View Full Version : painting textures ??

06 June 2003, 07:19 PM
if i have a model and i want to paint textures in photoshop, is there any good tutorial showing how to unwrap it so it's ready for painting in photoshop ? also any plugins that would make this process easier/better ? thanks in advance !

06 June 2003, 08:07 PM
LW's native UV mapping tools are really easy to use, all they require is a little logical thinking, and LOTS of editing :D
Just choose the most appropriate mapping projection for your model, unwrap, and then unweld and edit the points to remove stretching.
Then export to EPS and open in Photoshop and start painting! :)

I wrote an article about UV mapping in LW, it's on the NewTek site along with all their other tuts. You can read it here ( ;)

06 June 2003, 08:15 PM
thanks Leigh!

06 June 2003, 09:11 PM
great tut leigh!!!!

just what i've been looking for!!!!!!!!:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:



06 June 2003, 12:02 AM
Leigh: When will your book on texturing be available?


06 June 2003, 03:38 AM
It should be out at the end of the year, allaboutkeys :)

Glad you guys liked the tut, btw :thumbsup:

CGTalk Moderation
01 January 2006, 12:00 PM
This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.