Added: 15 December, 2007
Group: Maya
How to create a coin using maya
Author: TechTut.com
page: 3

Create a coin 3D model render


Disconnect file from color
Select arrow and hit delete button:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 1

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 2

Now if you render it with mental ray, it's will be something like this:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 3

So what we need to do is create approximation for displacement
Open Approximation editor:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 4

Click create button:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 5

Select coin and click assign button:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 6

Now click edit button and adjust it:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 7

Also open file node with our texture and decrease alpha gain:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 8

Try to render, you can see there it's very low details:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 9

So we need to add details to geometry, I made it's simply by extruding faces, and scale them down
Also you will need to create new UV (just repeat steps as shown above):

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 10

Now try to render
I also set alpha gain a little lower value, 0.03

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 11

So finally tweak blinn as metal and make final render:

Tutorial Create a coin 3D model render 12

You can choose any type of coin to create with this technique.


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