Simple video on exporting out your heightmap from World Creator and bringing it into Maya using Redshift. The height is sometimes tricky to match from the one package to the other.
I’ve talked about SLib browser as means in maya to have an organized asset library. Another great feature is ability to import HDR images with sky domes based on your renderer of choice.
There is a growing arena of places where you can download excellent assets to add to your 3d Library. There’s the usual places like Megascans or Textures.com. Kitbash3d has been adding to their ever impressive city/building library. Another place I recently found is Terrain Domain that is for landscape assets. Continue reading “Stock 3d Assets – Terrain Domain”
Just a simple post today.
World Creator exploration that I brought into Maya, and rendered with Arnold.
It looks like I had some issue with one of my maps when I compared it back to my World Creator file.
A quick way to pre-visualize terrains: terrain.party
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.
I’ve been working on this Victorian Environment. Once I’ve gotten my layout of the city, I wanted to work on the park area. For this I’m using Mash again to scatter my trees. Continue reading “Victorian environment with MASH”
Just started digging back into Mash again. Here’s a little tutorial I put together starting where I left off last time. Simple scattering of an object but then getting into high population levels and finding ways to help with that. Using Redshift again as my renderer.
It’s been a little while since I’ve talked about Allegorithmic Substance Painter or Designer. Substance painter has taken over the game industry as the premiere package to texture assets. Now they are focusing on Live Action and Animation industries. Substance Painter is a PBR (Physically Based Rendering) based Texturing software. Continue reading “Substance Intro and Live link”