Happy Christmas everyone.
This is the final card. It isn’t perfect but it is better and as good as I can get it.
I am moving to Foyers tomorrow and not before time it’s pouring with rain here and very windy and cold.
Have a great holiday. Normal service will now resume or as normal as this blog gets.
HI Adrian That is much improved on t he last attempt. You must have spent hours doing this and I appreciate it. I am off for the I.O.W. this morning until after New Year so have a lovely Christmas where ever you are in your van.
Margaret, I don't like admitting defeat. Enjoy the I.O.W.
WOW, it is gorgeous! Absolutely, I admire it! :-)
Yael, thanks. You enjoy a peaceful season and hopefully it may continue through the year.
Perfect...well done Adrian, great job.It's good to see that 'normality' is the new order of the day!!?Have a safe move....and all the best for the upcoming festivities?...[;o)
Trevor, it is almost perfect. I have learnt a lot but what use it is I don't know. You have a good do. Give my best wishes to the hairy, grumpy one if you see him.
It's great Adrian, there is nothing else to do. Good luck with your moving.
Bob, it is as good as it's going get. Heavy rain tomorrow so no change here.
You did it. Congratulations.
John, as near as makes no difference so thanks.
The Falls of Foyers were used to generate the first large-scale commercial hydro-electric scheme in the UK, created in 1896 by the North British Aluminium Company to reduce aluminium at a works located on the side of the loch. The aluminium smelter was closed in 1967 but the hydro-electric scheme was developed to combine conventional hydro and pumped storage, with a 305 MW capacity. (From "The Gazeteer for Scotland")
YP, almost. The hydro pick up pipes are above the falls. They are a nuisance as they reduce a magnificent cataract to a trickle. The smelter building is still there.
Have a good Xmas Adrian well done on the card
Thanks Douglas. Christmas is much the same as any other day for me.
You have created a moment of magic, here, through the liberal and generous application of your time and spirit to say Happy Christmas in a very cool way. Thank you. And as Father Christmas has been known to say, "A Happy blooming Christmas to you, too!" McGregor
McGregor, it was fun. That's me; I've done Christmas now. I am thinking of a New Year card.
Merry Christmas Adrian. Thanks for your beautiful card. It was interesting to follow along to see how it was made.
Red, as always there is room for improvement but it passed a few dark rainy days on.
A very happy Christmas to you too Adrian!!
You too Ruby. I doubt you celebrate it but then I don't either. It's just an excuse to fool around.
You are right. I don't celebrate Christmas :))
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Thank you for calling by. Merry Christmas to you. Had a look at your blog. Impressive photographs but I am not interested in ladies clothes or makeup. I'll have another look tomorrow afternoon.
Enjoyed watching the card making process evolve...worth all of the time, effort and fun. Great to see what can be done by sticking with it. A Happy Christmas to you too, Adrian, and looking forward to more photos in your new location.
Glo, I am surprised I got this far. Blender is a powerful bit of software. You have a good holiday.
Brilliant! It reminds me of my sons' Hornby rail set, when the train used to hesitate for a moment, and then decide to move after all (that bit where the writing comes round from the right). I also like the pinky light on the mountain. Have a wonderful Christmas.
Frances, I'll pop a station in next time. I always have trouble with GIF files. I haven't found a way round the hesitation yet. I also missed one keyframe which means it isn't rotating at a constant speed. It's the thought that counts and the lack of thought which causes the problems.
Great stuff Adrian. All your perseverance is paying off.
John, I've enjoyed messing around. I have sorted most of the problems so will try some exploding fireworks for New Year. I think I've sorted the Graph Animator thingy now so with luck that bit will be smoother. This file is about 10.5MB. I suspect it is getting near the limit. I can drop the colour range and reduce the size a bit but would like more frames. This is 130 frames long.
adriaan perfect,ook hele fijne dagen gewenst.
Bas, dank je. Het is niet een taak voor mooie dagen.
Don't get too normal on us.
R. Mac, Okay. I don't think there is any real danger of total normality.
What are you doing for Christmas Adrian ~ perhaps have a Blender free day? I hope you and the pups have some lovely weather and good food and some good people to share it with. Warm wishes from Cairns x
Carol, if it's fine I'm going to look for Otters. The dogs will have chicken and rice for dinner. I haven't decided yet.I don't usually do anything special. You have a good holiday.
Thanks, Adrian. Appreciate the card and all the effort that went into it. I'm heading away tomorrow on the best Christmas present ever, a road trip to Wellington. Hope you travel safe to your next destination.
Pauline, I have finished reading War and Peace and the collected works of Chekhov so had to find something else to do. I tried a couple of Noddy books but they were heavy going.Have a good journey.
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Thank you Fernando. You have a good holiday.
Have a great Christmas, Adrian. I hope that you manage to stay warm and dry, and that we soon see more of your your super photography and added effects!
Thanks Richard. The way the weather is looking I suspect more effects than photographs......We will see.