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Rendering water in a pool in a few easy steps
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1) Filters>Render>Noise>Solid noise and increase the Y size to stretch the shapes horizontally

   

2) With the Curves tool, apply a curve made of 4 to 6 sines

   

   

3) Color>Map>Gradient map and map with a Dark blue to light blue gradient

   
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#2
Now that Sinus has gone GEGL it has become a lot more fun.

   
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#3
Not bad, but you have little control on the shape, you have to click "New seed" until you get something you like.
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(11-03-2019, 05:58 PM)Ofnuts Wrote: Not bad, but you have little control on the shape, you have to click "New seed" until you get something you like.

True.


The future started this month, im going to 2049 anyway.

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#5
Nice. How did you distort the text to match the waves?
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(11-04-2019, 09:42 PM)Ofnuts Wrote: Nice. How did you distort the text to match the waves?

Displacement map

I made this a long time ago. Its 50% inspired by the caustic lighteffects in Blade Runner 2049 and the other 50% by a Photoshop tutorial for text in a swimmingpool.
It was originally for a tutorial but for some reason i discarded the idea.

Used the same technique for the caustics as you did. Colouring with a layermask, though, not with a gradientmap.
Plus some more trickery.
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