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Sticky: Free 3d Textures
Lets us compose a list of free 3d texture web sites here. Here are more than 1000 Free 3d textures from 3dmd.net ...
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last post on May 30, 2017 - by pvmodin
Sticky: Texturing Forum - posting rules
1. This is a forum for topics about 3D model texturing only. All modeling, animation and rendering questions should be asked in forums allocated specially for this topics. 2. Before asking any ...
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last post on March 21, 2005 - by Andyba
3D Texturing With Substance Designer
https://80.lv/articles/quick-environments-sketches-for-games/ An interesting article for all the 3D modeling enthusiasts. Are sketching in this tool is really that ...
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last post on October 21, 2017 - by EddyJordison
3D Texturing With Substance Designer
https://80.lv/articles/quick-environments-sketches-for-games/ An interesting article for all the 3D modeling enthusiasts. Are sketching in this tool is really that ...
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last post on October 21, 2017 - by EddyJordison
3D Texturing With Substance Designer
https://80.lv/articles/quick-environments-sketches-for-games/ An interesting article for all the 3D modeling enthusiasts. Are sketching in this tool is really that ...
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last post on October 21, 2017 - by EddyJordison
3D Texturing With Substance Designer
https://80.lv/articles/quick-environments-sketches-for-games/ An interesting article for all the 3D modeling enthusiasts. Are sketching in this tool is really that ...
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last post on October 21, 2017 - by EddyJordison
Hello, I would like to know if it is possible to take a photo and create an image of circles. Here is an example of what im looking for. ...
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last post on August 18, 2015 - by leg cramps
Atlas Texturing explainations
I have a few new guys joining my team and I'm trying to explain how it works to them, or the generalized concepts. They understand it in general but I think are worried about doing it perfectly. ...
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last post on March 09, 2015 - by rose61
Please Help ,my normal map isn't applying correctly 3D Texturing Forum Please Help ,my normal map isn't applying correctly
Hi people im getting some weird shading defects in 3ds max when i apply a normal map on a model its as if the uv maps have randomly shifted , i baked the normals map in mudbox and applied it with a ...
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last post on January 14, 2015 - by chal.nikkal
photoshop: How can i get a smooth fade?
How can i get a smooth fade.. the gradient tool don't seem that ...
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last post on November 27, 2014 - by sarahjoe
Adobe Photoshop texturing resources
This topic is strictly for Adobe Photoshop texturing resources. Any links to tutorials and tips on texturing in Adobe Photoshop are welcome here. Adding Texture and Transparency to 3D objects in ...
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last post on November 11, 2013 - by Andyba
Looking for "Splatter" Texturing software
Just need to know if it exists------ I've been looking around for the longest time and can't find what I'm looking for so as the first modeling/texturing forum I found, I hope someone can help. I'm ...
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last post on November 10, 2013 - by Andyba
Where do I find this texture? 3D Texturing Forum Where do I find this texture?
Does anyone know where I can find the texture for the wall facing the camera or something similar? Also, can anyone tell what type of program was used to render the image? I'm trying to give my ...
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last post on November 10, 2013 - by Andyba
How do you get straightened UV's? 3DS Max
Hello All, I am needing some advice. I am trying to unwrap the uv's for a plane and need to get the UV's quite straight.There will be perpendicular and parallel lines running across the bottom ...
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last post on November 10, 2013 - by Andyba
Best Way To Create A Hair Texture
What is the best way to create Realistic hair textures for modern game ...
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last post on November 10, 2013 - by Rossie
Texturing large models 3D Texturing Forum Texturing large models
Hey, Does anyone have any tips or tutorials for texturing large objects, with good detail? I'm creating an open cut mine that is a cylindrical object with a radius of 500m so it's rather ...
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last post on April 29, 2013 - by Andyba
texturing is my main flaw..
I have been looking for awhile now trying to find some good books or guides to texturing. Back when I took modeling classes at ITT we were taught by a media animator, so we pretty much only learned ...
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last post on April 27, 2013 - by cgrafa
Mudbox map extraction adds border 3D Texturing Forum Mudbox map extraction adds border
Hey there, I'm trying to extract a Ambient occlusion map in Mudbox, but always I do this, it adds a white and also a black border like in the image below. This also happend on my hightmap too, ...
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last post on February 04, 2013 - by Andyba
texturing for photorealism question
ok lets say I have a grey alien model, and my end result is for photorealism as I am looking to do animation with him and insert in live footage. How much of the end result photorealism has to do ...
