Using the Ramp Shader


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Using the Ramp Shader

The Ramp material is probably one of my favorite materials in Maya. It allows you to change the color of an object depending upon the way that you look at it. So let me show you how this works. We're going to start off with just a simple torus this time, and we're going to apply the Ramp material, which is here, or you can find it in the Assign New Material menus, but let's just do it over here in the shelf. So I'm going to assign it and our Attribute Editor comes up. This one is called a Ramp shader, and the cool thing about the Ramp shader is the way that it handles color.

So, what you can do is you can make the color of the object a ramp or a gradient. So, for example, if I want I could change the initial color to something like red, and then if I click inside this bar here, I can make a second color. So again, all I have to do is just highlight this, touch this, and I can go from red to blue, for example. What we've got is we've got it going from red to blue, b...

Using the Ramp Shader
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Using the Ramp Shader provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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Maya
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