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 employed 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 kick-off intermediate video, presenter Dax Pandhi will walk you through the process of creating your own artillery, beginning with rock.
Become familiar with creating advanced materials in the Function Editor
See how the Function Editor can be both easy to use and fun
Learn how to use Fractals and MetaNodes to easily produce life-like, detailed materials
Create a visually complex Generic Rock material
Add a layer of snow to the Generic Rock and experiment with Fractals to control distribution
Discover ways to enhance the realism and richness of existing materials
Explore the basics of making materials such as QuadSpinner’s critically acclaimed Mineral Infinity
Benefit from the bounty of hundreds of hours of experimentation in only 30 mins of intensive training
Materials made in the tutorial are included
Video presented in full HD quality
Compatible with Vue 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5 – all editions