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The Gate by loboto The Gate :iconloboto:loboto 5 1 No born by loboto No born :iconloboto:loboto 5 3 LAND 2 by loboto LAND 2 :iconloboto:loboto 2 0 LAND 1 by loboto LAND 1 :iconloboto:loboto 12 1 PRIMAL LAND 9 by loboto PRIMAL LAND 9 :iconloboto:loboto 11 1 DATAWAKENING / shot trailer by loboto DATAWAKENING / shot trailer :iconloboto:loboto 3 2 MATERIA OBSCURA by loboto MATERIA OBSCURA :iconloboto:loboto 32 6 Fractal Skins by loboto Fractal Skins :iconloboto:loboto 4 1 Jewel Body 4 by loboto Jewel Body 4 :iconloboto:loboto 8 1 Jewel Body 5 by loboto Jewel Body 5 :iconloboto:loboto 15 1 Jewel Body 3 by loboto Jewel Body 3 :iconloboto:loboto 22 4 SKULL by loboto SKULL :iconloboto:loboto 42 6 PRIMAL LAND 8 by loboto PRIMAL LAND 8 :iconloboto:loboto 26 5 Upcoming clip: MATERIA OBSCURA by loboto Upcoming clip: MATERIA OBSCURA :iconloboto:loboto 10 2 EXHIBITION to Paris by loboto EXHIBITION to Paris :iconloboto:loboto 2 0 AFRICA by loboto AFRICA :iconloboto:loboto 71 7

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Custom Height Maps For Mandelbulb3D
Mandelbulb3d has several ways to render 3d fractals.  One of them, dIFS, has the ability to make use of height maps.
This tutorial focuses on creating custom height maps.
This is not news worthy - MB3D artists have long made use of this technique.  Recently my friend Jorge - batjorge - has posted a tutorial on using dIFS with a height map - the HeightMapIFS and the amazingIFS formula.  The tutorial is meant to easily generate the classic bulb shape and it achieves this admirably. The height map in Jorge's guide is a uniform, gray image.  This results in a clean and texture-free bulb form.  But what happens if a more complex height map is used?
This tutorial will walk you through creating a quality custom height map and applying it in a MB3D dIFS render.
  This image - New Heights - uses a custom height map.
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MandelBulb3D DEcombinate Mix Mode Tutorial
Hello everyone! Glad to see you all around! I've been testing new possibilities in Mandelbulb3D and I found easy and clever way, how to save your render time to make fabulous and outstanding pieces. Let me explain you what I'm talking about here!
As the title says, there's a "Mix" mode in DEcombinate function. It remained unused for quite a time. It's time to make revolution.
First of all, let's start with something basic, like bulbs!  I will explain each step and every single thing to make you understand the technique! Ok, Let's go.
I suppose you already opened your Mandelbulb. And now:
1. In first formula slot place _AmazingBox formula, and keep it unchanged for now.

2.
In second slot, place boardIFS formula, and keep it unchanged as well. (Note: At Step 2 and 3 DO NOT OPEN Navi yet)
3. Now what we exactly need to do is turn DEcombinate on and choose Mix mode! 

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The Laboratory by HalTenny The Laboratory :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 112 46 Outside Looking In by HalTenny Outside Looking In :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 39 20 Rock Mining by HalTenny Rock Mining :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 30 18 A Not So Furry Creature by HalTenny A Not So Furry Creature :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 41 23 Silver and Gold by HalTenny Silver and Gold :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 102 53 The Collector by HalTenny The Collector :iconhaltenny:HalTenny 54 37 Dione's memories by Vidom Dione's memories :iconvidom:Vidom 796 136 Magic Carpet 1 by xenomorph1138 Magic Carpet 1 :iconxenomorph1138:xenomorph1138 67 32 MB3D_0459_hd by 0Encrypted0 MB3D_0459_hd :icon0encrypted0:0Encrypted0 20 3 dinosaur mech by ProgV dinosaur mech :iconprogv:ProgV 1,283 74 Daily practice by ProgV Daily practice :iconprogv:ProgV 1,934 80 Patrol Mech by ProgV Patrol Mech :iconprogv:ProgV 1,084 48 Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial by lindelokse Apophysis 3D Blooms Tutorial :iconlindelokse:lindelokse 2,017 418

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loboto Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2017
thanks all!!!
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ShadowEclipex Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Happy Birthday,
From all of us too you!!~
We wish it was our Birthday,
So we could party too!!~
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fiorinosulaco Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017
Happy Birthday!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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Small-Brown-Dog Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2017
Have a wonderful day :)
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fiorinosulaco Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016
Happy Birthday!birthday cake 
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ShadowEclipex Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Happy Birthday,
From all of us too you!!~
We wish it was our Birthday,
So we could party too!!~
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D
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MarkJayBee Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
Hi there Bernard! :wave: I used your excellent heightmap here:
markjaybee.deviantart.com/art/… Thanks mate, and I hope you like? :D
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Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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Hey

 

I would love to feature these works in my freshly opened group. Its specialised on high detailed historical/fantasy military illustrations and it will host only the finest deviations and will gather some of the most talented artists.

arsmilitaria.deviantart.com/

I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You are also warmly invited to join. Join requests are autoaproved.

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loboto Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
thanks all
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MarkDobson Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
Happy Birthday!
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