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A challenge: htraE - Earth inverted
« on: January 21, 2013, 07:09:17 AM »
It's been quite a long time since my last post.. But I'm still alive! :)

I have a slight challenge for anyone to practice on!
I came across this artistic image of the Earth, flipped inside-out..  - How would our planet look if we changed "up" with "down"?


Really neat... HOWEVER: It's geographically wrong! :twisted: There should be a huge mountain range at the Mariana Trench, and a really deep area under Mount Everest.. Would anyone accept a challenge to see how the Earth would actually look like if inverted?
An extra challenge would be the night texture: placing of cities and city-lights along bays and flat areas near waterways!

Possibly, you could:
- find height-map of Earth including underwater region
- obvious use for an Inverter device
- one or two gradients could bias/threshold the application of slow to height, so that more snow appears near the poles
- creative use of weathering device to use as mask for the city placement
Sounds interesting, no?

By the way, "htraE" is Earth spelled backwards ;)
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Re: A challenge: htraE - Earth inverted
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2013, 10:52:20 AM »
Cool. Have you used WM to make this pictures?

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Re: A challenge: htraE - Earth inverted
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2013, 01:57:57 AM »
No! I am not the author!.. It has a link to deviantArt, where I came across it.
I have a strong feeling WM was not used for making it, otherwise it would be geographically correct :) But I have no idea!
My idea with the post was to motivate others to try to do something like this using WM :) Sounds easier to do it in WM than in an image program.. :)
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