How to Create Better Materials With Anchor Points in Substance Painter

ProductionCrate shows how to create more natural materials using Anchor Points in 3D Painter.

Anchor points in Substance 3D Painter are a great way to create little systems that seemingly work automatically. The idea of anchors is brilliant, but one that you’d have to work with a few times before you can truly understand its power.

This tutorial from the Production Crate team shows how to use 3D Painter’s Anchor Points to make more rich materials and textures while painting.

Also, check out this tutorial from Wes McDermott that shows how to create an automated and procedural denting effect from a displacement that uses Compare Mask and Anchor Points to make the dent and treat the paint and metal wear simultaneously.

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