Fishscale Texture Tutorial

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Fishscale Texture Tutorial

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Viktor started a model sharing thread in the Gallery. That inspired me to create a tutorial for creating a fish scale texture (if you emailed me asking how I did the dragon scale, this is it :wink: ). I think I've created a simple easy to follow tutorial :roll: . Maybe I succeeded, but maybe I didn't. Mabye it's not so easy to follow if you haven't done this before. Seems easy to me though. :P

Rather than dump this in Viktor's model sharing thread, I'm starting a new topic here in Tips. It will be easier to keep track of (and respond to) any follow up questions anyone may have.

The approach I documented isn't the only way to do this. It's just the way I chose to document. Hope you find it useful.

You should find an image of the texture created in the tutorial and a tutorial pdf attached to this message.

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Thanks!

Will look it over when I get a chance.
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ed

thank you to honor my posts..
my mention to encourage others sharing their ideas i think will work..
as imentioned i dont want to keep exclusively my self that topic.. since that ii have more info..

lastly i posted unfortunately was based on a copyrigthed work... so i have to be more careful.. so that could be a warning all of us..

best regard
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Did anybody find this useful? I don't want to spend the time doing another one if this one didn't help anybody.

Ed

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I am sure I will find it immensely useful in the near future. At the present time I am so busy I cannot get to it. I have studied your tutorial and it all looks good. I really appreciate your doing that.

Anything you can post in the future will be equally appreciated.

Thank you,

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Ed, thanks for the tutorial. I find it useful to follow an-others logic an point of view, to clarify what I know about Aspire methods. Dan

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I agree there's so much to do or want to do that it hard to get to all of it. This forum is a gold mine of information and I for one really appreciate it. I know how much time it takes to work up something like this. Great job and please keep posting and hopefully some of us will get to it soon. :D

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Thanks for the Lesson. Good Stuff
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spinningwood wrote:Did anybody find this useful?
Yes!!
Thank you for doing this. Please keep up the tutorials they help alot!!
So here is my attempt. Not as good as yours but I'm learning.
So thanks again.

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Great! Glad you found it useful. After I complete the current project I am working on, I should be able to pull together another tutorial. If the project doesn't crash and burn, maybe it will be a technique for a building block approach to celtic knot design.

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:) Good work. Texture techniques are greatly appreciated here.
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thanks
Always glad to see how people are solving problems
this kind of sharing is how we all learn.
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Ed
thanks for the extra effort on the tutorial Don

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Ed, It's all good when we share.
Thanks for you information.
We just started doing a few new items where your tutorial will come in handy.
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spinningwood wrote:Did anybody find this useful? I don't want to spend the time doing another one if this one didn't help anybody.

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Michael

Did you model that bass, if so what software?

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