Creating skies

This tutorials shows how to assemble clouds into clouds covers and how these covers are used to define skies. The first part of the video uses the provided free sample clouds (see here: Summersky clouds cover) and show how to create a cloud using an artistic VDB volumetric file (Clouds). Then, a clouds cover is created (Clouds covers) and clouds are added to it with various shapes and attributes to create the sky variety.

See the full video below:

And the complete illustration here after the assembly of several clouds covers layers and of a large variety of clouds: