Baking the tileable scales texture into the UV tiles

What we have to do now is to bake the scales_tiles.png image map (used in all the materials and mapped on the UVMap_scales coordinates layer) on the 5 tiles of the UVMap coordinates layer.

Getting ready

At this moment, Blender is not able to bake automatically outside of the default U0V0 tile space yet, so a bit of additional work is needed; nothing particularly difficult by the way. The steps are as follows:

  1. Press Tab to go into Edit Mode again and then put the mouse in the blank_U0V0 UV/Image Editor window; press the N key to call the Properties sidepanel and under the Display subpanel, check the Normalized item:

    The Normalized item in the Display subpanel under the N Properties sidepanel of the ...

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