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Alphas as Decals.

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Hi, 

Can anyone help with info regarding the creation of decals using alphas. I'm completely stumped!

Even just a rough guide to how alphas work inside Redshift would be great.

Cheers.

 


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This tutorial should answer your question: Good luck with your project too.

 

 

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  • Thanks ABMotion. I watched this last night but it's not what I'm looking for. 

    I want to make decals to place over the top of an existing material,

    Example would be a shinny paint material with a decal placed on top with a high roughness value and possibly some wear to it.


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    There's two ways.  

     

    1. If you want the decal to be the same material as your surface, you can just use the Color Layer node, then feed that into the diffuse or some other input of the Material.  

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    2. If you want the decal to be an entirely different material, just feed two materials into a Material Blender node, then use the decal's alpha to blend between them. 

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    Hey @nerv ,

    how would you go about turning off the texture tiling  in RS? The good old texture tag method has no effect ...

     

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    @DanLSK make sure to turn off "wrap U" and "wrap V" on the texture node. 

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  • nerv you are amazing, thank you.

     

    Any idea how we can get the decal to look worn away in places or kinda grungy ? Maybe by using a noise or something ?


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    24 minutes ago, flippyfloop said:

    nerv you are amazing, thank you.

     

    Any idea how we can get the decal to look worn away in places or kinda grungy ? Maybe by using a noise or something ?

    np. 

     

    You can do that by combining the decal's alpha and some noise into a Color Composite node before sending it to the material blender.  

     

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    Chad from GSG also recently did a very nice tutorial on weathering effects with Redshift, via Twitch.  Not sure that it's on youtube yet. 

     

    https://go.twitch.tv/videos/181492751##

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