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January 11, 2023, Instructor: Daniel Seebacher | 07:20

Setting up vertex colors and Ambient Occlusion in PlantFactory

PlantFactory supports vertex colors for material effects and for computing Ambient Occlusion. Learn how to setup vertex sets here.

Vertex colors can be used for a variety of different purposes. PlantFactory supports storing procedural material information from the plant graph as data in user-definable vertex color channels. In addition, pre-computed Ambient Occlusion can be stored as vertex color data alongside the mesh. This tutorial will teach you how to setup vertex sets and fill individual color channels with useful material effects.

To learn how to use the exported vertex color sets in your target application and how to setup the required material nodes, check out this blog post.

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