Enjoy 10% OFF* ALL PURCHASES STOREWIDE or enjoy 30% OFF items with a SKU number lower than 16000 & 30% OFF items from Runtime DNA.
Buy 2 or more Newly Mad new release and get an EXTRA 30% OFF Newly Mad releases.
This might show better what I was referring to re: using Photoshop to paint vs manually creating UV maps. PS will even do normal maps supposedly. I haven't played with any of the features enough to speak authoritatively on them which is why I was asking if anyone had.
Importing/Exporting 3D Objects: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAM0zDfYPVU
Painting Base Texture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0j863hHkUw
Painting Gloss: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xkt2kREJzvI
Painting Shine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itulKSwVCZs
Photoshop CS5: Identifying and naming 3D materials | lynda.com tutorial
Full Course, the blue links are viewable without membership: