POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.newusers : Realistic Wood textures : Re: Realistic Wood textures Server Time
13 Aug 2022 11:26:33 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Realistic Wood textures  
From: Alain
Date: 3 Jul 2019 13:01:33
Message: <5d1cdf6d$1@news.povray.org>
Le 19-07-03 à 09:13, pascal a écrit :
> Hello,
> I tried in vain to achieve in povray some kind of realistic wooden floor 
> such as described here in Blender :
> https://www.blenderguru.com/tutorials/photorealistic-wood
> I don't even know if it's possible in povray because I don't remember 
> seeing scenes like these. (Even if it's possible to translate such part 
> of a scene in the povray language from Blender).
> I tried many things with textures (layered, groups etc) but it seems I 
> don't improve significantly my wood.
> Any clue ?
> Thanks in advance
> Pascal

One of the things that this method heavily rely on is the use of maps, 
such as :
Image map, often from actual photos of actual wooden floors.
Bump maps derived from the above.
The use of specialized shaders. Those are often not realistic, but made 
to purpose.

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