Finally, after more than one year of development, I present you yPanel, addon that helped me create characters and assets with realtime materials. It contains many tools from layer manager, baking tools, and many more. Just see videos below to see what it does.
yPanel download: https://www.github.com/ucupumar/yPanel
PART 1: INTRODUCTION
This video explains what yPanel is, addon installation, addon locations, some custom panels and keymaps.
PART 2: PAINT SLOTS
This video explains yPanel paint slots, which can be used as image layer manager in Blender.
PART 3: MATERIAL OVERRIDE
This video explains yPanel Material Override, which can mask your model to see only it’s diffuse, specular , or normal value.
PART 4: BAKE TOOLS
This video explains yPanel Bake Tools, which can be more convenient to use than the standard blender bake. Its also support antialiasing.
If you have bug report or anything to say, you can use this thread or just post it to the github issues.
This addon is free but currently it only support Blender Internal and Blender Game. If you want to help further development or perhaps like my artworks, you can support me on Patreon:
I hope you can have fun with this addon and happy blending!
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