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Assigning materials to objects

Once you've modeled an object, the next step is to add some color and shading to that object. We can do this using Blender's materials. So in this lesson, we're going to go through some of the basics of materials and how to apply them to your objects. So in this scene I have a simple sphere and a cylinder. So let's go ahead and start off with the sphere. I am going to right-click on it and go over here to the Properties panel. Now materials are applied and managed under this panel here.

It has a little circle here, and it looks like a sphere. And in this case, we have no materials in the scene, so nothing shows up. It's kind of blank. If we want, we can add in a material. If there are materials in the scene, you will find them here. And obviously, we don't have one, so we're going to have to create a new one. So I am going to hit on this plus sign here for New and all of a sudden the interface lights up. We have a material here up on our slot, and we can have mul...

Assigning materials to objects
Video duration: 7m 53s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Assigning materials to objects 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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