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  1. #1
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    Messing with Material Displacement

    Hi, I'm a relative newbie to blender (couple months)
    here's something i was working on today. just playing with displacement.
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    i have a crappy system without a GPU and 4GB ram. bogged down the system a couple times, even when limiting detail.
    memory usage went up to 567mb when rendering this.

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    Member jonathandone's Avatar
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    Gimbal Lock land NZ
    looks cool keep up the blending

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    It looks like a meaty flower

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    Member Ace Dragon's Avatar
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    Wichita Kansas (USA)
    Put the thing on a stick and it might pass of some sort of cotton candy (the material gives a light and airy feel to it).

    And yes, microdisplacement is going to take a lot of memory until a developer implements a geometry cache system (and there's no sign of it coming soon).
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    Nashville, TN, USA
    interesting stuff. Do you remember how many subdivisions you had for this detail?

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