Creating wood texture


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Creating wood texture

Another valuable element in a texture library is wood. We use wood as a building material around the world in different places and different ways. Sometimes it's used as siding. We can see here on an old barn or outbuilding. Sometimes it's used as a structural frame, sometimes it's both, and sometimes it's even a floor. We need to make wood in various ages, various sizes, and various weather conditions so we get different looks to it. What I will show in this example is how to make a large swatch of raw wood that later we can adjust color and cut planks.

To begin, I'm going to start out with a new document. I will press Ctrl+N for New Document and make this 500x500. I'll fill this new document with a 50% gray, pressing Shift+F5, and under Use choosing 50% Gray. Then I will put some vertical grain on, choosing Filter > Texture > Grain. We want to think of it as not wood, but a roughly parallel series of lines with occasional variation in color and weave.

I will mak...

Creating wood texture
Video duration: 9m 50s 5h 54m Intermediate

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Creating wood texture provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Adam Crespi as part of the Creating Urban Game Environments in 3ds Max

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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