Learn how to bake an AO map in Substance Designer.
- [Instructor] Now that we have an overview of how we…bake out model information in Substance Designer,…we're going to start to bake out our first map.…So I'm going to go to our Resources folder…and open up this ALTAR, and there you go.…Now we have our model in view.…So what I want to do is I want to bake out…an ambient occlusion map for this model…which is a standard map that we use for all sorts…of different things and helps create some…baked in shadowing in the model as well.…So I'm going to right click where it says ALTAR_01,…say Bake model information.…
First thing we'll do up here is under the folder,…I'm going to switch from the defaults folder…we have our Substance project saved into a sub folder,…so I'm going to click on these three dots.…I made a folder called bake and we'll select that.…That's not a standard Substance project directory…that gets auto created, I actually just made some…different folders so we can have…our maps broken up a little bit.…And under our name, we're going to leave the default…
- Creating a substance graph
- Stone, gold, and copper material
- Combining materials using an ID mask
- Exposing parameters and preparing resolution
- Exporting Substance materials
- Building a scene
- Substance with displacement
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Create Substance Graph
2. Substance Export
3. Using Substance in Unreal
4. Substance with Displacement
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