Questions tagged [matcaps]

Matcaps are pseudo-materials displayed by projecting an image quickly onto an object to give the user a better sense of the contour of the object.

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Matcap materials as a material for render?

Is it possible to use Matcap materials as an actual material for a model so that I can render with it? There are certain parts that I want to apply specific Matcaps textures to but I want to actually ...
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Can matcaps be used for all objects and not just selected objects?

Update, in 2.71 and newer, there is no longer a limitation I like to use Matcaps as they greatly improve the viewport performance and are good when editing to get an idea of what the object looks ...
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How to apply Matcap materials for sculpting in Blender 2.71?

I'm following the instructions found in Ben Simonds' "Blender Master Class" and both the Materials and Textures interfaces seem to have changed significantly since the book was written. I'm supposed ...
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Cycle Normal Pass in Camera Space

I am wondering if there is any way that we can alter the cycle normal pass to output value in camera space. Currently, as far as I know, the normal is in object/world space, which does not change when ...
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Create a Matcap from Textured Model

Sometimes I see great materials, but they are not spheres, so I can't use it directly as a matcap. However, in some instances, the shape is simply enough (cylinder) that I could probably recreate the ...