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Re: Artistic impression of cloudy structures

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  • Subject: [mg121594] Re: Artistic impression of cloudy structures
  • From: Jacopo Bertolotti <jacopo.bertolotti at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 05:34:45 -0400 (EDT)
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For a 2D "lightly cloudy sky" effect you can try something like

skycolor[x_] := RGBColor[x, x, 1];
ListDensityPlot[ BinCounts[Accumulate[RandomReal[{-1, 1}, {100000, 2}]], 
1, 1],  ColorFunction -> skycolor]

(of course you might want to increase the number of points, zoom on a 
dense region and/or change the sizes of the bins)

In principle a generalisation to 3D is straightforward (just generate 
triplets of random numbers instead of couples) but I do not know of any 
ListDensityPlot3D function in Mathematica so the visualization can prove 
tricky.

Regards

Jacopo

On 09/20/2011 12:10 PM, Dimitris Emmanoulopoulos wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I would like to include in a 3D plot (purely for artistic reasons) some weather cloud patterns.
> Is there any way to produce mathematically some sort of realistic 3D cloudy structures?
>
> Thanks a lot,
> Dimitris
>
>





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