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Clear Coat
show user profile  Landia
I am not sure if this can be done in 3DS Max, but is there a way to make a car paint with a clear coat? The only I see is that you have to pick a color for the clear coat. I am trying to figure out a way to have NO color for the clear coat so the shinny reflection is a clear coat. I wish there was a way to select No Color in the clear coat feature.

Thanks for any advice!
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2/3/2016 10:53:55 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 10:53:55 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
What render engine?

-Marko Mandaric



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2/3/2016 10:56:28 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 10:56:28 PM)
show user profile  Landia
I am using vray with vray car paint.
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2/3/2016 10:59:14 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 10:59:14 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
You should specify that first next time... makes a huge difference.

As far as the question, are you building your own car paint with a VRayBlendMtl or using the included VRayCarPaintMtl?

-Marko Mandaric



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2/3/2016 11:02:15 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 11:03:12 PM)
show user profile  Landia
I am using the VRayBlendMtl.
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2/3/2016 11:03:25 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 11:03:25 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
The proper way to setup a car paint material with the VRayBlendMtl is as follows:

Base Paint (with or without flake)
Chrome (100% reflective with Fresnel falloff turned *off*) w/ Falloff Map for the Blend amount.

-Marko Mandaric



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2/3/2016 11:08:15 PM (last edit: 2/3/2016 11:08:15 PM)
show user profile  Landia
Thanks!
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2/4/2016 3:59:32 AM (last edit: 2/4/2016 3:59:32 AM)
show user profile  Bolteon
No problem, post up a new thread with your progress when you get a chance.

-Marko Mandaric



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2/4/2016 2:19:21 PM (last edit: 2/4/2016 2:19:21 PM)
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