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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Warping a texture to disguise seams in a repeated texture

Slate, when cut, has irregular edges and duplicating this property will provide the observer with a very recognizable clue as to the material the slates are meant to represent. It's also a good idea to add just a little variation to the surface of the slate so that it looks like it has been split from a thicker slate stone. In other words, giving an indication as to how the slate was manufactured.

Getting ready

This recipe naturally follows on from the previous one. If you have not completed that recipe you can download the blendfile from the Packtpub website.

How to do it...

We will start by adding a procedural texture to warp the tiled image texture created at the end of the last recipe. ...

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