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Old 01-24-2013, 10:57 AM   #1
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Baking materials in maya for use as selection shells in photoshop


Is there a simple way to bake the diffuse from materials applied to a low poly object to a texture so that i can use them as selection shells in photoshop?
It seems like this would be a really simple thing to do but I just can't find a way of doing it successfully.

any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-25-2013, 10:18 PM   #2
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You should be able to use transfer maps to bake diffuse out for a flat matte selection. Just apply lamberts of different colors then bake out the diffuse.
Old 01-28-2013, 05:50 PM   #3
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Or color your shells with vertexcolor and export the vertexcolormap using the paint vertexcolor tool (no "fill texture seams" though)
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