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  • Software:Blender  ·
  • Difficulty:Advanced

Procedural Wood Grain

Wood textures is a bit of a holy grail for procedural texturing. It’s a seriously tough nut to crack (sorry, I had to!).

 Creating a convincing, procedural wood grain is something very few people manage, but it’s very much possible. By leveraging the power of Cycle’s node system we’re able to achieve a good result that is ideal for wood floors, wood paneling, and other cut wood surfaces. 

*This is tutorial crosses over into the Expert realm, beyond advanced, but don’t be discouraged. Bartek is an absolute treasure-trove of technical knowledge, pay close attention and you’ll learn more every time.