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swampthing
08-26-2002, 07:46 PM
Need some help in recreating a surface. I don't do alot of surfacing so i'm having problems recreating this surface. The surface i'm trying to do is a bare metal aircraft finish like this:

http://209.133.73.67/AWA/AWA_301-400/AWA_331-340/walk_335_A-26/images_Pointeck/A-26_INVADER_FIRE_EATER_01.jpg

Any suggestions? I thought maybe take a chrome then tone down the reflection and blur the reflection but that just looked like chrome still.

Tumerboy
08-27-2002, 08:41 AM
I tend to do a lot of metals with procedurals, more than just chrome. Adding bumps, spec maps, diffuse, etc.

However you could paint a color, bump, spec and reflection map for something like this. It'll take some time, just work with tones of greys, and then you can always drop a hue & saturation layer on, if you want to color it.

Hope that helps, if you need more, let me know.

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