Author Topic: Weird artifacts  (Read 955 times)




Can anyone explain away the weird artifacts on the edges of my model? The UVs dont look too bad, but they are there in all maps. I baked these with 4x4 antialiasing in case that would fix it, but it didnt.

I'm not referring to the shadow section, that is the AO from a hidden object, but the lines around the perimeter of the object.

Thanks

If you are talking about the lines that runs along the edges of your geometry, this is a common issue when you are in one of those cases :
  • Vertex normals/Smoothing groups are split on these edges which leads to hard edges
  • You have UV splits here but not enough padding
Don't forget your log file. It can be exported from the Help menu of the software.
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Fabrice Piquet aka Froyok. Product Manager, Technical Artist and Documentation at Adobe.