About 'Introduction To Hand Painting'!

In this video (objectives)…

  1. Create a New Image
  2. Change the mode of the UV Image Editor to Paint
  3. Paint a quick black and white image

After watching (learning outcomes)…

You will be able to create you own custom value image

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This lecture gave me some insight as to roughness and how to use UV maps to control surface qualities on an object. The only thing I noticed is that my light source (Sun) was too white and too strong. Due to that my first render look like white speckles (like the dreaded fireflies in cycles) but they weren’t that. They were just too bright. When I changed the suns color a bit and lowered the strength of light, I got this image:

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Rouhness + BaseColor


BaseColor

Rouhness + BaseColor + Normals from color “Candy”

Rouhness + BaseColor + Normals from color “Wood”

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Here is my Suzanne normal/displacement comparison from last lecture with a wet patch on her faces. It came out pretty cool I think!


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Painted roughness vs constant roughness. I painted in the 3D view, lowered the angle, so that most of the “paint” went onto the higher bits, then inverted the output so the lower bits were shinier and it looks like there are wet patches in the lower bits


I tried to keep it lokking like mud under water but its hard to tell

Then I tried one of those cheap $15 drawing pads, and drew a simple cartoon. Good news the inexpensive graphic tablets work. Its hard to get use to though, maybe only 5% better than doing it with a mouse. It was a struggle at least for me.

Is there any way to change the ring color for your paint brush, white on white isn’t working so well.

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I decided to stick on working with nodes.
Re-using the colour map, make it grayscale and invert it. So the cracks will have roughness 1 and the stone to 0 (glossy).
Then I decided to add more environment stuff into the scene. Using an old 2.79 project. Just to have a quick workflow!
But that didn’t work, because of the 2.79 version and bad project management. I had a lot of problems making it work. Eevee no problem. Cycles a lot (didn’t show anything).
But I managed, just by following a step by step process what could go wrong and why.

So here it is, 2 x cycles.

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This one was a lot of fun for me, and I’m going to try some more type of stylized textures later on because this is ridiculously fun. I might try to create a hand painted cobblestone path but for now, here is the render of my materials studies with the wet patch

I also just wanted to show exactly where the wet patches were falling so heres the same image except with the “wet patch” plugged into the color instead

Hope all of you are doing great, I’ll catch you all later!

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this lecture isnt working in the 2.8 version names and icons have changed got some texture connected to the cube after alot of fidling but it wasnt clear how it was connected . maybe you could explain that in 2.8 cause the way you connected the rougness.png didnt show up in my version?

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very nice collection of mud sculptures but wat did you hand paint ? the lesson was on using the paint brush right?

I add wet path and water to make the land looking wet with water remain.

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Wow, the upper image looks awesome, a weirdly clouded moon in an abstract setting :+1:

Here’s my wet patch on the cracked earth plane.

And - for reference - the same with the wet patch set for image color as well (making the wet areas a bit more obvious).

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Wet patch

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soggy_cube

this would be excellent combined with a water shader

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