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Blender 2.5 Materials and Textures Cookbook by Colin Litster

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Additional settings for default scene

If you have a powerful enough computer system, you might want to consider setting some more advanced options to make your test renders look really special. In some ways, what you will be doing with this recipe is creating a more production-ready materials creation environment. However, each render will take longer and if it is a complex mesh object with transparency and multiple large-scale image textures, you may have to wait several minutes for renders to complete. Although this may not seem to be a significant disadvantage, the extra render time can build up as you produce multiple renders to test the look of a material simulation.

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