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Can anyone supply me with a picture of

  1. Aug 5, 2008 #1
    a molecule?

    I'm looking for a background to my A1 research poster. It has to do with molecular spectra...
    It needs a resolution of more than 3000x3000.

    I've looked everywhere!:frown:
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  3. Aug 6, 2008 #2
  4. Aug 6, 2008 #3
    ha! classic...

    "It needs a resolution of more than 3000x3000"

    - The first place I tried was google images...then 'advanced search' in google images to limit only "Large Size" pics. Nothing good enough to fit on A1 though.
    - Deviantart.com was good but still not large enough.

    pffft...actual molecules...3d designs are more attracting in my opinion.
  5. Aug 6, 2008 #4
    I like this one:

  6. Aug 6, 2008 #5
    yuk :eek:
  7. Aug 6, 2008 #6
    What kind do you want, ill render one in Max real fast. What colors, number, etc.
  8. Aug 6, 2008 #7
    I need:
    background color
    foreground color
    exact resolution. Is is square?
  9. Aug 6, 2008 #8
    K.J.Healey --can you do something like drops of rain being blown from different angles and accelerating downward?
  10. Aug 6, 2008 #9
    Wow really? That sounds brilliant.
    I was looking for something like this (without the wooden floor):

    You can choose whatever colours you like and I will modify my font accordingly.
    The poster size is 841mm (horizontal) x 594mm (vertical), at a 300dpi printing resolution that should give an image resolution of:
    10,000(h) x 7,015(v) pixels!
    I guess as close as you can to that.

    omg I can't believe you can just "render one real fast"...
  11. Aug 6, 2008 #10
    I also don't care on the molecule type... surprise me. (please not cocaine or weed of some sort).
  12. Aug 6, 2008 #11
    Probably, but thats a lot more work than what I'm willing to do before bed :)
    I assume you would just mean a bunch of drops randomly oriented about the z direction by some small angle? (z is up)
    Or do you mean different zones. If it gets complicated enough, i just set up the system and lets 3dsmax's physics evolve it. Otherwise i do it by hand.
  13. Aug 6, 2008 #12
    Are you replying to rewebster or me??
  14. Aug 6, 2008 #13
    I don't need it right now--maybe a couple months--I'll PM you later
  15. Aug 6, 2008 #14
    hey n0_3sc --couldn't you photoshop the wood out? It is a graphic -not a photo
  16. Aug 6, 2008 #15
    I have no photoshop experiance at all, and even if that could be done, that image gets highly 'pixelated' on an A1 poster.
  17. Aug 6, 2008 #16
    I was replying to webster. Im rendering your huge file now. If its too big in bitmap ill jpeg compress it.
  18. Aug 6, 2008 #17
    http://www.krishealey.com/molecule1jp.jpg [Broken]

    Thats what I can do. Takes about 30 seconds to render on my laptop. I can change/add anything, its really quite fast. Let me know about colors, position, etc.
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  19. Aug 6, 2008 #18
    Dear GOD you are a L.E.G.E.N.D. :surprised

    I tested the pic out on my poster and was wondering if it would be possible to replace the pink with red/maroon? The font was unreadable (when it overlapped with the image), perhaps put a solid black colored background?

    Thanks a lot!
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  21. Aug 6, 2008 #20
    http://www.krishealey.com/molecule2jpblack.jpg [Broken]

    http://www.krishealey.com/molecule2jpblackglow.jpg [Broken]
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