Creating materials


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Creating materials

Now, I want to show you how to create materials from scratch. So let's go ahead and create a simple box to texture. I am going to create a rectangle and then just pull that into a box. So let's go ahead and open the Materials window. So if I want to create a new texture or a new material, all I have to do is just go here to Create Material. What this does is it brings up a window, which pretty much mimics the Materials window. So we can give the material a name, in fact we are going to create a wood material, so I am just going to call this Wood.

Then, we can select a color with our color wheel, whatever color we want. In fact, if we did just that, we could make a green texture here and then I could just do that or I can create a new material here. Let's go ahead and just call it WoodPlank, and let's go ahead and use a texture image here. So I am going to go into my Desktop Exercise files and in Chapter 04, we have one called WoodPanel. Go ahead and open that, and it...

Creating materials
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Creating materials provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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