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Photorealism in Blender: Unlocked


Reality isn't clean and neat - your brain requires a certain amount of randomness and dirt to make a distinction between a CG image or reality. In this tutorial, Scenefiller shares a few simple techniques to add realism to your scenes: randomly offsetting edges, using photos as textures, adding dirt to your textures using a stencil and adding 'stuff' to your scenes to fill them up.

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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