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12 December 2011, 04:55 PM

Is there the possibility to use normal map or displacement map generated from Zbrush in cycles?


12 December 2011, 11:20 PM
I've never used zbrush so i'm assuming they are just standard, normal and displacement maps and i believe you can however I remember reading that either one of them or both are still under development and isn't properly working.

12 December 2011, 12:27 AM

01 January 2012, 06:04 PM
Normal maps don't work or look very bad, but displacement maps are really good with cycles.

04 April 2012, 03:56 PM
like selvanegra said, the displacement maps work well in cycles, you got to the node editor, add the displacement map as an image texture, and plug it into the material output node's displacement connector. however, concerning normal maps, i've heard you can treat it like a displacement map if you first plug it into the RGB to BW converter node and then plug that into the Material output node, but it won't be nearly high quality that you might want...

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