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hi, I think I'm ready for the next challenge, learn to create textures VTF (quiet, not uploaded anything in GB until you learn).
I just want to learn some basic, any suggestions? (tools/tips/stuff

current source textures do not know one iota.

I await your response, and thank you for your time.

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    Get GIMP, get the VTF plug-in, keep in mind that dimensions should always be powers of 2 (e.g. 1=2^0, 2=2^1, 4=2^2, 8=2^3, 16=2^4, 512=2^9, 1024=2^10).

    That's it for the VTF side of things, things like normal maps and such are more general information used by many, many applications in many, many formats (Blender, for instances, allows PNG, TGA, JPG and a whole bunch of others).

    You'll probably want to read some example VMT files as well, just about any will do, but especially those you want to mimic or replace.

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    Get GIMP, get the VTF plug-in, keep in mind that dimensions should always be powers of 2 (e.g. 1=2^0, 2=2^1, 4=2^2, 8=2^3, 16=2^4, 512=2^9, 1024=2^10).

    That's it for the VTF side of things, things like normal maps and such are more general information used by many, many applications in many, many formats (Blender, for instances, allows PNG, TGA, JPG and a whole bunch of others).

    You'll probably want to read some example VMT files as well, just about any will do, but especially those you want to mimic or replace.


    many thanks, did not know that the blender to that.

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    Also, you can use a pluggin of Paint.net

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    Also, you can use a pluggin of Paint.net


    if I found it, but I wanted to have alternatives, I do not depend only on the paint.net

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