A Work in Progress: Lava cliffs

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Lava cliffs
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step 1 of 7

extrude cliffs from subdivided plane with proportional editing

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 1
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step 2 of 7

set up fluid simulation

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 2
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step 3 of 7

Bake physics

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 3
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step 4 of 7

Set up material nodes for lava.
Voronoi Texture with mix shader for emitter and diffuse with displacement

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 4
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step 5 of 7

Texture cliffs. Texture images are from an exclusive pack available to CG Cookie members. Found at http://cgcookie.com/blender/2011/10/14/exclusive-stone-texture-reference-pack/.

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 5
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step 6 of 7

Render animation as image sequence

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 6
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step 7 of 7

Save as GIF for web. In Photoshop CS4 I loaded images as stack (under scripts) used animation window to set up and save.

Creation of Lava cliffs: Step 7
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Final result

Creation of Lava cliffs: Final Result

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robvdn says:

Author: tip for next time: you could have saved yourself a lot of time in PS animating this movie. File > open > select the first image and then click 'Image Sequence', all you have to do then is specify the number of images per second and PS does the rest.

(5 years and 1307 days ago)