Digital Tutors Essential Strategies For Hand Painting Textures In Mudbox | 2.31 GB
When it comes to creating textures for assets often times an artist will immediately reach for photographs to use. While this can be effective so can painting all of your textures from scratch. If you know how to paint the texture you are looking for by hand then you dont have to spend time hunting down an image you can use.
In this tutorial well work step by step through texturing our warthog warrior chieftain asset using nothing but paint and brushes here in Mudbox. Well get started by focusing just on the diffuse color and learning how we can begin to limit our color options by establishing a color palette. From here well learn an order to lay down our color in that can be used on any asset. Well also learn how to structure the addition of detail as we progress through our textures. After wrapping up the diffuse map well then move on and paint a bump map specular map and even an incandescent map for our character.
After finishing this training you will have learned a workflow that you can use as you begin handing painting textures for your assets.
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