Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Editing parameters, part of 3ds Max 2011 New Features.
When working with the Slate Material Editor, Material and Map adjustments are…typically done using the Parameter Editor.…Now, although most of the same settings are also available at the node level and…the Active View, the Parameter Editor provides a larger work surface in addition…to making it a little easier to navigate, going from one setting to next.…Using a file named Parameter Editor, let's see what we can do.…Why don't we first select our Material node?…Then open a larger viewing window, so we get a better look at what we are doing.…We'll click on the name of our material.…
We can then right-click then choose Open Preview Window.…Why don't we now scoot this over to the left hand side and make it a little bit larger.…Okay. In order to work in a particular setting or Shader category, the details we'll…need to access can be displayed in the Parameter Editor by simply double-…clicking on the specific entry we would like to work on back in the middle View window.…For our example, let's say that we would like to add a little shine to our material.…
- Using Caddies
- Slate Material Editor Overview
- Building a node-based shader
- Understanding the CAT (Character Animation Tools) plug-in
- Building and animating CATRigs
- Using the Viewport Canvas
- Rendering with the Quicksilver Hardware renderer
- Using the SketchUp importer
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Modeling Improvements
Using Caddies6m 29s
2. Texture and Material Enhancements
3. The CAT Character Animation System
4. Scene Management Enhancements
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