Materials: Your Secret Weapon Vol 2 – Trunks, Bark, & Moss

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Materials are a critical element in 3D. The shape of any object is altered by the shape perception added by the material. In other words, you can make the best looking terrain or scene, but without quality materials it will lack dramatic visual appeal.

Boost your arsenal with classified techniques forged by the QuadSpinner Foundry, where the alchemy of complex and highly unique materials is top priority. Materials: Your Secret Weapon is a 6-part training series that explores different material categories – each volume building on the content of the previous installment.

In this second video, presenter Dax Pandhi reveals an inspirational breakthrough from the forest: Trunks, Bark & Moss. Remember, it’s all in the details!

Learn how to re-create the lush beauty inside the forest, such as delicate decaying trunks covered in vibrant moss
Delve deeper into the power of fractals to produce real bark textures
Create authentic dead tree trunks with Fractal Displacement
Enhance existing Vue trees with your own unique materials
Continue to expand your knowledge of the Function Editor
Learn how to fine-tune materials and Displacement for better shapes
Easily blend fractals for greater control over the form of Displacement
Design realistic velvety moss with micro EcoSystems
Benefit from hundreds of hours of experimentation in this concise training
Files made in the tutorial are included
Video presented in full HD quality

Compatible with Vue 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5 – all editions



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