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Brain material
show user profile  cnopicilin
Hello!

I need to create brains for a music video. I've already figured out the way to model them, but I have no idea on how to create a realistic material for them.

Has anyone even done brains before?

Thank you!
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5/29/2013 6:07:27 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 6:07:27 AM)
show user profile  Kirk
Vray or mental ray user. If vray, you can use a vraydirtmap to add detail. Else, get a picture of a brain, use clone tool to remove the dark lines where the creases are, leaving a smooth surface and apply it to your unwrapped brain. You might also want to use an AO pass to add extra detail.

Kirk out.
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5/29/2013 8:24:48 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 8:26:09 AM)
show user profile  FX
Not exactly brains but it's close, and you get a good idea of how to set up materials for this effect.




http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_education/complex_mats_falloff/complex_mats_falloff.htm



You can download a demo scene, saves you having to set it up. a few tweaks and you should have brains ;)



Check out the Material section of his site for more tuts/info.


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5/29/2013 11:45:01 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 11:50:53 AM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
http://jokermartini.com/2008/09/23/3ds-max-mr-shaders/#.UaXQD0Csh8E


More examples that might help you.



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5/29/2013 11:55:22 AM (last edit: 5/29/2013 11:55:22 AM)
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