Applying a custom material


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Applying a custom material

When we finish doing the animation and the modeling, we want to then think about adding materials and lighting to really bring the scene to life. And that's what we're going to do here. I'm in Chapter 801.aep. And here we have our text and our characters placed into a scene. And at the moment they look very flat and grey. But if you select chapter 801C4D in the project panel, and hit Cmd+E on Mac, Ctrl+E on Windows, that will open up that project in Cinema 4D Lite. And here we have exactly the same project.

I'll just scrub through so that you can see the text and the characters. So what we want to do is start by creating some materials for our robot. Now This is the materials manager here, and if I click on create I can go to new material. And the default is to create a kind of white basic material. And if I drag that onto my main robot, so let's find our main robot. I'm going to drag it to the top of the stacks so it's easier for us to find.

We're going to open it up, ...

Applying a custom material
Video duration: 6m 32s 9h 33m Beginner Updated Apr 08, 2016

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Applying a custom material provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the CINEMA 4D Lite for After Effects: Getting Started

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