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Create a digital number Shader


Joakim Tornhill writes:

I did a post on FB that got many likes and requests on a tutorial, where I made a digital counter out of the nodes in the Shader editor.
So, on a simple plane the Shader produces the same number in a glowing old fashioned calculator way, as you use as input to the node tree.
Curious on how I did it? Well, then the tutorial is here:


About the Author

My real name is Joakim Tornhill, but most people know me as "Blender Insight"... the procedural node & material guy :). I love how Blender can turn a simple sphere in to a photo realistic cherry, orange, planet or football....without using any external sources like images at all. That is amazing! However, I can do other Blender stuff as well (been at it since 2012) and share my knowledge as much as I can on YouTube at:

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