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Cycles Baking | Blender Tutorial

Posted by Aidy Burrows on Feb 09, 2017

After this Baking video you’ll know…

  • The dark side of procedural texturing
  • The solution to speed up those render times – Baking!
  • A checklist of things needed for a successful bake.
  • Getting faster bakes.
  • The bump map bake needs extra care!
  • About the awesome Space VFX Elements series.
  • A sense of completion for reading all the way this far down the bulletpoint list. Bulletpoint list reading level up!

cycles baking bump


HEY THERE! Space fishes on dishes! Kitchen staff of the cosmos! It’s time for…


Like an interstellar chef let’s bake out those time solutions in this latest bonus and free tutorial from the Space VFX Elements Series!




Owners of the course will have access to the project blend files, specifically check out…ย 06b – Procedural Planets Baked.blendย  (also in the resources pack).



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Comments (4)

Colin Chargy
Colin Chargy

I guess that could be automated via a Python script (which would make this ultimately cool because it would decrease render time at no no cost for the artist!). Very cool stuff though!

Aidy Burrows

Thanks! And I’ve played with scripting that a little bit and have got some pretty interesting results. Creating a temporary holding texture to replace large bunches of procedural node groups. ๐Ÿ™‚ Aidy.

Trond E. Haveland
Trond E. Haveland

Uber cool von Super cool – its all in the coolness! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Aidy Burrows

haha! Thanks! And baking was usually thought to be hot! ๐Ÿ˜€ Aidy.