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Creating an overhanging rock face

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I discovered this technique quite by accident. What I was trying to do was to create a rock formation that hung over at more than 90 degrees. Creating a terrain in Bryce, stretching it vertically and just rotating it on ...

Creating HDRI images

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Rosemary Regan recently provided BryceBlog with an excellent mini-tutorial about creating HDRI (for IBL) in Bryce, a brief but good document that I will definitely refer back to time and time again. If you get to the point of doing the ...

HDRI/IBL in Bryce….A New Approach

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By now, most Bryce users have played with the HDRI/IBL sttings in the Sky Lab.  And we've become accustomed to the need for the "Spherical Probe" type of HDRI image in order for Bryce to play nice.  While there ...

In Memoriam: Jerry Composano aka Prizm

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Today is a sad day for the world of the Bryce artist. An icon in the field, Jerry (Gennaro) Composano, also known as prizm or Prizm Break, passed away in his sleep last night. To echo Frogdot of 3dCommune’s ...

10th Golden Tori Awards

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My father had a saying (typical Cockney English saying): "It is all over bar the shoutin’" This applies to the 10th Annual Golden Tori Awards. They are a thing of the past for this ...

Changing the Bryce 6 Links menu

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Nothing original here, but useful to know if you are in the habit of using the Internet to browse for Bryce content: To change the links in the Bryce 6 Links menu.    1. Locate the file entitled "Bryce6 ...

On the right track for targetting…

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Getting the camera angle just right is often the making or the breaking of a picture. A good scene can be ruined by shoddy cropping or distracting details or a "normal" camera lens setting. Try this method I picked up ...

When doing clouds – think big!

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Free-standing clouds in Bryce have never worked to me - until recently. I discovered a glaring fact when watching the shadows cast by the clouds on a wheat field in the Caledon district. The cloud didn’t look particularly big but ...

Nano Preview for tunnel vision fetishists…

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One of my biggest gripes with Bryce (since Bryce3D) the its inability of the program to resize or configure the all-important Nano-preview. It has remained at its default 80X60 pixel size (at a 4:3 ratio) making it somewhat useless. OK ...

BryceBlog is live!

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I think the Bryce-loving community needs a blog. A place where we can share our thoughts and get (and make) comments. Not a private blog where the blogger shares trivialities ad nauseum, but a community where people can get help, ...