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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Creating a gray limestone pebble

One of the simplest materials to create is a gray sandstone pebble using just procedural textures. We will apply this material again in other recipes that follow so the naming of each material will become clearer as you work your way through each recipe. If you start any of the recipes out of order you can still complete them by downloading the named blendfiles of any of the uncompleted preceding recipes.

Getting ready

You will need to have created the base mesh as described above. However, you can also download a starting blendfile from the Packt Publishing website.

How to do it...

We will take the base blendfile and create a new material that will simulate gray sandstone. So, open up the saved pebble-00.blend file, ...

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