About:

Remington’s PBR Shader is an easy to use, full PBR shader created by Remington Graphics. It offers 3 primary PBR sub-shaders: dielectric, metallic, and SSS as well as an additional clearcoat layers. In addition, Remington’s PBR Shader offers full compatibility with standard PBR texture maps. More features coming soon!

Instructions:

  1. Download Remington’s PBR Shader.
  2. Extract the .blend file from the .zip file and place it in a memorable location.
  3. Open a new or existing Blender project.
  4. Click File > Append and navigate to where the .blend file is saved.
  5. Double click the .blend file.
  6. Find the folder named “NodeTree”, then select “RG PBR Shader (vX.X)”.
  7. Click append in the upper right corner.
  8. In the node editor, press Shift+A > Groups > “RG PBR Shader (vX.X).

Note that you can also save this asset into your startup file so it is available when Blender starts. Just append the node into your current startup file, and press CTRL (CMD) + U.

Licensing:

Remington’s PBR Shader is free for both commercial and personal use. No credit is necessary, though it is appreciated. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Update Log:

  • Remington’s PBR Shader (v2.2)
    • Updated glass shader (Thanks to Krypto for his node setup!)
    • Unified dielectric, metallic, and metallic mix shaders
    • Added IOR control
    • Added transparent map support
  • Remington’s PBR Shader (v2.1)
    • Added glass shader
    • Added metallic mix shader
    • Added displacement strength modifier
  • Remington’s PBR Shader (v2 – AKA RG_PBR2)
    • Added subsurface scattering
    • Added clearcoat layers
    • Added displacement passthrough
  • Remington’s PBR Shader
    • First version
    • Added dielectric and metallic shaders

Recommended System Specs:

  • Software: Blender 2.6 or newer with GPU rendering enabled
  • Processor: 3 GHz 4-Core CPU
  • Memory: 8000 MB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 960 / AMD Radeon R9 280x

This asset should work with any system, but speed will depend greatly upon the strength of your system. The better hardware you have, the better Remington’s PBR Shader will function.

Renders that use Remington's PBR Shader: