Author Topic: Is this effect the displacement map repeating, or something else?  (Read 1277 times)

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Offline Blumer

Hi all,

I am trying to duplicate an effect on one of our products that was created by spraying a sparkle coating on top off a painted surface.
I've used a displacement map of a repeating texture I made on the shell, and even after trying various settings in the texture map and displacement nodes, I haven found a way to eliminate the repeating lines I see.
Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any advice!

Offline mattjgerard

Re: Is this effect the displacement map repeating, or something else?
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2022, 07:26:24 am »
can you post a pic of the actual product to see what you are trying to do? Normally with a texture that fine, you should be able to do that without actual displacement, unless you are getting super close up where you can see the hieght differences.

Offline Blumer

Re: Is this effect the displacement map repeating, or something else?
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2022, 08:55:26 am »
Sure can!

Offline TGS808

Re: Is this effect the displacement map repeating, or something else?
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2022, 11:07:44 am »
You're likely seeing those lines because the pattern you are using probably isn't seamless.

You could try something like this.



Offline Blumer

Re: Is this effect the displacement map repeating, or something else?
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2022, 01:06:45 pm »
Thanks for your help Mattjgerard & TGS808!

I just went with a fractal noise bump on the shell and it worked pretty well.
I appreciate your help!