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Grass Texture Behaviour

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I have created a few grass textures. In the attached image the grass texture creates some annoying horizontal shoots. The higher the density the more shoots I get. In a planter box for ornamental grasses this looks kind strange!  I have included a screen shot of my settings for the texture

 

Is this a bug or a new type of grass - Herba Vectorworkus  perhaps !  Any help here would be welcome.

Long Grass 1.png

Long Grass Setting.png

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Are you using a solid to apply the texture to?  In the case of your box I'd assume 6 sides no matter how "thin" it is.  This is why you see grass coming out of the sides.   Try a 3D poly if this is the case.

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Thanks for the advice. Applying to a 3d Poly solves the issue.

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To remove the horizontal shoots from a solid do the following:-

- in the objects render tab - under part - 'Overall' apply a texture that has just a colour only

under part - 'Top' apply the grass texture.

You should then get the grass growing upwards only.

grass01.jpg

grass02.jpg

grass03.jpg

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Good call that works  Thanks I appreciate the advice.

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