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Adding surface scratches [duplicate]

I recently saw Andrew Price's tutorial on how to do realistic texturing. At the end of the tutorial he said something along the lines of needing to just "add scratches" to increase the realism. How ...
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add scratches to metal material [duplicate]

I'm working on a short with a CGI robot. I found this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUmamyB-C6o I'm trying to achieve a similar look with the scratches. The node setup he has in the video, looks ...
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How can you make a scratched metal procedurally?

I want to use a type of scratched metal thing to use for a robot I'm working on, but I want to know how to do it in a procedural way, just using nodes and math, is there any way I can do that? This is ...
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Edit texture as burned and dirty in Cycles

How can I edit the following texture... ...so it looks like this? And how to create the burned spots
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How to add imperfections to the Principled BSDF Shader (Cycles)?

I am looking to create scratches, swipes, brushes, similar to the reference image provided, that will only appear where I wish them to (as shown below). What is the best Node Group/Layout/Structure/...
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How can I make scratches in paint so that they reveal the metal underneath?

I have a metal water bottle coated in green paint. I am using an overlay to add scratches. I have colour and normal maps. However, this just adds white scratches. I want to make the scratches reveal ...
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How can I make this metal material look more realistic? [duplicate]

I am new to Blender and I want to make this metal look more realistic. I am using a PBR method but the handle on this sword looks like it is missing something. Any tips would be appreciated. Let ...
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How do I create overlays like Poliigon.com ones?

I've seen Poliigon.com has these things called overlays where you basically have a smudge or something and you can put it over the material of your object. I want to make some myself since they don't ...
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How can I add a texture to a specific face? [duplicate]

I have a cylinder (imported from Creo, in .obj), to which I've added a material, steel and rendered it. It looks great. I've now cut it in half, and want to see a different texture on the cut face, ...
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How to make that metall texture?

im looking at that picture of a sci fi terminal and im wondering about how to make that kind of white-metall-look? Is that maybe handpainted?
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how to add scratches to a low poly sword in geometry? [duplicate]

So I am trying to add scratches to a low poly sword and I don't know how to do it properly? Tried to use sculpt mode but I don't have enough geometry.
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