Jump to content

stainless steel tutorial request


Recommended Posts

Ill get on it in a little bit. Ive done a lot of work in stuff like this. Ill hopefully get it up within an hour or so. Ive got a ton of other stuff ive got to do.

EDIT: Stainless steel looks kinda like brushed metal, and theres a tut up here for that. Ill post a tut on a different, not brushed metal though.

I'm still alive!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Isn't there a chrome text tutorial up somewhere...?

Yes, by BB00 I think. Thats different from stainless steel though.

Ok, anyways, I just figured out a MUCH easier way to make metal. I used to do a different way, which took a ton more steps. It gives a pretty good result, and only takes a couple steps. Its a really basic metal texture, and you can build off of this.

1. Create a new image. I did 500x500

2. Add noise, Intensity at 100, color saturation at 400.

3. Ctrl+Shift+G to make the image grayscale.

4. Median at 30 or whatever looks alright.

5. Now to make the color a little more stainless steel'ish, adjust either the curves or brightness. I used curves at these settings.

6. And if you want, you can shapen the image a little bit to make it seem a little less plain. I used sharpen at 20.

Heres my final result. You can build off of these steps to create other basic texures as well.

EDIT: Hopefully you dont get that light dot on the bottom half like I did. If you do get it or something you dont like, just clone stamp it out.

I'm still alive!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...