Creating a reflective surface


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Creating a reflective surface

We've embossed this logo on the side of the fire extinguisher. We've created a Specular map, and used a Roughness map, also a Glossiness map if you will, and it's looking okay, but what if we want to go a little bit further and really make this thing shiny? Well, that might be done with some reflections, and reflections are pretty easy to do. But you have to understand that reflections are all about the environment and what's around. So what I am going to do is jump over to the Model tab. I am going to hold the Shift key and add a flat plane, and that adds a new plane, which we'll just name Ground, to the scene.

I am going to press the R key for Scale, and I'm going to scale this up like that. Then I'll press the W key, and I am just going to make sure that that is right at the base of that model, which it is And then I will press M and call this Ground, and that way we gave it a material that we can then assign a surface to in the Surface Editor. Then we'r...

Creating a reflective surface
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Creating a reflective surface provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dan Ablan as part of the MODO 501 Essential Training

Subject:
3D + Animation
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MODO
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