Join Ryan Kittleson for an in-depth discussion in this video Making the most of texture channels, part of Mudbox 2013 Essential Training.
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Now that we've got the basics of paint layers and texture channels understood, I…want to do a fun mini project that really ties all of the stuff together with a…few tips and tricks thrown in.…Texture channels and paint layers are really so versatile that it can be…overwhelming and hard to see how they can really be put to use.…So, for this video, I want to demonstrate how all of this can actually be used in a real project.…We're going to make a Venetian mask on the Basic head.…Now let's go ahead and make a new diffuse layer. Okay, it looks good, and what I…want to do is fill this with black. It might not make a lot of sense at first,…but you'll see where I'm going with this layer.…
You get the paint brush with a nice big size on it, and it's going to color…black, and I am just going to paint over the whole thing.…Okay, great. I am going to hit G to turn off the grid. It's just kind of annoying.…Now I'm going to pick the color White, and I want to paint where I want a…Venetian mask to be, so let me just zoom in here.…
- Optimizing a Wacom tablet for Mudbox
- Navigating the 3D space
- Editing materials
- Sculpting with stamps, stencils, and layers
- Creating and importing UV maps
- Texturing with Ptex
- Painting bump maps
- Creating ambient occlusion and displacement maps
- Posing characters with jointed skeletons
- Lighting a scene
- Rendering still images and movies from Mudbox
Skill Level Beginner
3ds Max 2013 Essential Trainingwith Aaron F. Ross7h 9m Beginner
1. Getting Started
3. Working with Multiple Objects
4. Painting Textures
5. Using Texture Channels
6. Posing a Character
7. Presenting Work
Lighting the scene5m 17s
Next steps1m 45s
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