VUE Masterclass : Become a Master of Materials

Saturday February 22 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday February 23 @ 9:30 pm GMT

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Start:
Saturday February 22 @ 8:00 pm GMT
End:
Sunday February 23 @ 9:30 pm GMT
Cost:
$55
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This masterclass is designed to give you a comprehensive course on the creation and use of textures within VUE.  Award winning Vue artist and product vendor Karen Reedstrom will provide you with a whole range of options of producing, editing, testing and applying textures within a VUE scene. Are you wary of the material editor? Karen will teach how to use this aspect of VUE step by step.

Who is this course for?

  • VUE Artists
  • Texture artists
  • Artists wanting to understand textures from the ground up

You’ll Learn…

  • How to generate materials from maps using photography
  • How to create outstanding textures with three recommended tools
  • How to create materials with just using Photoshop
  • Learn deep on every type of texture map
  • How to combine maps to create 3D effects.
  • An in depth session with the Material Editor
  • Material types exploration
  • How to edit cloud materials
  • How to save materials from stock Vue scenes to use later.
  • How to construct complex mixed materials.
  • How to create procedural materials in the Function Editor.
  • How to test materials you are creating and applying the materials to various objects.
  • How to create an ecosystem material and save it to use in other projects.

Bonus Content : Texture Mega-Pack

Over 330 materials included in this course:-

  • 101 sci fi materials
  • 20 rock materals
  • 25 Alienflesh materials
  • 20 Cobblestone materials
  • 10 Fancy Fences materials
  • 102 Fractal materials
  • 9 crater materials
  • 10 procedural rock materials
  • 16 tree bark materials
  • 26 weave mat materials

Software Requirements

  • VUE 2015 or up
  • Photoshop or GIMP

Webinar Dates and Times

Session 1 : Saturday 22nd of February

20:00 GMT (London)/12:00 PST (Los Angeles)/15:00 EST (New York)

Duration : 1.5 hours

Session 2 : Sunday 23rd of February

20:00 GMT (London)/12:00 PST (Los Angeles)/15:00 EST (New York)

Duration : 1.5 hours

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Course Content Across Two Webinar Sessions 

  • How to use photos and turn them into tillable textures in Photoshop.
  • Creating outstanding textures with Filter Forge, Flame Painter, Amberlight
  • Use brushes in Photoshop to create ornate designs and tile them.
  • Learn deep on every type of texture map

Projected Texture Map

Texture Map

Bump Map

Alpha

Reflection maps

Transparency Maps

Displacement Maps

Scattering Depth Maps.

  • How to combine maps to create 3D effects.
  • In depth with the Material Editor

Color corrections

Mapping types

How to save newly created textures

How to create double sided materials

How to let light shine through materials like leaves and cloth.

  • Material types exploration

What are the different material types and how to use them.

  • How to edit cloud materials

        — Take a stock sky that comes with Vue and use the material settings to make a totally different sky!

  • How to save materials from stock Vue scenes to use later.

         Take materials from skies, ground, mountains, ecosystems and save them to your computer to use in other scenes or even alter them to suit your needs.

  • How to construct complex mixed materials.

         How to combine 2 or more materials to create interesting and complex materials

Complex material generation with alpha channels, using height or patterns.

  • How to create procedural materials in the Function Editor.

        Create brand new materials directly in Vue using nodes (in a not scary way) – I will show you how much fun and powerful it can be!

  • How to test materials you are creating and applying the materials to various objects.

        How to place your light to get good renders of what your new material looks like.

  • How to create an ecosystem material and save it to use in other projects.

        You can create your own ecosystems and save them to be used later in other scenes.

About Karen Reedstrom (Minto)

Karen has been using Vue since Vue 4 and has posted many renders on Cornucopia 3D, winning awards and actively taking part in contests. She has been a long-time vendor on the former Cornucopia 3D store creating objects, plants, skies, and more. Professionally she has used Vue for Ford Motors online training courses and combining DAZ and Poser characters with Vue to create artwork, movie one sheets and book covers.