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The Shader Editor
Colors, Values & Vectors
Vectors and Pixels
Generating PBR Maps
Geometric Dependency - Context Sensitivity
Blending & Masking
Walls (Chapter 2+)
Wood (Chapter 3+)
Dynamic Walls (Chapter 4+)
Wooden Boards (Chapter 5+)
Fire (Chapter 6+)
Rainy Window (Chapter 6+)
Example Scene - Simplified
Visualization (Chapter 1-4): Value Graph
Visualization (Chapter 2-5): Space Origami
Example Shader (Chapter 3-1): Rock
Example Shader (Chapter 4-1): Dilapidated Cube Scene
Example Shader (Chapter 4-3): Image Texture De-Tiling
Example Shader (Chapter 4-3): Semi-Procedural Fishbones Boards
Example Shader (Chapter 4-4): Procedural Volumetric Clouds
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9th July 2020
You can get the file for the Value Graph Tool here:
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18th July 2020 - 02:31
Fascinating stuff. I feel like I'm going to be coming back to these videos for years.
3rd October 2020 - 15:50
These videos are awesome, these explanations are essential.
15th July 2020 - 18:10
This is like learning a magicians secrets, thank you so much!
6th August 2020 - 19:41
This is so cool, thanks Simon!
10th September 2020 - 02:57
This is great information. Thank you.
19th October 2020 - 15:22
Amazing, it's a very effecient way to show how it works. Thank you so much.
29th October 2020 - 16:59
Really well articulated. Thank you
27th July 2021 - 22:21
Great explanation and useful file for visualising the effect of nodes. Still have no idea how you created the file though!
13th October 2021 - 17:32
@Ed Hoare On the page where the file is uploaded I wrote down some explanation of how it is set up. Just scroll down here: https://cloud.blender.org/p/procedural-shading/5f075c60f11c51bf02b95fa1
9th October 2021 - 07:46
Wow that was very interesting!
12th October 2020 - 09:20
I created the same group but I am not able to see the graph.
12th October 2020 - 12:16
*@Mohammed Suhaib Affan* When you load this file, you should be able to directly see the graph without having to change anything. And when you follow what I am doing in the video exactly, you should see the same result. Can you upload a screenshot of your setup and viewport, so I can maybe see where the problem is?
12th October 2020 - 13:08
*@Simon Thommes* Thank you for your reply, I thought of trying with latest blender version, I was just trying to make the node group which you showed in the video. Let me try in the latest version I am using now 2.9, earlier I was having 2.81a.
12th October 2020 - 13:18
*@Simon Thommes* I am able to open the file, that was easy thanks.