PLEASE READ BEFORE WATCHING: Firstly I want to say sorry again for the poor quality. I recorded this tutorial at a high resolution but compressing it in Adobe Media Encoder produced a pretty poor result. If I get alot of comments saying it’s too hard to see what it is going on I will re-record and upload it in separate parts. The first time this tutorial was recorded it came in at 3 hours so I had to record it again trying to be a bit less aimless. The second time I recorded it I forgot some important pieces so towards the hour mark I will say “thanks for watching” just hold on cos there is another 30 mins or so of information coming.
Next, here is the link to Dropbox dropbox.com/s/k4cg1dvx8uia8cj/BodyPaint%20Vimeo.rar which will have the Pauly_BP UV layout. Put both files into your Layout Folder. There is also a C4D file with the sugar bowl as a low poly object and a “level one” object. Watch the video to see what I mean. Then try adding the tile map and turn the Subdivision Surface/HyperNURBS on and off to see the distortion.
Finally here are some important links.
How to get worn edges in Photoshop with a Baked AO Map youtube.com/watch?v=AsQ9Y0Bc2cE
How to get distortion free UV’s with Headus UV Layout vimeo.com/81698244 please watch this as the tutor talks very well on how to “relieve pressure” in UV’s.
Digital Tutors - Introduction to Laying UV’s with Headus UV Layout digitaltutors.com/tutorial/1390-Introduction-to-UVLayout again another fantastic source really worth watching.
Helloluxx UV Grids helloluxx.com/tutorials/cinema4d-2/cinema4d-materials/uv-grids/