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I probably looked like a crazy person when I found this concrete chunk in the street. There I was dressed from just meeting with a client, hauling a 55ish lbs. (about 25kg) chunk of what is essentially construction trash down a busy downtown street. How often do you encounter something like this though really in your day to day life? This scan is high enough res to really foreground this object in a destruction scene. That’s not always the case with CG rocks or debris so this was worth looking crazy to a few dozen strangers. I know, flavor text, flavor text, flavor text. Just get on with it!

Download a photogramically captured concrete debris model for free. This model includes a high resolution version, (about 25,000 faces) and a low resolution version (about 1,500 faces.) This model has been UV unwrapped and includes diffuse, occlusion, specular and roughness maps as well as displacement and tangent space normal maps.


concrete chunk 001 preview

concrete chunk 001 wireframe

concrete chunk 001 material preview

Download the Model here

This model includes a Maya ascii file, (the native format set up and ready to render,) with Arnold materials. It also includes .FBXs which should preserve the Arnold material and displacement set up across different platforms that support .FBXs and the venerable .OBJs that should work basically anywhere but you’ll probably have to set up the materials again on your own.

If you are getting strange results using the normal map be sure that your cg package is not applying a color space transform to the image. In other words, make sure the color space for the normal map is set to Raw.

Use this model in any way you see fit for either personal, academic or commercial projects. Credit is not required but it’s always nice! If you are going to give credit please do so like this:

Models provided by
Mighty North LLC

There are 2 restrictions to this license:

You cannot resell this model on its own or part of a package of models. You can give it to others provided you acknowledge where you downloaded it from (here).

You cannot sell a derivative work that is not substantially different than this model. I.E. You cannot sell prints of this model by itself. You can however sell derivative works that are substantially different wherein this model is a portion or even prominently featured. (Basically, just be cool. I’m pretty sure that is a legally defined term;)

If you end up using this and would like to share how you’ve used it, please do so! Leave a link in the comments below.  Let me know what sort of models you’d like to see in the future and I’ll see what I can do.

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