asked about seeing a wireframe for my image "Docking Manoeuvres
", to get a sense for what was geometry and what was done with displacement maps. I dug up the old Maya file and did a quick screen-grab. As you can see, quite a lot of the detail in the final image was done with displacement maps or displacement shaders.
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