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Blender 3D 2.49 Architecture, Buildings, and Scenery by Allan Brito

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Chapter 7. Materials

After passing through the entire modeling process, now we can work on materials for our objects and the overall scene. But what are materials? And what they can do for us? With materials, we can set up an object or surface, and determine how it interacts with light. This is the main concept. Materials will be used to control how a surface reflects or doesn't reflect the light. If we start to think about it, this concept makes a lot of sense. The main difference between a stone surface and a wood surface is how it reflects visible light. Of course, I'm not talking about physical properties! Actually, the colors of all the objects that we see are the colors of the reflected light from the object's surface. This is how we see ...

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