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I am trying to make a gear material where there are highlights that are like lines facing outward from the gear's center. This image shows what I am trying to accomplish. How can such an effect be done?

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Thanks in advance!

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  • $\begingroup$ Voting to reopen this as I interpret it to be about the bump map to create this pattern, not necessarily anisotropic shading. $\endgroup$ – Allen Simpson Jan 19 at 7:07
  • $\begingroup$ Yeah, I'll second that. $\endgroup$ – Christopher Bennett Jan 19 at 7:38
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Here I'm converting Generated Coordinates to something like Object Coordinates so this should work on any size of gear.

A Gradient Texture set to Radial gives us this output.

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If we feed this into a Noise Texture we get this.

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We can mix in a bit of the regular coordinate space to give some irregularity.

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And here I've used this output to drive the base color between two shades of brown, the roughness, and a Bump Node. I've also used a bit of regular ol' anisotropy.

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And since these are generated coordinates based on a bounding box around your mesh, you can easily use this on any size of gear.

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