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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – coloring and texturing the sloop hull

The hull has two textures: a painted texture for the outer hull and the cockpit and a wooden texture for the deck. Execute the following steps to color and texture the sloop hull:

  1. Reopen the file you just made in the last Time for action section that has the cabin with holes for the door and portals applied.
  2. Press 3 on the NumPad to get the Right view. Make sure you can see the entire sloop.
  3. Select Layer 1. Select the hull with the RMB.
  4. Press the Tab key to go into Edit Mode.
  5. In the 3D View header, choose the Face Select mode.
  6. Make sure that the 3D View shading is set to Solid in the Viewport Shading menu on the header.
  7. Make sure that the Limit Selection to Visible button is dark gray and that you ...

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