The Watch!

Thank and when i am finish i will make a tutorial for the ocean shader!

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Very early foam test previews, i am still experimenting with procedural foam generation but it’s look promising and the capability is there with a mix of noise and color ramp and a few math nodes.

The next step in the foam pattern is to have these secondary patch of foam that are receding from the crest, i will have to find a way to make it look good even for animation.

Another test with foam dispersion

Now that’s one helluva boat right there!

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Thank for the kind words but it is in need of a serious paint job since i didn’t texture it yet and it is totally unrealistic almost like silver with this hdri with a bright sunshine.

This is one of the main shot i am aiming for, stormy and foggy north Atlantic. I could almost call it done even without the boat texture since the fog is hiding this pretty well!

This was surprisingly easy to do in Eevee and i am going to have a blast with it!

really nice ! can’t wait to see more

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The only problem with that foggy sea shot is that the submarine doesn’t stand out enough from its surroundings. You need to do something to draw more focus to it.

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It’s just the very first volumetric test so it will change for the final render but i also like that elusive shadowy menace piercing just slightly from the fog.

Thank and i am having a lot of fun with Eevee and i am planning for tutorials for all the thing i do here.

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Here another shot with a little more color bleeding in(mainly the ocean) with a less cloudy hdri ;

Just played a bit with the samples and tile size to 4px and i rotate the hdri to get the light scattering trough the wave a bit and by the same time the u-boat show a bit more.

Just as a comparison here a picture of the real world and we can see that E
evee is pretty capable;

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North Atlantic

add some icebergs and ice on the sub LOL

looking good
happy bl

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Do you read in my mind since this afternoon i thought that a shot near Antarctica with iceberg would be pretty cool with all that talking about that secret Nazi base!:ok_hand:

The case in Antartic is still unknow and secret
Another WWII secret !

but German were also in the artic and North sea which is fine
and there are some iceberg too !

another thing is that the VII was not good enough to go to Antarctica too far away and not well equipped for cold temp I guess.

have fun

happy bl

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Imagine a shot here at the bottom of the iceberg and some UFO visible trough the hole!

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get the nodes set up for the iceberg

I will check if I have one

got an old one in blender internal
one mat and 3 texture
don’t know needs to be updated to cycles!

happy bl

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Thank Ricky but i am aiming at doing everything in Eevee to see what i can get from it and so far i am seriously impress with it!

most effects are fake so EEVEE is not physically realist
but the fake effects are very nicely done

you can make cycles nodes for material and set up EEVEE parameters and it will render it
so easy to go from cycles to EEVEE for most materials

happy bl

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I have been involved in the game business almost all my life and that’s where i learn how to fake almost everything for real time rendering so for me Eeevee is like home!

There is limit but these limits are fading fast and i am also playing with a glass shader since i was not satisfied with default result.