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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Make adjustments with the Layers Shader

When buying wooden furniture, you usually have the choice between several different stains or finishes. They all have the same texture that we recognize as wood, but you start wondering if you should get it stained in oak, pine, natural, cherry, mahogany, or espresso. The Layers Shader is a unique tool that serves like a miniature version of Photoshop within Cinema 4D. You can stack and blend different textures, as well as make enhancements to their colors and levels' information.

Getting ready

We are using the Bathroom.c4d file still, and we are loading the Wood.jpg file as a texture, so make sure you have it ready to go.

How to do it...

  1. Let's create the wood texture in our new material. Double-click in the ...

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