Materials & Textures

Cycles Baking | Blender Tutorial

Cycles Baking Tutorial to save us from those render times! Bonus and free tutorial from the Space VFX Elements Series!

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Quick Tip – Mix Node Clamp

In this Cycles quick tip I’ll show you how the clamp option of the mix node works when mixing displacement maps.

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Clouds Flythrough | Cycles Blender Tutorial

Time to fly! Let’s dive through stellar nurseries in this latest bonus and free tutorial from the Space VFX Elements Series!

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Realtime PBR in Blender

Realtime PBR in Blender, how to get it, how to set it up and more!

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Complete Rock Stream Beginner tutorial for Blender

Try this complete environment project for beginners in blender where we’ll be creating this rocky waterfall stream.

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Adding Knots to Procedural Wood Shaders in Blender

In this tutorial Chris Plush shows you a way to manually add knots into a procedural wood shader for Cycles.

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Creating your own Matcaps (a cool way to viz characters in Blender)

Learn how to make our own ‘matcaps’! A great way to not only visualize models for sculpting and modeling but also animating and putting a scene together in the viewport!

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Importing Vector Graphics to Blender

Just a quick tutorial on findings when importing some vector graphics from Adobe Illustrator to Blender for making animations.

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Blender Tutorial : Chair Materials

Sculpting details, procedural leather material, metal shader, setting up a lighting scheme and rendering finishing off Part 2 of the chair creation.

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Water Uber Shader in Cycles

Luca Scheller shows you how to create an awesome water shader in Cycles.

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Create a Kitchen in Blender

AnandhaRaja shows you how to create a complete kitchen in Blender.

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Create a High-Poly Snow-Covered Tree

Thomas Cairns shows you how to add a layer of snow on tree branches.

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What To Know When Creating Next Gen Assets

Not sure what to consider when creating next gen assets? Guilherme takes you through his process on a gravestone asset from an upcoming game project.

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Blender Tutorial : Quick Ornamental Detail

So here’s a quick and easy tutorial showing a way to emulate those crazy elaborate details that you find on some ornaments!!

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Creating a Basketball in Blender

In this tutorial series on creating a basketball in Blender we’ll be modeling, uv unwrapping, creating texture maps, and rendering in Cycles.

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Blender Cycles Tutorial : Stone & Marble, How To Make Any Texture

Ways to think about the fundamentals of texturing to help recreate any texture. Applying these principals we’ll build a stone texture. Then quickly shade this using the previous cycles prime elements shader as a springboard.

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Blender Giveaway – Cycles Shader : Prime Elements

Do you find that you create the same cycles shader setups again and again? Or perhaps you could do with a resource file to use as a starting point to build up some cool and complex shaders? If so, I’m hoping you’ll find this blend file of some use.

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Blender Cycles Tutorial : Cracks With Worn Edges

Here we’ll go over one way to help generate these sorts of cracks with worn edges, scratches and scuffs and give ourselves some versatility in the controls while we’re at it.

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Tiling Texture Blender Tutorial – Coins

Need to create the illusion of millions of polygons? For games or film production that’d be pretty handy. Sounds like we need some tiling textures. No problem. Here I’ve outlined one way to do it in Blender.

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UV Exercise & The UV Project modifier for Auto Global UV’s in Blender

Flex those Blender UV skills with what should be a couple of simple UV exercises, also how to setup realtime UVW auto alignment with Blender’s UV Project Modifier

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