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    Default July 2012 Challenge Entry - Stratocum

    We start with clouds:
    July 2012 Challenge Entry - Stratocum-colored.jpg

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    We get something like clouds, but different:

    ### Latest WIP ###
    July 2012 Challenge Entry - Stratocum-stratocum.jpg

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    Wow, amazing!

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    Wilbur did a good job on the bump!! Just goes to show if you know how to use your software! Very nice looking!!
    "Aye The skies be clear , the seas be calm and the winds be with us .....

    ARGH!! but the damn compass be broken!! "

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    Amazing =)

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    The generation of the height map, the 3D projection and the shading (lighting + ambient occlusion) was done in Wilbur. The colors, text, and other finishing were done in Photoshop.

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    Looking great so far! Every time I see something you produced in Wilbur, I'm inspired to try my hand at it again.

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    Well that's going into my list of favorites.

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    Speaking for myself and I am sure for others;Wilbur can be a REAL mouthful to chew on ! For myself I am very interested on the steps you took to transform that cloud pict. Some time in the future IF time permits could you post a step by step tutorial on just what you did to get the terrain from this cloud pict. For me that would be a narrower portion to chew on ! PLEASE !!
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    The technique is the same as shown in July 2012 Challenge Entry - Stratocum-ink-blots-islands-using-wilbur.pdf except that you just load the cloud image rather than using coast and mountain masks. You can mask a coast mask from the cloud image directly in Wilbur by using Select>>From Terrain>>Height Range and then saving the selection.

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