Art. Take a look around.
I was hoping to start commissions at some point.
Quick 'n easy Iray wet skin tutorialI looked for tutorials on how to make sweaty/wet skin in Iray renders, and I ended up using an easy fix of my own. The problem is, with default values it's impossible to make skin look wet. Here's a typical setup, with an Uber shader, glossy layered weight set to 1, glossy reflectivity 1 and glossy roughness 0.1:
The glossy highlights are barely visible, mostly because the glossy color textures are really dark. Tutorials either involve removing them, which gives a plastic wrap effect, or tweaking the top coat setting with custom textures. The solution I found just involves slightly messing up the default values. Just select the character's skin, edit the glossy layered weight parameters and remove the limits:
Then you can boost the glossy effect to your heart's content. Here's the result when set to 10:
The highlights are much larger, and the whole skin
3D artist, more of a hobby than anything else.
I play video games in my spare time, which isn't as often as I would like because of work.
I see a lot of movies at the cinema and I like to read Sixpencee posts on tumblr.