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How would you create a cd material in Cycles? [duplicate]

I know you can use the anisotropic BSDF shader to create the blurred effect but how would you make the weirdly reflected colours you get when you hold a CD to a light. Here's an image example I found ...
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How would I make an Iridescent Yellow Chromate material? [duplicate]

How can I make this rainbow looking iridescent yellow chromate plating found on metals?
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How can I make oily material like Nyx Assassin? [duplicate]

One of the characters of the Dota2 that Is called Nyx Assassin has an interesting material effect If you look In below gif at the body and feet you can see this effect.It looks like poily/polluted ...
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Does Cycles work with wave optics?

You know how raytracers pretty much just trace geometrical rays? I was wondering if Cycles has any wave optic features, where it would act as an actual electro-magnetic wave. Some really useful ...
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How to fill an object with smoke

I want to produce an object that looks similar to this: It's basically a plain and simple sphere. I know how to adjust the reflections and transparency using the material properties, but, how can I ...
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How to create a reflective diffraction grating with cycles?

I have been wondering how to create a diffraction grating material with cycles. From the Wikipedia article: In optics, a diffraction grating is an optical component with a periodic structure, ...
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Physical iridescence in Cycles?

Having recently seen the Siggraph paper A Practical Extension to Microfacet Theory for the Modeling of Varying Iridescence, I of course said to myself "I have to have this in Blenderrrrr!" and started ...
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How to create iridescent glossy tile material?

I’ve got a tile material that I would love to recreate in Blender, but my efforts have not been fruitful so far. As you can see in the picture, the tiles look like they're a solid color, except when ...
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How can I make a holographic material in cycles?

I'm talking about those holographic designs you sometimes see on stickers and foil, not free floating holograms. Examples here. I also want this to change colors as real ones do when you rotate them. ...
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gradient reflection-blender cycles

my question is, what kind of a node setup do I need to achieve a similar effect ? (My starting point is principled BSDF with base colour , height map ,roughness map ,metalic map and normal map ...
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iridescent material in blender 2.8

browsing the internet I found a nice picture of black shiny iridescent leggings. And I was thinking, how can I recreate that in Blender. The problem lies with the "rainbow speculars highlights". I've ...
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Heated Glass Material

Hey guys just had a question, i need help with making a "heated" glass texture for my car's headlights. However, i do not want to just slap an image on and put the glass shader over it. I want the "...
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Blender Tempered Glass Effect

Im wondering how i can make tempered glass in Blender 2.8. I'm looking for that "Rainbow Effect" in the glass that you may see on a camera lens for example. I wouldnt mind to share pics of what i have ...