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blending textures


how about textures? Can I easily blend 2 textures? Say I have 1 texture for the face of an avatar, and then I have a alpha texture (like redish in the cheeks). Can I blend both to make the appearance the guy is blushing or something?


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asked May 16, 2012 at 10:09 PM

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This can be achieved using a custom shader which interpolates between the two textures using the alpha component of the redish cheeks with a slider to control the characters blushing.

I assume that you want this for a dynamic effect, because if the redish cheeks are fixed then I would recommend painting it straight onto the texture.

Check out JessyUVs videos on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL31F6A116DCCC9F61&feature=plcp

Jessy explains the fundamentals of writing custom shaders fantastically. Without these videos I wouldn't be able to write any sort of shaders! I am eternally grateful to Jessy (if he's reading) :-)

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answered May 16, 2012 at 11:58 PM

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