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need to make an aluminum can shiny
show user profile  hermanmunster
Can anyone suggest a good tutorial to make a shiny aluminum can? I made the can just need to make the material look like aluminum. Thanks.
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8/10/2009 7:23:49 AM (last edit: 8/10/2009 7:23:49 AM)
show user profile  s_purs
use the a&d shader inside max. do the brushed metal preset (or could use the chrome and adjust the relfection and glossieness down to like 0.7 and 0.3 depending on how shiney and how blurred you want the relfections), and change the maps to an aluminium one with the amount of damage/etc you want on it. and voila
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8/10/2009 7:38:23 AM (last edit: 8/10/2009 7:38:23 AM)
show user profile  Setherial
google

2 minutes
http://cg-india.com/tutorials/3dsmax-materials-adv.html

looks ok to me, for brushed aliminium I'm sure you can just add a little bump that'll do the trick
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8/10/2009 7:41:36 AM (last edit: 8/10/2009 7:41:36 AM)
show user profile  hermanmunster
Thanks to both of you.
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8/10/2009 8:00:24 AM (last edit: 8/10/2009 8:00:24 AM)
show user profile  hermanmunster
S-Purs, I'm using 3d max six and don't see the a&d shader. Any other suggestions.

Here is my rendering
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crankula/3807982580/

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8/10/2009 8:14:51 AM (last edit: 8/10/2009 8:14:51 AM)
show user profile  s_purs
make the cants have a raytraced material in the reflection slot, and then give them something to reflect- some big white boxes that are self illuminated that the camera cant see, or a picture in the environment slot.

the a&d shaders wont be in max 6, they are much later than that, like 2008 or something
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8/10/2009 4:04:49 PM (last edit: 8/10/2009 4:04:49 PM)
show user profile  hermanmunster
Now would I make the white boxes in photoshop? Is that what you mean?
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8/10/2009 4:09:35 PM (last edit: 8/10/2009 4:09:35 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
http://www.3d-palace.com/forum/written-tutorials/12023-max-basic-studio-setup-carpaintmaterial-56k-warning.html

like the white box and how they have done it there. but make 3-4 smaller boxes, not one big box. just gives them something to reflect
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8/10/2009 4:18:48 PM (last edit: 8/10/2009 4:18:48 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Shine is either reflection, or hilights. Work on these two things.

I deleted your other thread. Please keep one per topic.



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8/10/2009 5:28:38 PM (last edit: 8/10/2009 5:28:38 PM)
show user profile  hermanmunster
I got it to work but it looks to much like car paint, not really aluminum. Any advice?
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8/12/2009 4:25:58 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 4:25:58 PM)
show user profile  s_purs
any renders?
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8/12/2009 5:24:18 PM (last edit: 8/12/2009 5:24:18 PM)
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