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Re-Texturing for Dummies

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Re: Re-Texturing for Dummies

HodgePodge;108000 said:
Hey guys, just to let ya know, when doing an extreme recolor, I find it easier to simply go into your modelling program, unwrap the UVW and then you have the lines and outline of the texture, and rather than recoloring, your coloring it for the first time :thumbsup:

:unsure: UVW?
 

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well i think it depends on the editer ure useing im useing Paint.NET (because my PSP trail ended :() so i just go to effects outline if thats what hodge podge ment... :D
 

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Re: Re-Texturing for Dummies

Awesome guide, HodgePodge! A little late of me but... +rep
 

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HodgePodge;108000 said:
Hey guys, just to let ya know, when doing an extreme recolor, I find it easier to simply go into your modelling program, unwrap the UVW and then you have the lines and outline of the texture, and rather than recoloring, your coloring it for the first time :thumbsup:

I think that a lot of people won't understand this. Using a 3d modelling program is harder than working with Photoshop (which is hard enough for a lot of people)... Then there's also the importing and correct linking to the right texture which can cause a headache.

So, well basically; I disagree :wacko:
 
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This Guide is just what i was looking for thanks!:w00t: +rep
 
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OldBoy;108181 said:
I think that a lot of people won't understand this. Using a 3d modelling program is harder than working with Photoshop (which is hard enough for a lot of people)... Then there's also the importing and correct linking to the right texture which can cause a headache.

So, well basically; I disagree :wacko:

Yea, I was just posting that it was easier for me. I prefer to be able to color something for the first time than have to recolor it. I get what you're saying though, and recoloring works fine :thumbsup:

And Sephi, UVW Unwrap just takes the texture off of something, allows you to add color, and designs, and then reapply the texture to an object. Think of it as pulling off the outer skin, recoloring, and re applying it ;)
 
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+Rep for nice tutorial!
I know no one has posted in this thread for a while, but I had a question. I understand how to re-texture an item, but say I wanted to create a re-texture but not overwrite the existing texture. Say I wanted to use the Longsword model, but for a single custom weapon with a different texture to make it stand out from the already existing longsword. Thanks for any help with this, and =rep to whoever can help me.
 
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Re: Re-Texturing for Dummies

Make a new OBJECT entry, and a new texture entry. There are guides for doing so on
 

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Re: Re-Texturing for Dummies


UVW Mapping is a technique for applying a 2D image (a ) to an object of a given .



Let's you output a template texture. I use it for all my models.
 
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Very helpful, +Rep to you Hodge!
 
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Edited first post with a link to the Photoshop .dds plugin. It's important that you use this format when importing into FE if you want your textures to look nice ;)
 

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Re: Re-Texturing for Dummies

ty i liked the title :)
 
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when i double click top open it, it says "error displaying entry" does anyone know why i get this (probably my fault i know) any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

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i can open some, but there still some that wont open
 

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Traxxi;144794 said:
when i double click top open it, it says "error displaying entry" does anyone know why i get this (probably my fault i know) any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

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i can open some, but there still some that wont open

Some entries cannot be opened. Don't know why for sure, probably some format FE can't read - or something like that.

So it's not just you ;)
 
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ah ok i was like maybe its me hehe tho lots do open so your right hehe ^_^ thanks for the response. on another sidenote while were at the texture department i tried looking for good textures from JoB mask and his outfit ofcourse so far i havnt been able to spot it, (maybe cus it cudnt be opened?) have you or others obtained them or have them?
 

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ok whenever i alter a texture and follow everything down to a T i always et an error message that says textures.big cannot open HELP!!!!! how do i fix this
 

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Haha I finished my first retexture even if it is horrid I like it +rep hp!
 
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Hi i'm new to this forum but i'v been reading a bunch that yall have to offer and I wanted to ask a simple question before I waste any more time with it. Is it posible to alter the color of the Will effect that appears on your skin? I was wanting to switch it to red. but when I saved mod and opened fable it didn't apear on his skin. and when I exited I tried to look at a couple of textures and they wouldn't show the textures in the ones I opened including the one i edited. So I quit FE and reopened it and found that the will texture I tried to edit went back to the defualt blue. Am i not doing somthing right? I folowed the guide in every aspect.
 
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