Tutorial: Eroded Wood
 
 

This tutorial will show you how to quickly create a texture of old wood.

Step 1: Creating a new texture

 

Open the New Texture Dialog by pressing thebutton (upper left corner) or selecting the File->New menu item.

Change the Width and Height values to 512x512.

Press the OK button, the background color doesn't matter here.

 

Step 2: Rendering the basic wood texture

 

Select the function Generator/Wood.

Press the Reset button at the Presets Panel to load the function's default settings.

Click with the left mouse button on the texture to run the function and render the wood texture.

 

Step 3: Making the wood look aged

 

Select the function Noise/Erosion.

Choose the preset Old Wood at the Presets Panel to load settings that work best with wood textures.

Click three times with the left mouse button on the texture to engage the function three times. Look how scratches and tears are added with each step.