HOW DO I MAKE THE CARBON FIBER TEXTURE ON MY CAR LOOK GLOSSY?

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HOW DO I MAKE THE CARBON FIBER TEXTURE ON MY CAR LOOK GLOSSY?

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Hello guys! Since I have little experience in Zmodeler, may I know how do I make the carbon fiber texture on my car look more glossy?
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Re: HOW DO I MAKE THE CARBON FIBER TEXTURE ON MY CAR LOOK GLOSSY?

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in general, the glossy effect is set by SPECMAP texture's red and green channels. The red channel is glossiness and green channel is a reflection strength. You can set white texture in SPECMAP slot and take a look whether it matches your needs or not.
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Re: HOW DO I MAKE THE CARBON FIBER TEXTURE ON MY CAR LOOK GLOSSY?

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Hello! Is that you mean changing the specmap texture to red?
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specmap texture's color channels are used for different purpose. texture's red channel is glossiness, green channel is a reflection strength. So, if you put, say, red texture (RGB 255, 0, 0) it will give max glossiness with zero environment reflection. If you put dark-orange texture (RGB 40, 40, 0), it will give low glossiness and low environment reflection. The idea is that you can use texture to specify how matte/glossy and dull/reflective the surface is on the same material using just the specular texture.
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Re: HOW DO I MAKE THE CARBON FIBER TEXTURE ON MY CAR LOOK GLOSSY?

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Thank you!!
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