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last post on November 21, 2012 - by reidprice
Which Software is The Best for Texturing
which software is the best for texturing tell ...
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last post on November 21, 2012 - by reidprice
Help me for the love of God...
Hey all. I'm fairly new to unwrapping and texturing and I'm having the most annoying problem. I unwrapped a model that I made quite a while ago, and for some reason I get these big white lines across ...
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last post on September 29, 2012 - by rain
Acupuncture Model
I am trying to find a Acupuncture texture for Daz 3d does anyone know where i can purchase one many ...
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last post on July 05, 2012 - by Andyba
Question about Texturing for game models
Hello! I got question, if you are modelling for games then i shouldn't use v-ray materials and stuff like that, right? I should just paint my textures on model with photo-shop(i prefer that). ...
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last post on June 25, 2012 - by Andyba
Bump Mapping Tutorials
from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bump_mapping Bump mapping is a technique in computer graphics to make a rendered surface look more realistic by simulating small displacements of the surface. ...
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last post on June 20, 2012 - by Andyba
simple texturing software - mapping a .jpg onto a 3d mesh
I have a 3d mesh from a 3d scanner, I want to place a photograph in .bmp or.jpg onto the mesh in the correct place at the correct scale - can anyone reccomend any software to do this - I dont need to ...
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last post on June 19, 2012 - by Andyba
Car texturing
hi, i have modelled a car 3d max and need to create the rust effect and scratches on the body such that it appears underneath the carpaint, any help would be ...
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last post on March 29, 2012 - by songjuyu
Texture library for purchase rights?
Are there any texture libraries that include distributing the textures as part of the license? For example, in a model that you are selling? I know there are other people on this board making and ...
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last post on March 18, 2012 - by Andyba
Texture Map?
I'm trying to create a single texture map for an F-22 Model that I have made in 3ds max. Any ...
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last post on February 27, 2012 - by Jordan-Lake
The Best, The Most Professional Texturing/mapping Tool
I'm looking very professional texturing/mapping plugin for 3D Max. High price is not a problem but quality has to be very high. What market offer these days? What is the best tool in your opinion. I ...
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last post on February 03, 2012 - by baalnazzar
texture libraries
I want to know the most popular 3d textures libraries ( names of companies that release cds and dvds. thank ...
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last post on January 21, 2012 - by stollo770
Gimp: removing text from a picture
Hello, can someone give me some graphics advice? as in, how to remove text from a picture that's a jpeg but its not just ordinary text, its a semi-transparent bubble letter any ...
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last post on January 21, 2012 - by stollo770
3dsmax 8: Real world mapping
What is this new real world mapping in 3ds max? I've read the documentation and didn't understand a thing. How do I use it? What is the difference between the more traditional UV mapping and the ...
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last post on January 21, 2012 - by stollo770
In Depth Illustration with Sketchbook Pro 2011
hey everyone!!!! fellow lovers of all that is art!! found this free tutorial you might want to check out using sketchbook pro and illustrator, mark kokavec illustrating shoes, type in filter foundry ...
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last post on January 21, 2012 - by stollo770
Help texture making (Realistic 3d metallic train texture) 3D Texturing Forum Help texture making (Realistic 3d metallic train texture)
Hello, I am new here, my name Is Jordy Smeets I make 3d models for train simulator 2001 I use G max, and have paint net and paint shop pro I made a 3d model for an old game of mine (Train ...
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last post on January 21, 2012 - by stollo770
3ds max texture problem
Whenever i try and model using modifiers (extrude) etc, the textures look all stretched and wrong when i apply them. any ideas what is ...
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last post on November 23, 2011 - by baalnazzar
I am having problem with UV unwrap
I am new to 3DMAx 9, I model a head and applied UVW Unwrap, but when I applied the texture from the image from PSD, the texture showing at the front was also showing at the back. How do I applied the ...
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last post on November 22, 2011 - by Surplu
Deleteing a UV channel in Autodesk Softimage
Hello. How do I delete a UV channel in Autodesk Softimage? I created accidentally more UV mapping channels and need to get rid of them. Thank ...
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last post on September 07, 2011 - by Lara
Cloth modelling "Without using garment maker"
Hello guys, I need help regarding modelling general clothings without using garment maker. I searched many forums and videos for cloth modelling but all of them use garment maker. I can model by ...
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last post on September 01, 2011 - by deepak.froggy
Adding Graphics to Pro Materials
Hi guys my first post here, I have made a Rx-7 and set up all the paint with using the Pro Material in 3D Max. I am not sure where to put the the graphic into the pro material or am i doing it the ...
