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ArchiCAD 19 – The Definitive Guide by Adam Rendek, Scott H. MacKenzie

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Creating a new surface material

Our next task will be to create a new surface material. The exercise will give you the necessary skill to create a surface material you may need for rendering any specific object. We will do that by duplicating an existing surface, giving it a new name, and changing its color. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the Surfaces icon on the Attributes toolbar (or navigate to Options | Element Attributes… | Surfaces…).
  2. Change the surface to 06 | P Laminate.
  3. Then, press the New button.
  4. Name the surface 06 | P Laminate Black.
    Creating a new surface material
  5. Change the surface color setting to black and double-click on the beige color swatch to the ...

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