How to Create Rocky Sand With Substance Designer

Get Learnt’s 2-Part Tutorial Will Help Newcomers Create a Rocky Sand Material Inside of Substance Designer.

Chuck Trafagander’s “Get Learnt” channel offers a lot of substance tutorials that range from beginner to intermediate. His latest tutorial is a two-parter that shows newcomers how to create a great looking rocky sand material. The first part dives into procedurally creating a heightmap for the rocky sand material.

Part two walks through finalizing all the outputs which include Albedo, Normals, Roughness, and Ambient Occlusion. Trafagander has some more tutorials that show how to use Substance to create some handy ground surfaces. Check out how to make concrete, mud, cobblestones, and forest ground materials using foundational techniques in Substance Designer.