Cloud packages by Codrut Bolborojan are a nice addition to any environment artist library. Skies play a hure role in any scenery and can make your environment either falt (if executed poorly) or simply mesmerizing. Unique cloud shapes created by Codrut can help you achieve that mindblowing effect - just fill in your sky with them!
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The latest VDB Clouds Mega Bundle 3 in 1 contains 72 assets that can be used in any application which support VDB format. Individual renders are included for each cloud for easy preview. The collection includes multiple resolution of data for each cloud (0.02,0.03,0.05,0.10in terms of voxel size).
The package includes all the assets shown in the video plus a handful of other features and materials:
- Procedural or texture-based banding
- Rim light with a shadow mask
- Stylized specular
- A pattern for a comic book effect (screen space or UV space)
- Normal map distortion
- Mesh outline
- 6 color parameters
- 2 cel-shader materials (Opaque, Masked)
- outline material with 1 instance
- 2 Material function
- 2 grass, 1 floor, 1 landscape, 1 light, 1 smoke, 1 wind
- 5 cel-shader demo material instances, 12 material instances used in the forest scene
Before, Adam also created a Cartoon Water Shader - the same style, but specifically for water. The pack contains an easy stylized water material and a river tool with many features including:
- Gerstner Waves
- Stencil Mask (no water inside of the boat)
- Caustic and wet sand effect
- Spline-based river editor
- Wave resistance around objects in the river
- Foam around intersecting objects
- Surface Highlights
- Water Depth with custom colors
- Multi Colored Fog Post-Process
For sci-fi fans, we've selected a few Brush packages for ZBrush that will ease the creation of cables and surfaces.
Sci-Fi Trims Vol.1 by Jonas Ronnegard contains 256 trim brushes as well as .psd, .tiff, and .jpeg alphas. Some of the brushes have several variations forming a highly versatile set of tools to keep near at hand. Note that some brushes are highly detailed and will require a high poly count to catch all the details.