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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Combining materials using nodes

In this recipe, we will combine two materials within a node tree to create the full slate roof effect.

Getting ready

This recipe starts at the end of the last one. If you have not completed that recipe you can download the blendfile from the Packtpub website.

How to do it...

Since two component materials have already been created, we only have to combine them within the material node to create the final result.

  1. With the slate-roof-04.blend open, select the plane object and from the Materials panel, change the material to the slate-roof material created in previous recipes. Do this by clicking the Browse Data ID button to the left of the material name and select slate-roof from the displayed list. This will display ...

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