By Textures.com on 6th September 2018
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The Foliage Release

Scanned leaves, flowers and debris.

A garden requires patient labour and attention, and this is a good parallel about this release. - After months of R&D and harvesting, bear with us in our journey to produce - the prettiest plants ever scanned - for computer graphics


Highlights of thIS Release


Accurate Scanning:

100% SHADOW-LESS CAPTURE with Pristine albedos.

All scans are captured with our proprietary scanner, the same technology used by multi-million VFX blockbusters. What this means is: if you take both the real-life and CG counterpart in the same lighting conditions, they will look 100% the same. (most consumer-grade scans won't)

 Our albedo maps are not polluted with any remaining lighting information, clean as a whistle! While at first glance it may look like the colors are too dark, this is exactly how a material looks if you remove all specular lighting and only the pure albedo color remains.  A pure albedo color means accurate lighting under any lighting condition.

Our albedo maps are not polluted with any remaining lighting information, clean as a whistle! While at first glance it may look like the colors are too dark, this is exactly how a material looks if you remove all specular lighting and only the pure albedo color remains.  A pure albedo color means accurate lighting under any lighting condition.


Perfect Normalmaps:

Our new scanner and software captures more detail than ever by using more than 20 light vectors.  In comparison, off the shelf scanning software supports 8 light vectors at most. Using more light vectors means more accurate and smoother normals and less shading artefacts.

From velvety smooth curves to razor thin details on the wings of a butterfly, it's all captured in the normal maps.

 Leaves, flowers, bark and butterflies. Because who doesn't love butterflies?

Leaves, flowers, bark and butterflies. Because who doesn't love butterflies?


High-resolution Atlases, and plenty of them:

Highest Resolution on the market with Over 300 atlases available right now.

From flowers to tree branches, we got you covered! Each atlas feature enough diversity to fill even large areas without visible repetition.

Retina foliage? Call it as you like, no need to be afraid of IMAX closeups anymore! From 4K all the way to 20K, there is plenty of resolution to spare.

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High-Fidelity Translucency:

The translucency maps are extracted from actual plants with our advanced scanning rig, enjoy true light-scattering data in your shaders

 These aren't simple "Photoshopped" maps with a blur, they're real subsurface info extracted with special equipment. - Much better, if you ask me.  :)

These aren't simple "Photoshopped" maps with a blur, they're real subsurface info extracted with special equipment. -Much better, if you ask me. :)


5 Lighting conditions for preview:

All atlas scans contain 4K preview renders. 5 different lighting conditions give you the perfect glimpse into what you can expect.

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Scale Reference:

All atlas scans feature a ruler (visible on the albedo map), in inches and cm. Say goodbye to "eyeballed" values.

 Most foliage scans now feature a  ruler  (visible on the albedo map), in  inches  and  cm . Say  goodbye  to "eyeballed" values.

Most foliage scans now feature a ruler (visible on the albedo map), in inches and cm. Say goodbye to "eyeballed" values.


Render Gallery:


More to be added, requests welcome!

Something is missing in our list? don't worry, we're probably working on it as we speak! :) 
- In any case, our comment section is always open for requests, speak your mind out!