View Full Version : convert uv map data to ztool displacement

09 September 2009, 06:22 PM
I have a model of the earth, there is a bitmap applied to the uv's and I would like to inform zbrush that I would like a height value associated with the color data on the texture. But I'm not sure how to do this. As it is, the best thing that I can think of is masking off the areas I don't want affected and raising the geometry manually.
Or storing a morph target, switching, inflating, and painting with the morph brush to lower the elevation.

It would be best if I could just use the texture information to raise the geometry.

Any ideas?

09 September 2009, 11:25 PM
Under Masking click Mask by Intensity or by Hue etc. Then under Deformation use the Inflate slider to raise the geo. This would work if your height/color information gets brighter at higher elevations, or vice versa.

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