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UV seams in normal maps!?!?*#
show user profile  ravihara
I'm having UV seams in my render. thin happens only in mental ray. with Fast SSS. everything else about the normals look OK. but this wired thing comes all the time. please help in fixing this issue.

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7/28/2012 10:42:28 AM (last edit: 7/28/2012 10:42:28 AM)
show user profile  herfst1
You might have to adjust your uv's so that the edges of the seams run as parallel to each other as possible. Post up a pic with just a checkermap.
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7/28/2012 11:32:09 AM (last edit: 7/28/2012 11:32:09 AM)
show user profile  ravihara
got it. its not caused by normals, but this ambient occlusion map that i generated from crazy bump. :/ any ideas on how to generate a good ambient occlusion map with a normal mapped model?

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7/28/2012 4:14:08 PM (last edit: 7/28/2012 4:14:08 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
xnormal does a good AO map. Try it, it's free.
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7/28/2012 4:16:30 PM (last edit: 7/28/2012 4:16:30 PM)
show user profile  ravihara
thanks mate. will give a try!

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7/28/2012 4:20:53 PM (last edit: 7/28/2012 4:20:53 PM)
show user profile  LionDebt
The RTT (render to texture) functions built into Max are pretty awesome as well.
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7/28/2012 5:01:43 PM (last edit: 7/28/2012 5:01:43 PM)
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