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Making Of 'Caribbean Mermaid'

By Gilberto Magno
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Date Added: 19th June 2012
Software used:
Photoshop, Maya, ZBrush

Textures and Shaders

To make the texture I used the Polypaint option in ZBrush. To get an accurate color reference I put the image of the concept in the spotlight and painted on the base model only. Then I picked colors and painted according to the reference (Fig.09).

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Fig. 09


Once I'd finished with Polypaint I started to export the textures: Diffuse, Normal map and Displacement. I used these to create my other maps in Photoshop (Fig.10).

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Fig. 10


After finishing my textures, I returned to Maya to configure and set up my shaders. For most parts of the model I used the Maya's misss fast skin shader in mental ray. For the eye and collar I used a default Maya phong material (Fig.11).

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Fig. 11





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(ID: 169750, pid: 0) Fahad Hasan Pathik on Sat, 01 December 2012 10:50am
a great creation indeed!!
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