View Full Version : Modeling a carpet?

03-23-2013, 08:45 AM
I've been experimenting with modeling a carpet. But I don't have any results I'm confident to share. I'm messing around with FiberFX now and getting interesting results but nothing that looks like a carpet. Does anyone have any great ideas for doing this? A site showing FiberFX settings I can copy to have a baseline to understand what settings do what thing? I've seen examples on the net that just look like a big patch of hair on the floor.

03-23-2013, 09:27 AM
have you tried displacing the mesh to make the carpet. You could also use FiberFX Modeler to generate polycards. Or you could clump FiberFX to get a carpet look. Do a search as I have video tutorials that show all of these techniques and more.

03-23-2013, 09:29 AM
Fur Discplacement:ftp://ftp.newtek.com/pub/LightWave/LW9/FurDisplacement.mov

and a load of fiber fx videos here:ftp://ftp.newtek.com/multimedia/movies/LW_9/

03-23-2013, 09:33 AM
Thanks a lot! I just found the manual a few minutes ago and that's very helpful too.

03-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Starting to get the hang of it. I came up with this today.