Introduction to Maya - Modeling Fundamentals Vol 2
This course will look in the fundamentals of modeling in Maya with an emphasis on creating good topology. It's aimed at people that have some modeling experience in Maya but are having trouble with complex objects.
# 1 19-11-2013 , 03:52 AM
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How to change a bump map into a displacement map

Hi, I am trying to change a texture map on a fish model. It is currently a bump map...I want to change it to a displacement map, to make it look more realistic

could someone tell me how to do that. Hope this doesn't sound like to "Newbie" a questionuser added image

PS. I am using Maya 2013

# 2 19-11-2013 , 04:15 PM
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put the bump map in the displacement map slot of the shading group, add a mental ray sub div approximation node if necessary and you're done.


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# 3 19-11-2013 , 09:00 PM
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Hey, Thanks.

put the bump map in the displacement map slot of the shading group, add a mental ray sub div approximation node if necessary and you're done.

Cool, I shall give it a try....Thanksuser added image

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