Substance Designer

Been messing around with Substance Designer. Nothing really to report, just that’s it’s pretty cool and easy to use. Here’s an image of the interface.


Substance Designer is a Material Authoring program. It’s very VERY quickly become the standard in PBR Material authoring. It’s node based and procedural in nature with robust features. Continue reading “Substance Designer”

Previsualize terrains with height fields

A quick way to pre-visualize terrains:

It’s a great website that allows you to download height fields of anywhere in the world. I brought these into Maya on a simple plane and added a texture deformer to visualize the terrain. You can then manipulate these to make your own customizable worlds or download higher resolution DEM height maps.