Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Making of 'El Niño'

By Malanjo
| Your Rating:
rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half
(6 Votes)
| 109739 Views
| 2 Comments
| Comments 2
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
Keywords:

Texturing

For the shading and texturing, I used a V-Ray material and some blended V-Ray materials (for logos and mixed materials).  I used normal maps, colour maps, reflection maps, bump maps, some procedural maps and cavity maps (from ZBrush and Poly Boost).
 
I mixed them in Photoshop using some blend modes (mostly Soft Light and Multiply).  I also used the Nvidia plug-in, "NormalMapFilter", to generate and mix some normal maps.  Here are some map layouts (Fig08 - 12).

Color Maps:

581_tid_Pic-08.jpg
Fig. 08

581_tid_Pic-09.jpg
Fig. 09

Normal Maps:

581_tid_Pic-10.jpg
Fig. 10

581_tid_Pic-11.jpg
Fig. 11


Reflection Maps:

581_tid_Pic-12.jpg
Fig. 12



< previous page continued on next page >

 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

Making Of 'Uplift Universe'

by Malanjo
published on 2010-06-16

Keywords: character, woman, female, creature,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star halfrating star none (2)
Comments 3 Views 60478

Making of 'The Special One'

by Malanjo
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: character, creature, fantasy, mole, armor,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (6)
Comments 0 Views 35038

Making of 'Prince NyTael'

by Malanjo
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: character, creature, monster, alien,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 76670

Making Of 'Arion'

by Reko Pyyppönen
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: character, warrior, soldier, male, human,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (2)
Comments 0 Views 124234
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
avatar
Anonymous on Fri, 06 April 2012 5:40pm
@Mostafa: Or you don't have the basic knowledge to understand it.
avatar
Mostafa on Mon, 20 February 2012 8:04am
hi .tnx very nice but your tutorial is complex .
Add Your Comment..