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Advanced Normal Map Creation Tips


Aidy Burrows writes:


Following on from the Substance Designer style workflow in Blender, here are some more tips for taking normal map creation to the next level!

We'll cover...

  1. How to combine black and white heightmaps with normal map textures together in the shader editor.
  2. The normal map matcap is great for sculpting, here we can take that a step further and get not just the geometry but the textures as well.
  3. Making a node group as a master control to switch between render passes
  4. How to combine 2 normal map textures together

And of course more along the way!!! :D


About the Author

Aidy Burrows

Tutorial co-author with Gleb Alexandrov @ Game Asset Creation Course for the Blender Cloud and Steam. Indie Developer working on projects at Ex Warner Bros Interactive Environment Artist (TT Fusion) Worked on Lego : Marvel, Lego : Movie, Lego : Batman 3 and more.


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