Custom Surface Normal

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Custom Surface Normal by Jens Kafitz

The Custom Object Normal Node is a variation of Mari's default 'Object Normal' Node.

However it has added options to change the normal orientation.

The Custom Object Normal Node has mask applications (by isolating different directions of a model in combination with a

Color Switch) and can be helpful to create flow maps used by Nodes such as Paintable Gabor Noise.

Rotating Normals on a model:

Node Overview

Node Ports

Allows you to connect a Manifold Node to drive the transformation of the Normals

Node Properties

Rotate Normal

Will rotate the normal around the specified axis. Rotation is in degrees from original.

Offset Normal

Will move the normals along the specified axis.

Values outside slider range

You can enter numbers outside the slider range in the numerical field

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