Adding transparency and refractions


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Adding transparency and refractions

If you want to create materials like glass or translucent plastic, transparency becomes a very important component of those materials. So let's take a look at transparency and how we can use it in Blender. So I've got a basic scene here with a white sphere in the little and it's obscuring a couple of the objects behind it. This is a great way to show off how transparency works. So let's go ahead and do a quick render of the scene, and as you can see, there's no transparency in here as of yet.

So I'm going to go to my Camera Perspective window, right-click on that white sphere, which is this one here, and let's go to the Materials panel. Now I have a one material applied to the sphere and it's called Sphere. But let's go ahead and just change the name to Transparent, just so that we have a descriptive name. And let's go ahead and scroll down to our options. So if I want to make this transparent, we have an option here called Transparency. I'm goi...

Adding transparency and refractions
Video duration: 6m 49s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Adding transparency and refractions provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Blender
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