Creating materials


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Creating materials

There are many times when you will want to create your own materials with your own texture. So let's take a look at how to do that. We're going to need something to texture, so let's go ahead and create a simple box. I'm going to select the Rectangle tool and just sketch out just a reasonably sized rectangle here, and just go ahead and use the Pull tool, hit P to pull that up into a box, just a medium-sized box here. Let's go ahead and create some materials for it, so I'm going to open up the Materials window here and let's go ahead and create our own material.

So in order to do that I need to go here to Create Material, this little Plus sign here and just left click on that and it brings up a Create Material window. And notice how this is almost an exact duplicate of the Edit Material window that we had played with before. So in this window you can set all the parameters for your materials. So let's say we wanted to create something that was just a color...

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 8 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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