How to Create Your Own 3D Materials With Filter Forge 5 and Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingFilter Forge 5 is an Adobe Photoshop plugin and stand-alone software that gives you the ability to create your own complex filters and textures. Its node-based Filter Editor is powerful and intuitive. One of the most useful features is the export of Render Maps which can be used to craft 3D materials and shaders. In this tutorial we use Filter Forge to craft custom 3D materials to create a "Wood vs. Metal" chess set.1. Create a Custom Wood TextureThere are several wooden textures available within the Filter Forge software, and even more available through (Read more...)