This post represents a break from transcriptions and history. I hope you’re ready for intermission, with Andrew Price. Model and beauty shots enclosed.
Mr. Price teaches us a few new rope tricks. Not on par with Will Rogers’s rope tricks and political commentary, but a neat use of “micro displacement.” My diffuse and displacement maps are included in the Blender file here.
The texture I used is 1024^2, and tiles acceptably. Better to use one from a known good source for your final render. Here’s a screen capture of my setup:
Thanks for reading.