Here’s another version of the base plate:
It is based on the previous version, but instead of the synthesised water texture a stock image of real water was used. In addition, a visualisation of Kelvin waves and GIMP’s bump mapping filter were used.
- Water Texture: http://simplybackgrounds.deviantart.com/art/Water-Texture-49283686
- Kelvin Wave Pattern: http://www.phy.bris.ac.uk/people/berry_mv/gallery.html