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hi everyone dont know if this has been asked before but here goes!
does anyone knoe of any good texturing tutorials for max + photoshop it would be greatly appreciated..basically what it is that im designing a level for my final year project and the level itself is quite stylised so im really looking for tutorials on how to texture trees and houses really well...any help would be great..thanx
02-02-2002, 11:19 PM
Not sure exactly what you're looking for. Traditional art skills are very helpful. Understanding hue, value, saturation, color relationships. Here's some info that might help.
Textures can go a long way over geometry. In the first Toy Story, the chase scene at the end down the street consists of many houses. The houses were basically boxes with great texturing. Very low poly counts.
Also, by using a Wacom tablet in photoshop, you can paint some pretty great textures. Learn to understand transparency and different layer types such as multiply, saturations, soft light, hard light, etc. A mouse will work too, but Wacom tablets are very intuitive and fast.
A book that I found helpful is
Digital Texturing and Painting (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0735709181/ref=pd_bxgy_img_2/102-8362788-4821764)
Procedurals also work quite well for creating controlled randomness in a scene. And, if UVW mapping is difficult for a certain object, procedurals really come in handy. Or a combination of alpha mapped bitmaps and procedurals.
Oh, another thing. Have some idea of how you are going to texture the objects before you model them incase this effects the geometry. But don't worry about texturing until the modeling is finished...for the most part. Then, once your scene is composed, texture the scene as a whole, thinking about Gestalt (http://www.dictionary.com/cgi-bin/dict.pl?term=Gestalt), and not so much individual objects.
Hope this helps.
02-03-2002, 10:38 AM
You might give this site http://www.3rddimensiontutorials.com/Texturing.html a try. There seems to be a lot of texturing tutorials on it, haven't had a look at them so don't know what they're like.
Hope this helps,
well well well if it isnt mr thorpe hows work going huh? finifshed your final year project yet huh?
oooh by the way thanx for the web address its FAT with a PH
ps...ur crap at strret fighter:)::):):):):):):)):
02-04-2002, 02:07 AM
Yo ya scabby bastard!
Oooh my names Saj 'n i dont know how
to do textures can someone please do it
for me cause I cant be arsed :)
What was the website like...shite?
Final projects finished and and on it's
way to LA in time for Oscars night....haha.
;) you tit wank glen:)...the web site was good thanx for the info and tell me why you come here then huh:) ur works not as good as mine :) anyway keep up the good work oh and ur still crap at street fighter
01-13-2006, 12:39 AM
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