View Full Version : New Tutorials: UDK Animated Sky, and Dynamic Sun.
06-25-2011, 11:06 AM
Hello Everyone, I wanted to share my latest tutorials.
UDK Animated Sky
The first one covers how to create an animated sky dome from beginning to end.
Tutorial results can be seen here:
<<PDF download available here>> (http://3dbrushwork.com/tutorials)
UDK Dynamic Sun
The second tutorial is adding a dynamic sun to any sky material within UDK. The tutorial will cover material setup and material instance customization. Using this method, a Sun disc is automatically generated in the position of the main directional light, and its animatable via matinee.
Tutorial results can be seen here:
<<PDF download available on Facebook page (tutorials section)>> (http://facebook.com/3dbrushwork)
06-27-2011, 09:53 AM
Thanks a lot for posting! :)
Thanks a lot for sharing.
06-27-2011, 07:57 PM
Pleasure being able to contribute :)
06-28-2011, 12:13 PM
Someone brought up a good question on how to make the clouds occlude the sun. So I decided to give it a shot and obtained these results:
I made a mask in Photoshop that indicates where the sun will be occluded. In the mask, the thick clouds are black and thinner clouds are a shade of gray. The red rectangle on the upper right is highlighting the last node of the sun network. Also important to note that I made that mask received the same animation that the sky color map does.
What do you guys thing? Should I add it to the tutorial?
07-14-2011, 02:53 AM
Tutorial was updated to fix issues with the double sun being generated.
Currently available on my website:
07-18-2011, 09:16 AM
Great stuff! :o
05-09-2012, 04:22 PM
Very useful tutorial, looking for more, specifically those are not on udk documentation
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