The Making of Monument Valley
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Abstract: How were done the synthetic pictures of Monument Valley?
Keywords: Fractal Geometry.
This picture of Monument Valley at sunset
is a synthetic one. It was computed using:
an iterative process in order to generate fractal fields
a fractal bidimensional height field obtained by means of this process
a distorted version of this field,
a fractal texture map obtained by means of the distorted fractal bidimensional height field,
a tridimensional visualization of the distorted fractal bidimensional height field
with texture mapping,
then, fractal clouds were added
and sun effects
or again artistic effects.
Finally, everything can be animated (landscape and clouds)
Copyright (c) Jean-François Colonna, 1998-2014.
Copyright (c) France Telecom R&D and CMAP (Centre de Mathématiques APpliquées) UMR CNRS 7641 / Ecole Polytechnique, 1998-2014.