Flowing a texture along a curved surface

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#1

Hello,

What is the best way to make the texture flow along with the curved surface like I have here? I am using Rhino 5 with Vray 3.6.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!


(Marc Gibeault) #2

For solid wood, you can use box mapping on 4 sides, oriented as the part would be relative to the wood grain, and the faces with the end grain showing extracted and with a different material.


#3

When I do that I get what is shown above, where the grain just goes straight in one direction and doesn’t really curve/flow with the curvature of the material


#4

All the answers here (new video):

Edit: Ops, only now i see that you use Vray, sorry.

// Rolf


#5

Thank you, Rolf, that’s pretty amazing tutorial! Rhino texture mapping works just right in V-ray.


#6

That was insanely helpful and got me exactly the look I needed,

Thank you very much!!