applying material colors

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applying material colors

Postby ANGS77 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:23 pm


I am currently creating two lego men for a college project. I have the outlines created as below, but when I attempt to add a material to a particular part of the model, it turns the whole model the one color.

How do I avoid or rectify this?


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Postby Tehrasha » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:21 pm


Create a new material (ex: yellow), then select all the faces you want to be that material, (ex: the head) then 'assign' that material to those faces. Repeat for each part (body, legs, hands, etc.) that you want to be a different material.

Keep in mind that 'materials' and 'textures' are very different animals. If you want to put a face on the head, or some detail on the body, you will want to UV map those parts and make a texture to wrap around them.
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Postby ANGS77 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:16 pm

Cheers for that. I was forgetting to assign the material to the faces.

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