I am very impressed! It is easy to see you are on your way to a well-deserved wonderful future.
An absolutely great read, thank you for this. Really lays a foundation on how to go about the learning process.
Hi Matthew and Mr VFX, I’m currently researching this topic of decomposing images into shading and reflectance layers. I would love to learn about what you are trying to use this for to learn more about applications for this technology.
The Substance team has shared a new course on YouTube that will help you create your first Substance Material. Basically, this is a perfect introduction that will let you figure out all the basic concepts and steps in no time.
The course is divided into four chapters:
- Ch1: Discusses workflow, Substance Designer and node architecture
- Ch2: Creating the height data
- Ch3: Creating maps such as roughness, base color
- Ch4: Material layering, exporting textures and publishing sbsar files
Here is the first chapter:
You can find other chapters here. Discuss the course in the comments below.