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last post on August 26, 2011 - by j3dj3d
Materials saving problem ?
I'm sure this question has been asked before but I've searched and I have yet to find the answer. Im working on a group project in Max 2011 and I need to save out the material library I've made ...
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last post on July 30, 2011 - by Frankyh
uv mapping export
Hello everybody, this is my first topic on this forum 8) . I have question about exporting uv map from maya to 3ds max. can i do that just by export to a fbx file format, or do i have to do ...
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last post on June 27, 2011 - by dTb
human texturing using vray..?
hi.. does anybody know where i can find tutorial about how to do texturing and rendering human figure using ...
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last post on March 30, 2011 - by heartscool
3ds max freezing issue
Hi, I donít know if anyone else has had this problems too. But here goes: 3ds max 2010 and 2011 both stops responding or starts to lag a lot whenever I press the play button in the animation ...
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last post on March 27, 2011 - by Lis
3ds max export to 3ds file cropping and placement issue
Hi all, I tryed putting all my textures on a 512 X 512 bitmap and then in 3dsmax 2011 I was using the materials cropping and placement settings to locate the texture for that material using this ...
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last post on March 27, 2011 - by Lis
Newbie Help With Texturing
I'm new to texturing and 3D modeling, etc. The modeling part, I get for the most part. I'm still learning and I have a long way to go but I usually pick things up quick so it hasn't been a problem. ...
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last post on March 09, 2011 - by PKonst
Free texture license on this website?
It says that if I use it in realtime apps, then I must include 3dmd in the credits, but what if I want to distribute the texture alongside a commercial 3d model? Sorry if this is the wrong place ...
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last post on December 09, 2010 - by Andyba
Painting to object , Help !!!
Hey guys , I'm got a problem . I need to paint to object in 3DS max 2009 , so I'm used Vertex Paint , but I can't render it . Help !!! How can I fix it ? By : S. ...
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last post on December 09, 2010 - by Andyba
3ds Max: Making a Brick Wall
Has anyone made a brick wall looking good? Maybe I should ask first, when is it best to use bumpmapping and when to use ...
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last post on October 28, 2010 - by baalnazzar
3DS MAX: Texture problem 3D Texturing Forum 3DS MAX: Texture problem
Hi guys, I am currently trying to texture a cardboard box I made (kinda new to texturing) and i have a 512x512 image but when i apply it, it comes up as a load of tiny tiled images. Are my settings ...
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last post on October 27, 2010 - by DmitriyTL
Find material that is missing a file
Hey everyone, Currently when I open my scene it is telling me that one of my materials is missing a file. I know this since I deleted an object that was using the material and then deleted the ...
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last post on October 27, 2010 - by DmitriyTL
Brick Textures
I'm trying to create seamless brick textures from a photo with PhotoShop. It's really painful work so I tried some texture generators that help creating seamless textures. Has anyone experiences with ...
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last post on October 27, 2010 - by DmitriyTL
UV unwrapping
I have a 3D model of a sci-fi tank. I want to texture it so I apply a Unwrap UVW and then open the editor and select the object, but when I go to mapping > flatten mapping, it is greyed out. ...
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last post on July 28, 2010 - by Andyba
3ds MAX: Tips And Trick For Texturing/Materials
1. To remove an assigned material from a mesh, drag the NONE material from the 'Material/Map Browser' via the 'Material Editor' on to your mesh, or use the UVW Remove utility in the utilities panel ...
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last post on June 29, 2010 - by heartscool
virtool problem
hello guys..i'm new here..i need your help here..i just done my modelling in 3D max..then, i import it to virtool 4.1..ut, when i imported it, there's no texture..my instructor told me, that i need ...
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last post on May 28, 2010 - by soleadd13
Anyone interested...
in texturing a model for me? I have already done up a pretty basic, yet detailed texture. So why u may ask, am i asking here for help? Well it recently hit me. I know how to use photoshop, i mean ...
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last post on March 12, 2010 - by Liman
MAYA: help with animated noise transition
hi all, i'm trying to create an animated noise color transition for a surface shader in maya using the ramp shader. i've been playing around with using a fractal noise shader for UV coords, but ...
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last post on February 18, 2010 - by Jhonny
Why Ambient Occlusion For A Covered Interior Is Dark
Hi friends. Can anyone help me.. please. :( I didn't got the output as clear as I wanted. While giving occlusion to a covered interior it was always dark. what is the reason behind that. ...
