Maps, maps, more maps!

So it turns out there are a lot of different maps to learn. Diffuse maps, normal maps, spec maps, gloss maps – oh my! I’ve got most of them applied to my ammo box here, but I haven’t quiet figured out how to get that chrome/glossy look on the handles...

There’s a Map For That

This week we’re on to diffuse mapping in my 3D Max lessons. I was having a blast with the first treasure chest maps but decided that I wasn’t loving the model I built so before getting into more involved painting, I wanted to do a re-build. The second...