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Old 31-10-2008, 09:15 PM   #1
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I am looking to make a good chrome texture that I can render out in mental ray that looks realistic. I think I saw one on a tutorial I did a few years back but I can't find it. I also and looking to make hard black plastic.
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Old 31-10-2008, 09:32 PM   #2
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have you tried searching the forum?


....http://forum.simplymaya.com/showthre...chrome+texture
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keep with your blinn and use a ramp shader for your colour set it to
grey to black to white and set the light angle to facing
turn reflectivity to 100 render out with fg and hdri for environmental relfections
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Originally Posted by anasasis View Post
keep with your blinn and use a ramp shader for your colour set it to
grey to black to white and set the light angle to facing
turn reflectivity to 100 render out with fg and hdri for environmental relfections
Hey, I am trying to work on a chrome material. I am also new to maya. What does "FG" and "HDRI" mean? Any other tips for making chrome?
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FG = final gather HDRI = high dynamic range image. Chrome is the color of what it reflects. So you have to set up some sort of reflected environment.
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