cglSurfaceCarPaint is an advanced car-paint OSL shader, free to download from CG-Lion studio’s website.
The cglSurfaceCarPaint car-paint material combines 3 layers:
Base: A blend of diffuse/metallic shading with a view-angle color mix
Metallic flakes: Distance blended procedural metallic flakes
Clear coat: Glossy clear coat layer with built-in procedural bump irregularity
And has been tested with:
Blender & Cycles
Maya & Arnold
3ds max & V-Ray
Download and more info
Getting started with OSL shaders
DJV View 1.2.3
A highly effective and useful open source frame sequence player, indispensable in an animation studio.
DJV allows smooth cached playback of float EXR file sequences (and many other formats) at a variaty of frame-rates, image / pixel diagnostic tools, view EXR layers, quick mp4 export, and more.
Download DJV here:
ScreenToGif is an open source free software that allows quick and easy screen recording straight to gif format.
It has a convenient portable executable version that doesn’t require installing,
I use it frequently to record software interaction for my posts here on the blog, and I warmly recommend it.
Get more details and download here: