Using the 3D Paint tool


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Using the 3D Paint tool

Maya also has a very basic 3D Paint package, which you can use to paint your own textures. Let's take a look at how this works. I'm going to go ahead and create a sphere. Let's turn off my grid here, and I want to assign a material to this. So I'm going to go into Rendering, and let's just go ahead and assign a Blinn material. Now, once I have that material assigned, let's go ahead and do 3D painting. So we can find this under the Texturing menu > 3D Paint Tool. Now, this is very similar to the Artist and Paint tools.

I want to go ahead and click that tool option right there, make sure I bring that up. Now when this comes up, what happens is it gives me a nice little interface. Very similar to the Sculpt Surfaces interface, in that you have a brush which you can use to paint, but if I try and paint, notice how this error message comes up. "Some surfaces have no file texture assigned." Okay, well what this means is that I need to have a texture map assig...

Using the 3D Paint tool
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Using the 3D Paint tool provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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