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Purchases

Each asset contains product images from different angles and a detailed description of its characteristics. We carefully monitor the quality of each file, but if you find a critical error, be sure to tell us about this and we will try to fix it as soon as possible. You can familiarize yourself with some of the work on services such as Instagram, Sketchfab and Artstation.

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Texture maps

Diffuse

This is a standard texture color map with shadows on it from Ambient Occlusion, if your software does not support PBR or you create products for mobile devices or the web, then use this map instead of Basecolor and Ambient Occlusion. Cavities are created in black, and the force of depression is regulated by brightness.

Basecolor

It has another name - Albedo. The Basecolor texture is very similar to Diffuse, but all shadows and highlights have been removed from it, this allows you to use PBR in the rendering. Use this map as the basis for all your shaders.

Ambient Occlusion

Thanks to this map, shadows appear on the textures and it becomes voluminous! You can reduce the brightness of the texture to get sharper details and shadows, use it on top of the Basecolor map. Do not use it for Diffuse map, as she already contain all the shadows from her.

Normal

It has another name - Bump. Using this map, cracks and chips are applied to the texture, all the small details that give it a realistic look. Remember, there are two versions of this map under OpenGL and DirectX, they are opposite to each other. We use the DirectX map format, if you use a render under OpenGL, invert it in your software.

Height

It has another name - Displacement. This grayscale depth map conveys the height of the surface. There are two common ways to use this card: Parallax and Tessellation. Parallax simulates an approximation by shifting the image, and Tessellation increases the number of polygons in the model. When using Tessellation, do not forget that this property does not work on low-poly models and requires high performance devices.

Specular

A texture that shows the reflectivity of the material. This map is used for Specular / Glossiness workflow and shows the reflection of light falling on it. Specular Map contains pixels in black and white colors. The lighter the pixel, the greater the ability of the material to reflect light and the brighter the light glare on it. Accordingly, the darker the pixel, the more matte the material becomes and loses its ability to reflect light.

Glossiness

This map is used during the Specular / Glossiness workflow and helps the Specular map to set glossy surface properties. If Specular sets the places of light reflection on the texture, then the Glossiness map shows the degree of reflection.

Metallic

This map is used for the Metallic / Roughness workflow and shows areas of material of metallic origin. The card is set in black and white, the lighter the pixel, the more it has the properties of a material that causes electric current, and the darker, the more it looks like a dielectric.

Roughness

This texture is used in the Metallic / Roughness workflow and helps the Metallic map determine the degree of surface roughness. The darker the color on the texture, the more rough its surface and has less reflection of light, and the brighter it is, the more glossy it is.

Cavity

Using this map for small cracks and holes of occluded light on objects. Cavities are created in black, and the force of depression is regulated by brightness.

Emission

This map indicates the glow on the objects. Any color other than black will glow on the texture. The brightness of the glow is adjusted by brightness, and the color sets the color of the glow.

Opacity

It has another name - Transparency. Thanks to this map, we can set the transparency of objects. Thus, using the texture, you can apply decals or transfer holes inside the material. White color sets the visible area, and black - transparency.

Translucency

This texture determines the thickness and density of the material. The black values ​​show the thick parts of the object, and the white values ​​are thin, the density coefficient determines the scattering of light. The color of the map shows the color of the light passing through the object.

Substance

Substance at present is a new industry standard that allows the use of procedural generation when creating texture maps. Using SBSAR files you can always customize materials to your requirements and export high-resolution textures without loss of quality.

Substance plugins

Substance files are supported by many software by default, but for some products you need to download and install free plugins. On the links below you can find plugins for the most popular game engines and 3d editors.

Substance player

If your software is not supporting Substance files or you would like to work with texture maps, then you can use Free Substance Player for texture generation and export in any convenient format and resolution.

References

To use drawings or reference photographs, place them in your 3d environment so that it is convenient for you to outline the shape of your future model. You can also use reference photos to texture the model using Photoshop, Blender, Substance Painter or many other programs.

Partnership

We are always open for partnership with authors and studios around the world. Working with us, you can get credits or money to develop your project.

If you want to place your exclusive assets with us or would like to create a joint project with us, please contact us and we will consider your proposal.

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