inclination to change (it is specifically targeted towards improving performance with a particular video game, something that does not interest me).


Jeff
« Last Edit: April 23, 2015, 01:35:13 PM by Jeffin90620 »

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* April 23, 2015, 09:38:00 AM
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Thanks for all your kind remarks. Much appreciated.

Henry H

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