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last post on January 29, 2010 - by Andyba
New to texture art - I don't know where to start.
Hello, everybody! :) I'm in a bit of a pickle as you can tell from the title; I'm a beginner to texture art and I'm utterly lost as to a good place to learn how to make textures. I use GIMP meaning I ...
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last post on October 12, 2009 - by limacchina
Patchmatch Adobe Photoshop CS5
I have seen many negative comments on youtube about this, but I think it is just amazing. So many uses for creating great textures and preparing mate paintings and backgrounds. See for ...
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last post on October 02, 2009 - by Andyba
modo: UV mapping in modo?
How is modo's UV mapping? easier then 3dsmax's? cuz i hate 3dsmax's UVunwrap's and multiregion shit I shopped around for a UV mapping program purely to avoid using max's but came up ...
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last post on September 20, 2009 - by netpag00
UV mapping (3dsmax)
is there any way to save an image of my UV map in 3dsmax? so i can use it in photoshop as a ...
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last post on August 24, 2009 - by manicrabbit
Need Quick help with 3ds Max Problem - Material Problems?
Ok so i made most of the textures for my model, i made them following the UVW Map i made in the Unwrap UVW Modifier. (I used cylindrical if you need to know that). but, when im puting the texture ...
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last post on August 06, 2009 - by Andyba
xsi: UVs
Is there a reason why my uvs are scaling from some goddamn offscreen pivot in the uv editor? Rather than pivot from the center of my selection like id expect it ...
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last post on July 18, 2009 - by Andyba
Gimp: drawing tools
Hello Gimp is only good for image processing or does it also have advanced image drawing tools? Something like corel in windows? Thank ...
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last post on June 12, 2009 - by Andyba
xsi : Scaling UVs
Is there a reason why my uvs are scaling from some goddamn offscreen pivot in the uv editor? rather than pivot from the center of my selection like id expect it ...
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last post on June 12, 2009 - by Andyba
Maya: How do I set the color for a vertex (rgba)?
How do I set the color for a vertex ...
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last post on June 12, 2009 - by Andyba
Softimage Xsi: about composite pic obj's color of shadow
Hi all I want to render the scene shadows to a separate pass, but the composite obj pic's shadow color is not like the default pass shadow color. I tried to use the simple_shadow to solve this ...
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last post on June 10, 2009 - by Andyba
Softimage Xsi: When to Texture?
When is it the best time to start texturing a poly model in XSI?? ok I have this model I'm working on which is progressing at a good pace. However, I will like to know when is it the best time to ...
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last post on June 03, 2009 - by Andyba
photoshop: saving to ico
Is it possible to create .ico files with ...
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last post on June 03, 2009 - by Andyba
3ds Max: A problem about material preview in viewport
When I am using materials from plugins such as Vray, brazil, etc once i apply them to a object, the object turn to a full black i can not even preview the diffuse color on it unless render ...
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last post on April 18, 2009 - by Andyba
Maya: Possible to import UV layout?
I have an issue where moving to a different computer, the UV layout in the UV Texture Editor doesn't carry over. Instead, it's a mess as though I haven't UVed anything yet. I have my UV snapshot ...
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last post on April 11, 2009 - by Andyba
3ds Max: max5's Light Tracer fails to render Noise Map
Why does Light Tracer fail to render objects with Noise map? Thanks for ...
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last post on January 09, 2009 - by Andyba
Wanting some help with texturing
Hi im interested in finding someone that could just do a ruff skin for one of models, my models not very in depth and im not very good, but i wanted something simple so i could modify it in the ...
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last post on January 09, 2009 - by Andyba
photoshop: warp nodes
I draw a circle. I put warp. But I don't have the enough nodes to make the shape I ...
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last post on September 09, 2007 - by salah862
Zbrush texturing resources
This topic is strictly for Zbrush texturing resources. Any links to tutorials and tips on texturing in ZBrush are welcome ...
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last post on September 09, 2007 - by salah862
Softimage Xsi: error while generating my normal map?
I have my high model on a high_resolution layer, and my low on the Low_Resolution layer. when i click generate maps using the add ons from net view, i get a ERROR: invalid procedure call or ...
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last post on June 01, 2007 - by Andyba
Softimage Xsi: premultiplied maps
when i apply maps with alphas to objects (as decals) i'm getting some black halos around the image. is there a premultiplied option anywhere to help me remove this effects, i'm struggling to find ...
