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Wintergleam

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Sunset Over the Wasteland by Wintergleam, visual art

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Artist // Hobbyist // Digital Art
  • May 28
  • United States
  • Deviant for 6 years
  • She / Her
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Pride2020: Participated in Pride2020
Hispanic Heritage Month 2021: Participated in Hispanic Heritage Month 2021
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Gold Coin: Someone thinks you're golden! (3)
My Bio
Profile picture made by :iconxenia-amata:

:heart: Hello! :heart:

My name's Amie, and for the most part I make stuff in Source Filmmaker.
I've been at it for a little while now, but I'd still like to improve! :heart:

My main passion is environments. I love the where just as much as the 'who' and the 'what' :meow:
This is also something I would always love feedback on -- especially criticism.

That being said, I am also horridly shy, so please don't take it to heart if I don't respond. I see everything that's said, and I really, truly, appreciate it.

Animated Rainbow Heart Divider by Gasara

Gay heart by Tiny-Forest-Prince STAMP: I Love Winter by Crystal-Moore moon stamp by creamwave Socially Awakward Stamp by PuffCats

I Love Cute Things by AlbinoSeaTurtle Nightowl Stamp by Kezzi-Rose Vintage Typewriter Stamp by Kezzi-Rose I Heart Pastel by NauticalSparrow

im sorry stamp by arinwins Steampunk Stamp by StampMakerLKJ The count of Monte Cristo (musical) stamp by whatevstu Stamp | Dreamer by CuteSight

1 by omegarelay sweetest berry in the field by daukayai Pastel Lesbian Pride Stamp by amiity C O M P A S S I O N by Sugary-Stardust :thumb650649231:

Animated Rainbow Heart Divider by Gasara




One more thing: my OC can be found here, if you want to use her for something > [DL] (SFM/GMod) Wintergleam by Wintergleam

Favourite Movies
Serenity, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Logan's Run, Dr. Strangelove, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Titanic (1997)
Favourite TV Shows
My Little Pony, Firefly, Criminal Minds, Angel Beats!, Twin Peaks, Star Trek: Voyager
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Night Breeze / Wind Wolf, Radiarc, Melodic Pony, Jyc Row, Forest Rain, Paul Shapera
Favourite Books
Fallout: Equestria (Heroes, Pink Eyes, and Murky Number Seven), Starlight Over Detrot, Metro: 2033, 1984, Animal Farm, The Count of Monte Cristo, The King in Yellow
Favourite Games
Turok: Evolution, Fallout 3, Metroid Prime, Spec Ops: The Line, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, Valiant Hearts: The Great War
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Hammer, Source Filmmaker, Adobe Photoshop CS6
Other Interests
Philosophy, History, Story Writing, World Building, Character Design, Graphic Communications, Airships
About a year ago, a friend and I set out to make SFM look like Blender, by using technologies already available in the Source Engine. Our findings will be split into two tutorials—this first one covering shininess using phong and envmaps, and the second dealing with refraction. These were made with intermediate-level users in mind, so knowledge of VTFedit and texture modification will be assumed. If you’re just getting started with texturing for Source, check this short video: https://youtu.be/6BBq-bQJCHs All said, this is going to be fairly long, so let’s get into it. To start, the Nightmare Moon example I give uses a lot of screenshots, so for those who want to copy & paste my parameters to play with them, I’ll be providing the plain text for the VMT here: //NEW TEXTURE BEGINS $basetexture "models/vn_mlp/solar_empire_armor/white" //YOU WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THIS $color2 "{14 0 14 255}" //PHONG BEGINS "$phong" "1" "$phongalbedotint" "1" "$phongexponent"
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Do I need to say it? Time has gotten really weird since the end of 2019. For me, nothing has changed. I’m still a 4.0 student, I still do SFM, and I still have unrealized aspirations of writing something. Maybe I’ll get around to it in 2022, who knows. So, this year I… Experimented with making SFM SHINY. I swear, that joke about developers thinking their new toy is the solution to everything is completely true. I am in love with cubemaps. Expect to see a lot of chrome-plated railings, refractive windows, and slick asphalt in the future. And precipitation. I found a real nifty trick for making rain and snow that is affected by lighting, and it looks sick. If you missed my post about it, I also have a Twitter now! https://twitter.com/wintergleam_two. Go follow me there. I haven’t posted any bad takes yet, but it’ll happen eventually. I look forward to getting cancelled. Place your bets on what it’ll be for! My favorite poster this year was certainly “I hope you like it” It’s a
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Following some recent unlinked mentions, and a complete lapse of my better judgement, I now have a twitter. https://twitter.com/wintergleam_two There, I will do twitter things, like repost my art and make bad takes. Thank you for your understanding.
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Heya, great to see you're still active! I used to do some SFM ponies on here too, under the handle fedairkid. Was a big fan of yours back then, and now that I'm back on Deviantart, I wanted to see whether some of my favourite creators from back then are still doing stuff. Rock on, keep on doing great SFM ponies!

Oh hey! I remember you! Cool to hear from you again; I hope you're doing well!

why do you bother to use punctuation

How else would I end my sentences? twilight sparkle (hmm...) plz

why do you care about comments

A better question would be: why do you care that I care? Rainbow Dash Blink Icon