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

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YafaRay materials

The setup and use of YafaRay materials works in a very similar way to the lights in Blender, where we have to create the object in Blender and change the settings in the exporter script. In the Material panel in YafaRay, we won't create any materials, but take materials created in Blender and add the parameters related to YafaRay to add advanced properties, such as transparency, to the surfaces.

The first step to set up materials in YafaRay is to select an object that already has a material added in Blender. If we open the exporter and go to the Material tab, we will see the Material options, such as the ones shown in the following image:

In the upper part of the panel, we will find the Material selector and the preview window. ...

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