In a Tutorial I am watching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebx2qbBlvh0 Hair Particles are mentioned (15.5 min), Brownian to be exact, but I can´t find them in Blender 3.0. Is that option gone?hair particles I want to add some hair to my teddy. What I don´t understand is why later on the Hair BDSF is used.


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You have to check Advanced under the particle system to enable additional panes like Rotation and Physics.

The Hair BSDF is a pre-made shader containing the components required to recreate the surface response shown by most hair or fur. Specifically the Hair BSDF contains a reflective and a transmissive component.

Hair BSDF - Blender Manual

Principled Hair BSDF - Blender Manual

  • $\begingroup$ Is the Principled Hair BSDF even required for this? I found Brownian and put some numbers in, but no hair appears. I am a bit confused about how to use the BSDF: $\endgroup$ Feb 17, 2022 at 18:14
  • $\begingroup$ ... should I add it to the node stack of the mesh or create a whole seperate node? In the video it seems like he uses an extra space for the Principled Hair BSDF. $\endgroup$ Feb 17, 2022 at 18:21
  • $\begingroup$ It's often useful to start a new scene and put a simple hair system on the default cube to toy with settings. Much less taxing on your system and you can toss everything at the end. $\endgroup$ Feb 17, 2022 at 18:30
  • $\begingroup$ The particle system should also be set to hair instead of emitter, if you hadn't seen that yet $\endgroup$ Feb 17, 2022 at 18:31
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, I did that. It´s pretty basic. $\endgroup$ Feb 25, 2022 at 20:49

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