How to Use Arnold Curvature Maps in Maya

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In this 3D video tutorial, Joe shows how to use Arnold curvature maps to create worn edge effects in Maya.

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In this tutorial, Joe shows you how to:

  • Use a layered shader
  • Create a metallic texture using a bump map
  • Use an Arnold curvature map to control the transparency of the shaders
Maya is a popular 3D modelling program, well-known for its ease of use when creating realistic animations and effects. It allows users to apply modelling layers to give a free-form approach to 3D animation. As an Autodesk product, it seamlessly integrates with other great plugins, such as Phoenix FD, Yeti and XGen.
Arnold, the 3D ray tracing rendering application, used by animators, studios and 3D artists the world over. Arnold has established its credible reputation in the industry over the last few years as an advanced ray tracing renderer, built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects.

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