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3ds Max 8 Essentials by Autodesk

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14

Introduction to Materials

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In this lesson you’ll learn about creating materials and working with the Material Editor in 3ds Max. This lesson introduces you to what a material is used for and why a good material is important. You will also learn how to create materials and work with several of the tools available.

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will:

•  Understand what a material is and its purpose.

•  Understand the importance of good materials in a scene.

•  See how lighting works with a material.

•  Be able to work with the Material Editor.

•  Learn to create basic materials and apply them.

•  Understand the various tools available ...

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