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last post on June 01, 2007 - by Andyba
3ds Max: Bump mapping problem in Max 5
Hi, I have been doing this today with Max 5, and when rendered with scanline it looks allright, but using light tracer makes the bump map look awful. Looks like the more perpendicular to the camera, ...
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last post on April 19, 2007 - by Kiffy20
New Free Texture Site
www.thegrimypolygon.com I've been collecting images to use for my textures for my films for years now and have received quite a few requests for those images. So I've put them all up for use (for ...
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last post on March 16, 2007 - by chris_rw
Painter 6 memory problem! please HELP!
Ok, this is my problem... it's about Painter 6... I don't know where post my thread.. :( I have upgraded my PC to this configuration: AMD Athlon 1700+ Mobo Epox 8KHA+ GF3 128Mb HD ...
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last post on December 28, 2006 - by Tech3D
Softimage Xsi: please need help with texturing
when i try to start texturing and setting up the planes in uv editor i use the "unfold" tool in netview>tools>render>PolyPlaneProjection the problem, no window pops up asking ...
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last post on December 14, 2006 - by FireWall
please need help with XSI5.11
when i try to start texturing and setting up the planes in uv editor i use the "unfold" tool in netview>tools>render>PolyPlaneProjection the problem, no window pops up asking ...
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last post on December 02, 2006 - by UVlas
photoshop: Can't select multiple layers
Cant use shift + click to select more than one layer. Whats ...
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last post on November 01, 2006 - by Andyba
photoshop: playing an action to every open document
How do I play an action to every open ...
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last post on October 11, 2006 - by Andyba
photoshop: blending
Anyone here good at graphic design? Im trying to design a logo for my site, and it is not blending right ...
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last post on September 29, 2006 - by Andyba
Photoshop: smooth shape
Hi Is there a smooth shape somewhere in cs2 ...
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last post on September 29, 2006 - by Andyba
XSI 5 : Unique UV's
Hi guys, Does anyone know where i can find any tutorials on Unique ...
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last post on September 29, 2006 - by Andyba
3ds max8: How to hide the green UV borders?
Hi How to remove the green highlights of the border edges in the unwrap view? Thank ...
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last post on September 09, 2006 - by Shawn
Photo Shop: line tool, help please
I'm a bit stuck, i'm trying to use my line tool, but it comes out in the shape of an arrow.. how do i make it go back to ...
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last post on September 01, 2006 - by Andyba
photoshop: fill tool
When i am using the pen tool on a canvas How do I fill one side? If i use the pen tool from edge to ...
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last post on September 01, 2006 - by Andyba
Tattoo: 3ds file format problem
I downloaded Tattoo and am trying to make a texture for a model I did in TurboCAD Deluxe v.12 but for some reason the brushes won't paint the model. I tried one of their examples and it was possible ...
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last post on July 28, 2006 - by Andyba
3ds max: Select ID doesn't work
Anyone know why Select ID wouldn't work? Cause this has happened in the past five things I've made, and it's ridiculously ...
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last post on July 26, 2006 - by Shawn Lancing
XSI 5: edit R G B - at once?
Can someone please tell me if it is possible to edit all three parameters - R G and B - at once? Is this possible in XSI and if so how do I do it? Thank ...
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last post on July 17, 2006 - by Andyba
Maya: alpha channel question
Hm... Okay I have a TGA. It's basically some white labels for buttons. It has an alpha channel, but unlike my other buttons that had a black texture... these ones with a white texture don't show ...
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last post on June 17, 2006 - by PolyGru
photoshop: How can i get a smooth fade?
How can i get a smooth fade.. the gradient tool don't seem that ...
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last post on June 16, 2006 - by indico
Maya: Stencil Shader question
Hi... Do you guys use the stencil shader type at ...
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last post on June 10, 2006 - by Skubbyl
blender not workin?
Just got a tech question; I've just installed blender 2.41 on an WinXP box and I'm having some trouble Every now and then (actually pretty often) blender will stop responding; its processor use goes ...
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last post on June 09, 2006 - by broodling
maya: help, can't delete UVs
Please help I don't seem to be able to delete ...
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last post on June 08, 2006 - by dwp
Photoshop: image overlay
Hi. I know this isnt a photoshop question, but is there a way to have an image overlay on your screen on top of everything, always?... like a program that will make an image always on top, above ...
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last post on June 08, 2006 - by Skubbyl
photoshop : stretching the image
Hey guys, i am working with a flyer, like 3300px by 2300px , if i start out with 500x500px Can i change the image back to 3000x2300 without any problems Like stretching, ...
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last post on June 08, 2006 - by dfk