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Gerrit Velthuisglimmer texture
by on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:03:46 am

I need to make an almost black object which has small glimmers in the surface, which means that they only light-up in the specular areas.
I made a texture for it in PS; a simple black area with irregular tiny white spots, but I don't know in what channel(s) to use it.
The spots should only appear in the specular areas and not in the darker parts. The specular channel however doesn't have a "texture" option.

I tried different configs in the specular color channel but with no result.

I attached an image to show what it should (more or less) look like.

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Adam TrachtenbergRe: glimmer texture
by on Aug 20, 2013 at 3:52:00 pm

R14 has a texture slot in the specular channel. With prior versions you would put the texture in the Specular Color channel.

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Gerrit VelthuisRe: glimmer texture
by on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:43:50 pm

Thanks Adam, that did it.
Tried it before but after tweaking some parameters I got a reasonable result.

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