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08-03-2009, 10:57 AM
hi i have a fundamental question concerning normalmaps that i also posted on waynes mudboxhub
initially i had a problem, baking a wooden sculpted cupboard to lowpoly geometry.
everytime the normals just bend crazy around flat faces.
so the essence of this question is, how can i bake round corners onto a low poly box in tangent space..
here in pictures:

08-03-2009, 02:24 PM
ok problem semi solved.
seems that bevels are needed ( anyway..

nevertheless i found out, that the 3dsmax baker handles this situation

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