Using bitmaps


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Using bitmaps

Now let's take a look at how to use image maps as part of a texture. Now I have a very simple chair here in my viewport and we have a basic material applied. Let's go ahead and add in a texture. So I am going to go over here to my Texture panel here at the little checkerboard, and you will see that I have no textures in the scene at the moment. So let's go ahead and hit the New button. You will see that by default it brings in this procedural texture. Now this is not what we want; we want an image.

So I am going to go ahead and click on this and scroll up until I find the entry that says Image or Movie, and let go. And you will see that, well, its dark. Well that's simply because we haven't loaded the image yet, but we can find that under this file browser here. Under Image, I am going to hit Open. Fabric_Dots is the name of it in the Chap07 folder, and hit Open Image. So this is just a polka-dotted fabric pattern. So if I want to see this on my material, I can. You can ...

Using bitmaps
Video duration: 6m 53s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Using bitmaps 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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