Editing materials


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Editing materials

Now that we understand how to apply materials to our scenes, let's go ahead and edit those materials. Now I've taken the same house and I've added a brick texture to it and let's go ahead and work with that. We can edit materials using Window>Materials and we'll go back into our Material Editor window. If we want to work on a specific material, we have to select it from the model. So in this case, I'm going to play with the brick wall. So let's go ahead and do a Sample Paint and then just hover over some of those bricks and then just left click and you'll see that it comes up here as my material.

I'm in the Select tab here, but if I want to edit this, I'm going to go over to the Edit tab and in this, we can actually change a lot of things about the image. Now the first thing we want to look at is the actual scale of the texture; when you scan in or bring in a material, you have to tell it how big it is. So how big are these bricks? Well, in this c...

Editing materials
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Editing 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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