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”
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”
In Redshift and Maya to create a double-sided material shader, for a translucent leaf with the Redshift Rayswitch and Sprite nodes. The Rayswitch node always us to made a double sided shader, and the Sprite node always us to cutout our object correctly.
I used a generic SpeedTree Broadleaf tree for this test.
Part 2 on MASH.
Last week I did a general overview on MASH. I’ll go over more of the networks.
Today I’ll delve into the Placer node. Continue reading “MASH – pt2: Placer node”
MASH is a procedural effects built into Maya around 2016. It was originally created as a versatile motion design animations with procedural node networks. People began using it for much more. It’s development within Autodesk shows it as well. Now, it is equally used as a very capable scatterer. Continue reading “MASH”