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Layered Painting in Blender 2.72

Posted by Aidy Burrows on Aug 22, 2014

One of the most underrated parts of Blender has undergone a huge improvement! Grab a build here

Helping to demonstrate this improvement we have a great new tutorial on how to 3D paint a simple toon style cactus prop.

Simple?

Now I say simple, but this is something that is surprisingly difficult to achieve.

Layered painting is not something we’ve seen done too often as it’s historically been a little tricky to setup. The new Blender 2.72 paint slots update makes painting with alpha layers a lot more straightforward.

Also check out the new Fill brush, color palettes, gradients and more besides!

Download the project files

Download the Cactus PSD